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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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Doctors will get more time to evaluate man charged in Boulder King Soopers shooting

 Doctors determining whether a man charged with killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket in March is mentally competent to stand trial can are getting some more time to finish their evaluation. Judge Ingrid Bakke ruled Monday that the two state doctors evaluating Ahmad Alissa can have until Oct. 11 to complete their evaluation, giving […]

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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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Colorado lawmakers blocked some misdemeanor offenders from buying guns. They also made it OK for some felons to own them.

Colorado lawmakers this year, in the wake of a mass shooting at a Boulder King Soopers, passed a bill barring people convicted of certain misdemeanor crimes from purchasing a gun for five years.  The measure, House Bill 1298, was hailed as a way to prevent bloodshed and keep weapons out of the hands of dangerous […]

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Boulder King Soopers shooting suspect appears in court, faces new charges

A 22-year-old man accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket briefly appeared in court Tuesday for a hearing to discuss what will happen next in the case. The hearing lasted about two minutes and wasn’t substantive. A preliminary hearing was set for September. The status hearing was only the second court appearance for […]