Giffords shooter given 7 life sentences

2012-11-08 21:47

The gunman who shot US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in a massacre that left six others dead in Arizona has been given seven life sentences plus 140 years in jail, reports say.

Gunman pleads guilty to shooting rampage

2012-08-07 22:00

The suspect in a mass shooting that left US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords wounded has pleaded guilty to going on the rampage that killed six other people.

Giffords makes dramatic return to House

2011-08-02 12:02

US Representative Gabrielle Giffords has returned to the House of Representatives for the first time since she was shot last January.

Arizona survivors attend Loughner hearing

2011-03-10 10:00

Survivors of the Tucson, Arizona shooting rampage have come face-to-face with the suspect for the first time since they were shot at a voter event two months ago.

Shot US lawmaker starts speaking

2011-02-10 10:36

US lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords has begun speaking as she continues her stunning recovery a month after being shot in the head - and one of her first requests was for toast.

Arizona shooting case could take 'years'

2011-01-24 10:43

The Arizona shooting case is one that will likely take years to play out as it goes through the many phases of the criminal justice system, say experts.

Wider background checks get US support

2011-01-19 13:19

An overwhelming majority of US gun owners support tougher measures to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, says a survey.

Obama more popular after Arizona tragedy

2011-01-18 13:24

President Barack Obama's approval rating has risen to match its highest level in a year in the wake of the Arizona shooting tragedy, a new survey has found.

US shooter posed in G-string with gun

2011-01-15 23:25

The suspect in the mass shooting in Arizona posed for photos with a gun, dressed only in a bright red G-string, and had the film developed on the eve of the rampage that killed six people and gravely injured Gabrielle Giffords.

Obama set to head to Arizona

2011-01-11 15:11

US President Barack Obama is set to travel to Arizona to help the country deal with the deadly outburst of violence that has left six people dead and a congresswoman with a bullet wound in the head.

Tucson heroes tackled gunman

2011-01-10 22:48

While the gunman who attacked a US congresswoman and others was reloading, bystanders, including a man who had just been shot in the head, disarmed him.


Recovering Giffords wows convention crowd

2012-09-07 12:00

Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, still recovering from being shot in the head, has made a moving appearance at the Democratic National Convention to lead the pledge of allegiance.

Giffords marks anniversary of shooting

2012-01-09 10:57

Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords led a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, one year after a shooting spree that killed six people and left her gravely wounded.

Doctors say Giffords can attend launch

2011-04-26 12:34

Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is set to venture from her Houston rehabilitation hospital for the first time to watch her astronaut husband rocket into space history.

Gabrielle Giffords's progress 'encouraging'

2011-02-18 11:57

Representative Gabrielle Giffords is laughing at jokes and eating sushi and even spoke the word "better" when asked recently by her husband how she was doing.

Arizona gunman pleads not guilty

2011-01-25 08:53

The gunman charged with trying to kill a US lawmaker in a Tucson shooting spree that left six people dead has pleaded not guilty.

Giffords moves to rehab facility

2011-01-21 17:03

US Representative Gabrielle Giffords is moving to a Houston rehab centre where her husband hopes the "fighter" will continue on the path to a full recovery.

Husband might meet Giffords suspect's parents

2011-01-18 15:23

The husband of Gabrielle Giffords says he would be willing to meet with the parents of the 22-year-old man accused in a massacre that critically injured the Arizona congresswoman.

Palin defends use of 'blood libel' term

2011-01-18 11:24

US Republican Sarah Palin has defended her reference to "blood libel" which aroused controversy after she used the term to condemn criticism linking her to the Arizona shootings.

Obama Arizona tribute expected to unite

2011-01-12 10:13

President Barack Obama will lead Americans in national mourning after an Arizona shooting tragedy unleashed a polarising national debate about the violent rhetoric rocking US politics.

No bail for Arizona shooting suspect

2011-01-11 08:46

A US judge has ordered that the 22-year-old loner accused of trying to assassinate a US Congresswoman and killing six others be held without bail.

Sheriff: US shooting suspect unhelpful

2011-01-10 19:27

A social outcast with wild beliefs faces charges he tried to assassinate a congresswoman in a shooting rampage that left six people dead.

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