Colorado cinema shooter held alone, closely watched in cell

2015-09-15 14:32

Colorado cinema shooter James Holmes is being held alone in a cell in a southern Colorado prison, where he is more closely monitored and has fewer privileges than other inmates.

Teacher among those to testify on behalf of theatre shooter

2015-07-21 13:22

A fifth-grade teacher of Colorado theatre shooter James Holmes has described him as a pleasant, productive student, providing an early glimpse of how defence attorneys will try to save his life.

Victims describe horror of 'Batman' theatre massacre

2015-04-29 08:43

Survivors of the 'Batman' theatre massacre have offered harrowing testimony in court about the mayhem that ensued when accused gunman James Holmes opened fire inside the packed auditorium.

Explosives found in Colorado shooter's home

2013-10-23 10:57

Three FBI experts say they found four types of explosives and other chemicals when they tested items found in Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes' apartment.

Holmes case: Insanity pleas constitutional

2013-05-30 11:02

A US judge has ruled that Colorado's laws on insanity pleas are constitutional, resolving a legal challenge ahead of accused Aurora cinema shooter James Holmes's expected plea.

US cinema shooter to plea insanity

2013-05-13 17:06

The suspect in the deadly Colorado cinema shootings, plans to ask a judge to enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, a move that may be his best hope of avoiding the death penalty.

Holmes offers guilty plea

2013-03-28 08:13

Lawyers for Colorado cinema shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to have him plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty.

Judge OKs 'truth serum' for Holmes

2013-03-12 12:01

The defendant in a Colorado cinema massacre could be given "truth serum" under a court order issued to help determine whether he is insane if he pleads not guilty by reason of insanity.

Psychiatrist sued over US cinema attack

2013-01-17 08:01

The widow of a victim of the US theatre massacre is suing a psychiatrist for failing to have the alleged shooter arrested, despite him having "fantasised about killing a lot of people".

Holmes took self-portraits before attack

2013-01-09 22:34

James Holmes used a cellphone to take self-portraits the night that police say he shot up a Colorado cinema last year.


New photos show aftermath of deadly US cinema shooting

2015-09-11 09:10

Prosecutors have released new photos taken in the chaotic aftermath of the Colorado cinema shooting, including pictures of the auditorium where James Holmes killed 12 people.

Theatre shooter: I took the blood that wasn't mine to take

2015-06-30 08:32

Colorado theatre shooter James Holmes told a psychiatrist who treated him months after the attack that he was in jail because 'I took the blood that wasn't mine to take, and it was unfair, and I was selfish.'

'Batman' theatre gunman trial hears massacre plans

2015-04-28 10:07

Alleged “Batman” theatre gunman James Holmes meticulously planned the 2012 massacre after breaking up with his girlfriend and flunking college, prosecutors say.

Batman killer: Judge OKs insanity plea

2013-06-04 19:40

A Colorado judge accepted an insanity plea by James Holmes, who is charged with multiple counts of murder for a shooting at a screening of a Batman movie.

US judge to decide on insanity plea

2013-05-13 21:55

A US judge has ruled that accused movie theatre shooter James Holmes could plead not guilty by insanity, but says he would not yet formally accept the change of plea.

US wants death penalty for Batman killer

2013-04-01 19:29

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against the man accused in last year's movie theatre attack that killed 12, wounded 70 and spurred new gun control laws in Colorado.

Judge enters plea for Batman attack

2013-03-12 21:47

A US judge has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of alleged Aurora theatre gunman James Holmes, after his lawyers said they were not ready to enter a plea.

US shooting suspect may plead insanity

2013-03-02 10:00

Attorneys for the suspect in a deadly cinema shooting have said for the first time in court papers that they are considering entering a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity on behalf of their client.

James Holmes not ready for plea

2013-01-11 16:03

A judge has ordered the suspected gunman in last year's Colorado cinema shooting to stand trial, but his attorneys say they're not ready to enter a plea.

US cinema attack 911 calls heard in court

2013-01-09 10:56

Relatives have wept in court as frantic 911 calls were played from a US cinema shooting, as prosecutors closed their case for the alleged gunman to face trial.

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