The 'Dark Knight' Massacre - NBC Bay Area

Full coverage of the shootings at the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo.

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

later this month, if court filings made public Friday are any...">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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Santa Clara County Probation Gang Unit Being 'Restructured'
Santa Clara County Probation Gang Unit Being 'Restructured'

NBC Bay Area has learned the Santa Clara County chief of probation is cutting the juvenile gang unit by more than half and is transferring those remaining officers to another department.

San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles
San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed a section of downtown San Francisco to determine the amount of feces, hypodermic needles, and garbage littering the heart of the city. The results reveal a...

3 to Watch: Fremont's Karen Chen Makes Olympic Debut
3 to Watch: Fremont's Karen Chen Makes Olympic Debut

Ladies' figure skating gets under way with the short program. Hometown girl Karen Chen of Fremont will be one of three women representing Team USA.

Investigation Into SF's 'Diseased Streets'  Goes Viral
Investigation Into SF's 'Diseased Streets' Goes Viral

NBC Bay Area's Investigation shows that San Francisco's streets are not just dirty - they're dangerous. A leading infectious disease expert lists the host of illnesses that can be spread through used needles...

After 42 Years, US Wins Gold in Women's Cross-Country Skiing
After 42 Years, US Wins Gold in Women's Cross-Country Skiing

The long, long wait is over. Team USA ended their 42-year Olympic medal drought in cross-country skiing Wednesday and they made American cross-country history in the process. Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall...

One Year Later, San Jose Flood Victims Seek Progress
One Year Later, San Jose Flood Victims Seek Progress

Wednesday marks one year since the devastating floods in San Jose that prompted 14,000 people to be evacuated and caused more than $100 million in damages.