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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

later this month, if court filings made public Friday are any...">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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Watch Out: Women Take Shopper's Wallet While Distracting Her
Watch Out: Women Take Shopper's Wallet While Distracting Her

Two women targeting a shopper in Dana Point were caught on camera distracting the woman and snatching her purse, prompting the sheriff's department to warn Thanksgiving shoppers.

McDonnell Not Conceding Despite Villanueva Already Proclaiming Himself the Next Sheriff
McDonnell Not Conceding Despite Villanueva Already Proclaiming Himself the Next Sheriff

Retired Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Alex Villanueva has already proclaimed himself the winner in his bid to unseat incumbent Sheriff Jim McDonnell, and he continued to expand his lead Tuesday with the...

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Trump Says No Penalty for Saudi Prince for Khashoggi Murder
Trump Says No Penalty for Saudi Prince for Khashoggi Murder

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he would not further punish Saudi Arabia for the murder of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi — making clear in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good...

Growing Concerns About 'Toxic Rain and Ash' From Woolsey Fire
Growing Concerns About 'Toxic Rain and Ash' From Woolsey Fire

There are new concerns among people living near the mostly-contained Woolsey Fire: rains predicted for Thursday night could wash tons of potentially toxic ash down from the charred Santa Susana Field Lab towards...

Alleged Molestation Victim Takes Action
Alleged Molestation Victim Takes Action

An alleged sex assault victim is taking legal action against the city of Santa Monica for not preventing molestations that date back to the late ‘80s. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on...