November 9, 2012
by Sarah Posner
A federal judge at the US District Court for the District of Arizona sentenced Jared Lee Loughner to life in prison on Thursday for killing six people in the January 2011 Tucson shooting. The shooting also injured thirteen people, including former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). Judge ...[read more]
May 25, 2012
by Cody Harding
On May 25, 2011, the US District Court for the District of Arizona ruled that accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner was not competent to stand trial due to mental illness. The decision was based on reports that Loughner was schizophrenic. He was charged with the shooting death of Chief Judge John ...[read more]
April 8, 2012
by Cynthia Miley
On April 8, 2011, the Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow lawful possession of guns on the public right-of-ways of university campuses. The 33-24 House vote was preceded by a vote in the Arizona Senate, which approved the bill after it was amended to prohibit allowing ...[read more]
January 8, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On January 8, 2011, Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a public constituent event in Tucson, Arizona. The gunman, Jared Loughner, killed additional five people and wounded 20 others, including Congresswoman ...[read more]
March 14, 2011
by Jennie Ryan
US President Barack Obama called Sunday for greater enforcement of gun laws in the wake of the January shootings in Arizona. In an opinion piece published by the Arizona Daily Star, Obama called for the implementation of "sound and effective steps" aimed at minimizing gun violence. He outlined ...[read more]
March 5, 2011
by Drew Singer
Federal prosecutors on Friday filed a 49-count indictment against Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect in the recent Tucson, Arizona shooting. The new indictment carries more severe charges than the original indictment filed in January, accounting for all victims of the attack and carrying more serious ...[read more]
January 27, 2011
by Edward SanFilippo
Kyrsten Sinema: "As an Arizonan, I was outraged when I learned of planned protests at the funerals of the victims of the January 8 shooting that killed six and wounded 17. The families of nine-year old Christina Taylor Green and Judge John Roll deserve to grieve in peace. When I learned of the ...[read more]
January 13, 2011
by Daniel Richey
A California federal judge was appointed Thursday to hear the trial of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner. Judge Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit appointed Judge Larry Burns of the US District Court for the Southern District of California to preside over ...[read more]
January 10, 2011
by Sarah Paulsworth
Federal charges were formally filed on Sunday against Jared Loughner, the man is accused of shooting to death Chief Judge John Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona and five other people Saturday. Fourteen other people were wounded in the shooting including Representative ...[read more]
January 9, 2011
by Ann Riley
Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a public constituent event held outside of a shopping center in Tucson on Saturday. The gunman additionally killed 5 others, including a 9-year-old girl, and wounded 20. ...[read more]

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