The 'Dark Knight' Massacre | NBC Chicago

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

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...

Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 11:03 AM CDT

New Mug Shot of Movie Massacre Suspect Released

New Mug Shot of Movie Massacre Suspect Released

Authorities have released a new booking photo that shows accused “Dark Knight” killer James Holmes wide-eyed and with his formerly shaggy orange-red hair now brown and closely cropped.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 at 12:51 PM CDT

Movie Massacre Suspect Cuts Off His Orange Hair

Movie Massacre Suspect Cuts Off His Orange Hair

The Colorado movie theater massacre suspect appeared in court Thursday without his now-trademark shock of dyed orange hair.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 08:38 AM CDT

Burden on Prosecutors to Prove Theater Massacre Suspect is Sane

Burden on Prosecutors to Prove Theater Massacre Suspect is Sane

If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove...

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 at 09:04 AM CDT

Prosecutors Want Movie Theater Massacre Suspect Notes

Prosecutors Want Movie Theater Massacre Suspect Notes

Prosecutors in the Colorado movie theater mass shooting trial will attempt to convince a judge Thursday that investigators should have access to the suspect's notebook, which they think contains descriptions of...

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 at 04:01 PM CDT

Movie Massacre Victims' Families Blast Fund Management

Movie Massacre Victims' Families Blast Fund Management

The families of victims of the Colorado movie theater massacre said Tuesday at an emotionally charged news conference that although a fund intended to help them had raised more than $5 million, they had been...

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 at 08:02 AM CDT

Lawyers Spar Over Movie Massacre Suspect's Records

Lawyers Spar Over Movie Massacre Suspect's Records

A hearing over the release of Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes’ university records continues Thursday as a judge considers whether Holmes’ records can be turned over to prosecutors

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 04:28 PM CDT

Movie Theaters Threatened

Movie Theaters Threatened

Authorities investigate a string of bomb threats placed against movie theaters across the country. Jay Gray reports.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 09:15 AM CDT

Best Friends Who Survived Movie Massacre Speak Out

Best Friends Who Survived Movie Massacre Speak Out

Allie Young and Stephanie Davies tell their survival story on “Today.”

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