Three U.S. Border Patrol agents responding to an alarm from a motion sensor were apparently in radio contact as they approached from opposite directions before opening fire on each other in the Arizona desert, leaving one agent dead, according to a sheriff's report released Friday.Read More »
A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, possibly shooting one person, the agency said Thursday.Read More »
A Border Patrol agent who was wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border has been released from the hospital.Read More »
The January shooting in Tucson, which occurred just two days before the 2011 legislative session began, inspired soul searching among rattled and emotional lawmakers, who pledged a new era of civility across the partisan divide. Others vowed drastic changes to Arizona’s laws on guns and mental health in response to a mass shooting carried out by a man with documented-but-untreated mental health problems.
But while some lawmakers say the lessons of Jan. 8 stayed with them through sine die, most have seen few changes.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has not yet been given details of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tucson, Ariz., that wounded her and 12 others and killed six people, including a staff member, according to her chief of staff.Read More »
The doctor for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said Tuesday he hopes the wounded congresswoman can make enough progress to attend her husband's space launch in two months, describing it as a goal to work toward as many in Arizona paused to mark one month since she was shot at a political event.Read More »
A month after a lone gunman shot U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others, the southern Arizona city and those whose lives were changed by what happened outside that Tucson grocery store are still reeling from the shockwaves that the massacre sent throughout the country.Read More »
Doctors treating Rep. Gabrielle Giffords say they plan to put a speaking valve in her breathing tube to help her speak.Read More »
With her video accusing critics of "blood libel," Sarah Palin again showed an unprecedented and daring political command of social networking to maintain a high profile in speculation about the Republican Party and the 2012 presidential race.Read More »
Reflection and remembrance capped with a message of hope marked Wednesday’s memorial at the University of Arizona to pay homage to the six people killed and 13 wounded in the Jan. 8 attempted assassination of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »