The 'Dark Knight' Massacre | NBC Chicago

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...

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...

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.

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Former High School Basketball Star Fatally Shot in Chicago

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Body Found In Wreckage of Fiery Crash That Shut Down I-55

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Chapman Issues Statement on Domestic Violence Allegations

Chapman Issues Statement on Domestic Violence Allegations

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After Disputes, Michelle Obama Electrifies DNC

After Disputes, Michelle Obama Electrifies DNC

Former rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders urgently joined forces Monday to tamp down dissent among his supporters, as Democrats tried to keep infighting from overtaking a convention opening night...

2 Car Crash Closes WB I-88 Near Aurora

2 Car Crash Closes WB I-88 Near Aurora

All westbound lanes of I-88 near Aurora were closed after a crash Monday evening, according to the Illinois State Police. Authorities said the crash occurred at 7 p.m. near Randall Road at mile marker...