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

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 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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Inova's 'FACT*R' Brings Trauma Center to Crash Patients
Inova's 'FACT*R' Brings Trauma Center to Crash Patients

Emergency crews across Northern Virginia recently started FACT*R, a program that allows for medics to take life-saving resources found in the emergency room directly to a crash scene.

Flood Warnings Remain in Va., Md.; Blustery Friday Expected
Flood Warnings Remain in Va., Md.; Blustery Friday Expected

Flood warnings are in effect for parts of Northern Virginia Thursday as rain continues to drench the entire region.

DC Barber Accused of Sex Assaults, Including Howard Students
DC Barber Accused of Sex Assaults, Including Howard Students

Prince George's County police arrested a suspect in connection with three sexual assaults, including assaults on two Howard University students.

Cathedral: McCain's Funeral Didn't Need Trump's Approval
Cathedral: McCain's Funeral Didn't Need Trump's Approval

The Washington National Cathedral says President Donald Trump did not need to approve the funeral for Sen. John McCain.

US Abruptly Endorses Israel's Golan Sovereignty in Big Shift
US Abruptly Endorses Israel's Golan Sovereignty in Big Shift

President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

NTSB: Impaired Truck Driver Likely Cause of GOP Train Crash
NTSB: Impaired Truck Driver Likely Cause of GOP Train Crash

A trash truck driver who had marijuana in his system likely caused a fatal collision last year with an Amtrak train that was carrying Republican lawmakers, federal investigators concluded Thursday. The National...