DENVER - A Colorado judge has postponed a hearing at which a New York reporter might be ordered to reveal her sources for a story about theater shooting suspect James Holmes.
The delay gives Fox News reporter Jana Winter time to hear whether a New York appeals court will grant her request to reject a Colorado subpoena seeking the names.
A Colorado judge on Tuesday delayed the hearing from Sept. 30 until Jan. 3.
Citing unidentified law officers, Winter reported Holmes sent a notebook containing violent drawings to a psychiatrist.
Holmes' attorneys say the officers violated a gag order and should be punished. They also say officers might have lied when they denied being Winter's sources, undermining their credibility as trial witnesses.
Winter could be jailed if she refuses a court order to reveal the names.