The 'Dark Knight' Massacre - NBC Connecticut

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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Record-Breaking Heat to Welcome Autumn
Record-Breaking Heat to Welcome Autumn

Sunday's heat was record-breaking in the Hartford area, reaching 90 degrees at Bradley International Airport, breaking the previous record for the day of 89 degrees, recorded in 1959.

Route 8 North in Shelton Reopens After Serious Crash
Route 8 North in Shelton Reopens After Serious Crash

Route 8 north has reopened near exit 13 in Shelton after being closed due to a serious accident involving a motorcycle, according to Connecticut State Police.

Man Accused of Shooting Woman and 2 NHPD Officers in Custody
Man Accused of Shooting Woman and 2 NHPD Officers in Custody

A man accused of shooting two police officers and a woman during to a domestic dispute on Elm Street in New Haven, prompting a SWAT response and evacuations in the neighborhood Saturday, is in custody, according...

Hartford Quadruple Shooting Was Drug Related: Police
Hartford Quadruple Shooting Was Drug Related: Police

One person is dead and another critically injured after a quadruple shooting on Albany Avenue in Hartford Saturday.

Trump Says NFL Comments 'Has Nothing to Do With Race'
Trump Says NFL Comments 'Has Nothing to Do With Race'

President Donald Trump's comments about owners firing players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as more than 130 players...

East Carolina Holds Off UConn 41-38 in Rescheduled Game
East Carolina Holds Off UConn 41-38 in Rescheduled Game

Thomas Sirk threw for 426 yards and three touchdowns, and East Carolina held off UConn 41-38 on Sunday in the conference opener for both teams.