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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 the...

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 any...

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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Cooler Temps, Possible Rain to Aid in Fighting Loma Fire

Cooler Temps, Possible Rain to Aid in Fighting Loma Fire

Cooler temperatures this week and possible showers this weekend are expected to give hundreds of Cal Fire firefighters a much-needed boost in fighting the Loma Fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains, which by early...

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

Treasurer Sanctions Wells Fargo, Suspends Business

California’s State Treasurer on Wednesday sanctioned Wells Fargo and ordered the suspension of business relationships between his office and the bank for one year after a scandal that has rocked the nation over...

Loophole Allows Some Auto Repair Shop Owners Avoid Penalties

Loophole Allows Some Auto Repair Shop Owners Avoid Penalties

When drivers are cheated by unscrupulous auto repair shops, the state Bureau of Automotive Repair is responsible for protecting consumers and helping drivers recoup their money. Earlier this year, the NBC Bay...

Soda-Tax Battle Bubbles up in San Francisco

Soda-Tax Battle Bubbles up in San Francisco

The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth...

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill

Congress Overrides Obama's Veto of Sept. 11 Bill

Congress has rejected a veto by President Barack Obama for the first time since he became president. The House voted 348-77 Wednesday to override his veto of legislation and allow the families of Sept. 11...

Governor Signs Bill Targeting 'Doctor Shopping' For Opioids

Governor Signs Bill Targeting 'Doctor Shopping' For Opioids

California doctors will be required to check a database of prescription narcotics before writing scripts for addictive drugs under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday that aims to address the scourge of...