Aurora Theater Shooting

Fox News reporter Jana Winter not forced to testify today, ordered to come back in August

Fox News reporter Jana Winter was not forced to take the stand today and testify about her unnamed sources. Instead, the judge in the Aurora theater shooting case ordered Winter back on August 19.

By then, an attorney for suspect James Holmes said several outstanding issues should be resolved. She didn't elaborate, but the judge said he won't rule on the testimony issue until he decides whether a notebook Winter wrote about will be admitted as evidence, a decision that could depend on Holmes's plea.

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