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Anonymous driver sends police $1,000 30 years after crash

posted: 11/30/2017 4:16 p.m. Discuss

SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — A person who apparently sped off after hitting a parked car in a Minneapolis suburb more than 30 years ago anonymously sent $1,000 to local police this month and asked them to pass it on to the car's owner, if possible.

Ken Starr resigns as Baylor law professor, severs school ties

posted: 08/19/2016 11:01 a.m. Comments 4

AUSTIN, Texas — Former Baylor President Ken Starr is resigning his post as a law school professor, severing ties with the faith-based campus still reeling from a sexual assault scandal.

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes assaulted in prison

posted: 10/24/2015 10:47 a.m. Discuss

DENVER — Officials say an inmate assaulted theater shooter James Holmes and a security officer at the Colorado State Penitentiary.

Files detail Colorado killer's warning signs

updated: 09/03/2015 3:51 a.m. Comment 1

More than a month before James Holmes opened fire on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science.

Book thrown at theater shooter

posted: 08/27/2015 5:16 a.m. Discuss

The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without parole plus 3,318 years -- the maximum allowed by law -- before the judge told deputies, "Get the defendant out of my courtroom, please."

Juror's no to death for Holmes called singular

updated: 08/15/2015 3:10 a.m. Discuss

A jury's refusal to sentence Colorado theater shooter James Holmes to die doesn't mean the public is growing wary of capital punishment, because only one juror blocked his execution, the lead prosecutor said Friday.

Holmes gets life term after jury fails to agree on execution

posted: 08/07/2015 6:45 p.m. Discuss

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury failed to agree Friday on whether he should get the death penalty for his murderous attack on a packed movie premiere.

Theater shooting jurors hear grieving dad

posted: 08/05/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.

Theater gunman's jury rejects insanity defense

posted: 08/04/2015 1:55 a.m. Discuss

Jurors on Monday moved a step closer to sentencing James Holmes to death for his attack on a Colorado movie theater, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.

Gunman's mother tearfully describes talk with therapist

updated: 07/30/2015 3:52 a.m. Discuss

James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking about killing people weeks before he ambushed a crowded Colorado movie theater.

'12 theater gunman guilty of 165 counts

updated: 07/17/2015 4:04 a.m. Discuss

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes was convicted Thursday in the 2012 attack on moviegoers at a midnight premiere after jurors rejected defense arguments that the 27-year-old was insane at the time and driven to murder by delusions.

Jury finds Colorado theater shooter guilty of murder

updated: 07/16/2015 5:21 p.m. Comments 3

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Jurors convicted Colorado theater shooter James Holmes on Thursday in the chilling 2012 attack on defenseless moviegoers at a midnight Batman premiere, rejecting defense arguments that the former graduate student was insane and driven to murder by delusions.

Insanity diagnosis challenged at trial

updated: 06/27/2015 3:28 a.m. Discuss

A defense psychiatrist who found James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater testified Friday that he made his decision without reviewing all of Holmes' medical records.

State rests in theater-carnage case

updated: 06/20/2015 3:29 a.m. Discuss

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial rested Friday, concluding their argument that James Holmes methodically planned and executed the 2012 massacre.

Judge in Colorado theater shooting trial dismisses 2 jurors

posted: 06/09/2015 2:07 p.m. Discuss

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Two jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial have been dismissed amid concern that they violated orders not to talk about news reports about the case.






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