Posts tagged "james holmes"

Aurora, Colorado Shooter James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison

James Holmes of Aurora, Colorado was convicted Friday evening on 24 counts of first-degree murder, two per victim, as well as attempted murder in the wounding of 70 more people. Holmes entered an Aurora movie theatre in 2012 and opened fire resulting in 12 deaths and several wounded theater goers.
He plead insanity to the murder…

Katrin Higher / August 8, 2015

The Soapbox: What Do Most Rampage Killers Have In Common? They’re Men

Society must take a more bold stand against male violence.

Tiffanie Drayton / June 22, 2015

Rand Paul RTs Picture Of Aurora Shooter With Photoshopped “I Stand With Rand” Sign

Well, I can’t think of a better way to announce that Rand Paul is running for president than this photoshopped picture that he accidentally retweeted of Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes holding an “I Stand With Rand” sign.
Apparently, in advance of his announcement that he intends to run for president and “take our country…

Robyn Pennacchia / April 7, 2015

Aurora Shooter James Holmes Offers To Plead Guilty

James Holmes, who shot up a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado during a screening of “The Dark Knight,” has offered to plead guilty to avoid the death penalty. Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 in the shooting. [CNN]
Kirsten Dunst on kissing Brad Pitt for “Interview With A Vampire” when she wa…

Jessica Wakeman / March 28, 2013

Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea For James Holmes

After James Holmes’ attorneys said he was not ready to enter a plea this morning, the judge did it for him—not guilty on 166 counts, including the murder of 12 people in an Aurora movie theater last July and attempting to kill 70 others, reports the Denver Post. The move lets Holmes keep the optio…

Newser / March 12, 2013

RIP Society: Someone Made A James Holmes Halloween Mask

This James Holmes Halloween mask was listed on eBay for $500 by someone who claimed it’s a one-of-a-kind mask that was made for a movie. It’s no longer available, which can only mean one thing: Prince Harry has found a costume this year.  [BuzzFeed]…

Jessica Wakeman / October 7, 2012

Doc Warned University ‘Threat Team’ About James Holmes

The psychiatrist for Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes was so concerned about his state of mind that she alerted members of the University of Colorado’s “threat team.” But they did nothing because Holmes soon dropped out of school, just six weeks before the shooting rampage in a local theater, reports ABC News. Psychiatrist Lynne Fenton, who was treating…

Newser / August 2, 2012

Today In WTF: WSJ Columnist Wonders If Women Saved By Their Boyfriends In Aurora Were “Worthy Of The Sacrifice”

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto thought it appropriate to question via Twitter if the three women who were reportedly saved by their boyfriends in last week’s “Dark Knight Rises” shooting in Aurora, CO, were “worthy” of the three men’s sacrifice. Samantha Yowler, Jansen Young and Amanda Lindgren’s boyfriends all died protecting them from James Holmes’ gunfire.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 25, 2012

The Soapbox: Hey, Patricia Legarreta, Seriously, Don’t Marry Jamie Rohrs

It is usually not my style to meddle in other people’s relationships, but I’ve got to join the chorus of those advising — in internet comment sections, duh — Patricia Lagarreta not to marry Jamie Rohrs. Legarreta, Rohrs, and their two kids were among those at the midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” i…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2012

James Holmes Had A Match.com Profile

And, considering it has been sent to me, like, 10 times today, I suppose I should write about it, even though every time I try and think of an annnngle or a point of viewwwww or a spinnnnnn, I feel sick to my stomach. So I am not going to say anything other than James Holmes,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2012