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Colo. school investigating suspect's deliveries
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and MEAD GRUVER Associated Press
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and MEAD GRUVER
AURORA, Colo. (AP) -- The University of Colorado says it's investigating whether shooting suspect James Holmes used his position as a graduate student to order materials in the potentially deadly booby traps that police say they found in his apartment.
Police say Holmes received deliveries over four months to his home and school. They haven't identified the contents.
University spokeswoman Jacque Montgomery says Sunday the school is looking into those packages received at the school.
Police say Holmes opened fire in a theater during a packed midnight showing of the new Batman movie early Friday, killing 12 and injuring 58. It took hours for bomb experts to dismantle a complicated web of trip wires and explosives inside his apartment.
Montgomery says Holmes had withdrawn from the university's Ph.D. neuroscience program without giving a reason.
Posted: Sunday, July 22 2012, 11:35 AM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
More severe storms in the offing for Oklahoma
May 19, 2013 18:44 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Storm Prediction Center in Norman says there is a risk of strong tornadoes in a storm system developing in central Oklahoma.
Forecasters say storms are expected to form Sunday afternoon evening and that the advised area includes portions of Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
The center says moist and unstable conditions are meeting upper-level winds that have the potential to spin off tornadoes. Forecasters say large hail and damaging winds in some areas are also possible.
Officials say residents should monitor reports for possible watches, warnings or weather statements later in the day.
State and local emergency managers are monitoring conditions.
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