| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Federal prosecutors tangled in court Monday with defense lawyers for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev over the government's timeline to make a decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case.
Both Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords visited Anchorage on Tuesday along with her husband, Mark Kelly, as part of a multi-state tour to promote ongoing efforts to reform the nation's gun laws.
Two years ago at a political event in Tucson, Ariz., Giffords, a...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:17 AM
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation's latest school shooting.
They are here to talk...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:32 AM
At the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour today, PBS announced that in response to the tragic shootings in Newtown, Conn., last month, it will be airing a week of special programming under the banner “After Newtown” that...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
From Colorado to Connecticut, a handful of very different states have advanced new gun control laws over opposition that has made such legislation a struggle nationally and a non-starter in most legislatures.
How did they do it?
| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:26 AM
A gun shop in Tucson, Ariz., has canceled an effort by retired astronaut Mark Kelly, an outspoken gun-control advocate, to buy a semiautomatic rifle as a way of demonstrating how easy it is to buy powerful weapons.
Kelly, the husband of former Rep....
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:58 AM
PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of pages of police reports in the investigation of the Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are being released Wednesday, marking the public's first glimpse into documents that authorities...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As authorities investigated the rampage that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, they compiled nearly 3,000 pages of documents that include everything from interviews with survivors and victims to police...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:18 PM
A Christopher Dorner sighting was reported Sunday in my Northridge neighborhood. Helicopters swarmed, patrol cars roared up. The hardware store was evacuated and my favorite bakery roped off.
It turned out to be a false alarm — just some random...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a dramatic appeal, wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords urged Congress on Wednesday to enact tougher curbs on guns, saying, "too many children are dying" without them.
"The time is now. You must act. Be bold, be courageous,...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:40 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge has ordered the Colorado theater shooting suspect to stand trial, but his attorneys say they're not ready to enter a plea.
District Judge William Sylvester ruled Thursday night that prosecutors had presented...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:15 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the arraignment of the man charged with the Colorado theater shooting until March despite objections from prosecutors and most of the victims and their families.
District Judge William Sylvester...