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

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...

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 at 10:30 AM CDT

Movie Massacre Victim Appears in Anti-Gun Violence Ad

Movie Massacre Victim Appears in Anti-Gun Violence Ad

Stephen Barton, of Southbury, survived the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012 at 05:05 PM CDT

Movie Massacre Suspect Threatened Prof: Prosecutors

Movie Massacre Suspect Threatened Prof: Prosecutors

The man suspected of unleashing the "Dark Knight" movie theater massacre mailed "burnt currency" along with a notebook to his psychiatrist and was barred from university property for threatening a professor...

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Citizens Clean Baltimore Streets After Riots

Citizens Clean Baltimore Streets After Riots

Citizens armed with brooms and trash bags hit the streets of Baltimore Tuesday morning to clean what Monday's riots left behind.The scene was a stark contrast to Monday's unrest when rioters plunged part of...

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

In Illinois, there are three crimes with no statute of limitations: murder, rape and arson. In the city of Chicago, one could add a fourth: parking tickets.

Bar Owner Defends Bathroom Two-Way Mirror

Bar Owner Defends Bathroom Two-Way Mirror

Comedian Tamale Rocks was performing a set at a bar in Chicago's west suburbs when she visited the women’s restroom and noticed something strange – a full-length mirror in an odd placement.

Fan Injured by Flying Bat at Pirates-Cubs Game

Fan Injured by Flying Bat at Pirates-Cubs Game

Chicago rookie Addison Russell lost control of his bat on a swing as he led off the bottom of the seventh inning.

Man Charged in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Man Charged in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Daniel E. Messel, 49, of Bloomington was formally charged with murder Monday in the death of Hannah Wilson, 22.

Prosecutor: Double Murder was "Execution-Style"

Prosecutor: Double Murder was "Execution-Style"

Timothy Herring, 24, is accused in the slayings of Officer Michael Flisk and Stephen Peters, a former Chicago Housing Authority official.