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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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New State Law Aims to Fight Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses

New State Law Aims to Fight Epidemic of Opioid Overdoses

A new Connecticut law effective Friday prohibits doctors from prescribing opioid pain medications for more than a week.

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Couple in Meriden

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Elderly Couple in Meriden

A Silver Alert has been issued for an elderly couple from Meriden, police said.

Police Arrest Driver in Stolen Car Who Dragged Manchester Sergeant

Police Arrest Driver in Stolen Car Who Dragged Manchester Sergeant

A man in a stolen car dragged a Manchester police sergeant earlier on Friday morning has been arrested, police said.

DEEP Bans Alcohol at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

DEEP Bans Alcohol at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington

Connecticut's DEEP has banned the possession and consumption of alcohol at Burr Pond State Park in Torrington, the department announced.

Attackers Killed as Standoff Ends in Bangladesh: Police

Attackers Killed as Standoff Ends in Bangladesh: Police

Bangladeshi security forces on Saturday stormed a restaurant where gunmen took what was feared to be dozens of hostages the night before. Police said all the attackers were killed in the raid, NBC News...

Youth Minister Allegedly Had Sexual Relations With Juvenile

Youth Minister Allegedly Had Sexual Relations With Juvenile

A Hamden man who volunteers as a youth minister for a local church is being accused of having sexual relations with a minor, police said.