About 80 victims of Holmes’ attack on a packed midnight screening at a Denver-area multiplex are testifying during a three-day formal sentencing hearing.
Every state now runs some kind of public accountability — or “checkbook” — site. The goal is to increase transparency and accountability.
The verdict brings to an end a long-delayed, lengthy, and high-profile trial just a little more than three years after Holmes’ rampage in a suburban Denver multiplex put a spotlight on gun control, mental illness and security in public spaces.
It took the jury just three hours to reach a verdict, and to move the sentencing portion of the trial into its third and final phase.
The polls show Hillary Clinton trailing in crucial swing states — but at the same time, the Democrats have advantages nationally in some key fundamentals.
States have employed a host of energy-saving programs, green-purchase requirements, building efficiency standards and financial incentive arrangements to meet those goals. So how are they doing in meeting targets they have set for themselves?
A Colorado court found that Dish Network lawfully fired a quadriplegic employee and medical marijuana user who failed a drug test.
Larry Wilmore highlights the news from high school graduations — from black parents charged with cheering on their kids, to a young man forbidden to come out in his valedictorian speech.
Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.
This could be the trade show for any well-established industry — only this is a new kind of business conference with a special Colorado theme: legal weed. The marijuana economy is here and out in the open.
The jurors have been selected in the death penalty trial of James Holmes, who went on a fatal rampage in a Colorado movie theater.
It’s one thing to be a religious nut with a TV show. It’s quite another thing to be a religious nut with a TV show, who is also an elected representative of the people.
Another edition of “This Week In Crazy,” our weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.