A smiling Gabrielle Giffords toured rows of tables loaded with rifles and handguns in her first visit to a gun show since surviving a 2011 shooting, and pleaded afterward for people to come together to stop gun violence.Read More »
The Maricopa County Sheriff's office is resuming patrols by the office's volunteer posse near schools with the start of the new school year.Read More »
TUCSON — U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords are scheduled to be among the speakers at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., to honor Gabriel "Gabe" Zimmerman.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick was a supporter of gun owners' rights when she first served in Congress, but the recently re-elected Flagstaff Democrat is not making blanket statements supporting all such rights since the December school shooting in Connecticut.Read More »
A TV interview with former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband will air on the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six and wounded Giffords and 12 others.Read More »
Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent has shot and wounded a man in Arizona, south of Gila Bend.Read More »
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.