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Prosecutors want Dunlap case open; ACLU moving lethal injection suit forward

Prosecutors want Sylvester to tell defense lawyers to file any motions they have in mind so they can be argued. The defense said that would be speculative and outside the court’s power.

Feds say grant can’t go for legal requests from shooting, city on the hook for more than $100K

City officials had hoped federal grants would cover the extra legal costs, but City Attorney Charlie Richardson said this week that those grants can’t be used for legal fees and the city will have to foot the bill

Holmes prosecutors say victims being harassed

Holmes prosecutors say victims being harassed

Tom Sullivan, whose son, Alex, was killed, said someone talking about space aliens tried to contact him about the theater shootings through his union, the American Postal Workers.

Aurora: Lift gag order in theater shooting case

DENVER | The City of Aurora has asked a judge to lift a gag order preventing officials from discussing the July 20 attack at a movie theater that left 12 dead and 70 injured. In court papers filed Tuesday and …

Judge delays arraignment for Holmes until March; victim's father shouts from gallery

Judge delays arraignment for Holmes until March; victim’s father shouts from gallery

“Rot in Hell, Holmes,” yelled Steve Hernandez, whose daughter Rebecca Wingo was one of 12 killed July 20 inside the Century Aurora 16 theater, as Holmes was being led out of the courtroom

Judge finds ample evidence in Holmes case

Judge finds ample evidence in Holmes case

In a 61-page ruling handed down late Thursday, Chief District Judge William Sylvester said that over the course of a three-day preliminary hearing prosecutors showed ample evidence against Holmes

Holmes' hearing wraps as DA touts 'ample' evidence

Holmes’ hearing wraps as DA touts ‘ample’ evidence

Prosecutors say attack was well planned and Holmes chose ‘perfect venue’ to unleash horror, Holmes’ lawyers opted not to mount defense

HOLMES HEARING — DAY TWO: Second cop breaks down on the stand

HOLMES HEARING — DAY TWO: Second cop breaks down on the stand

Monday’s seven-hour session ended with Aurora police Detective Todd Fredericksen testifying about some of the wounded he interviewed after the July 20 shooting

Prosecutors to outline case against Holmes in Aurora theater shooting

Prosecutors to outline case against Holmes in Aurora theater shooting

Many of the survivors and family members of the dead are expected to attend the preliminary hearing, and court officials expect an overflow crowd of reporters and spectators

Prosecution changes course in Holmes case

Prosecution changes course in Holmes case

Holmes appeared in court seated next to his lawyers throughout Thursday’s hearing. His long dyed-orange hair had been cut since his last hearing, leaving only short-cropped dark brown hair