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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...

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...

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...

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT

Movie Massacre Victim Appears in Anti-Gun Violence Ad

Movie Massacre Victim Appears in Anti-Gun Violence Ad

Stephen Barton, of Southbury, survived the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

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Police Seek to Identify Victim in Fatal Crash

Police Seek to Identify Victim in Fatal Crash

State police are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicyclist in Haddam.

Dogs Found Abandoned in Crates in Hamden

Dogs Found Abandoned in Crates in Hamden

Hamden police are investigating after two dogs were found abandoned in crates Thursday, according to the Meriden Humane Society.

Canton Homeowner Bruised by Bear: Police

Canton Homeowner Bruised by Bear: Police

Canton police are reminding residents to be on the lookout for bears after an Atwater Road resident had a run-in Friday afternoon.

Crews Battle Brush Fire at Black Pond in Middlefield

Crews Battle Brush Fire at Black Pond in Middlefield

Crews in Middlefield battled a brush fire at Black Pond Saturday.

Iraqi Commander: Fallujah 'Fully Liberated' from IS

Iraqi Commander: Fallujah 'Fully Liberated' from IS

A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation. Iraqi troops have entered...

Bear Found Shot in Canton

Bear Found Shot in Canton

State Environmental Conservation police are investigating after a bear was found shot dead in Canton Friday.