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Fox reporter returning to court over Holmes story

Published On: Aug 19 2013 07:34:16 AM CDT
Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes

A Fox News reporter is returning to a Colorado court for a hearing in the fight over the identity of her sources for a story about theater shooting suspect James Holmes.

Jana Winter is due in court Monday so the judge can extend her subpoena until September. Without the extension, the subpoena would expire Monday.

Holmes is charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a movie theater in July 2012. His attorneys want to know who told Winter that before the shootings, Holmes sent a psychiatrist a notebook containing violent drawings.

The defense contends the leak violated a gag order. They also say police officers may have undermined their credibility as witnesses if they lied when they  denied being Winter's source.

Winter has said she won't identify her sources.


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