James Holmes

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross)

Judge orders 2nd mental exam for James Holmes

DENVER (AP) — Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes must undergo a second psychiatric evaluation at the state mental hospital because the first was “incomplete and inadequate,” the judge ruled Wednesday. Arapahoe County District Judge […]

02/19/2014

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross)

5 things to know as James Holmes returns to court

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes returns to court Monday for a closed hearing on whether he should get a second psychiatric evaluation. Holmes is charged with the July 2012 Aurora […]

01/27/2014

James Holmes (AP Photo)

Holmes’ insanity plea holds risks for both sides

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Changing his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity is seen as James Holmes’ best hope of avoiding the death penalty. His lawyers have avoided taking the step, though, because […]

05/13/2013

James Eagan Holmes in court

Judge delays arraignment in Colo. theater shooting

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – A judge delayed the arraignment of the man charged with the Colorado theater shooting despite objections from prosecutors and most of the victims and their families.

01/11/2013

James Eagan Holmes in court

Colorado theater shooting “mini-trial” ends

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A hearing laying out the evidence against the accused gunman in the Colorado theater shooting ended Wednesday with the defense deciding not to call witnesses to attest to James Holmes’ mental health.

01/09/2013

James Eagan Holmes in court

FBI: Holmes’ booby trap included improvised napalm

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — An elaborate booby trap system allegedly set up to pull police away from the Colorado theater shooting included improvised napalm and thermite, which burns so hot that water can’t put out the blaze.

01/08/2013

Mediator sets rules for Aurora shooting victims

DENVER (AP) – The families the 12 people killed and victims who suffered permanent, life-altering brain damage or paralysis in the July 20 shooting at an Aurora theater are likely to get about $175,000 each. […]

10/12/2012

Report: Psychiatrist tried to discuss Holmes

(AP) – A psychiatrist who had the Colorado theater shooting suspect as a client reportedly wanted to talk to a campus security committee about him weeks before the attack. A Denver television station (KMGH) reports […]

08/02/2012