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EDITORIAL: The lack of real change since massacre is a milestone of sadness

EDITORIAL: The lack of real change since massacre is a milestone of sadness

Colorado must wade into the dilemma of how much personal freedom to sacrifice in order for the state to detect and act on those who create such a danger to the public.

PERRY: Holmes slaughtered innocents, but we murdered reason after theater massacre

PERRY: Holmes slaughtered innocents, but we murdered reason after theater massacre

It’s a chilling idea, allowing a government agency to look at us under a microscope and determine whether we’re just interested in guns and blowing off a little steam, or whether we’re the next James Holmes

Reporter: Colorado shooting subpoena causing hardship

DENVER | Fox News reporter Jana Winter said Tuesday her career and personal life are suffering severe hardships because of attempts to force her to reveal her sources for a story about Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes. Winter’s lawyers …

Hospital wants more time for Holmes sanity review

The hospital cited the volume of documents the psychiatrist in charge has to review before starting the interviews and in-person testing of Holmes.

TIME NEARS FOR AURORA TO REMEMBER: City plans host of events, projects to coincide with anniversary of July 20 theater massacre

TIME NEARS FOR AURORA TO REMEMBER: City plans host of events, projects to coincide with anniversary of July 20 theater massacre

“Families are grieving and they suffered a terrible loss in a most unexpected, awful way,” Rick Crandall said. “But to be able to rise above the sadness and celebrate what a gift those people were to everybody is so important.”

Lawyers: Holmes could withdraw insanity plea

DENVER | Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes say they might withdraw his plea of not guilty by reason of insanity after they see the results of his mental evaluation. The defense made the statement in a motion …

Holmes can wear civilian clothes at murder trial

Holmes can wear civilian clothes at murder trial

Requiring Holmes to wear a jail uniform would violate the principle that defendants are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty, the judge said.

After Dunlap reprieve, lawyers wonder ‘Now what?’

DENVER | Attorneys are puzzling over their next step in three potentially significant court cases involving convicted killer Nathan Dunlap. Dunlap’s lawyers were pressing the legal challenges when Gov. John Hickenlooper granted Dunlap a temporary reprieve on May 22. If …

Judge accepts insanity plea in Colorado shooting case

Judge accepts insanity plea in Colorado shooting case

The judge also granted prosecutors access to a hotly contested notebook that Holmes sent to a psychiatrist shortly before the July 20 rampage

James Holmes could enter insanity plea Tuesday

James Holmes could enter insanity plea Tuesday

But it’s possible that Holmes’ lawyers could ask the state Supreme Court to hear their arguments that state laws on the insanity plea and the death penalty are unconstitutional.