Prosecutors have not said whether they will pursue the death penalty. Under state law they have to announce their decision within 60 days once Holmes enters a plea
“My first response was that I laughed out loud,” said Sen. Greg Brophy, a Republican from Wray.
AURORA | The Aurora City Council has agreed to a request from prosecutors to delay a review of the ambulance response to last July’s movie theater shooting. Reports say that the council wants to know why it took emergency medical workers from the Aurora Fire Department 24 minutes to arrive, even though police arrived within […]
City officials had hoped federal grants would cover the extra legal costs, but City Attorney Charlie Richardson said this week that those grants can’t be used for legal fees and the city will have to foot the bill
City to commission outside survey to look at police, fire and ambulance response to July 20 theater shooting
DENVER | Democrats rejected a proposal to make it tougher for Colorado defendants to be found not guilty by reason of insanity by putting the burden of proof on defense attorneys, instead of prosecutors. A House committee voted 7-4 against the bill Wednesday, citing constitutional and due-process concerns. Republican Rep. Frank McNulty says the mass […]
AURORA | Federal officials today announced a $2.9 million grant to Colorado aimed at helping victims of the July 20 theater shooting in Aurora. The grant from the Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime will go to the Colorado Department of Public Safety to help more than 1,500 people effected by the […]
Should the measure pass it would present a challenge to a decades-old state Supreme Court decision that established current law, which is what McNulty wants.
AURORA | The city of Aurora is planning a study of the response to the Colorado theater shootings amid questions about why emergency medical personnel didn’t get into the theater until nearly 24 minutes after the attack. The Aurora City Council gave initial approval to the $250,000 study Monday night. Officials say the results could […]
AURORA | The mother and uncle of a teenager who was killed in the Aurora movie theater shooting are planning to attend President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday. The Denver Post reports Theresa and Dave Hoover, who lost 18-year-old AJ Boik in the July 20 massacre, already planned to be in Washington, D.C., […]