The 'Dark Knight' Massacre | NBC Chicago

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

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 02:55 PM CDT

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 06:30 AM CDT

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 03:55 PM CDT

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 03:54 PM CST

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 04:19 PM CST

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 05:47 PM CST

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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2 Children Abducted in Indiana Found Dead: Police

2 Children Abducted in Indiana Found Dead: Police

Two children who were the subjects of a statewide Amber Alert Monday afternoon in Fort Wayne were found dead later that night, Elkhart Police said.

After 21 Years, Man Convicted Of Murder Gets New Trial

After 21 Years, Man Convicted Of Murder Gets New Trial

Charles Johnson walked out of the gates of Cook County Jail Monday after 21 years behind bars.

Cubs Win 100 Games for First Time Since 1935

Cubs Win 100 Games for First Time Since 1935

The Chicago Cubs have won 100 games for the first time in over 80 years after a victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.

Chuck E Cheese Could Be Shut Down Due to 911 Calls: Mayor

Chuck E Cheese Could Be Shut Down Due to 911 Calls: Mayor

A suburban Chuck E Cheese might be shut down over a longstanding history of 911 calls and police responses, the village’s mayor says.

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...

'Death Wish' Remake Filming in Chicago Neighborhood

'Death Wish' Remake Filming in Chicago Neighborhood

A Chicago neighborhood is currently the filming location of a remake of the Charles Bronson cult-classic shoot-em-up “Death Wish.”