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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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Police: Man Shot 2, Started Fire in Home With Hostage Inside

Police: Man Shot 2, Started Fire in Home With Hostage Inside

A suspect has died and three other people are hurt after a shooting and fire Monday in Herndon, Virginia, officials say.

Protesters March in Front of Trump Hotel

Protesters March in Front of Trump Hotel

Dozens of protesters rallied outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Reps. Brown, Beyer To Skip Inauguration, Cite Trump Tweets

Reps. Brown, Beyer To Skip Inauguration, Cite Trump Tweets

More than two dozen lawmakers said they are skipping the inauguration. U.S Rep. Anthony Brown becomes the first from the Maryland delegation to voice his support for U.S. Rep. John Lewis by not attending.

Security Officials, Protesters Prepare for Inauguration

Security Officials, Protesters Prepare for Inauguration

As D.C.'s homeland security office prepares for the safety of the Inauguration Day crowd, protesters are practicing tactics they hope will be disruptive. News4's Tom Sherwood reports.

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After 3 Years, MH370 Search Ends With No Plane

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended in futility and frustration Tuesday, as crews completed their deep-sea search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean without finding a...

Parades, Service Events Honor King's Legacy

Parades, Service Events Honor King's Legacy

Civic leaders, activists, artists and others are celebrating, marching and paying homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr., marking the 30th anniversary of the federal holiday honoring the slain civil rights...