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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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New Haven Homeowner Shoots Alleged Burglar

New Haven Homeowner Shoots Alleged Burglar

A New Haven homeowner shot a 26-year-old man who was suspected of trying to break into his home on Pine Street in New Haven Monday morning, according to police.

MLK Worked Two Summers on Simsbury Tobacco Farm

MLK Worked Two Summers on Simsbury Tobacco Farm

Martin Luther King Jr. twice left the segregated South to work a teenager working on a Simsbury tobacco farm.

Suspect in Murder of Sterling Teen Due in Court Tuesday

Suspect in Murder of Sterling Teen Due in Court Tuesday

A 19-year-old Sterling man who is accused of stabbing and killing a former high school classmate is due in court on Tuesday.

Sunny Skies for Monday with a Wintry Mix on Tuesday

Sunny Skies for Monday with a Wintry Mix on Tuesday

Expect a clear and chilly night with temperatures falling back into the teens for most locations. Some of the valley locations could experience single digit temperatures by morning.

John Lewis Leads Charge Against Trump as US Marks MLK Day

John Lewis Leads Charge Against Trump as US Marks MLK Day

John Lewis may turn 77 next month — but he's energized and ready to rumble as Donald Trump's presidency approaches. As America honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Lewis — member of Congress, Freedom...

Legislator, 911 Dispatcher Hopes to Fix Misdirected Calls

Legislator, 911 Dispatcher Hopes to Fix Misdirected Calls

The new top House Republican on the Connecticut General Assembly's Public Safety Committee is hoping to draw attention to the issue of misdirected 911 emergency calls from cellphone users.