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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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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.

Suspect in Sharon Standoff Was Not Home: Police

Suspect in Sharon Standoff Was Not Home: Police

Connecticut state police spent hours at the Sharon home of a man who barricaded himself inside as police tried to serve an arrest warrant, but he was not in the home this morning, police said.

Search Warrant Issued for Vermont Home of Man Found at Sea

Search Warrant Issued for Vermont Home of Man Found at Sea

Windham County Sheriff’s office in Newfane, Vermont, executed a search warrant on the home of 22-year-old Nathan Carman sometime Monday night, the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters have learned.

Trump Turned Over Tax Returns for Lawsuits, Loans, Casinos

Trump Turned Over Tax Returns for Lawsuits, Loans, Casinos

While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced...

Bradley Airport, Aer Lingus Offer Nonstop Flights to Ireland

Bradley Airport, Aer Lingus Offer Nonstop Flights to Ireland

Flights between Bradley International Airport and Ireland launch Wednesday, the first trans-Atlantic flight from the airport since 2008.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Dies at 93

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Dies at 93

Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his...