Holmes Trial

Conservative group drops Aurora image of Obama from ad 

Conservative group drops Aurora image of Obama from ad 

"The use of an image taken from the president's visit to Colorado to meet with us after our children were killed in the Aurora theater shooting is an utter disgrace. And to insinuate the somber expressions were for anything other than their compassionate response to our heartbreak is beyond unconscionable," the parents of four victims said in a statement. "Americans for Prosperity is exploiting our tragedy for political gain and this ad should be pulled from the air immediately."

Parents of Aurora victims slam Congressman Mike Coffman for stance on gun restrictions

Parents of Aurora victims slam Congressman Mike Coffman for stance on gun restrictions

Standing outside Coffman's district office in Aurora, Tom Sullivan, whose son Alex was killed in the July 20, 2012, attack, urged a vote for Coffman's challenger in the election, Democrat Andrew Romanoff, who supports universal background checks

James Holmes’ attorneys appeal sanity exam order to Colorado Supreme Court

DENVER  | Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge’s order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state’s Supreme Court. In court filings dated Tuesday and released Wednesday, defense lawyers asked for 30 days to file the …

Judge closes Holmes’ hearing around specific jury questions

arring the press and public from criminal courtrooms is extremely rare in Colorado, but this marks the second hearing in the Holmes case that has been closed. Samour previously closed a hearing where the two sides discussed Holmes’ psychiatric evaluation

A year after background check defeat, modest gun control goals for Washington Democrats

A year after background check defeat, modest gun control goals for Washington Democrats

"This kind of change doesn't happen overnight," said Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

Judge won't halt second sanity review of James Holmes

Judge won’t halt second sanity review of James Holmes

Holmes underwent a mandatory sanity evaluation last year. The key findings have not been released, but prosecutors asked for a new evaluation, saying the doctor who conducted the first one was biased

Holmes defense: Close hearing on jury questions

DENVER  | Attorneys for the man charged with killing 12 people at a Colorado theater have asked the judge to bar the public and media from a hearing on a questionnaire that prospective jurors will fill out. In a motion …

Expanded duty to report threats becomes law as reaction to Aurora theater shooting

DENVER | A proposal to expand the duty of mental health professionals in Colorado to report threats has been signed into law. The bill signed Monday by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is a response to the Aurora movie theater shooting. …

Holmes attorneys ask judge to move his trial

Holmes attorneys ask judge to move his trial

It was not immediately clear whether the request for a change of venue might further delay the trial. Arapahoe County District Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr., who is presiding over the case, has not said whether he would consider the request

Telling secrets: Protecting therapists who report patients' threats

Telling secrets: Protecting therapists who report patients’ threats

some therapists say the situation in Colorado isn’t completely clear, and they have long been concerned that a therapist can be sued by a client claiming that an alert to police was a false and slanderous alarm