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Aurora Gunman James Holmes Will Face The Death Penalty

Colorado prosecutors have reached the decision that James Holmes deserves to die for killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last July. Their decision comes after Holmes’ offer to plead guilty to the shooting in exchange for receiving life in prison was rejected by prosecutors.


Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea for James E. Holmes

James Holmes - NY Times

The judge in the case of James E. Holmes, after having laid the groundwork for Mr. Holmes to plead not guilty by reason of insanity, denied requests by defense lawyers for more time.


Jodi Arias' Nude Photos Shown in Court

Graphic sexual photos of Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander posing naked on Alexander's bed just minutes before Arias stabbed and shot him to death were shown to the jury in her murder trial today.


Judge in Aurora shooting case: Gag order remains

The judge in the case of Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes ruled on Monday to keep nearly all relevant court documents sealed from public view, and keep a gag order in place, saying disclosure of records could damage the investigation, and the defendant’s access to a fair hearing.


Man charged with murder in wife's hospital death

A man charged with shooting his wife of 45 years in a hospital intensive care unit in what may have been a mercy killing was charged Wednesday with aggravated murder, and his attorney said the man always acted out of love.


Affidavit says Zimmerman 'profiled' Martin

George Zimmerman

An affidavit of probable cause in Florida's case against George Zimmerman for the shooting death of an unarmed 17-year-old says that the neighborhood watch volunteer "profiled" the victim, Trayvon Martin, and disregarded a police dispatcher's request that he await the arrival of police.


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