Century 16 theater shooting

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James Holmes Rampage Spawning Conspiracy Theories

In the wake of the James Holmes’ theater shooting rampage, conspiracy theories are springing up on the Internet in growing numbers. They follow a familiar arc; the FBI, the CIA or some other secretive government agency is behind the crime. The basic facts may be known, but a host of unanswered questions about how a gifted science student turned into such a monster, so out of character with his background, is leaving the door open to widespread speculation about a so-called “secret agenda.”...
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James Holmes May Have Used Federal Grant to Buy Weapons

James Holmes, who allegedly killed 12 people in the audience of a crowded theater gathered to watch a mid-night screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” may have used proceeds from a federal grant to buy weapons, ammunition and body armor to carry out the attack. Holmes, considered a gifted science student, received a federal grant that made it possible to study for his doctoral degree in neuroscience at the University of Denver in Aurora....
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James Holmes Insanity Defense Weak; Death Penalty Possible

James Holmes, the Aurora, Colo. movie theater assailant could conceivably face the death penalty, but the chances he will be executed by lethal injection are remote, despite the calculated nature of his crime. Although Holmes will likely plead not guilty by reason of insanity, a judge is likely to reject that defense and rule him competent to stand trial for a couple of reasons....
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Aurora Dark Knight Shooting Victims a Portrait of America

The victims of James Holmes senseless shooting spree in an Aurora, Colo. movie theater during a mid-night showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” came from all walks of life, a virtual portrait of America. From the youngest victim, Veronica Moser-Sullivan, 6, to the oldest Gordon Cowdon, 51, they were the friends, neighbors and school friends that make up the fabric of any community....
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James Holmes Dark Knight Batman Connection Surfaces

James Holmes, the suspected shooter in the Century 16 theater shooting, has a Dark Knight connection; he saw himself as The Joker, the villain played by Heath Ledger in the film “The Dark Knight.” Ledger’s memorable performance as the Joker in the 2008 Batman film, the sequel to “Batman Begins” was also his last.....
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