Holmes Trial

Bruce Abel, assistant general manager of the Bus Operations Department for the Regional Transportation District, demonstrates the new smart card technology, Dec. 31 at the Denver Union Station light rail platform. RTD launched its new program on Jan. 1 that uses an embedded chip that instantaneously process information when boarding buses and light rails.  (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“The other day I went on the light rail with my partner Downtown. It cost us $16. My car gets 40 miles to the gallon. I think the prices are really a discouragement,” said Andrea Chiriboga-flor, a transit organizer with Colorado 9to5, a group that advocates on behalf of working women

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“This case has been pending for 2 1/2 years,” Samour wrote in his 20-page order. “Counsel, their skilled experts, and their staff have had a considerable amount of time to prepare for trial.”

CENTENNIAL |Attorneys in the Aurora theater shooting case are returning to court for the last scheduled hearing before jury selection begins in January. However, Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. could consider defense attorneys’ request for another trial delay during Monday’s hearing. Attorneys for James Holmes say they need two to three more months to review evidence and […]

CENTENNIAL | The judge in the Aurora theater shootings case has rejected another attempt by defense lawyers to rule out the death penalty. Attorneys for defendant James Holmes had asked the judge to bar prosecutors from seeking execution, saying Holmes is mentally ill and putting him to death would be cruel and unusual punishment. In a ruling released […]

CENTENNIAL | Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are heading to court to discuss what photo and video evidence can be shown at trial. A hearing Tuesday will also address audio recordings and the storage of evidence that may be used during the trial of James Holmes. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity […]