July 30, 2012 Prosecutors are expected to formally file charges today against James Holmes. But it will be months, if not longer, before there's any trial. And if they seek the death penalty, the case could take years to resolve.
July 27, 2012 The alleged gunman sent a Colorado University professor a package that police seized Monday.
July 26, 2012 Law enforcement sources tell several news outlets that the notebook was sent by James Holmes. There are also reports that it contains drawings about a massacre.
July 24, 2012 If the defense can show a suspect didn't know what he did was wrong, an insanity plea might work. But that's a tough standard. You can be mentally ill and still be judged guilty.
July 23, 2012 A dazed-looking James Holmes, his hair dyed a reddish orange, said nothing. He mostly stared down and ahead. Meanwhile, authorities say more likely would have died, but the gunman's semiautomatic assault rifle apparently malfunctioned.
July 21, 2012 "It appears he was a study in contrast," The Denver Post reports. The man arrested after a shooting rampage that left 12 people dead and about 58 wounded was just "Jimmy" Holmes in high school. In college, he was a top student.