Man Wounded in Arizona Shooting Hates Gabrielle Giffords

Reporters have finally managed to locate a man who may be the only American that doesn't find Gabrielle Giffords' recovery inspirational. In fact, he's disgusted by Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly and says, "Every time I see them on TV, it makes me want to vomit." George Morris knows firsthand what the couple have… » 1/11/12 10:00am 1/11/12 10:00am

Giffords Leads Pledge at Arizona Shooting Memorial

One year after a bullet went straight through her head, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords led the crowd in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at a candlelight vigil in Tucson. Giffords' recovery has inspired people across the country, but her presence at numerous memorial events today was particularly meaningful for those still… » 1/08/12 10:11pm 1/08/12 10:11pm

Giffords Will Return To Arizona For Anniversary Vigil

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is still undergoing physical and speech therapy in Houston, but on Sunday she'll return to Arizona to participate in events marking the one year anniversary of the shooting that left her wounded and six people dead. Giffords' husband, Mark Kelly, plans to speak during a vigil at the University… » 1/05/12 10:40am 1/05/12 10:40am

Gabrielle Giffords' Incredible TV Interview

Last night TV viewers had an unusual choice. By flipping between two networks' primetime news magazine shows, they got to see that absolute worst and best of America. While NBC's Rock Center featured former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky suggesting that kids might have made up their abuse claims, ABC's 20/20 had the… » 11/15/11 11:35am 11/15/11 11:35am

Gabrielle Giffords Reads Aloud In Audiobook

It was announced today that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords reads the final chapter of her memoir in the accompanying audiobook. Gabby: A Story of Courage and Hope was co-written by Giffords' husband Mark Kelly and he reads the rest of the book. Giffords has reportedly been struggling with language, so as with all aspects of… » 10/20/11 9:13pm 10/20/11 9:13pm

Loughner Can Get Well Enough To Stand Trial, Feels Remorse

Jared Loughner has stopped smirking while listening to court proceedings over whether he can stand trial for murdering six people and wounding 13 during an Arizona shooting spree. Based on this and various other signs that his mental health is improving, yesterday a judge ruled that he should continue receiving… » 9/29/11 11:00am 9/29/11 11:00am

Jared Loughner's Condition Worsens, Judge Allows Forcible Medication

Attorneys for Jared Loughner, who's accused of murdering six people and wounding 13 during an Arizona shooting spree, have been arguing that doctors in the Missouri psychiatric facility where he's being held shouldn't be able to force him to take his medication. His doctors say that the medication could make Loughner… » 8/28/11 11:48pm 8/28/11 11:48pm

Giffords Learns Full Extent Of Arizona Shooting

For the first seven months of her recovery, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was told little about the shooting that left six people dead and 13 people, including herself, injured. Those close to her feared that the trauma of learning the details of what happened would stunt her recovery, and that she'd be unable to process… » 8/21/11 9:11pm 8/21/11 9:11pm

Defense Tries To Prove Insanity Runs In Jared Loughner's Family

Though it seems there's ample evidence that Jared Loughner is mentally ill, his lawyers are now looking back through his family tree — all the way back to 1893 — to prove that insanity runs in his family. Last month the attorneys issued and then withdrew subpoenas to the State of Illinois for records on Loughner's… » 8/17/11 11:53pm 8/17/11 11:53pm

Giffords Watches Space Shuttle Launch, Says It's "Good Stuff"

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was back in Cape Canaveral today for for the rescheduled launch of the shuttle Endeavour. Giffords, who was sitting in a wheel chair, watched the launch in private with her mother, her husband Mark Kelly's twin Scott Kelly, and other family members. Her chief of staff, Pia Carusone, told CBS… » 5/16/11 11:06pm 5/16/11 11:06pm

"This Is Still Gabrielle Giffords," Says Staffer

One of Gabrielle Giffords' aides says she still has the same personality that she had before the shooting in Arizona. "One of the things that has always been a hallmark of the congresswoman's personality is her curiosity. She asks 'Why?' a lot," said C.J. Karamargin. "That curiosity is as apparent as it ever has been… » 4/08/11 9:20am 4/08/11 9:20am

Jared Lee Loughner Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation

Yesterday U.S. District Judge Larry Burns ordered Jared Lee Loughner to undergo a mental evaluation at a facility in Missouri by April 29. Burns said the purpose of the exam is only to determine if Loughner is competent to stand trial, not what his mental state was during the Arizona shooting. His lawyers haven't… » 3/22/11 9:25am 3/22/11 9:25am

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Will Be At Husband's Space Launch

A source claims that Gabrielle Giffords is making incredible progress and will attend the launch of her husband Mark Kelly's space shuttle mission next month in Florida. Doctors refused to confirm that she will be there, but said, "The plan has always been for the congresswoman to attend. If that is possible, it will… » 3/11/11 12:44am 3/11/11 12:44am

Autopsy Reports Reveal Details Of Arizona Shooting

Yesterday autopsy reports for the six people killed in the Arizona shooting were released, though lawyers from both sides had said making the reports public could hurt Jared Lee Loughner's chances for a fair trial. The documents show three victims were shot in the head, and 9-year-old Christina Taylor Green died from… » 3/08/11 9:25am 3/08/11 9:25am

Gabrielle Giffords Doesn't Know Extent Of Arizona Shooting

Six weeks after Gabrielle Giffords was shot, her doctor tells CBS New that she's making remarkable progress and interacting with friends and family, but she still doesn't know exactly what happened to her. "She certainly knows that there's been a traumatic event here," said Pia Carusone, Giffords' chief of staff. "The… » 2/17/11 10:24am 2/17/11 10:24am