The Investigation

CENTENNIAL | The judge overseeing the case of accused theater shooting suspect James Holmes has approved a request from prosecutors to discuss the case with the new district attorney. In a motion filed Friday, prosecutors said it is important to inform district attorney-elect George Brauchler of events in the case so that he can prepare […]

Lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes say the Arapahoe County sheriff’s office violated a judge’s gag order by releasing Holmes’ latest mug shot to the media. In a motion filed Wednesday, Holmes defense team said the mug shot released Sept. 20 violated a standing order barring the government from releasing details about the case. […]

This courtroom sketch shows suspect James Holmes, right, being escorted into court by a sheriff's deputy for a motions hearing  for suspected theater shooter James Holmes in district court in Centennial, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. James Holmes has been charged in the shooting at the Aurora theater on July 20 that killed twelve people and injured more than 50. (AP Photo/Bill Robles, Pool) TV OUT

AURORA | Investigators looked at the contents of a notebook sent to a psychiatrist shortly before accused  shooter James Holmes allegedly opened fire in an Aurora theater July 20, according to court documents unsealed Friday. In a heavily redacted document, prosecutors said an Adams County  bomb technician opened the package and found the notebook. After […]

CENTENNIAL | A judge has denied a request from prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting to redact court documents that have already been made public. The judge’s ruling, released Thursday, didn’t identify the documents or indicate why prosecutors wanted to redact them. Arapahoe County District Judge William B. Sylvester said lawyers must file a motion […]