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

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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Salvation Army Bell-Ringer's Beloved Dog Banned

Salvation Army Bell-Ringer's Beloved Dog Banned

Jeff Jacoby and his four-legged friend have been a holiday bell ringing staple for the Salvation Army for five years—a holiday fixture outside the Jewel Osco in Rolling Meadows.

Chicago-Area Judge Who Let Clerk Take Bench Has Alzheimer's

Chicago-Area Judge Who Let Clerk Take Bench Has Alzheimer's

A Chicago-area judge who allowed a law clerk to don a judge's robe and preside over a few traffic cases suffered from memory loss at the time and has since been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a state...

Person Dies After Being 'Pinned' Under CTA Train: Police

Person Dies After Being 'Pinned' Under CTA Train: Police

A man died after being pinned under a Chicago Transit Authority Purple Line train in Evanston Friday afternoon, police said.

United Way: Building a Safety Net For Families in Need

United Way: Building a Safety Net For Families in Need

By funding and coordinating a network of services, United Way is helping local families get back on their feet. Read on to find out how you can help out…

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers

San Bernardino Recalls Terror Attack With Silence, Speakers

At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees remembered their fallen colleagues with a moment of silence late Friday morning. A bell rang 14 times in memory of...

Photo: LeBron James Pays Off Cubs World Series Bet

Photo: LeBron James Pays Off Cubs World Series Bet

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James made a bet on the outcome of the World Series with Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade, and on Friday he paid the piper after the Chicago Cubs won the championship.