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  • Court: Loughner can refuse anti-psychotic medication

    Court: Loughner can refuse anti-psychotic medication

    Wednesday, July 13 2011 5:29 PM EDT2011-07-13 21:29:04 GMT
    Federal prison officials must temporarily stop forcing anti-psychotic drugs on the man accused of wounding Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a deadly shooting rampage, an appeals court has ruled. 
    Federal prison officials must temporarily stop forcing anti-psychotic drugs on the man accused of wounding Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a deadly shooting rampage, an appeals court has ruled. 
  • Judge: Prison can forcibly medicate Tucson suspect

    Judge: Prison can forcibly medicate Tucson suspect

    Wednesday, June 29 2011 9:17 PM EDT2011-06-30 01:17:41 GMT
    A federal has ruled that prison officials can forcibly medicate the Tucson shooting rampage suspect with anti-psychotic drugs. 
    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Tucson shooting rampage suspect may be forced to continue taking anti-psychotic drugs, rejecting a plea by defense attorneys that the decision by prison doctors merited more scrutiny. 
  • Ariz. shooting spree suspect incompetent for trial

    Ariz. shooting spree suspect incompetent for trial

    Wednesday, May 25 2011 4:22 PM EDT2011-05-25 20:22:59 GMT
    The man accused of gunning down Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six is mentally incompetent to stand trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. 
    The man accused of gunning down Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six is mentally incompetent to stand trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. 
  • Lawyers: Loughner sent to Missouri for mental exam

    Lawyers: Loughner sent to Missouri for mental exam

    Wednesday, March 23 2011 7:41 PM EDT2011-03-23 23:41:34 GMT
    The suspect in the January shooting rampage in Tucson has been transferred to a specialized facility in Missouri to undergo a court-ordered mental evaluation. 
    The suspect in the January shooting rampage in Tucson has been transferred to a specialized facility in Missouri to undergo a court-ordered mental evaluation. 
  • Source: Giffords to attend husband's shuttle launch

    Source: Giffords to attend husband's shuttle launch

    Thursday, March 10 2011 7:54 PM EST2011-03-11 00:54:19 GMT
    A person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press that U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will attend the launch of her husband's space shuttle in April. 
    A person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press that U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will attend the launch of her husband's space shuttle in April. 
  • E-mails: Ariz. college was on alert for Loughner

    E-mails: Ariz. college was on alert for Loughner

    Tuesday, February 15 2011 11:56 AM EST2011-02-15 16:56:46 GMT
    The Arizona college that Jared Loughner attended was on alert and concerned he would return to the Tucson campus a week before a Jan. 8 shooting spree. 
    The Arizona college that Jared Loughner attended was on alert and concerned he would return to the Tucson campus a week before a Jan. 8 shooting spree that killed six and wounded 13, including a congresswoman, according to e-mail messages. 
  • Rep. Giffords speaks for first time since shooting

    Rep. Giffords speaks for first time since shooting

    Wednesday, February 9 2011 6:15 PM EST2011-02-09 23:15:15 GMT
    Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke for the first time since she was shot in the forehead, her spokesman said Wednesday, yet another significant milestone in her recovery from a traumatic brain injury. 
    Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords spoke for the first time since she was shot in the forehead, her spokesman said Wednesday, yet another significant milestone in her recovery from a traumatic brain injury. 
  • Arizona shooting trial moves to Tucson for now

    Arizona shooting trial moves to Tucson for now

    Friday, January 28 2011 9:25 PM EST2011-01-29 02:25:24 GMT
    Prosecutors and defense lawyers have agreed that the federal trial against the suspect in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be held in Tucson, at least for now. 
    Prosecutors and defense lawyers have agreed that the federal trial against the suspect in the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be held in Tucson, at least for now. 
  • Doctors: Rep. Giffords ready to start full rehab

    Doctors: Rep. Giffords ready to start full rehab

    Wednesday, January 26 2011 7:45 PM EST2011-01-27 00:45:57 GMT
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Wednesday left intensive care for the first time since she was shot in the head in Arizona more than two weeks ago, the latest big step in the long road to recovery. 
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Wednesday left intensive care for the first time since she was shot in the head in Arizona more than two weeks ago, the latest big step in the long road to recovery. 
  • Loughner pleads not guilty in deadly Ariz. shooting

    Loughner pleads not guilty to Tucson massacre

    Monday, January 24 2011 5:19 PM EST2011-01-24 22:19:30 GMT
    The man accused of carrying out a mass shooting in Tucson pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he tried to kill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and two of her aides. 
    The man accused of carrying out a mass shooting in Tucson pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he tried to kill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and two of her aides. 
  • Giffords intern to attend State of the Union

    Giffords intern to attend State of the Union

    Monday, January 24 2011 2:18 PM EST2011-01-24 19:18:04 GMT
    An intern to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who aided the congresswoman after she was shot in the head will sit with first lady Michelle Obama for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night. 
    An intern to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords who aided the congresswoman after she was shot in the head and the family of a 9-year-old girl who was killed will sit with first lady Michelle Obama for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night.

      

  • Suspect faces judge in deadly Arizona shooting

    Suspect faces judge in deadly Arizona shooting

    Monday, January 24 2011 1:56 PM EST2011-01-24 18:56:37 GMT
    The man accused of carrying out a mass shooting in Tucson faces a court hearing Monday — an early step in the case against Jared Loughner that could take years to wend its way through the criminal justice system. 
    The man accused of carrying out a mass shooting in Tucson faces a court hearing Monday — an early step in the case against Jared Loughner that could take years to wend its way through the criminal justice system. 
  • Case in Giffords shooting likely to take years

    Case in Giffords shooting likely to take years

    Sunday, January 23 2011 8:46 PM EST2011-01-24 01:46:40 GMT
    Investigators have been poring over surveillance video, interviewing witnesses and analyzing items seized from Jared Loughner's home as they build a case in the assassination attempt against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. 
    Investigators have been poring over surveillance video, interviewing witnesses and analyzing items seized from Jared Loughner's home as they build a case in the assassination attempt against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. 
  • Could Loughner case end up in the hands of San Diegans?

    Could Loughner case end up in the hands of San Diegans?

    Tuesday, January 18 2011 2:41 PM EST2011-01-18 19:41:22 GMT
    "Very courteous, very clear in his instructions to us, so we knew exactly what he was doing and what we were expected to do at all times," said Dale Franks about his experience on a federal jury before Judge Larry Burns. 
    "Very courteous, very clear in his instructions to us, so we knew exactly what he was doing and what we were expected to do at all times," said Dale Franks about his experience on a federal jury before Judge Larry Burns. 
  • Husband willing to meet Giffords suspect's parents

    Husband willing to meet Giffords suspect's parents

    Tuesday, January 18 2011 1:00 PM EST2011-01-18 18:00:04 GMT
    The husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says he would be willing to meet with the parents of the 22-year-old man accused in a massacre that critically injured the Arizona congresswoman. 
    The husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says he would be willing to meet with the parents of the 22-year-old man accused in a massacre that critically injured the Arizona congresswoman, killed six people and wounded 12 others. 
  • Dad: Arizona girl's corneas saved vision of 2 kids

    Dad: Arizona girl's corneas saved vision of 2 kids

    Monday, January 17 2011 7:07 PM EST2011-01-18 00:07:27 GMT
    Donated corneas from the young girl killed in the Arizona mass shooting have saved the eyesight of two children, the girl's father told The Associated Press on Monday. 
    Donated corneas from the young girl killed in the Arizona mass shooting have saved the eyesight of two children, the girl's father told The Associated Press on Monday. 
  • Feds resist moving Loughner trial to San Diego

    Feds resist moving Loughner trial to San Diego

    Monday, January 17 2011 4:44 PM EST2011-01-17 21:44:06 GMT
    The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it would resist any effort to try the man blamed for the carnage in Tucson in San Diego. 
    The U.S. Justice Department said Monday it would resist any effort to try the man blamed for the carnage in Tucson in San Diego. 
  • Mourners remember slain judge

    Mourners remember slain judge

    Friday, January 14 2011 3:01 PM EST2011-01-14 20:01:18 GMT
    A man who once served as a law clerk for federal judge John Roll remembers him as "just a tremendous person" who was respected by everyone. 
    A man who once served as a law clerk for federal judge John Roll remembers him as "just a tremendous person" who was respected by everyone. 
  • Youngest Ariz. shooting victim laid to rest

    Youngest Ariz. shooting victim laid to rest

    Friday, January 14 2011 9:20 AM EST2011-01-14 14:20:49 GMT
    Some 2,000 mourners packed a Catholic church to honor Christina Taylor Green, the bubbly 9-year-old who was the youngest victim of the Arizona shootings. 
    Some 2,000 mourners packed a Catholic church to honor Christina Taylor Green, the bubbly 9-year-old who was the youngest victim of the Arizona shootings, while hundreds more lined streets outside in a show of unity and support. 
  • Major milestone: Wounded Giffords moves arms, legs

    Major milestone: Wounded Giffords moves arms, legs

    Thursday, January 13 2011 7:09 PM EST2011-01-14 00:09:31 GMT
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is opening both eyes, moving both legs and arms and is responding to friends and family. 
    Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is opening both eyes, moving both legs and arms and is responding to friends and family. 
  • Hundreds come out for Ariz. girl's funeral

    Hundreds come out for Ariz. girl's funeral

    Thursday, January 13 2011 6:05 PM EST2011-01-13 23:05:29 GMT
    The family of the youngest victim of the mass shooting in Arizona held hands and paused in a moment of silence Thursday under the large American flag recovered from Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks. 
    The family of the youngest victim of the mass shooting in Arizona held hands and paused in a moment of silence Thursday under the large American flag recovered from Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, and later escorted the 9-year-old's small brown casket into the church as little girls about her age cried. 
  • White House: No comment on Palin's remark

    White House: No comment on Palin's remark

    Thursday, January 13 2011 11:50 AM EST2011-01-13 16:50:30 GMT
    The White House is staying out of the debate over Sarah Palin's claim that her critics engaged in "blood libel" by criticizing her after Saturday's attack by a lone gunman in Tucson, Ariz. 
    The White House is staying out of the debate over Sarah Palin's claim that her critics engaged in "blood libel" by criticizing her after Saturday's attack by a lone gunman in Tucson, Ariz. 
  • San Diego judge to hear Ariz. mass shooting case

    San Diego judge to hear Ariz. mass shooting case

    Thursday, January 13 2011 3:26 AM EST2011-01-13 08:26:39 GMT
    A federal judge from San Diego has been appointed to the case against the man accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a federal judge and other federal employees. 
    A federal judge from San Diego has been appointed to the case against the man accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, a federal judge and other federal employees. 
  • Obama says polarized nation needs healing

    Obama says polarized nation needs healing

    Wednesday, January 12 2011 9:33 PM EST2011-01-13 02:33:12 GMT
    Summoning the soul of a nation, President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to honor those slain and injured in the Arizona shootings by becoming better people. 
    Summoning the soul of a nation, President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to honor those slain and injured in the Arizona shootings by becoming better people. 
  • Palin's words reach back to sordid history

    Palin's words reach back to sordid history

    Wednesday, January 12 2011 9:31 PM EST2011-01-13 02:31:17 GMT
    When Sarah Palin accused journalists and pundits of "blood libel" in the wake of the deadly Arizona shootings, she reached deep into one of medieval history's most sordid chapters to make her point. 
    When Sarah Palin accused journalists and pundits of "blood libel" in the wake of the deadly Arizona shootings, she reached deep into one of medieval history's most sordid chapters to make her point. 
  • AZ shooting suspect fell through mental health cracks

    AZ shooting suspect fell through mental health cracks

    Wednesday, January 12 2011 9:02 PM EST2011-01-13 02:02:38 GMT
    Jared Loughner had never been in major trouble with the law or overtly violent, but his behavior at his community college was so disturbing that campus police gave him and his 
    Jared Loughner had never been in major trouble with the law or overtly violent, but his behavior at his community college was so disturbing that campus police gave him and his parents an ultimatum: Get a mental health evaluation or don't come back. 
  • Officers stopped suspect on day of Ariz. shooting

    Officers stopped suspect on day of Ariz. shooting

    Wednesday, January 12 2011 2:01 PM EST2011-01-12 19:01:18 GMT
    In the hours before the assassination attempt against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Jared Loughner went to Walmart, was pulled over for running a red light and ran from his father after an angry confrontation. 
    In the hours before the assassination attempt against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Jared Loughner went to Walmart, was pulled over for running a red light and ran from his father after an angry confrontation. 
  • Family of Ariz. shooting suspect express sorrow

    Family of Ariz. shooting suspect express sorrow

    Tuesday, January 11 2011 6:34 PM EST2011-01-11 23:34:44 GMT
    The parents of a man charged with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords expressed sorrow Tuesday for the "heinous events". 
    The parents of a man charged with trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords expressed sorrow Tuesday for the "heinous events," their first public remarks since their 22-year-old son was accused of killing six people. 
  • Top lawyer from San Diego to represent accused Arizona gunman

    Top lawyer from San Diego to represent accused Arizona gunman

    Tuesday, January 11 2011 2:12 PM EST2011-01-11 19:12:20 GMT
    The attorney for a 22-year-old loner accused of trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has a low-key style and a record of saving high-profile clients from the death penalty. 
    The attorney for a 22-year-old loner accused of trying to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has a low-key style and a record of saving high-profile clients from the death penalty. 
  • San Diego politicians taking precautions after Congresswoman's shooting

    San Diego politicians taking precautions after Congresswoman's shooting

    Tuesday, January 11 2011 10:46 AM EST2011-01-11 15:46:08 GMT
    The deadly shooting rampage that left an Arizona congresswoman in critical condition has other politicians rethinking how safe it is to be out in public. 
    The deadly shooting rampage that left an Arizona congresswoman in critical condition has other politicians rethinking how safe it is to be out in public. 
  • Arizona suspect could face death in deadly attack

    Arizona suspect could face death in deadly attack

    Monday, January 10 2011 10:22 PM EST2011-01-11 03:22:14 GMT
    Jared Loughner, head shaved, a cut on his right temple and his hands cuffed, stared vacantly at a packed courtroom Monday and sat down. His attorney, who defended "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski, whispered to him. 
    Jared Loughner, head shaved, a cut on his right temple and his hands cuffed, stared vacantly at a packed courtroom Monday and sat down. His attorney, who defended "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski, whispered to him. 
  • Congresswoman raises 2 fingers, gives thumbs-up

    Congresswoman raises 2 fingers, gives thumbs-up

    Monday, January 10 2011 10:18 PM EST2011-01-11 03:18:14 GMT
    Doctors treating U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Monday the congresswoman was responding to verbal commands by raising two fingers of her left hand and even managed to give a thumbs-up. 
    Doctors treating U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Monday the congresswoman was responding to verbal commands by raising two fingers of her left hand and even managed to give a thumbs-up. 
  • Local friends, co-workers of Giffords talk to News 8

    Local friends, co-workers of Giffords talk to News 8

    Monday, January 10 2011 8:42 PM EST2011-01-11 01:42:58 GMT
    As our nation keeps a close eye on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' condition, we are learning more about her ties to San Diego. 
    As our nation keeps a close eye on Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' condition, we are learning more about her ties to San Diego. 
  • City Council observes moment of silence to honor Arizona shooting victims

    City Council observes moment of silence to honor Arizona shooting victims

    Monday, January 10 2011 6:37 PM EST2011-01-10 23:37:38 GMT
    The San Diego City Council observed a moment of silence Monday to honor wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and six other people who died in a weekend shooting in Tucson. 
    The San Diego City Council observed a moment of silence Monday to honor wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and six other people who died in a weekend shooting in Tucson. 
  • Paltrow, Bush cousins victims in Arizona shooting

    Paltrow, Bush cousins victims in Arizona shooting

    Monday, January 10 2011 4:50 PM EST2011-01-10 21:50:27 GMT
    Gwyneth Paltrow is a cousin of the congresswoman who was wounded in Saturday's shooting that killed six people in Arizona. 
    Gwyneth Paltrow is a cousin of the congresswoman who was wounded in Saturday's shooting that killed six people in Arizona. 
  • Giffords story: A lesson in leaping to conclusions

    Giffords story: A lesson in leaping to conclusions

    Monday, January 10 2011 11:18 AM EST2011-01-10 16:18:49 GMT
    The rapidly replicated false report that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had died after being shot in the head provided media outlets another lesson this weekend in the danger of leaping to conclusions. 
    The rapidly replicated false report that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had died after being shot in the head provided media outlets another lesson this weekend in the danger of leaping to conclusions. 
  • President Obama asks country for moment of silence

    President Obama asks country for moment of silence

    Monday, January 10 2011 10:27 AM EST2011-01-10 15:27:27 GMT
    President Obama is asking Americans to observe a moment of silence today to honor the victims of the Arizona shooting. 
    President Obama is asking Americans to observe a moment of silence today to honor the victims of the Arizona shooting. 
  • Details of suspect in Ariz rampage slowly emerge

    Details of suspect in Ariz rampage slowly emerge

    Sunday, January 9 2011 8:35 PM EST2011-01-10 01:35:12 GMT
    At an event roughly three years ago, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords took a question from Jared Loughner, the man accused of trying to assassinate her and killing six other people. 
    At an event roughly three years ago, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords took a question from Jared Loughner, the man accused of trying to assassinate her and killing six other people. According to two of his high school friends the question was essentially this: "What is government if words have no meaning?" 
  • Suspect in attack on congresswoman acted alone

    Suspect in attack on congresswoman acted alone

    Sunday, January 9 2011 8:29 PM EST2011-01-10 01:29:10 GMT
    Federal prosecutors brought charges Sunday against the gunman accused of attempting to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six people at a political event in Arizona. 
    Federal prosecutors brought charges Sunday against the gunman accused of attempting to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six people at a political event in Arizona. 
  • Congresswoman still sedated after gunman's attack

    Congresswoman still sedated after gunman's attack

    Sunday, January 9 2011 2:07 PM EST2011-01-09 19:07:05 GMT
    Doctors treating wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords provided an optimistic update Sunday about her chances for survival. 
    Doctors treating wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords provided an optimistic update Sunday about her chances for survival, saying they are "very, very encouraged" by her ability to respond to simple commands along with their success in controlling her bleeding. 
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