Holmes Trial

FILE - In a Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler arrives for a hearing for Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes at district court in Centennial, Colo. Brauchler leads the prosecution team in Holmes' trial. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

CENTENNIAL|  Key players in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes: ___ THE JUDGE Carlos A. Samour Jr. became a district court judge in 2007 after working as a private defense attorney, then a Denver prosecutor. Samour moved to the United States from El Salvador in 1979, when he was 13. He received his […]

CENTENNIAL | As the Aurora theater trial starts in Arapahoe County, city officials and volunteers are working to keep their focus on a memorial garden being built for the victims. The official memorial will be in the city’s xeriscape display garden at East Alameda Parkway and South Chambers Road. Officials say it will be a […]

Screen grab from streamed courtroom proceedings from the Aurora theater shooting trial on April 27, 2015

A large poster board at the courtroom entrance warns them against emotional outbursts or wearing clothing with any messages on it. The same warnings are posted on the back of every chair in the courtroom, and include a line telling observers they could be held in contempt or barred from attending the trial if they violate the judge’s order