james holmes

Robert E. Hanlon testifies Thursday, July 2, during the trial of James Holmes in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial. (Screenshot)

CENTENNIAL | Jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial heard testimony Thursday morning from a neuropsychologist who evaluated James Holmes multiple times using a battery of psychological and IQ tests. Dr. Robert Hanlon said that Holmes displayed “superior intelligence” by achieving a score of 123 on an IQ test during an evaluation he performed on the accused gunman […]

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AURORA | Jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial heard more testimony Tuesday about the accused gunman’s apparent mental breakdown a few months after the shootings. Lawyers for James Holmes called several witnesses Tuesday who dealt with Holmes during that episode in November 2012, including a jail nurse and paramedics who rushed Holmes from the […]

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2:40 p.m. update AURORA | A few days after he was booked into the Arapahoe County Jail in July 2012, an inmate passed James Holmes a note asking for his autograph, a jail deputy testified Tuesday. Deputy Jacob Lofland said an inmate cleaning a common area in the medical unit found a note from another […]

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AURORA | When he arrived at Denver Health Medical Center in November 2012 — four months after he opened fire on a packed Aurora movie theater — James Holmes was in the throes of psychosis, psychiatrists testified Monday. Rachel Davis, a psychiatrist at the hospital, said Holmes told the doctors bizarre things like “when was […]

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AURORA | District Attorney George Brauchler hammered away at a defense psychiatrist Friday, arguing the doctor who deemed James Holmes insane failed to adequately evaluate the accused theater shooter. Brauchler said Jonathan Woodcock, a psychiatrist who evaluated Holmes four days after the July 2012 shooting, didn’t review the notebook Holmes mailed to his therapist or […]

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4:15 p.m. update AURORA | A contentious day of testimony from a psychiatrist who evaluated James Holmes four days after the Aurora theater shooting is wrapping up in Arapahoe County District Court. Jonathan Woodcock has been on the stand all day and is now answering a bevy of questions submitted by jurors. Woodcock, who said Holmes […]

In this image taken from video, accused Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, on the far left, listens to testimony during his trial, in Centennial, Colo., Thursday, June 25, 2015. Holmes arrived at court minus his normal full beard.  (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool)

AURORA | The first psychiatrist who evaluated James Holmes after the Aurora theater shooting testified Thursday that the accused gunman’s mental illness was “very severe” and he was psychotic. “It was my impression that he was mentally ill, he was severely mentally ill, and that he had a psychotic illness,” Dr. Jonathan Woodcock testified Thursday. […]

1:15 p.m. update CENTENNIAL | The first psychiatrist who evaluated James Holmes after the Aurora theater shooting testified Thursday that the accused gunman’s mental illness was “very severe” and he was psychotic. “It was my impression that he was mentally ill, he was severely mentally ill, and that he had a psychotic illness,” Dr. Jonathan […]

In this image taken from video, Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes, second from left, stands along with defense and prosecution teams, as the jury exits the courtroom for a break in the Holmes trial, in Centennial, Colo., Friday, June 19, 2015.  The prosecution, led by District Attorney George Brauchler, second from left, rested its case Friday. (Colorado Judicial Department via AP, Pool)

The next phase of the Aurora theater shooting trial beginning this week will be unlike anything jurors have seen thus far. After almost two months of testimony from more than 200 witnesses called by prosecutors, experts say that lawyers for James Holmes will focus almost exclusively on their client’s mental state. Karen Steinhauser, a former […]

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