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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 07:30 AM EDT

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 04:55 PM EDT

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 04:54 PM EST

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 05:19 PM EST

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 06:47 PM EST

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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9 Killed, Dozens More Feared Dead in Oakland Warehouse Fire

9 Killed, Dozens More Feared Dead in Oakland Warehouse Fire

Fire officials say nine people were killed, and 25 others are unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a warehouse in Oakland late Friday night. The fire started on the 1300 block of 31st Avenue at about 11:24...

Police: Man Kills Gas Station Clerk in Virginia

Police: Man Kills Gas Station Clerk in Virginia

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect entered the Sunoco Station, located in the 5300 block of Jefferson Davis Highway about 1:35 a.m.

Md. Lt. Gov. Criticized for Tweet About Hate Acts

Md. Lt. Gov. Criticized for Tweet About Hate Acts

Republican Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford's tweet was in response to state Democratic Sen. Cheryl Kagan.

Ex-Teacher at DC Catholic School Accused of Sexual Abuse

Ex-Teacher at DC Catholic School Accused of Sexual Abuse

A teacher and coach at a Catholic high school in Northeast D.C. has been fired after police arrested him on charges he sexually abused a girl at the school.

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

Trump Risks China Rift After Talks With Taiwan Leader

China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decadeslong diplomatic tradition and...

Castro's Ashes Conclude Tour

Castro's Ashes Conclude Tour

Saturday marks the end of a three day journey for the ashes of Fidel Castro from Havanna to Santiago De Cuba. News4's David Culter reports from Cuba.