PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
Father of Colorado movie gunman pleads with jury for his life
The father of the Colorado movie massacre gunman pleaded on Tuesday for his son's life, showing the jury photos of family vacations when he said James Holmes was "a really excellent kid" who became mentally ill and is not to blame for his July 2012 rampage. Bob Holmes, who with his wife Arlene has attended the proceedings on the outskirts of Denver almost every day since they began in late April, made his long-anticipated appearance on the witness stand during the trial's punishment phase. Arlene Holmes is expected to testify on Wednesday.