CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Applause and cheers erupted in the courtroom after sentencing concluded today for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. gave Holmes the maximum possible 3,318 years in prison. Families of the shooting victims were in tears as they embraced. Holmes' parents showed no emotion.

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A woman preparing to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado has been told one of the babies won't survive. Amber McCullough, of Hastings, Minnesota, tells KUSA-TV she hopes to be able to see both of her twin girls after they are delivered. She says one of the babies can't survive on its own because her heart is incomplete.

DENVER (AP) — A former Albuquerque and Denver school administrator who faces child sex abuse charges in Colorado has been booked into a Denver jail a day after a judge issued a warrant for his arrest. Timothy Jason Martinez was booked yesterday on a no-bond hold. He was hired as Albuquerque's deputy schools superintendent in June before a background check was completed.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have put eight lions, two lynxes, a puma and a coyote aboard two military planes for a special trip to a Colorado wildlife sanctuary after the animals were found mistreated or abandoned. About two dozen animals will eventually be brought to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado.