Death penalty remains an option as James Holmes sentencing advances to third phase

A jury has decided that mitigating factors do not outweigh aggravating factors in the sentencing phase of the James Holmes trial.


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Death penalty remains option in Holmes case

[Breaking news, posted at 2:44 p.m. ET]

A jury agreed that aggravating factors outweigh the mitigating factors for count one of the multiple murder charges for which Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes was convicted. That means that a third an...

James Holmes in court


LIVE: James Holmes verdict

12:30 p.m. MT: Jurors have reached a verdict in phase two of sentencing in the James Holmes trial.

Man accused in explosion near NAACP office pleads guilty

A man accused of setting off a small explosion near the NAACP office in Colorado Springs pleaded guilty to arson and other charges under a plea deal with prosecutors.

Hiker dies in fall near Lake Isabel

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office says a recovery operation is underway after an 18-year-old man fell to his death during a hike Sunday.

Early morning shooting in Colorado Springs

Police are investigation after a man was shot early Monday morning at an apartment complex in Colorado Springs.

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Chief: Slain officer interrupted drug deal

It started as a regular traffic stop on a weekend night in Tennessee. Officer Sean Bolton saw an illegally parked car on the streets of Memphis, pulled up in front of it and shone his spotlight.

When he approached the vehicle, a passenger confronted ...

Fatal crash on Highway 24 at 31st Street

Colorado State Patrol and Colorado Springs Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash.

Fourth DUI becomes felony offense starting Wednesday

Fourth DUI becomes felony offense starting Wednesday

Repeat drunken drivers will face a tougher punishment starting this week.

Flood damage costs assessed

The process of having flood repair projects reviewed and reimbursed officially begins Monday.



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California firefighters battle Rocky Fire

California firefighters are busy battling the Rocky Fire, a wildfire northwest of Sacramento that had already incinerated 54,000 acres as of Sunday night.

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