The 'Dark Knight' Massacre - NBC4 Washington

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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Massage Envy Worker Charged in 2nd Sex Abuse Case
Massage Envy Worker Charged in 2nd Sex Abuse Case

Days after a woman told police that a D.C. massage therapist at the popular national chain Massage Envy sexually assaulted her, a second alleged victim has come forward, court documents show.

Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic
Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed catastrophic flash flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could...

Woman Desperate to Reach Mother Who Was in Maria's Path
Woman Desperate to Reach Mother Who Was in Maria's Path

A Northern Virginia woman says the wait to hear from her mother who is in Dominica has been agonizing since Hurricane Maria struck the island. News4's Shomari Stone reports.

Turf Trouble: Some DC School Fields Fail Safety Tests
Turf Trouble: Some DC School Fields Fail Safety Tests

Parents are concerned after 16 D.C. fields failed a safety test.

7 People Get Flu After Contact With Pigs at Charles Co. Fair
7 People Get Flu After Contact With Pigs at Charles Co. Fair

Seven fair-goers in Maryland have tested positive for a strain of the flu after coming in close contact with pigs at the Charles County Fair, health officials say.

DC Woman Killed in Head-On Crash Was Lyft Passenger
DC Woman Killed in Head-On Crash Was Lyft Passenger

The woman killed in a head-on crash in Southeast D.C. early Sunday was a passenger in a Lyft car, her family and the ride-hailing company say.