Gabby Gifford's Husband Stares Down Her Shooter: 'Gabby and I Are Done…

It was an emotional day in court yesterday when former Arizona congresswoman/all-round BAMF Gabrielle Giffords came face-to-face with Jared Loughner, the attacker who shot her and 18 others in Tucson during January of 2011. She was one of several victims to appear in court and deliver a victim's impact statement, but… » 11/09/12 10:55am 11/09/12 10:55am

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

Alleged Giffords Shooter Judged Incompetent To Stand Trial

Today a judge ruled that Jared Loughner is not competent to stand trial for the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six others. The judge said that experts had diagnosed Loughner with schizophrenia, disordered thinking, and delusions, and that he would not be able to understand his own… » 5/25/11 5:20pm 5/25/11 5:20pm

Jared Loughner Pleads Not Guilty In Arizona Shootings

Today Jared Loughner pled not guilty in a Tucson federal court to 49 counts related to the January 8 shooting in Arizona. Loughner was not photographed today, but as you can see in this disturbing courtroom sketch, he smiled throughout the proceeding. » 3/09/11 11:01pm 3/09/11 11:01pm

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

AZ Shooter's Ex Takes Some Blame, But Why?

Kelsey Hawkes says Jared Loughner was a "normal person" before their 2005 breakup. "Something changed in him — he was not the same person when I told him it was over," she tells the media. » 1/13/11 1:31pm 1/13/11 1:31pm

Jared Loughner's Scary Online Postings Discuss Rape, Rejection

Tucson shooter Jared Loughner's postings on online gaming forums reveal a disappointment with life that turned violent and misogynist. » 1/12/11 9:30am 1/12/11 9:30am

Better Mental Health Care Won't End Murder, But It Will Save Lives

Shooter Jared Loughner's unhinged YouTube rants and strange behavior has many people asking if we're doing enough to protect Americans from mentally ill people. But that's the wrong question. » 1/10/11 4:00pm 1/10/11 4:00pm

Words, Guns Blamed In Gabrielle Giffords Shooting

As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords lies in an induced coma, the country's begun to argue about the causes of her brutal shooting — and, less contentiously, to honor those who stepped in to protect her. » 1/10/11 9:40am 1/10/11 9:40am