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

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 09:41 PM CDT

"Batman" Hospital Appearance Canceled

"Batman" Hospital Appearance Canceled

Hospital staff reportedly gave it "a lot of thought" and "consulted child psychiatrists" before canceling the appearance in wake of Colorado tragedy.

Friday, Jul 27, 2012 at 01:33 PM CDT

Sailor Killed in Theater Returns Home

Sailor Killed in Theater Returns Home

Navy Intelligence Officer John Larimer, 27, was killed in the Aurora movie theater while shielding his girlfriend, Julia Vojtsek, from gunfire.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 08:38 AM CDT

Christian Bale Visits "Dark Knight" Massacre Victims

Christian Bale Visits "Dark Knight" Massacre Victims

"Dark Knight Rises" star Christian Bale gives comfort to survivors of the Colorado massacre.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 08:34 AM CDT

"Dark Knight" Massacre: New Details Surface as Investigation Continues

"Dark Knight" Massacre: New Details Surface as Investigation Continues

Investigators found material mailed to University of Colorado after tip from accused gunman.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:04 AM CDT

Death Penalty Looms over Movie Massacre Case

Death Penalty Looms over Movie Massacre Case

The prosecution of James Holmes could force Colorado to confront its ambivalent relationship with the death penalty.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 10:45 AM CDT

Movie Massacre Suspect's Parents Face Public Disgust

Movie Massacre Suspect's Parents Face Public Disgust

"I've been worried about the family," said Lois Robison, whose own son was convicted of killing five people and was executed, of Holmes' parents.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 09:18 AM CDT

Batman Massacre Suspect Wrote About Killing

Batman Massacre Suspect Wrote About Killing

Package recovered at University of Colorado mailroom, as first funeral for victim of "Dark Knight" theater massacre gets underway.

Thursday, Jul 26, 2012 at 07:49 AM CDT

Funeral Set for Sailor Killed in Theater

Funeral Set for Sailor Killed in Theater

Larimer was in the Navy and was stationed in Colorado.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:09 AM CDT

"Dark Knight" Cinema Scares Trigger Arrests

"Dark Knight" Cinema Scares Trigger Arrests

Suspicious incidents at screenings of "The Dark Knight Rises" have already-skittish audiences now even more jittery at the prospect of a possible copycat crime.

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:34 AM CDT

"Dark Knight" Massacre Trial Will Be Lengthy

"Dark Knight" Massacre Trial Will Be Lengthy

"Dark Knight" massacre suspect, James Holmes, made his first public appearance in court on Monday. The District Attorney discusses the charges, possibility of the death penalty, and the lengthy trial to come.

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