James Holmes http://www.kunc.org en Future Unclear, Colorado's Mental Health Initiative Is Stalled By Suit http://www.kunc.org/post/future-unclear-colorados-mental-health-initiative-stalled-suit <p>Tom Sullivan knows the value of getting treatment for mental health problems. His son Alex was killed in the Aurora theater massacre in 2012, the victim of a man who seemed to think he was the Joker in a Batman movie.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kristin Jones 54583 at http://www.kunc.org Future Unclear, Colorado's Mental Health Initiative Is Stalled By Suit A Year After Aurora Shooting, Alleged Shooter's Case Drags On http://www.kunc.org/post/year-after-aurora-shooting-alleged-shooters-case-drags One year ago, a hail of gunfire interrupted a midnight screening of the Batman film <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em> in Aurora, Colo., sending theatergoers scrambling for cover. Twelve people were killed and 70 others wounded in the mass shooting.<p>The city of Aurora on Saturday was holding a day of remembrance to honor the victims, beginning with a community gathering on the lawn outside the city's municipal center. Also planned was a short ceremony of songs and prayers and remarks by Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan and Colorado Gov. Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:33:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47341 at http://www.kunc.org A Year After Aurora Shooting, Alleged Shooter's Case Drags On A Year After Colo. Shooting, Trial Still Far Off http://www.kunc.org/post/year-after-colo-shooting-trial-still-far Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>And I'm David Greene. Good morning. We're returning this morning to a Colorado community that was stunned when a gunman opened fire in a movie theater, killing 12 people and wounding many more. Tomorrow marks one year since that massacre in the Denver suburb of Aurora. People there say they have struggled to find any sense of closure, and that's in no small part because the case against the accused gunman is dragging and could last for years. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 47278 at http://www.kunc.org Judge Accepts James Holmes' Insanity Plea In Colo. Shootings http://www.kunc.org/post/judge-accepts-james-holmes-insanity-plea-aurora-theater-shootings The judge presiding over the case of James Holmes, who is accused of a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater, has accepted a not guilty plea by reason of insanity.<p>This sets the table for a potentially lengthy mental examination of Holmes. <a href="http://bigstory.ap.org/article/james-holmes-could-enter-insanity-plea-tuesday">The AP reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The next step is an evaluation of Holmes by state doctors to determine whether he was insane at the time of the shootings. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 16:21:06 +0000 45291 at http://www.kunc.org Judge Accepts James Holmes' Insanity Plea In Colo. Shootings Colorado Theater Shooting Suspect Will Enter Insanity Plea http://www.kunc.org/post/aurora-theater-shooting-suspect-will-enter-insanity-plea In <a href="http://www.courts.state.co.us/userfiles/file/Court_Probation/18th_Judicial_District/18th_Courts/12CR1522/12CR1522%20Notice%20of%20Intent%20to%20Tender%20Plea%20of%20Not%20Guilty%20by%20Reason%20of%20Insanity%20D-37.pdf">a court filing</a> today, lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes said he intended to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.<p>Holmes will enter the plea, the court filing says, during a hearing on May 13.<p>Holmes is accused of opening fire in a crowded Aurora, Colo. Tue, 07 May 2013 21:50:00 +0000 43980 at http://www.kunc.org