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Full coverage of the shootings at the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo.

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:55 PM EDT

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Aurora Theater Shooting Case

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty in Aurora Theater Shooting Case

Colorado prosecutors said Monday they plan to seek the death penalty for accused Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes. Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler said he made the decision after...

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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Wethersfield Principal Followed Children at Wal-Mart: Police

Wethersfield Principal Followed Children at Wal-Mart: Police

A Wethersfield elementary school principal was placed on leave Monday after he was arrested over the weekend and the incident report from police said he’s accused of following young girls around a Hartford...

Lawmakers to Vote on Sikorsky Deal Today

Lawmakers to Vote on Sikorsky Deal Today

State lawmakers are expected to vote during a special session this morning on the deal to keep Sikorsky in Connecticut until 2032.

Sharon Schools in Lockout After Suspect Flees Police

Sharon Schools in Lockout After Suspect Flees Police

Sharon Public Schools are in a precautionary lockout Wednesday after a suspect fled from Connecticut state police Tuesday night, according to the town’s First Selectman Brent Colley. The suspect has yet to be...

US to Send More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul

US to Send More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul

President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The troops will train and advise Iraqi forces as...

Man Rescued After Week at Sea Was Suspect in Wealthy Grandfather's Killing

Man Rescued After Week at Sea Was Suspect in Wealthy Grandfather's Killing

A 22-year-old man rescued in the Atlantic after floating on a life raft for a week had been a suspect in the 2013 slaying of his grandfather, deepening the mystery surrounding his ordeal and the apparent...

Moving Company Employee Stole Jewelry: Police

Moving Company Employee Stole Jewelry: Police

Police have arrested an employee for a moving company who they said admitted to stealing jewelry from a customer in South Windsor.