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  • FILE - In this April 1, 2013 file photo, New York-based Fox News reporter Jana Winter arrives at district court in Centennial, Colo., where she was subpoenaed to testify about who gave her confidential information about a notebook James Holmes sent to his psychiatrist days before he allegedly opened fire on a crowded movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 people. The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday, May 27, 2014 that Winter does not have to reveal her confidential sources for a story about Holmes.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

    Justices won't make reporter reveal Holmes sources

    The US Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an effort to force a Fox News reporter to reveal her confidential sources for a story about the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater.

  • FILE - This June 4, 2013 file photo shows Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are hinting they might want to search for additional evidence or look for more documents, although they aren't publicly saying why. In a motion filed Friday and released Monday, April 28, 2014, prosecutors asked the judge to keep secret any future requests they might make for search warrants or for court orders to produce records. Holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to multiple counts of murder and attempted murder in the 2012 attack on a suburban Denver movie theater, which killed 12 people and injured 70. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. His trial is scheduled to start in October. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross, Pool, File)

    High court asked to let reporter protect sources

    Lawyers for a Fox News reporter asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to order her to identify her confidential sources for a story she wrote about Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes.

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