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Full coverage of the shootings at the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo.

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Aurora Theater Shooting Case

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Aurora Theater Shooting Case

Colorado prosecutors said Monday they plan to seek the death penalty for accused Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes. Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler said he made the decision after...

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 07:30 AM EDT

Holmes Offers Guilty Plea If Death Penalty Isn't Sought

Holmes Offers Guilty Plea If Death Penalty Isn't Sought

Lawyers for accused Colorado movie theater massacre gunman James Holmes have offered to have their client plead guilty to dozens of counts of murder and attempted murder if prosecutors agree not to seek the...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2013 at 04:55 PM EDT

Not Guilty Plea Entered for Movie Theater Massacre Suspect

Not Guilty Plea Entered for Movie Theater Massacre Suspect

The judge in the murder case against James Holmes, accused in the deadly Colorado "Dark Knight Rises" movie theater shooting massacre last summer, has entered a not guilty plea on Holmes' behalf after his lawyer...

Friday, Mar 1, 2013 at 04:54 PM EST

Holmes May Plead Insanity in Movie Theater Massacre

Holmes May Plead Insanity in Movie Theater Massacre

Not guilty by reason of insanity. That may be the plea that accused "Dark Knight Rises" movie theater massacre gunman James Holmes could enter later this month, if court filings made public Friday are any...

Friday, Jan 11, 2013 at 05:19 PM EST

Victims' Families Fume at Movie Massacre Case Delay

Victims' Families Fume at Movie Massacre Case Delay

James Holmes, the 25-year-old accused gunman in the "Dark Knight Rises" movie theater massacre, won't have to enter a plea in the murder case against him until March 12, now that a judge has granted a defense...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 06:47 PM EST

FBI: Holmes' Booby Trap Included Improvised Napalm

FBI: Holmes' Booby Trap Included Improvised Napalm

Police found an elaborate system of booby traps, including improvised napalm, in the apartment of the alleged gunman in the Colorado theater shooting and said that the 25-year-old suspect acted bizarrely in...

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Man Arrested in Suspected Drug Den Explosion: Police

Man Arrested in Suspected Drug Den Explosion: Police

A man who was questioned in the New York City blast that killed an FDNY battalion chief earlier this week was cuffed as a fugitive, authorities in New Jersey said, while a second man has been arrested in New...

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill

Congress has rejected a veto by President Barack Obama for the first time since he became president. The House voted 348-77 Wednesday to override his veto of legislation and allow the families of Sept. 11...

Men Who Took Bag, Left Bomb Likely Airline Employees

Men Who Took Bag, Left Bomb Likely Airline Employees

Federal authorities think they've identified the men seen on camera taking luggage allegedly planted on a Manhattan sidewalk by a man accused of terror and other charges in connection with explosions in New York...

Goodbyes Begin for FDNY Fire Chief Killed in Line of Duty

Goodbyes Begin for FDNY Fire Chief Killed in Line of Duty

Colleagues lined roads and saluted as the remains of FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy left the medical examiner's office in lower Manhattan Wednesday, a day after he was killed in the line of duty.&n...

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

A majority (52 percent) of voters who followed the first presidential debate said Hillary Clinton won, according to an NBC News/Survey Monkey post-debate poll. Twenty-one percent of those polled thought...

School Shooter Killed Father Before Rampage: Authorities

School Shooter Killed Father Before Rampage: Authorities

A teenager killed his father at their home Wednesday before going to a nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. The teen was apprehended...