Defense attorney: James Holmes "lost his mind to a disease called 'schizophrenia.'"
Defense Attorney Dan King begins opening statement by holding up James Holmes' notebook.
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District attorney: Shooter left the theater during the previews to get dressed in his "kill suit."
District attorney: "By the time he gets into that theater on July 20, there is not a millimeter of flesh that isn't covered by some protective armor or piece of clothing."
District attorney: Shooter practiced at range in Byers, 2 1/2 hours away - because it was "not suspicious" and unsupervised. Also practiced shooting with gloves on.
Programming note: We will return to the courtroom video feed in approximately 20 minutes for the Defense team's opening statements
Judge Samour calls 20 minute break after repeating instructions that jurors must "resist the temptation" to talk about the case.
District attorney: 6-year-old Veronica Moser-Sullivan was shot 4 times. "I won't show the picture again."
District attorney describes Caleb Medley being shot in the face. He lost an eye. His 9-months-pregnant wife thought he was dying. She delivered the baby while he was going through surgery.
Prosecutor talks about how Jonathan Blunk shielded his friend with his body.
Prosecutor: Holmes told psychiatrist he shot at people trying to get away to make sure others wouldn't follow.
District attorney begins showing photos of deceased victims to jurors - saying "BOOM" before describing how each died.
Prosecutor shows video of 6-year-old shooting victim Veronica Moser-Sullivan near concession stand before the movie.
District attorney: Defendant prerecorded 40 minutes of silence then loud music, hoping to draw police to apartment. Neighbor banged on door, kicked it - but didn't open it.
Prosecutor shows photo of shooter's apartment floor covered with explosive chemicals, and a fuse leading to 3 jars full of thermite, smokeless gun powder, bullets, then napalm.
District attorney: Shooter tried buying tickets to movies in Theater 9 multiple times before the July 20 shooting.
District attorney: Holmes last emailed his parents 8 days before shooting.
District attorney: Holmes joined dating sites including HornyMatches.com and AdultFriendFinder.com. Posts "Will you visit me in jail?"
Prosecutor: In July Holmes started buying fuses, ball shells, launch control receiver, more to set up explosives in his apartment.
Prosecutor: Holmes said he dyed his hair orange to stand out. He "thought it would be better than green or blue."
Prosecutor: Holmes bought laser sight, rifle scope, bullet-blocker jacket, thousands of rounds of ammunition, ballistic chaps and more.
District attorney: Dr. Fenton called Holmes' mom about concerns, mother confirmed he had been socially awkward, but had never been violent.
Prosecutor: James Holmes said he was upset that no one tried to talk him out of quitting school after he failed prelim exams.
District attorney shows photo of James Holmes buying AR-15 at Gander Mountain.
Prosecutor says James Holmes told psychiatrist he'd played 100 hours of video games in 2 weeks.
Prosecutor: Lynne Fenton brings in expert Robert Feinstien to talk to James Holmes. Holmes agreed to come back for more counseling - considered a sign of stability.
Prosecutor: James Holmes made multiple purchases online and in person to avoid arousing suspicion.
Prosecutor: Holmes' notebook shows he researched other mass shootings to estimate police response time.
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Prosecutor: Holmes ranked theaters based on number of exits, avoided theaters with 4 or more exits. Looked for lockable double doors to increase number of victims.
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District attorney: Holmes considered attack at an airport but didn't want it labeled terrorism. Wanted the message to be "there is no message."