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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'Great Man': Obama, Clinton Pay Tribute to Shimon Peres

'Great Man': Obama, Clinton Pay Tribute to Shimon Peres

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres was remembered as a "great man" as scores of world leaders attended his funeral Friday, NBC News reported. President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were...

City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree

City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree

The City of Chicago is looking for this year’s “official” Christmas tree that will adorn Millennium Park for the holiday season. Nominations from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs...

Steven Avery, Fiancee to Appear on 'Dr. Phil'

Steven Avery, Fiancee to Appear on 'Dr. Phil'

Steven Avery, the subject of Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer," and his new fiancee Lynn Hartman are opening up to Dr. Phil about their newfound love. The special, which airs in two parts on October 3 and...

Family Missing From North Side, Police Asking For Help

Family Missing From North Side, Police Asking For Help

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman and two children reported missing Thursday from the North Side.

2 Dead in Shootings on Eisenhower Expressway Hours Apart

2 Dead in Shootings on Eisenhower Expressway Hours Apart

Hours after a shooting on the westbound Eisenhower Expressway left a man dead and a woman wounded, another person has been killed in a shooting on the eastbound lanes of the expressway.

Arrieta, Montero Question Maddon's Decisions in Cubs' Loss

Arrieta, Montero Question Maddon's Decisions in Cubs' Loss

The Chicago Cubs have nothing to gain by winning any of their final few games, but that doesn't mean that Jake Arrieta and Miguel Montero were thrilled with Joe Maddon's tactics in Wednesday's loss at Pittsburg...