The Investigation

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appears in court, with his attorney Daniel King, to be formally sentenced, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo.  Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr.  Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush.  (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)

“There’s no reliable way we can identify those few who will pick up a gun and start shooting people from the vast number who might seem odd or unusual or even scary,” said James Alan Fox, a Northeastern University criminologist who has studied and written about mass killings. “You can’t predict it. Did they do everything they could have? That’s another question.”


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DENVER | Lawyers representing 14 people who were at a Colorado movie theater that was attacked by a gunman have filed notices that they may sue a university psychiatrist who had had the suspect in her care. The University of Colorado Denver on Thursday released notices of claim that university officials have received from lawyers […]


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CENTENNIAL | Defense attorneys told a judge at an emergency hearing Wednesday afternoon that Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes was hospitalized sometime yesterday for an undisclosed reason and was unable to attend a scheduled motions hearing on Thursday. While Holmes’ defense attorneys cited medical privacy as the reason for withholding information about the nature […]


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