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Jury finds movie theater not liable in Colorado shooting

May 20, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Attorneys for Cinemark have argued during the trial that the theater chain could not have foreseen the assault that killed 12 people during a Batman premiere in 2012

NOT LIABLE. In this file photo, an ambulance is parked outside the Century 16 Theater in the Town Center Mall in Aurora, Colorado, USA early July 20, 2012, after a gunman killed 12 people in a shooting incident at the premiere of the Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises'. File photo by Bob Pearson/EPA

US cinema shooter escapes death penalty

Aug 08, 2015 - 9:05 AM

UPDATED A Colorado jury fails to unanimously agree on execution for 27 year old former graduate student James Holmes obliging the judge to impose a sentence of life without parole

JAMES HOLMES. A file picture dated March 12, 2013 shows shooting suspect James Holmes in the courtroom at Arapahoe County Court during his plea hearing in Centennial, Colorado, USA. File Photo by RJ Sangosti/EPA

'Batman' massacre gunman James Holmes guilty of murder

Jul 17, 2015 - 7:50 AM

The 27 year old Holmes dressed in a blue shirt and cream colored trousers with his hands in his pockets shows no emotion as the verdicts are read out

JAMES HOLMES. A file picture dated 12 March 2013 shows shooting suspect James Holmes in the courtroom at Arapahoe County Court during his plea hearing in Centennial, Colorado, USA. File Photo by RJ Sangosti/EPA

Victims describe bloody 'Batman' massacre in court

Apr 29, 2015 - 9:29 AM

James Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 at a movie theater in suburban Denver on July 20 2012

People enter the court complex on the first day of the trial of alleged shooter James Holmes at the Arapahoe District Courthouse in Centennial, Colorado, USA, April 27, 2015. Bob Pearson/EPA

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting

Apr 01, 2013 - 11:45 PM

For James Holmes in this case justice is death district attorney George Brauchler

Batman movie shooting suspect 'mentally ill'

Aug 10, 2012 - 10:25 AM

James Holmes suspected of gunning down 12 people at a screening of the new Batman movie in Colorado is mentally ill his lawyer tells the court

Psychiatrist alerted others about Batman shooter: report

Aug 02, 2012 - 10:55 AM

A psychiatrist who treated a man accused of a mass shooting alerted others weeks before his attack because she was worried about his behavior a news report said Wednesday

CINEMA SHOOTING SUSPECT. James Holmes appears in court at the Arapahoe County Justice Center July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. Holmes, 24, is accused of shooting dead 12 people and wounding 58 others at a cinema Friday in Aurora, outside Denver, as young moviegoers packed the midnight screening of the latest Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises."AFP PHOTO/POOL/RJ SANGOSTI

Aurora shooting suspect has 'Holmies'

Aug 02, 2012 - 8:25 AM

Aurora mass murder suspect James Holmes has apparently gained online fans

"Just for you, James. Just for you."

Colorado shooting suspect hit with 142 charges

Jul 31, 2012 - 12:32 AM

Prosecutors hit James Holmes with 142 charges Monday July 30 after a gunman shot dead 12 people and wounded scores more July 20

CINEMA SHOOTING SUSPECT. James Holmes appears in court at the Arapahoe County Justice Center July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. Holmes, 24, is accused of shooting dead 12 people and wounding 58 others at a cinema Friday in Aurora, outside Denver, as young moviegoers packed the midnight screening of the latest Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises."AFP PHOTO/POOL/RJ SANGOSTI

Colorado shooting suspect to be charged

Jul 30, 2012 - 2:41 PM

Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes is due to make his second court appearance as he is charged with committing one of America s worst ever mass shootings

CINEMA SHOOTING SUSPECT. James Holmes appears in court at the Arapahoe County Justice Center July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. Holmes, 24, is accused of shooting dead 12 people and wounding 58 others at a cinema Friday in Aurora, outside Denver, as young moviegoers packed the midnight screening of the latest Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises."AFP PHOTO/POOL/RJ SANGOSTI

'Batman' shooter sent warning package

Jul 26, 2012 - 8:31 AM

Alleged Colorado shooter James Holmes sent a warning package to his psychiatrist at his former university says a report

CINEMA SHOOTING SUSPECT. James Holmes appears in court at the Arapahoe County Justice Center July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. Holmes, 24, is accused of shooting dead 12 people and wounding 58 others at a cinema Friday in Aurora, outside Denver, as young moviegoers packed the midnight screening of the latest Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises."AFP PHOTO/POOL/RJ SANGOSTI

Odd appearance by Colorado shooting suspect

Jul 24, 2012 - 7:01 AM

Presumed Colorado gunman James Holmes seemed unhinged Monday July 23 as he made a bizarre first appearance in court

CINEMA SHOOTING SUSPECT. James Holmes appears in court at the Arapahoe County Justice Center July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. Holmes, 24, is accused of shooting dead 12 people and wounding 58 others at a cinema Friday in Aurora, outside Denver, as young moviegoers packed the midnight screening of the latest Batman film, "The Dark Knight Rises."AFP PHOTO/POOL/RJ SANGOSTI

Batman massacre suspect tried to join gun club: report

Jul 23, 2012 - 6:26 AM

The paperwork he submitted was suspicious his voicemail had slurring words but he didn t sound drunk just strange

Shooting suspect in Colorado has 'loner' reputation

Jul 21, 2012 - 11:20 AM

The 24 year old suspect James Holmes talked to nobody and is described an online ghost

Vigil held after US massacre at Batman screening

Jul 21, 2012 - 10:58 AM

An emotional candle lit vigil is held for victims of a US massacre at a Batman movie premiere

Filipino wounded in Colorado shooting - report

Jul 21, 2012 - 10:38 AM

UPDATED A 17 year old Filipino is now undergoing surgery after he was wounded in a US movie theater shooting reports ANC