NOTE: THE "SCHEDULED" START TIME OF THIS CHAT IS SIMPLY A PLACEHOLDER. THERE IS NO INDICATION OF WHEN THE JURY WILL REACH A VERDICT, UNTIL THE COURT ANNOUNCES IT IS DONE. Jurors in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial will alert the court after they reach a verdict in each of the 165 counts in the trial of the People v. James Holmes. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in a mass shooting inside an Aurora movie theater on July 20, 2012. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. Additional resources:LIVE VIDEO & BLOG: http://bit.ly/theatertrialTIMELINE of the case: http://bit.ly/theatertimelineJURY PROFILE: http://bit.ly/theaterjury CONTINUING COVERAGE: http://bit.ly/theatercoverage
It's not said enough, thank you 7News for all of the extraordinary dedication and hard work! You've all done such a phenomenal job.
by Kels7/16/2015 9:02:37 PM
Well, one thing is for sure... As soon as the trial is over and the courtroom is free, someone is going to need to oil that chair JH has been wearing the bearings out of, or just throw it out along with Mr. King.
by Loz7/16/2015 9:02:38 PM
Im here. Holy Moly that was quick. Looks like we got about an hour and 25 minutes before the verdict is read. I bet JH will be emotionally flat like he was throughout the trial when they read the verdict. Moreover-I'll miss everyone when this is over. Phil--I love your ties. Anica-I love the way you moderate the chat room! Best to all!
by Tired7/16/2015 9:02:39 PM
Thinking of the Survivors and all the Victim's Families. May God Be With You All!! I am hoping this jury has made the right decision. Thank you Phil and your team at Channel 7 for all your hard work,
by TMT7/16/2015 9:02:41 PM
I need to log on to my computer?
by @7News, will the verdict be...7/16/2015 9:02:42 PM
Oops I typed my comment in the name field. Will the verdict be live on TV or only online?
by Amy S7/16/2015 9:02:45 PM
oh my what a picture
by Happy7/16/2015 9:02:45 PM
I'd read several places that Colorado is noted for quick verdicts...one way or the other, I'm impressed.
by PA Watcher7/16/2015 9:02:47 PM
lol @ Tired: "Don't worry everyone, I'm here"
by Loz7/16/2015 9:04:19 PM
Tired, we may possibly still have the sentencing process...
by Tammy Garrison7/16/2015 9:04:20 PM
I voted that he'll be found guilty but I would have voted Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity.
by JodieNJ7/16/2015 9:05:25 PM
Need a 5 minute interview with a legal Beagle Phil! C'mon want to hear what one of them thinks with the quick Verdict.
by NT87/16/2015 9:05:27 PM
Hey All, would someone please remind me if same jury or different jury decides penalty if the verdict is guilty?
by Mr.D. 7/16/2015 9:09:20 PM
@Mr.D.: Same jury would decide
by Denver77/16/2015 9:09:28 PM
Thank you for sharing what is in on the screen from the note book, some of it's a bit hard to see and make out!! :)
by LG7/16/2015 9:09:34 PM
@NT8 - Agreed. Would love to hear a legal perspective of the quick turn around.
by colo7/16/2015 9:09:35 PM
LOL@Loz. Samour actually, knew that I was travelling so he made it a 3 hour wait before reading the verdict.
by Tired7/16/2015 9:09:36 PM
Tammy G--I hope so. Not that I want to hear the heart wrinching stories from the family victims but so that JH hears how he hass negatively affected all those people. I want him to think about that on death row for a few years. But thats just me.
by Tired7/16/2015 9:09:37 PM
Thanks to channel 7 for the live broadcast throughout, great moderators and I too will miss reading all the comments and chatting with everyone....i felt like i got to know a lot of the regulars, :-) even though i did not say too much (have been busy at work), i did read all and try to keep up with the live chats/comments! until next time.....:-)
by BV7/16/2015 9:09:37 PM
Has anyone heard anything about jward/baby?
by Sue7/16/2015 9:13:01 PM
Don't think that would make a difference, Tired. If he was that indifferent before, not sure it will penetrate now.
by Tammy Garrison7/16/2015 9:13:02 PM
Not Gur. She needs to be slapped! She is awful!
by rod7/16/2015 9:13:03 PM
D7, if the same jury will do the sentencing, will the alternates rejoin them for the sentencing phase in case of of them must be dismissed?
by Tammy Garrison7/16/2015 9:13:05 PM
C'mon Phil! Give us an interview with a legal Beagle opinion before the verdict reading!
by NT87/16/2015 9:13:07 PM
Ditto, what BV said. I'm going to miss everyone, but I'm also relieved that this milestone has arrived. I add my thanks to ABC Denver for their coverage and patient moderation of the chatroom.
by MyraJ7/16/2015 9:13:08 PM
@NT8: They're just not here right now. We're doing what we can with what we have
by Denver77/16/2015 9:13:25 PM
I think I'm going to have to turn my sound down when they replay Dr. Gur.
by MyraJ7/16/2015 9:13:27 PM
HEy Phil--whats the jury doing during the wait? Are they still locked up in the deliberation room? Just wondering....
by Tired7/16/2015 9:13:34 PM
@Tired: Yup, they're waiting for the reading, just like us
by Denver77/16/2015 9:13:50 PM
I can't imagine being a jury member. This whole thing must have been out of this world
by Annie7/16/2015 9:15:39 PM
@Phil...thanks. I would be saying a rosery right now if I were them. Praying that I made the right and just choice.
by Tired7/16/2015 9:15:40 PM
If you missed any parts of the case, here's a complete timeline:
A complete timeline from the way the attack on the Century 16 theater was allegedly planned through the trial of James Holmes.
by Denver77/16/2015 9:16:41 PM
To all the 7NEWS folks....my deep appreciation. You guys have done a marvelous job covering this trial up to this point. Will you all continue live coverage like this if it extends into a sentencing phase?
by RRose7/16/2015 9:19:15 PM
by Denver77/16/2015 9:19:18 PM
This woman makes my eyeball twitch. Like a really noticeable twitch....ugh
by RRose7/16/2015 9:19:21 PM
by Tired7/16/2015 9:19:22 PM
@7news....is there any word if jury will interview after