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  • Police reports in Tucson shooting released

    March 27, 2013 7:58 AM

    PHOENIX - Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being made public. The release Wednesday will mark the first public glimpse into documents that authorities have kept private since the attack more than two years... more »
  • Former US Rep. Giffords visits Newtown

    January 4, 2013 2:57 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn.- Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is visiting the Connecticut town where a gunman massacred 26 people at an elementary school last month. Sue Marcinek, an assistant to Newtown's first selectman, says the former Arizona congresswoman met Friday with the selectman, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Lt. Gov. Nancy... more »
  • Giffords stepping down from Congress

    January 22, 2012 1:16 PM

    WASHINGTON- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will step down from Congress this week, her staff said today, and not seek re-election when her current term expires this year. "I have more work to do on my recovery and so to do what is best for Arizona I will step down this... more »
  • Giffords, Tucson mark 1 year since deadly rampage

    January 8, 2012 12:19 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Bells rang out across Tucson on Sunday to mark exactly one year since a bloody morning when a gunman's deadly rampage shook a community and shocked a nation. One year after a deranged gunman shot the Arizona congresswoman in the head and opened fire on dozens of... more »
  • Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in North Carolina for intensive therapy

    October 23, 2011 3:17 PM

    U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is in North Carolina for two weeks of intensive therapy sessions as she continues to recover from a gunshot wound to the head. Giffords' office says in a statement Sunday that the Arizona congresswoman is expected to spend time with a therapist who has worked... more »
  • Rep. Giffords now at Houston rehab center

    January 21, 2011 2:34 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - A plane carrying Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has arrived in Houston after a flight from Tucson. The congresswoman is being moved to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston. An ambulance took Giffords to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson along a route lined with well-wishers holding flags. It's the... more »
  • Federal grand jury indicts Ariz. shooting suspect

    January 19, 2011 7:02 PM

    PHOENIX - A federal grand jury has indicted the suspect in the deadly Arizona shooting that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The indictment against Jared Loughner accuses him of attempting to assassinate Giffords and trying to kill two of her aides. It does not include two murder charges included in an... more »
  • Doctors replace Giffords' breathing tube

    January 15, 2011 3:25 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz.- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords no longer needs a ventilator after doctors replaced her breathing tube with a different one. Hospital officials say that Giffords underwent a procedure Saturday morning to have a tracheotomy tube inserted in her windpipe to protect her airways, freeing her from the ventilator. She... more »
  • Doctor: Giffords breathing on her own after attack

    January 11, 2011 11:14 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz. - Doctors say an Arizona congresswoman is breathing on her own after being shot in the head. Dr. Michael Lemole, Giffords' neurosurgeon, says they've left a breathing tube in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords to protect her airway, but the congresswoman is drawing breaths on her own. She's alert and... more »
  • Suspect in Arizona shooting held without bail

    January 10, 2011 3:53 PM

    PHOENIX - The suspect in a deadly Arizona shooting is being held without bail and has been assigned a lawyer who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh. Jared Loughner entered a Phoenix courtroom Monday handcuffed and wearing a tan inmate uniform. His head is shaved and he has a... more »
  • Obama: US grieving, shocked over Arizona rampage

    January 10, 2011 12:53 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said the nation is still shocked and grieving after Saturday's deadly shooting rampage in Arizona that killed six people and left a congresswoman in critical condition after being shot point-blank in the head. Speaking in the Oval Office Monday, Obama said Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords... more »
  • Authorities: 2nd man cleared in Giffords shooting

    January 9, 2011 2:28 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz.- Arizona authorities say a second man has been cleared of any involvement in an attempted assassination of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson. Pima County Sheriff's Deputy Jason Ogan said Sunday that the man was a cab driver who drove the gunman to the grocery store outside... more »
  • Doctor: Giffords is able to communicate

    January 9, 2011 11:27 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz.- A surgeon at the University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz., says Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is able to communicate. Dr. Michael Lemole said at a news conference on Sunday that Giffords responded to doctors' commands. Lemole says the gunshot went through the left side of her head... more »

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