By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
James Holmes, the Colorado suspect charged with multiple counts of murder, is expected to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity on Monday.
Attorneys for James Holmes, the alleged gunman in last year's Colorado theater shooting, are considering whether the law allows them to void their client's wishes and enter an insanity plea on his behalf.
Seven years ago, Judith Miller, a reporter for The New York Times, became the heroine of a cause celebre when federal prosecutors demanded she testify to a grand jury investigating a White House leak divulging that Valerie Plame was an undercover operative of the CIA.
Sometimes, the nation's reporters perform their duties to the highest degree: They root out corruption, uncover scandal, speak truth to power. But increasingly, America's "journalists" are falling well short of what the founders envisioned when they sought to ensure a democracy kept honest by a free and vibrant press.
Prosecutors announced Monday that they will seek the death penalty for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes, who is accused of killing 12 dead and injuring 70 in last year's attack.
Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to have him plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty.
The man who shot up an Aurora, Colo., movie theater during a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" last summer has reportedly converted to Islam and prays up to five times a day.
If defense attorneys want to claim use an insanity defense for Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes, they must first agree to drug him for a psychiatric examination, a judge ruled.
At least three people have been shot and five people injured at a Phoenix mortgage building Wednesday, with the gunman still on the loose.
The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others has reopened with a private ceremony for victims, first responders and officials.
The Colorado theater where 12 people were killed and dozens injured in a shooting rampage nearly six months ago reopened Thursday with a remembrance ceremony and a private screening of the fantasy film "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" for survivors _ but for some Aurora victims, the pain is still too much, the idea too horrific.
The Colorado theater where 12 people were killed and dozens injured in a shooting rampage last year reopened Thursday with a somber remembrance ceremony and a screening of the latest "Hobbit" film for survivors _ but the pain was too much, the idea too horrific, for many Aurora victims to attend.
The Colorado movie theater at which a gunman killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others reopens Thursday with a private ceremony for victims, first responders and officials — an event boycotted as insensitive by some of those who lost loved ones in the massacre.
The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others reopens Thursday with a private ceremony for victims, first responders and officials _ an event boycotted as insensitive by some who lost loved ones in the massacre.
A judge on Friday delayed the arraignment of the man charged with the Colorado theater shooting until March despite objections from prosecutors and most of the victims and their families.
But Mr. Holmes will now have to have a mental evaluation that state doctors will oversee — and prosecutors will then be able to use those results during the trial, AP said.
Shortly after James Holmes was accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 in a shooting rampage in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., Ms. Winter developed an explosive story from two "law-enforcement sources" who confirmed that Holmes had sent a psychiatrist at the University of Colorado a notebook outlining his intention to commit violent acts.