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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13 Hospitalized for Heat-Related Illness at Post Office

13 Hospitalized for Heat-Related Illness at Post Office

Thirteen people were hospitalized for heat-related illnesses at a Chicago post office Saturday morning, officials confirmed.  About 10 ambulances were called to the post office located at W Ohio...

Teen Killed by Police Died From Gunshot to Back: Autopsy

Teen Killed by Police Died From Gunshot to Back: Autopsy

The 18-year-old man who was fatally shot by Chicago police on Thursday died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to an autopsy report.  Paul O'Neal, of the 1700 block of E 70th St, was...

Suit: ER Nurse Sent ‘Outrageous’ Tweets of Victim’s Room

Suit: ER Nurse Sent ‘Outrageous’ Tweets of Victim’s Room

The mother of a man shot last year in Logan Square has filed a lawsuit against the Southwest Side hospital where he was treated before he died, claiming an emergency room nurse shared inappropriate...

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Rape Lawsuit Against Derrick Rose

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Rape Lawsuit Against Derrick Rose

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Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash <br />

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash

Authorities say at least 16 people were on board a hot air balloon that caught fire and crashed near Austin Saturday. Officials say there appear to be no survivors.

Police Recordings Detail Moments Before SIU Student Vanished

Police Recordings Detail Moments Before SIU Student Vanished

Gaege Bethune, the last person to see 19-year-old Southern Illinois University student Pravin Varughese alive, described himself to Carbondale Police as a good Samaritan who offered a ride to a stranger...