Suspect Emerges

A judge today ordered University of Colorado not to release normally-public records regarding accused theater shooter James Holmes. In an order signed today, Judge William B. Sylvester sided with a prosecution request that he bar the school from releasing records from Holmes, including emails using his school email address. Prosecutors argued that releasing the documents, […]

Timeline of tragedy

May 22, 2012 — Alleged gunman James Holmes purchases a Glock pistol from a nearby retailer. A week later, he buys a shotgun. A week after that, he buys an AR-15. June 10, 2012 — Holmes withdraws from the neuroscience program at the University of Colorado where he has been a student for one year. […]

Workers with Belfor Property Restoration work to board up a window in the apartment of suspected Aurora movie theater gunman James Holmes, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, as residents were allowed back in the building, which had been closed off by police due to the continuing investigation of the shooting. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The University of Colorado Denver said Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service delivered the package Monday, and it was immediately investigated and turned over to authorities within hours.

Accused theater shooter James Holmes mailed a notebook full detailing his plans for the massacre to an area psychiatrist, Fox News is reporting. According to the report, Holmes sent the notebook to the doctor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus sometime this month. The notebook included diagrams and stick-figure drawings of the shootings. […]

DENVER  | A judge is barring news cameras from the next court hearing for the man accused of opening fire at a movie theater showing “The Dark Knight Rises.” Reporters can still attend the hearing for James Holmes on Monday, when prosecutors are expected to file formal charges against him after an attack Friday that […]


DENVER  | A profile for a man whose name and appearance matched Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes has been removed from a dating website. spokesman Matthew Traub on Tuesday confirmed reports on and elsewhere that the profile was posted before the movie theater massacre. Traub would not comment on whether believes Holmes […]

Two families made that specific point to Anderson Cooper on CNN, who said Tuesday he has largely complied. Some news experts, while saying journalists must be attuned to these sensitivities, also warned against losing sight of the chief responsibility to inform the public

Tom Teves, left, with wife Caren Teves, speaks about their son Alex Teves, at the Arapahoe County Courthouse, Monday, July 23, 2012, in Centennial, Colo. Alex Teves was one of the 12 people killed in the shooting attack early Friday at an Aurora, Colo., theater during a showing of the Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

At a news conference in San Diego, where Holmes’ family lives, their lawyer refused to answer questions about him and his relationship to the family. Lisa Damiani said later: “Everyone’s concerned” about the possibility of the death penalty.