Posts Tagged Crime

Prosecutor: 2 exams found James Holmes to be sane

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, far left, sits at the defense table at the opening of his trial in Centennial, Colo., Monday, April 27, 2015. The trial will determine if he'll be executed, spend his life in prison, or be committed to an institution as criminally insane. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting so that he could inflict more “collateral damage.”

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A look at judge, lawyers in Colorado theater shooting trial

In this June 4, 2013, file photo, Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. speaks during a hearing for Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in Centennial, Colo. Samour became a district court judge in 2007 after working as a private defense attorney, then a Denver prosecutor. The Holmes trial is Samour’s first death penalty case. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Key players in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:

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News guide: Movie theater shooting trial opens in Colorado

People enter the Arapahoe County Justice Center on the first day of the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes, in Centennial, Colo., Monday, April 27, 2015. As the trial begins, the key won't be whether he caused the carnage, but whether Holmes was sane at the time of the killings. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening statements are set Monday in the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here’s a look at top elements in the case:

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Timeline of events in Colorado theater shooting case

In this June 4, 2013 file photo, Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes is seated in court in Centennial, Colo. Holmes faces trial starting on April 27, 2015, in the mass shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that left 12 dead and 70 wounded. (Andy Cross, Pool via AP, file)

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Key dates in the life of James Holmes, on trial in the 2012 Colorado theater shooting:

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Albuquerque police seek UFC fighter Jones in hit-and-run

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are searching for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Sunday night in connection with a hit-and-run accident.

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