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Jury selection gets underway in Colorado theater massacre trial
Jury selection gets underway in Colorado theater massacre trial

Two and a half years to the day after James E. Holmes burst into a movie theater during a Batman premiere, killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in a bloody rampage, jury selection began in his trial Tuesday. The first of thousands of possible jurors filed into Courtroom 201 of the Arapahoe County Justice Center, one and two at a time. They walked slowly and clutched sealed envelopes with 18 pages of secret questions designed to winnow their ranks. If chosen, they will decide the fate of the man who tossed a tear gas canister and unleashed a barrage of gunfire in a packed Aurora, Colo., theater on July 20, 2012. Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. At the defense...

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