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

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 04:30 AM PDT

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 01:55 PM PDT

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 01:54 PM PST

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 02:19 PM PST

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 03:47 PM PST

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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Father Accused of Killing 5-Year-Old Son Due in Court
Father Accused of Killing 5-Year-Old Son Due in Court

An extradition hearing is scheduled in Las Vegas Tuesday for a South Pasadena man charged with killing his 5-year-old son amid divorce proceedings and a custody battle with the boy's mother.

Manzanita Fire Chars 5,000 Acres Near Beaumont
Manzanita Fire Chars 5,000 Acres Near Beaumont

The brush fire that erupted along Highway 79 south of Beaumont that prompted the closure of the highway has charred 5,000 acres, fire authorities said late Monday.

Unruly Passenger Causes Boston-Bound Flight to Be Diverted
Unruly Passenger Causes Boston-Bound Flight to Be Diverted

An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Boston was temporarily diverted because of an unruly passenger on Tuesday, officials confirm.

Serena Williams Calls for John McEnroe to 'Respect Me'
Serena Williams Calls for John McEnroe to 'Respect Me'

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's thoughts on what would happen if she tried to play on the men's tennis tour. Williams responded Monday via Twitter to comments McEnroe made during a weekend...

Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law
Here's What Happens if the GOP Health Care Bill Becomes Law

The Senate Republican health care bill would insure 22 million fewer people after a decade than current law, according to an analysis Monday by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office. The GOP bill, titled...

California Big Tunnels Win Early Approval; Questions Remain
California Big Tunnels Win Early Approval; Questions Remain

Gov. Jerry Brown won crucial early approval from federal wildlife officials Monday for his $16 billion proposal to re-engineer California's north-south water system, advancing his plan to build two giant tunnels...