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Life Sentence for James Holmes, Aurora Theater Gunman


The jury rejected the death penalty for the man who carried out a 2012 shooting rampage in a Colorado movie theater.

Death Penalty Not Ruled Out For Holmes


The decision sets the stage for the last pleas from each side, after which the jury will decide whether James Holmes will be executed or spend life in prison.

D. Brainerd Holmes, a Leader in Space Race, Dies at 91


Mr. Holmes led NASA’s manned spaceflight program during a period that included John Glenn’s orbit of Earth and helped set the stage for the first moon landing.

Jane Holmes Dixon, Bishop Who Stared Down Barriers, Dies at 75


Bishop Dixon, a leader in the Diocese of Washington, was elected as the second female bishop in the history of the Episcopal Church.

Norbert Leo Butz Will Join Katie Holmes in ‘Dead Accounts’


Theresa Rebeck’s play is scheduled to open on Broadway in November.

Katie Holmes Will Return to Broadway in ‘Dead Accounts’


Ms. Holmes will play a woman who moves back home to take care of her aging parents in Theresa Rebeck’s family comedy.

Tommy Holmes, 91, Who Set N.L. Hitting Mark, Is Dead


Mr. Holmes, the Boston Braves outfielder who hit in 37 consecutive games in 1945, set a modern National League record that endured for 33 years.

Douglas Holmes, Researcher Best Known for Work on Aging, Dies at 73


Douglas Holmes was a noted social psychologist who spent his career investigating means of improving social services for people.



HOLMES--Martha Waxman. In loving memory of Martha Holmes, photographer, the family asks that donations be made to: Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus/Film Dept., 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548, re: Martha Holmes Award.



McDOWELL-Margaret Holmes. Died peacefully in her home on August 14, 1997, after a brief illness. Beloved mother of Catherine Brooks, Maura Kealey, and John and Ann McDowell. Formerly a senior lawyer in the Civil Division of the New York Legal Aid Society and recently of counsel with the Family Law Center, she was a conscientious and imaginative lawyer who championed the legal rights of the poor. She believed that every human being deserves a fair hearing in the courts of law. In fighting for the ...

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