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Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect is still incompetent to stand trial, judge finds

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press BOULDER — A judge ruled Friday that a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket last year is still mentally incompetent to stand trial, further delaying court proceedings in the case. The prosecution of Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 22, has been on hold since December, when Judge […]

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Man accused in Boulder King Soopers shooting is found incompetent to stand trial

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press Experts have found a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket earlier this year is mentally incompetent to proceed in the case, attorneys said during a court hearing Friday. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, 22, is accused of opening fire at a busy King Soopers in the […]

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Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect not competent, state experts conclude

State experts concluded that the man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket is not competent to stand trial but a judge granted prosecutors’ request for his mental health to be evaluated a second time, according to court filings released Monday. The initial evaluation report was not released but, according to a filing […]

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Hearing for Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect delayed over mental health

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A hearing to determine whether a man charged with killing 10 people at a Boulder King Soopers will stand trial is being delayed after his lawyers said they believe he has a “mental disability” that prevents him from being able to understand proceedings or help them defend him. In […]

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Millions poured in to help victims of the King Soopers shooting. Families want a bigger say in how that money is spent.

In the hours after a gunman attacked a Boulder King Soopers store in March, killing 10 people, the money began to arrive. $10. $20. $100. It came from the wallets of people across the globe who wanted to help, and, soon, large corporations and community foundations began chipping in. Now, three months later, more than […]

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Five moments that defined Colorado’s 2021 legislative session

Every legislative session in Colorado has its defining moments, but not every legislative session happens with a global pandemic as the backdrop.  And an economic downturn. And a contentious national election. And two mass shootings. And a national reckoning about race. So when a tornado even ripped through Weld County in the final hours of […]

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Boulder police officer justified in shooting King Soopers gunman, prosecutors say

A Boulder police officer was legally justified in using deadly force force when he fired shots at a gunman targeting people at a King Soopers grocery store on March 22, prosecutors have determined. The Boulder County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday released a report detailing the investigation into Boulder Police Department Officer Richard Steidell use […]