Arizona shooting

  • May 26, 2011  

    A federal judge has ruled that Jared Loughner, accused in the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 12 others, is mentally unfit to stand trial. Judy Woodruff discusses what the ruling means for Loughner, the victims and their families with Loyala Law School’s Laurie Levenson. Continue reading

  • January 24, 2011   BY Lauren Knapp and Hari Sreenivasan  

    On Monday, Jared Loughner, the alleged shooter in the Jan. 8 rampage that left 6 dead and 13 injured in Tucson, Ariz., was arraigned in federal court in Phoenix. He faces five federal charges: attempted assassination of a Congress member, … Continue reading

  • January 21, 2011   BY News Desk  

    An ambulance with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., drives down a street during her transfer from the University Medical Center on Friday in Tucson. Giffords is being moved to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas; John Moore/Getty Images Rep. Gabrielle Giffords … Continue reading

  • January 12, 2011   BY News Desk  

    Updated 10:05 p.m. ET More coverage of Wednesday’s memorial service: Intern Daniel Hernandez: ‘I Am Not a Hero’ Gwen Ifill Gets Reactions From Historians, Analysts Several memorials are planned Wednesday for the victims of the shooting rampage in Tucson that … Continue reading

  • January 12, 2011   BY David Chalian  

    President Obama traveled to Tucson Wednesday to help memorialize those who died in Saturday’s shooting rampage, and to honor those who are still struggling with their wounds. He clearly chose to stay above the fray of the partisan commentary that … Continue reading

  • January 12, 2011   BY News Desk  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour, we remembered the victims from last Saturday’s shooting in Tucson. Here in silence are the six that died and 8 of the 13 injured. The names of the other five have not been released.

  • January 12, 2011   BY Judy Woodruff  

    Last weekend’s tragedy in Tucson has stirred up several conversations, including one about the nation’s gun laws. Some are disturbed that a young man as troubled as accused gunman Jared Loughner appears to be found it easy to buy a … Continue reading

  • January 12, 2011   BY News Desk  

    The Arizona shootings have renewed the debate over gun rights and restrictions and the easy access to weapons in some states. On Tuesday’s NewsHour, Judy Woodruff talked to James Cavanaugh, who recently retired as a special agent in charge for … Continue reading

  • January 11, 2011   BY Lauren Knapp  

    (Mark Duggan, Arizona Public Media) Much of the media’s attention has been focused on the community of Tucson, Ariz., since a gunman opened fired on a crowd gathered to see U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., on Saturday. Christopher Conover was … Continue reading

  • January 11, 2011   BY News Desk  

    The family of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner has just issued a statement on the rampage that left six people dead and 14 others wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The statement handed to reporters outside the Loughner’s home. Their … Continue reading