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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 12:55 PM PDT

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 04:30 AM PDT

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 01:55 PM PDT

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 01:54 PM PST

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 02:19 PM PST

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 03:47 PM PST

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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Shooting of SDPD Officers Prompts Shelltown Standoffs

Shooting of SDPD Officers Prompts Shelltown Standoffs

One San Diego Police Department officer was killed in the line of duty and another is in surgery following a late-night shooting just south of Downtown San Diego. One suspect is in custody and authorities...

SDPD Officers in Deadly Shooting Are Husbands, Fathers

SDPD Officers in Deadly Shooting Are Husbands, Fathers

The two San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officers who were shot Thursday night during a traffic stop in Southcrest are both husbands and fathers, deeply dedicated to serving and protecting, SDPD Chief Shelley...

‘You Can Feel the Effect’: Witnesses on Shooting of Officers

‘You Can Feel the Effect’: Witnesses on Shooting of Officers

Residents of San Diego’s Southcrest community were plagued by uneasiness Friday after two San Diego Police Department (SDPD) officers were shot during a late-night traffic stop, one of them killed by the...

Clinton Kicks Off Swing State Tour Vowing to Create Jobs

Clinton Kicks Off Swing State Tour Vowing to Create Jobs

Kicking off her fall campaign for the White House, Hillary Clinton used her first post-convention rally Friday to stress the "stark choice" voters will face in November between her and Republican rival...

Police Agencies, Politicians Pay Tribute After Officer Shootings

Police Agencies, Politicians Pay Tribute After Officer Shootings

After two San Diego police officers were shot, one fatally, during a traffic stop on Thursday night, a number of law enforcement agencies throughout the country shared in the heartbreak.