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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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Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

Clinton, Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about...

Debate Fact Check: Reviewing the Candidates in Real Time

Debate Fact Check: Reviewing the Candidates in Real Time

After months of sparring through the press, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are facing off in the first of three presidential debates. Watch the event here live at 9 p.m. ET, and follow along below as...

Debate Fact Check: Trump on Stop-and-Frisk in NYC

Debate Fact Check: Trump on Stop-and-Frisk in NYC

Late in the debate, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred on race relations, racial profiling and the New York City murder rate. Trump touted the success of stop-and-frisk and what it could do to bring down a...

24 Protesters Arrested at Hofstra Ahead of Debate

24 Protesters Arrested at Hofstra Ahead of Debate

Police on Long Island say about 2,000 protesters have gathered outside the scene of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Off-Duty Cop Charged in NYC Road-Rage Shooting Death

Off-Duty Cop Charged in NYC Road-Rage Shooting Death

The off-duty NYPD cop who allegedly shot and killed another driver in a road-rage incident in Brooklyn earlier this summer has been charged with second-degree murder, according to the attorney of the victim's...

'Souvenir Tickets' to 1st Presidential Debate Misspell Name

'Souvenir Tickets' to 1st Presidential Debate Misspell Name

Amid the frenetic preparations for the first presidential debate at Hofstra University, there's one thing the school apparently overlooked: how to spell the Democratic candidate's name.