| Apr 28, 2015
| 5:30 AM
One of the enduring mysteries of the Aurora, Colo., shooting rampage in 2012 was largely solved on Monday, the first day of James E. Holmes' murder trial, when prosecutors and defense attorneys quoted from an unassuming notebook.
Shortly before he...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 4:21 PM
The closer Aurora police Officer T.J. Campagna got to the Century 16 theater, the stronger the smell became.
“It smelled very bad — fecal matter mixed with blood, mixed with urine,” Campagna told the rapt courtroom where accused mass...
| May 18, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial have told the judge their verdict won't be influenced by the death sentence in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Judge Carlos Samour asked the jurors about the Boston case on Monday, the start of the fourth...
| May 17, 2015
| 9:46 AM
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of the massacre, fighting to prevent survivors from revealing how badly they were injured and objecting to photos showing even small...
| May 11, 2015
| 11:08 AM
Twelve innocent lives were taken and multiple people were wounded in a Colorado movie theater because an “insane” person was allowed to walk among us loose. Now shooting suspect James Holmes’ defense attorneys have a substantial case for...
| May 8, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The first week of testimony in the Aurora, Colo., theater rampage trial underscored the full horror of the 2012 attack that left 12 people dead and 70 wounded.
Burly first responders in uniform cried as they related the chaos and the carnage. Victims...
| May 5, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Moments after the first 911 call that a gunman was shooting up an Aurora, Colo., multiplex, so many police officers and cruisers filled the Century 16 theater site that later responders were hard pressed to get to the scene of the massacre.
| May 4, 2015
| 4:42 AM
He called his mother "Goober" and his father "Bobbo," affectionate names from a different life.
They sit behind him every day, not more than 20 feet from his silent form swiveling quietly at the defense table. He does not turn around.
James E. Holmes,...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 1:02 PM
Officers who arrested Colorado theater gunman James Holmes say he seemed keenly interested in the aftermath of the shootings as victims were treated nearby.
The officers testified Thursday that Holmes first wore a vacant expression but later looked...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 1:12 PM
From the moment the brawny firefighter stepped onto the witness stand and spelled his name for the court reporter -- B-E-R-N-D ... H-O-E-F-L-E-R -- his voice was shaking with emotion.
It's not as if he'd never seen the consequences of violence and...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:12 PM
Officers who rushed to the scene of the Colorado theater shooting entered a hellish world of bloody victims, noxious smells and blaring sounds — a gloomy darkness pierced by bright flashes from a fire alarm, police testified Wednesday.