The 'Dark Knight' Massacre - NBC Southern California

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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