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Associated Press Updated: May 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm
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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial heard excerpts today from a notebook in which defendant James Holmes detailed plans for the shooting and described his "obsession to kill" since childhood. Prosecutors say the notebook sent by Holmes to a psychiatrist just before the attack is evidence that he was sane at the time.

DENVER (AP) — Denver police say a suspect who was shot during an exchange of gunfire with officers this morning is expected to survive. Police were responding to a report of a man with a gun. The man fled after the shooting but was captured five blocks away. Several downtown streets were closed this morning during the investigation.

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Air Force Academy officials say a package that raised suspicion at the school turned out to be medical supplies mailed to an individual. Officials say emergency responders checked the package at the academy post office today when a security scan detected the presence of a possibly hazardous material.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Rio Blanco County commissioners are suspending oil drilling impact fees until February of next year due to a slowdown in production. Commissioner Shawn Bolton tells the Daily Sentinel that they hope eliminating the fees for the oil, housing and other development industries will encourage investment in the county.

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