Navy expedites waterborne drones to close gap with China
Facing a growing threat from China, the Navy envisions drone ships keeping an electronic eye on enemy forces across the vast Pacific Ocean, extending the reach of firepower, and keeping sailors out of harm's way. The Navy is speeding development of those robotic ships as an affordable way to keep pace with China's growing fleet while vowing not to repeat costly shipbuilding blunders from recent years. The four largest drone ships are being used together this summer during a multination naval exercise in the Pacific Ocean.news.yahoo.com
Colorado shooting suspect passed check in legal gun purchase
“Like the rest of the community, we too want to know why — why that King Soopers, why Boulder, why Monday," Herold said. The suspect passed a background check conducted by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation before purchasing a gun, Eagleton said. The gun store is in a shopping center that also has a chiropractic clinic, yoga studio and foot massage parlor. A different King Soopers store is across the street. His funeral is scheduled for Tuesday in the Boulder County city of Lafayette.
Relatives of Aurora Shooting Victims Worry 'Joker' Could Inspire Violence
Titled "Joker," Phoenix stars as failed comedian Arthur Fleck, who ultimately becomes the comic book villain. Several victims of the 2012 mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado, are expressing their concerns in particular. The film feels like a "slap in the face," Sandy Phillips, whose daughter was killed in Aurora, told The Hollywood Reporter. "I don't think it's the responsibility of a filmmaker to teach the audience morality or the difference between right or wrong," Phoenix told IGN. Relatives of those killed in the Aurora shooting are asking Warner Brothers, the studio behind the film, to donate to anti-gun violence causes.
Families of Aurora shooting victims urge action ahead of 'Joker'
Warner Bros. Pictures via CNN(CNN) - A group of people whose loved ones witnessed or were killed in 2012's Aurora theater shooting are calling on Warner Bros. to help combat gun violence as the studio prepares to release its rated-R comic book film "Joker." (Warner Bros., like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.) "Over the last several weeks, large American employers from Walmart to CVS have announced that they are going to lean into gun safety. Shooter James Holmes is currently serving multiple life sentences for the shooting, which killed 12 and injured 70. Warner Bros. has not responded to CNN's e-mailed request for comment.
Colorado theater shooter found guilty on all counts
A Colorado jury convicted James Holmes on 165 charges connected to the 2012 movie theater massacre that killed 12 and left 70 others hurt. The jury only took a day and a half to deliberate on all the counts, and the judge spent an hour reading the verdicts one by one. Barry Petersen reports from Centennial, Coloradocbsnews.com
Video evaluation reveals theater shooter's mindset during attack
The jury in the James Holmes murder case saw video from a session Holmes had with a psychiatrist. In the video, Holmes explained what was going through his mind during the 2012 shootings at a Colorado movie theater. Barry Peterson reports from Centennial, Colorado.cbsnews.com
Evidence sheds new light on Colorado theater attack
The Aurora theater shooting trial of James Holmes is focusing on the notebook that Holmes mailed to his psychiatrist before the 2012 theater massacre. It contains 32 pages of drawings and writings, apparently showing Holmes weighing different methods and locations for an attack. Elaine Quijano reports.cbsnews.com
Theater shooting survivors recall chaos in Holmes trial
A Colorado jury will hear testimony Wednesday about the academic struggles of James Holmes before the July 2012 attack on a movie theater. On Tuesday, a witness told jurors about plans for bloodshed at another location. Barry Petersen reports from the courthouse in Centennial, Colorado.cbsnews.com
Theater massacre victims recount horror during Holmes murder trial
A jury will hear more graphic testimony about the carnage James Holmes unleashed inside a Colorado movie theater. Survivors and responders are describing the gruesome attack that killed 12 people and injured 70. Mark Strassmann reports from Centennial, Colorado.cbsnews.com
Eboni Williams, CBS News Legal Analyst, joins UTTM to take a closer look at two big legal stories. Supreme Court justices are being asked to decide if it is cruel to use a particular sedative in lethal injections. Also in Colorado, the death penalty trial of James Holmes, who opened fire inside an Aurora movie theater three years ago, is underway.cbsnews.com
First witness testifies in James Holmes trial
Katie Medley testified Tuesday in the trial of James Holmes, the alleged shooter behind the 2012 Aurora, Colorado movie theatre massacre. Medley, who was pregnant at the time of the shooting, told jurors how she feared losing her child and her husband at the hands of Holmes. Mark Strassmann reports.cbsnews.com
Holmes' mental state key in Aurora massacre trial
The death penalty trial into the Colorado movie theatre massacre is set to begin. Police say James Holmes opened fire in a crowded theatre near Denver, during a late night showing of a Batman movie. 12 people were killed, and 70 were injured. Barry Petersen reports on the details of the case.cbsnews.com
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes' parents speak out on death penalty
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes' parents speak out on death penalty For the first time, Holmes' parents are commenting on the murder charges that could bring the death penalty for their son. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people in an Aurora movie theater. Norah O'Donnell reports.cbsnews.com