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James Holmes trial
A courtroom sketch showing James Holmes with Arapahoe County Public Defender Tamara Brady at the Arapahoe District Courthouse in Centennial, Colo.  (JEFF KANDYBA / EPA)
James Holmes trial
People enter the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennial, Colo., on Jan. 20, 2015. (Brennan Linsley / AP)
Funeral
A mourner touches the hearse carrying the body of mass shooting victim Alexander J. Boik after his funeral at Queen Of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora, Colo. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mourning
Lasamoa Cross, the girlfriend of mass shooting victim Alexander J. Boik is comforted after his funeral at Queen Of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Pallbearers
Pallbearers escort the coffin containing the body of mass shooting victim Alexander J. Boik. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Funeral
A mourner hugs Theresa Hoover, center, mother of mass shooting victim Alexander J. Boik, before her son’s funeral. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mother and son
Theresa Hoover, mother of mass shooting victim Alexander J. Boik is escorted by her surviving son, Wil Boik, after the funeral. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Roadside memorial
“Angels Walk With Those Who Grieve” is the latest banner to be added to the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters in Aurora, Colo. Funerals and memorials have begun for the 12 killed in the mass shooting, and several of the 58 wounded still remain hospitalized. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Honoring the shooting victims
DENVER,COLORADO, JULY 26, 2012: Students and faculty join together at the University of Colorado Denver Auraria campus to honor the shooting victims in Aurora, Colo., with prayer, chalk drawings and a small memorial. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Aurora
Signs are everywhere at the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Prayer circle
Spontaneous prayer circles are a part of the daily ritual at the memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters.  (Mark Boster Los Angeles Times)
Dawn breaks
Dawn breaks and a new day begins with the crosses, messages and flowers helping the community to heal at the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters in Aurora. Funerals and memorials have begun for the 12 killed in the mass shooting and several of the 58 wounded still remain hospitalized. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Grieving continues
The grieving and the healing continues at the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Daybreak
Mourners begin to arrive at daybreak to pay their respects at the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Family and friends
Family and friends leave Pathways Church in Denver after honoring the life of shooting victim Gordon Ware Cowden during a private memorial. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Pathways Church
Family and friends leave Pathways Church in Denver after honoring the life of shooting victim Gordon Ware Cowden, who was one of 12 killed during the shooting rampage at the Century 16 theater in Auroroa. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Apartment building
Law enforcement officials allow residents to retrieve their belongings from the apartment building in Aurora, where mass shooting suspect James Holmes lived. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mourners in Aurora
Mourners still flock to the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters in Aurora, Colo., where 12 people were shot to death and 58 wounded by a lone gunman. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Grief and healing continue in Aurora
The grief and the healing continue in Aurora, Colo., as the roadside memorial to the 12 dead and 58 wounded grows larger by the hour. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Police tape flutters
Police tape flutters in the breeze in Aurora, Colo., where prosecution teams continued to investigate the apartment complex of mass shooting suspect James Holmes. Investigators came and went throughout the day, taking pictures, collecting evidence and walking around the complex. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)
Prosecution teams continue to investigate
An investigator is visible through the window of an apartment at the complex in Aurora.  (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)
Roadside memorial
A roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theaters in Aurora, Colo., continues to grow. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)
Playing taps
Aurora, Colo., resident Fred John plays taps on a hill above the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theater where the shootings occurred.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Message board
The roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theater in Aurora includes message boards for visitors to leave their thoughts and prayers. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Roadside memorial
Trevor Diercks, his wife, Rebecca, and two sons Kameron, in yellow, and Haydn, center, mourn their friend Jessie Childress at the roadside memorial across the street from the Century 16 theater in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
James Holmes
James Holmes makes his first court appearance at the Arapahoe County Courthouse with his public defender Tamara Brady on Monday in Centennial, Colo.  (R.J. Sangosti / Pool)
Prayer vigil
Pastor PM Wynn, left, Pastor Titia Stillwell and Lori Mead sing “Amazing Grace” during a public prayer vigil in front of the Aurora Municipal Center in Aurora, Colo., to honor the victims of Friday’s movie theater shootings. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Prayer vigil
Friends and relatives of shooting victim Jon Blunk carry handmade signs at a public prayer vigil in Aurora, Colo. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Prayer vigil
At a prayer vigil, Monica Matryba and Keith Hoover hold a picture of their friend Jon Blunk, who was killed in Friday’s movie theater shootings. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Prayer vigil
A public prayer service is held in Aurora, Colo., to honor victims of Friday’s movie theater shootings. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Memorial near the shooting site
By midafternoon Sunday, messages began to appear on the wooden crosses erected on a vacant lot across the street from the Century 16 theaters where the deadly shooting rampage took place.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mall reopens
With the mall reopened, people walk up to the police tape still encircling the parking lot at the Century 16 theaters in Aurora, Colo., where 12 people were killed and 58 injured early Friday morning in a shooting rampage.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Coming together in church
Father Mauricio Bermudez hugs his parishioners after Sunday services at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Aurora, Colo. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Church services follow shooting incident
Parishioners at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church come together for morning services two days after 12 people were killed in a mass shooting. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Grieving mother
The mother of shooting victim AJ Boik is helped off the field after a memorial for her son at Gateway High School in Aurora, his alma mater. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Postcard for victim AJ Boik
A postcard was handed out at the memorial for shooting victim AJ Boik. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mourners
Sadie Robinson, left, and Cecilia Alexander hold candles and lean on each other for support during the memorial for shooting victim AJ Boik. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Mourners
Mourners hug at the gathering to honor shooting victim AJ Boik. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Boik memorial
Alfred Alexander and his daughter Irma Alexander, 14, sit with candles during the memorial for AJ Boik. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Roadside memorial
People gather at a roadside memorial across the street from the movie theater where 12 people were killed. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Roadside memorial
People light candles at the roadside memorial. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Colorado shooting
Police and firefighters in Aurora, Colo., surround the booby-trapped apartment of James Holmes, the suspect in the movie theater shootings that killed 12.  (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)
Colorado shooting
An aerial view of the booby-trapped apartment of James Holmes, arrested in the shootings that killed 12 in Aurora, Colo. Authorities dismantled a series of explosives.  (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)
Colorado shooting
Police and firefighters in Aurora, Colo., surround the booby-trapped apartment of shooting suspect James Holmes. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)
Victim Micayla Medek
Micayla Medek, 23, was one of the 12 people killed during an assault by a lone gunman during a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colorado. ()
Victim Alex Teves
Alex Teves, 24, a 2006 graduate of Desert Vista High School in the Tempe Unified School District, was another of the 12 killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded movie theater. ()
Victim John Larimer
John Larimer, a U.S. Navy sailor, was killed during a screening of the new Batman movie.  ()
Bomb squad
A bomb disposal squad inserts an explosive device into the apartment of mass shooting suspect James Holmes in Aurora, Colo., to destroy some of the booby traps and trip wires left behind.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Investigation
FBI personnel look over some of the things taken from the apartment of mass shooting suspect James Holmes. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Law enforcement
Law enforcement officials stand ready to enter the apartment formerly occupied by shooting suspect James Holmes in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Morning briefing
Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates listens during a morning briefing. Officials are worried that Holmes set devices and explosives in his apartment that will trigger if a first responder enters the door. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Staging
Law enforcement officials place a piece of equipment on the rooftop adjacent to the apartment formerly occupied by shooting suspect James Holmes in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Broken windows
Law enforcement officials broke the windows to gain access to the apartment formerly occupied by shooting suspect James Holmes in Aurora. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Memorial
Pastor Mary Lu Saddoris, left, prays with Isaac Pacheo, center, and Courtney McGregor, right, near a photo of their friend Alex Sullivan on Saturday at a memorial near the movie theater in Aurora, Colo. (Ted S. Warren / Associated Press)
Paying respects
From left, Tylecia Amos, 14, Shatyra Amos, 15, Michael Walker, 17, and Mykia Walker, 16, carry flowers to lay at a makeshift memorial across the street from the Century Theater parking lot. (Barry Gutierrez / Associated Press)
Flyover
Three helicopters make a flyover of the Century Theater on Saturday morning in Aurora, Colo. (Barry Gutierrez / Associated Press)
Vigil
Lindsey Revie cries on the shoulder of a fellow mourner during a public service across the street from the movie theater in Aurora, Colo. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Patriotism and faith
A public showing of patriotism and faith as mourners gather during a public service across the street from the movie theater in Aurora, Colo. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Call for prayer
Denver resident Shanna Hunt holds a sign during a public service across the street from the movie theater in Aurora, Colo. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Prayer service
A prayer service is held across the street from the movie theater were the gunman opened fire during a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing 12 and injuring 59. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Memorial
Pastor Phil Martinez leads a prayer during a public service across the street from the movie theater in Aurora, Colo., where 12 people were killed and another 59 wounded by lone gunman during the midnight showing of the new Batman movie. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Back door
Police investigate the outside of an Aurora, Colo., movie theater where 12 people were killed during an early Friday showing of “The Dark Knight Rises.”  (Helen H. Richardson / Denver Post)
Apartment
Police break a window of the Aurora, Colo., apartment of James Holmes, arrested in the shooting deaths of 12 people during an early Friday screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” (Thomas Cooper / Getty Images)
Evidence
Investigators sift through evidence near the apartment of James Holmes, arrested in the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting early Friday.  (Thomas Cooper / Getty Images)
Emotion
A woman overcome with emotion is surrounded by counselors, police officers and clergy outside Gateway High School in Aurora, Colo.  (Barry Gutierrez / Associated Press)
Bomb squad
The Araphoe County bomb squad suits up to enter the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo. (Andy Cross / The Denver Post)
Investigation
Investigators look over evidence on the ground outside the back door of the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press)
Evidence
A gas mask and evidence markers on the ground outside the back door of the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo.  (David Zalubowski / Associated Press)
Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes
Shooting suspect James Holmes in an undated photo.  (University of Colorado Denver)
Rancho Penasquitos
The mother of James Holmes lives in the San Diego suburb of Rancho Penasquitos. James Holmes was arrested after a mass shooting occurred in a Colorado movie theater.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting
Parent Tom Sullivan holds a photograph of his son Alex outside Gateway High School while pleading with the media for help finding him. Alex Sullivan was celebrating his 27th birthday by attending a midnight premiere of the Batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises” early Friday. A gunman wearing a gas mask set off an unknown gas and fired into the crowded theater, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others, authorities said. (Barry Gutierrez / Associated Press)
‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting
Investigators search the car of the suspected gunman, identified as James Holmes, after the shooting rampage at the Century 16 movie complex.  (Bob Pearson / EPA)
‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting
Investigators search a trash bin outside the apartment of shooting suspect James Holmes.  (Bob Pearson / EPA)
‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting
A distraught woman is counseled in front of Gateway High School in Aurora, Colo.  ( Credit: Jonathan Castner / AFP/GettyImages)
‘Dark Knight Rises’ shooting
The Century 16 theater in Aurora, Colo. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press)
Hug
Judy Goos hugs her daughter’s friend, Isaiah Bow, 20, as Emma Goos, 19, and Terrell Wallin, 20, look on after they all made it out alive from the Century 16. They were gathered outside Gateway High School, where witnesses were brought for questioning. (Barry Gutierrez / Associated Press)
Theater
Crime scene tape blocks off the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colo., where a gunmen attacked patrons during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises.” (Thomas Cooper / Getty Images)
Children’s Hospital

A man reacts after arriving at Children’s Hospital in Aurora.

 (Craig F. Walker / Denver Post)
Relieved
Jacob Stevens, 18, hugs his mother, Tammi Stevens, after being interviewed by police outside Gateway High School, where witness were taken for questioning. (Barry Gutierrez / Associated Press)
SWAT officer
A SWAT officer stands watch with an automatic rifle near the apartment house where the suspect in the shooting lived. (Ed Andrieski / Associated Press)
Suspect’s apartment
Police on a fire truck ladder break into the suspect’s apartment, which they then used a video camera to look inside. (Ed Andrieski / Associated Press)
Witness statement
An Aurora police detective takes a witness’ statement after the shooting. (Karl Gehring / Denver Post)
Outside theater
Police begin interviewing theater patrons outside the Century 16 early Friday morning. (Karl Gehring / Denver Post)
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