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Will Holden is an award-winning web editor for KDVR and KWGN. He comes to the sister stations after stops in newspapers, multimedia and network TV

He was an executive producer and columnist at the MountainWest Sports Network, covered college football and anchored an AP award-winning high school football webcast at the Riverside Press-Enterprise and covered Montana State athletics at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. He also spent time at the Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune and Kitsap Sun in the Pacific Northwest.

Holden has been awarded for his feature, news and column writing by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists. He was also named Sportswriter of the Year by the Montana Newspapers Association in 2009 and 2010.


Recent Articles
  • Denver police crime lab outside Fero's Bar & Grill, Alameda Ave. and Colorado Blvd. Oct. 17, 2012

    Dexter Lewis guilty in Fero’s Bar case, still eligible for death penalty

    DENVER — A jury convicted a man Monday in Denver's first death penalty-eligible case in over a decade.

  • SOCIAL REACTION: Theater shooting life verdict angers some, heartens others

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Death penalty deliberations in the third and final phase of the sentencing hearing for the Aurora theater shooter resumed at 8:30 a.m. Friday. They concluded at 2 p.m., when the court announced a verdict had been reached. Click the link to watch the verdict reading live at 5 p.m.

  • A view inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, pool)

    POLL: Theater shooter gets life, what sentence would you have given?

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — It took just 6.5 hours for the jury to arrive at a sentencing verdict in the Aurora theater shooting trial. After the short deliberation, they told the court they were hopelessly divided, leading to a life sentence for admitted gunman James Holmes. He will never be eligible for parole. But how would you have voted had you been on the jury? The jury could have come back with three possible decisions: a unanimous vote for the death […]

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    Life for James Holmes: Swift verdict from Aurora theater shooting jury

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- It took almost three years for the case to reach trial. That trial played out over the course of three months. The jury needed just 6.5 hours to render a verdict. James Holmes has been sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.

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    READ: Jury questions, court replies; 1st theater shooting penalty phase

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Below is a copy of all the questions and notes the jury sent to the court, and the court’s replies during the first penalty phase in the Aurora theater shooting trial, which concluded on July 23. The deliberations ended with the jury finding four aggravators present in the crime committed by James Holmes, the admitted gunman in the July 20, 2012 attack that left 12 dead and 70 others injured. Needing only to find one, the penalty […]

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    READ: Jury questions, court replies; 1st theater shooting deliberations

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Below is a copy of all the questions and notes the jury sent to the court, and the court’s replies during the first round of deliberations in the Aurora theater shooting trial, which concluded on July 16. The deliberations ended with the jury finding James Holmes, the admitted gunman in the July 20, 2012 attack that left 12 dead and 70 others injured, guilty on all 165 counts. The jury entered the final round of deliberations on […]

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    RECAP: Deliberations begin after closing arguments in theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Jury instructions and closing arguments are expected in the last penalty phase of the Aurora theater shooting trial. Watch the courtroom proceedings on the live stream and join the conversation at KDVR.com.

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    READ: Final sentencing sample verdict form in theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Below is a word-for-word transcription of one of the 12 verdict forms given to the jury on Aug. 6, preceding the final sentencing deliberations in the Aurora theater shooting trial. The defendant in the case is James Holmes, the admitted gunman in the July 20, 2012 shooting, which took place at the midnight premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” at the Century 16 theater in Aurora, leaving 12 dead and 70 others injured. Holmes was convicted on July 16 of 165 charges, and faces […]

  • RECAP: Testimony ends in Aurora theater shooting trial with heavy hearts

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- More emotional testimony is expected from the families of those killed in the Aurora theater shooting as the third penalty phase of the trial continues. Watch the courtroom proceedings on the live stream and join the conversation at KDVR.com.

  • RECAP: Theater shooting victims tell agonizing tales as penalty phase 3 begins

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Emotional testimony is expected from the families of those who were killed in the Aurora theater shooting as the trial moves into its third penalty phase. Watch the courtroom proceedings on the live stream and join the conversation at KDVR.com.

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    LIVE VERDICT TRACKER: Theater trial continues after penalty phase 2 verdict

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Court is in session and the verdict in the second second penalty phase of the Aurora theater shooting trial is about to be read. Watch on the live stream and join the conversation at KDVR.com.

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    Woman jailed for disruption in theater shooting courtroom to undergo mental health exam

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- An outburst briefly interrupted the closing statement from Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler, who was pushing for the death penalty in the sentencing hearing portion of the Aurora theater shooting trial on Thursday.