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July 20, 2012 Aurora Theater Shooting News Coverage Reports


Kids Survey Returns

Public school reception to the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey has been favorable despite recent controversy that the poll is too intrusive and explicit for school-age children, a CU faculty member says.

Link to Liver Disease in CF Patients

CU researchers have found a possible cause of liver disease in adolescents with cystic fibrosis.

The End of Diabetes

"I think that the day will come when we don’t have diabetes,” says a researcher at CU's Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.

Texas School Sought Holmes

James Holmes impressed faculty at the Texas A&M neuroscience program but he dropped out before on-campus interviews.

Last Shooting Victim Leaves Hospital

Caleb Medley, the last victim hospitalized in the Aurora theater shootings, has been discharged from University of Colorado Hospital to a long-term care facility.

Alabama Rejected Holmes

The University of Alabama Birmingham rejected James Holmes' PhD application saying interviewers were troubled by his personality.

Package Timeline Clarified

A U.S. Postal official testified that James Holmes sent a package to his CU psychiatrist just before the Aurora theater shootings - not days before as reported earlier by Fox News.

CU Psychiatrist Testifies

Lynne Fenton, MD, testified Thursday that she contacted campus police to talk about a patient after her last appointment with James Holmes.

Judge Opens Educational Records

A judge has ordered some of James Holmes' CU educational records released to the prosecution.

'Hints of Bad News'

The New York Times offers an in-depth profile of James Holmes during his time in the graduate school at CU.

CU Psychiatrist 'Respected, Liked'

The Denver Post profiled psychiatrist Lynne Fenton, who treated James Holmes while he was a student at CU.

Prosecution Offers Holmes Scenario

The prosecution in the James Holmes case has laid out its version of events in the shooting suspect's withdrawal from CU.

CU Hires More Lawyers

CU has retained additional lawyers in the James Holmes case to represent employees in the Community Standards and Wellness department as well as the Student Mental Health Services.

Blocking CU Records Release

James Holmes' defense team is trying to stop prosecutors from gaining access to CU records about him.

BETA Team Has High Caseload

CU's Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment Team (BETA) has handled 306 cases since 2008, including the case of James Holmes.