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FILE - In this July 23, 2012, file photo, James Holmes, who is charged with killing 12 moviegoers and wounding 70 more in a shooting spree in a crowded theatre in 2012, sits in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo. Attorneys for Holmes, who pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the theater shooting, continue their case Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool, File)

Holmes had an IQ of 123 when Dr. Robert Hanlon first examined him in April 2013, well above the American average of 100. But it fell to 116 by the time Hanlon studied him again in January 2015. Hanlon said the decline is abnormal and could have different causes, including schizophrenia and similar disorders. Holmes’ voracious reading in jail could have changed his IQ, but the jail time itself wasn’t likely the cause of the IQ drop, Hanlon said.

Robert E. Hanlon testifies Thursday, July 2, during the trial of James Holmes in Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial. (Screenshot)

CENTENNIAL | Jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial heard testimony Thursday morning from a neuropsychologist who evaluated James Holmes multiple times using a battery of psychological and IQ tests. Dr. Robert Hanlon said that Holmes displayed “superior intelligence” by achieving a score of 123 on an IQ test during an evaluation he performed on the accused gunman […]

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

“I was a little out of breath,” Butler said. “The only way I’m getting a triple — I’m glad he’s all right — is if he goes down. The only thing I thought about was it took away from my doubles total.”

Rebecca Stark's four chickens have most of the backyard to roam on Friday. A measure to allow more hens is being considered by the cityÕs Housing, Neighborhood Services and Redevelopment policy committee.
Photo by Gabriel Christus/Aurora Sentinel

“I get three eggs a day with my four chickens, and it averages out to somewhere between 20 to 24 a week, depending upon production,” she said. “Most people I know who keep chickens in Aurora say it would be lovely if we could go up to six.”