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Loughner's mom cries as charges readupdated: Tue Aug 07 2012 21:04:00

CNN's Kyung Lah reports on a hearing where Jared Lee Loughner was charged in the Tucson, Arizona shooting.

Reports: Loughner to plead guilty in Arizona shooting rampageupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 06:09:00

The U.S. Attorney's Office said it is not confirming or denying reports that Jared Loughner will plead guilty in last year's shooting rampage outside a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket.

Tucson tragedy remembered one year laterupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 06:09:00

Residents of Tucson remember the victims of a shooting rampage that claimed the lives of six people one year ago.

Citing 'progress,' judge extends treatment for Arizona shooting suspectupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 21:27:00

The man accused of killing six people in an Arizona shooting rampage can receive medical treatment for another four months, a federal judge ruled Monday after reviewing a report from a psychologist that found "measurable progress" in the suspect's condition.

Giffords gets ovation, president's embrace on eve of resignationupdated: Wed Jan 25 2012 01:46:00

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords took a few steps into the House chamber and absorbed a 90-second standing ovation before the State of the Union address Tuesday night, the eve of her resignation to focus on recovering from her shooting last year.

Drug treatment endangers fair trial, Loughner attorney arguesupdated: Tue Nov 01 2011 17:42:00

The medication Jared Loughner is receiving to make him competent to stand trial could prevent that trial from being fair, an attorney for the alleged Tucson shooter told a federal appeals court Tuesday.

Judge: Arizona shooting suspect improving, should stay on medicationupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 19:28:00

A federal judge determined Monday that the man accused of killing six in an Arizona shooting rampage is "getting better," further ruling that the suspect should continue to take anti-psychotic medications as his appeal works its way through the courts.

Tucson rampage suspect in court for competency hearingupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 15:11:00

Jared Loughner, charged in the Arizona shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, faced a competency hearing Wednesday.

Government seeks more time to treat Giffords shooting suspectupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 20:29:00

Federal authorities have asked for more time to try to restore accused Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner's mental competency, saying he is currently unable to stand trial.

Jared Loughner to be forced to take anti-psychotic medicationupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 01:58:00

Bizarre and suicidal actions of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner have pushed a federal appeals panel to reverse an earlier decision and allow authorities to force him to take anti-psychotic medication.

Dr. Drew fired up over Loughner rulingupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 09:07:00

HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky and TruTV's Sunny Hostin spar over a recent ruling about forcibly medicating Jared Loughner.

College documents: Loughner's outbursts 'intimidated' facultyupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 09:07:00

Some police reports and e-mails -- among the thousands of pages of documents released this week by the Arizona community college where Jared Loughner was enrolled -- show the alleged Tucson shooter repeatedly accusing his college of "scamming" him and claiming his freedom of speech was being stolen.

May: Loughner unfit to stand trialupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:16:00

May: A federal judge has ruled that Jared Loughner is incompetent to stand trial. CNN's Ted Rowlands reports.

Court: Jared Loughner can refuse anti-psychotic medicationupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:16:00

A three-judge federal appeals panel has ruled that Tucson shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner can refuse anti-psychotic medication.

Lawyers argue about forced medication for Jared Loughnerupdated: Thu Jul 07 2011 21:08:00

A three-judge federal appeals panel on Thursday heard longer-than-expected arguments by attorneys on the government's effort to force alleged Tucson gunman Jared Lee Loughner to take antipsychotic drugs for his behavior.

Prosecutors argue for forced medication of Loughnerupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 21:13:00

Federal prosecutors say that Tucson shooting defendant Jared Lee Loughner should be involuntarily medicated because he poses a danger, according to court records filed with a federal appeals court.

Giffords staffer returns to workupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 21:13:00

Ron Barber, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' district director, returns to work after the Tucson shootings. KGUN reports.

Appeals court temporarily halts forced medication of Jared Loughnerupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 16:17:00

A federal appeals court in San Francisco has temporarily halted the forced medication of Tucson shooting defendant Jared Loughner until a three-judge panel can hear competing arguments from his lawyers and prosecutors by mid-week.

Documentary portrays criminally insane -- through their own eyesupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 06:09:00

To many Americans, putting Jared Lee Loughner in a mental hospital instead of a prison hardly sounds like justice.

What does 'mentally incompetent' mean?updated: Mon Jul 04 2011 06:09:00

CNN's Jim Acosta looks at the insanity defense for those accused of committing violent crimes.

Arizona shooting suspect appeals ruling on forced medicationupdated: Sat Jul 02 2011 08:04:00

Attorneys for Jared Lee Loughner, who is charged in January's deadly Arizona mass shooting, is appealing a federal judge's decision that allows prison doctors to forcibly medicate him.

Should Loughner be medicated?updated: Wed Jun 29 2011 19:07:00

Anderson Cooper speaks with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and TruTV's Sunny Hostin about Jared Lee Loughner's mental status.

Judge refuses to halt forced medication of Arizona shooting suspectupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 19:07:00

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a motion by lawyers for Jared Lee Loughner to prevent prison doctors from forcibly medicating the Arizona shooting suspect.

Judge orders hearing on forcibly medicating Loughnerupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 21:55:00

A federal judge set a hearing for Wednesday on a legal challenge to a decision to forcibly medicate Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner in a federal prison hospital.

Lawyers oppose order to forcibly medicate Loughnerupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 06:06:00

A federal judge ordered the government to respond by Tuesday to a legal challenge against a decision to forcibly medicate Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner in a federal prison.

Gabrielle Giffords continues to improveupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 05:43:00

CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports on the new photos of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the progress she has made.

New photos show a relaxed, smiling Giffordsupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 05:43:00

The smiling photos of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords released Sunday, the first of her face since she was shot, capture the congresswoman's resilience, her spokesman said.

Marshal: Arizona mass shooting suspect arrives at Missouri hospitalupdated: Fri May 27 2011 19:00:00

Jared Lee Loughner, the Arizona man accused of killing six people and wounding Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a mass shooting earlier this year, arrived Friday at a federal hospital in Springfield, Missouri, the U.S. Marshal for Arizona said.

No threat to public in Loughner rulingupdated: Fri May 27 2011 06:04:00

When a federal judge found Jared Loughner, the man charged with killing six people and injuring 13 others in Tucson in January, incompetent to stand trial Wednesday, I was watching CNN with my next-door neighbor. He blamed "our insane criminal justice system" for its failure to give justice "to his victims."

Loughner to face further evaluation at federal hospital in Missouriupdated: Thu May 26 2011 17:41:00

Arizona mass shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner will spend four months at a federal hospital in Missouri, where he will undergo further evaluation to determine whether he can be deemed competent to stand trial, officials said Thursday.

Loughner found incompetent for trialupdated: Thu May 26 2011 11:57:00

Jared Lee Loughner is found incompetent to stand trial for the Tucson shooting and attempt to kill a congresswoman.

Judge rules Loughner not competent to stand trialupdated: Thu May 26 2011 11:57:00

Jared Lee Loughner, accused of a mass shooting in which he allegedly tried to assassinate U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, isn't competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.

People.com: Alleged Tucson Shooter Too 'Mentally Ill' for Trial, Judge Rulesupdated: Thu May 26 2011 08:11:00

Jared Lee Loughner declared incompetent to be tried on charges he killed six people and wounded Gabrielle Giffords

Court won't call on doctors in Loughner competency hearingupdated: Tue May 17 2011 22:50:00

Two doctors who evaluated Jared Loughner will not be required to appear at a competency hearing later this month for the man accused of killing six people and wounding a U.S. congresswoman and 12 others, attorneys agreed in court documents filed this week.

Mental tests ordered for Arizona shooting suspectupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 05:35:00

A judge has ordered Jared Lee Loughner to undergo a mental evaluation at a specialized facility in Springfield, Missouri, as soon as possible to help determine if he is competent to stand trial, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Tucson, Arizona.

Jared Lee Loughner indicted on 49 countsupdated: Tue Mar 22 2011 05:35:00

Jared Lee Loughner is indicted for the Arizona shooting that killed six people and wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

Doctors describe Giffords' recovery as 'remarkable'updated: Sat Mar 12 2011 10:33:00

A doctor treating Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords described her condition as "quite remarkable and better than we expected" during a news conference Friday in Houston, Texas.

Spokesman: Giffords plans to attend husband's shuttle launch in Aprilupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 23:00:00

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords plans to attend the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour next month -- a little more than three months after she was shot in the head outside a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket -- her spokesman said.

Doctors to provide update on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' conditionupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 09:03:00

Doctors treating Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords have scheduled a Friday morning news conference to provide an update on her progress.

Doctors to provide update on Giffords' conditionupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 07:27:00

Doctors treating U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, have scheduled a Friday morning news conference to provide an update on her progress.

Arizona shooting suspect arraigned on additional chargesupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 19:46:00

A federal judge Wednesday entered "not guilty" pleas on behalf of Jared Lee Loughner, the Arizona man accused of fatally shooting six people and wounding 13 others, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

Tucson shooting suspect in courtupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 19:46:00

Jared Lee Loughner is arraigned on new charges and stands accused of fatally shooting six people and wounding 13 others.

Feds try to force Arizona shooting suspect to give writing sampleupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 06:04:00

Federal prosecutors are pushing to force the Arizona man accused of fatally gunning down six people and wounding 13 others, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, to submit a handwriting sample -- a request that he, thus far, has refused.

Alleged Tucson gunman indicted on 49 charges in shootingupdated: Fri Mar 04 2011 21:07:00

Accused Tucson gunman Jared Lee Loughner has been indicted on 49 counts including murder and attempted murder that stem from a shooting that left six people dead and critically wounded Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

E-mails show Arizona campus worried about Loughner before shootingsupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 10:32:00

Before Jared Lee Loughner allegedly opened fire on an Arizona congresswoman, police at an area college he had previously attended were put on alert to keep him off campus, according to e-mails obtained Monday by CNN.

Loughner's college defends policiesupdated: Wed Mar 02 2011 10:32:00

Pima Community College says Jared Loughner made "no specific threats" and was dealt with properly. KVOA reports.

Feds release new Loughner mug shotsupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 06:10:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti is the first reporter to obtain new mug shots of Tucson shooting suspect Jared Loughner.

Arrest photos of Giffords shooting suspect releasedupdated: Tue Feb 22 2011 20:32:00

Two new booking photographs of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner were released Tuesday.

Loughner judge won't release records, delays mug shot rulingupdated: Sat Feb 19 2011 11:14:00

A U.S. District Court judge declined Friday to release the findings from authorities' search of accused gunman Jared Lee Loughner's family home because a federal investigation is still ongoing and a grand jury is preparing an indictment.

Feds: 2 murder charges temporarily dropped in Ariz. shootingupdated: Sun Feb 13 2011 12:17:00

In what prosecutors are calling a "procedural motion," two murder charges were dropped against Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner, although authorities intend to refile them in a superseding indictment.

Giffords making 'lightning' fast progress, doctors sayupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 18:08:00

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was making "lightning speed" progress for a brain injury and had the drain for brain fluid removed from her head, her doctors said Wednesday.

Jared Loughner makes court appearanceupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 09:11:00

The accused gunman in the Tucson mass shooting smiled in court Monday as he entered a not guilty plea.

Judge enters not guilty pleas for Arizona shooting suspectupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 09:11:00

A federal judge entered a plea of not guilty Monday on behalf of Jared Lee Loughner to three counts of attempted murder in the mass shooting that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords earlier this month.

Giffords still in ICU, but surprising doctors at new hospitalupdated: Sun Jan 23 2011 15:14:00

Doctors at the Houston hospital where U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was transferred said that while she remains in intensive care, she has surprised them with the progress she has already made.

Giffords goes outside for physical therapyupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 21:22:00

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Thursday continued her dramatic recovery from a gunshot wound to the brain by going outside for physical therapy, one of her principal doctors in Tucson, Arizona, told CNN.

Giffords' husband talks about wife's recoveryupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 03:27:00

Mark Kelly speaks with affiliate KVOA about his wife's attack, her road to recovery and the support she has received.

Giffords stands with assistance, may move to rehab center Fridayupdated: Thu Jan 20 2011 03:27:00

Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was able to stand with assistance on Wednesday, an aide said, with her doctor adding that the congresswoman has the strength to stand on her own.

Paper: Surveillance video shows Tucson attackupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 02:56:00

Surveillance video shows Tucson shooting suspect Jared Loughner walking up to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at a constituent event and firing point blank at her face, the Washington Post reported Tuesday, citing two sources who have seen the videos.

New details surface in Tucson shootingupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 02:56:00

Reports have surfaced that authorities have video revealing new details in the Tucson shooting. Tom Foreman reports.

The psychology of a Jared Loughnerupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 06:10:00

Twenty-two-year-old Jared Lee Loughner is the latest in a long line of young men to capture infamy. Mercifully, his name, though never the deed, will soon be forgotten.

Last steps before the shootingupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 13:58:00

CNN's Randi Kaye retraces the footsteps of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner, on the day of the tragedy.

Trial of alleged Tucson shooter could be moved out of Arizonaupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 13:58:00

Two federal judicial sources say they expect attorneys for accused Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner to ask that any trial be moved out of Arizona, possibly to San Diego, but the Justice Department indicated Monday it would opposed a move

Lawmakers back at work after shootingupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 08:06:00

CNN's Sandra Endo checks in with Congress members heading back to work after the tragedy in Tucson.

Limiting free speech isn't the answerupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 08:06:00

In the aftermath of the January 8 atrocity in Arizona, in which alleged shooter Jared Loughner killed six people and wounded 13, politicians and pundits have blamed inflammatory language or symbols used by certain political groups -- read Sarah Palin and the Tea Party -- for Loughner's acts.

Hospital: Giffords upgraded from critical to serious conditionupdated: Mon Jan 17 2011 00:13:00

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, eight days after being shot through the brain at a public event.

Source: Loughner's photos include G-string and gunupdated: Sun Jan 16 2011 02:40:00

Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner photographed himself posing with a 9mm handgun while wearing a red G-string, a law enforcement source said Saturday.

A week after being shot in head, Giffords breathing on her ownupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 19:41:00

One week after being shot through the head, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is off the ventilator and breathing on her own through a tracheotomy tube, the University Medical Center of Tucson, Arizona, said Saturday.

Tucson Safeway reopens after shootingupdated: Sat Jan 15 2011 19:41:00

The Tucson, Arizona supermarket that was the site of last week's shooting reopens. CNN's Thelma Gutierrez reports.

What was Loughner's state of mind?updated: Fri Jan 14 2011 22:39:00

CNN's Randi Kaye takes a look inside the mind of suspected Arizona gunman Jared Loughner.

Police: Loughner up all night at Walmarts, Circle Ks before shootingupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 22:39:00

Jared Lee Loughner was up all night before gunning down 19 people -- six fatally -- outside an Arizona supermarket, taking several trips to the supermarket's shopping plaza in between checking in at an area hotel and visiting two Walmarts to buy ammunition, according to a timeline released Friday by the Pima County Sheriff's Office.

Ramblings on gaming website tied to Arizona shooting suspectupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 21:35:00

After being detained for allegedly erupting outside a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket -- gunning down 19 people, including six fatally -- Jared Lee Loughner refused to talk to investigators.

Bag thought to be Loughner's contains type of ammo used Saturdayupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 05:46:00

A bag that is believed to belong to Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner contains the same kind of ammunition as was used in Saturday's massacre, the Pima County Sheriff's Department said Thursday.

New lead on mysterious black bagupdated: Fri Jan 14 2011 05:46:00

CNN's John King talks to the Pima Co. Sherrif's office about a black bag found that could be linked to the AZ shootings.

Was Tucson gunman mentally ill?updated: Thu Jan 13 2011 16:06:00

Psychiatrist Dr. E Fuller Torrey says the man suspected in the Tucson shooting displays symptoms of Schizophrenia.

College officials reported Loughner's 'creepy,' 'hostile' behaviorupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 16:06:00

Jared Lee Loughner was frightening fellow students and acting "creepy" and "very hostile" in incidents throughout 2010, according to newly released records from the community college that ultimately suspended him.

Clues to Loughner's mind on YouTubeupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 09:25:00

CNN's Drew Griffin analyzes the videos apparently posted online by Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner.

Sheriff spokesman on Arizona shootingsupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 05:41:00

The Pima County Sheriff's Office bureau chief talks to CNN's John King about the Arizona shootings.

Loughner's dad feared he was 'out of control,' neighbor saysupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 05:41:00

The father of Arizona massacre suspect Jared Lee Loughner had a front-yard argument with his son the morning of the killings and had told a neighbor the 22-year-old was "out of control," according to neighbors and investigators.

Investigator: Loughner's law enforcement contacts weren't alarmingupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 19:47:00

The suspect in Saturday's shooting at an Arizona supermarket has had some contacts with law enforcement, the Pima County Sheriff's Department's lead investigator said Wednesday, but none so alarming that authorities were concerned about what he might do.

Can you control your dreams?updated: Wed Jan 12 2011 17:43:00

Life doesn't always go the way you want, but sometimes dreams do.

Could law have prevented shooting?updated: Wed Jan 12 2011 13:29:00

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy talks to CNN's Allan Chernoff about her gun control proposal and why her crusade is personal.

Ban high-capacity gun magazines like one used in Tucsonupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 13:29:00

The sickening shooting spree in Tucson holds many lessons for our country, but the most important is this: It's much too easy for dangerous people to get their hands on deadly weapons.

People.com: Accused Arizona Gunman's Family: We Don't Understand Whyupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 11:28:00

"We wish we could change the heinous events," say the relatives of Jared Loughner

McCarthy to call for ban on high-capacity ammo clipsupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 07:40:00

Democratic Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy of New York -- who ran for office after a gunman killed her husband and injured her son -- is drafting legislation that would ban the sale of high-capacity gun ammunition magazines to civilians in the aftermath of the tragic shooting in Tucson, Arizona.

Loughner's parents: 'We care very deeply' about victims' familiesupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 05:29:00

The parents of Jared Lee Loughner, suspected in the Tucson, Arizona, shootings that left six people dead and U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords critically wounded, said Tuesday they do not know why the incident occurred and that they are "very sorry" for the loss felt by victims' families.

Witness describes how he tackled gunmanupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 20:19:00

A retired colonel who heroically subdued gunman Jared Lee Loughner describes what happened during the shooting rampage.

Enough done to help, stop suspect?updated: Tue Jan 11 2011 14:43:00

Drew Griffin reports on how and why key points were missed that may have prevented the deadly Tucson shooting.

Obamas to travel to Tucson Wednesday in wake of weekend rampageupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 14:43:00

President Obama will travel to Arizona on Wednesday in the wake of the weekend shooting there that left six people dead and 14 wounded, including a member of Congress.

Shootings prompt debate on tenor of political discourseupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 06:03:00

In the wake of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six other people in Tucson, Arizona, Saturday, CNN Opinion contributors have offered a variety of perspectives.

Could the system have prevented rampage?updated: Tue Jan 11 2011 05:51:00

The rampage shooting in Arizona is another anguishing reminder that mental health is the weakest link in our ailing health care system.

Tucson shooting suspect speaks in courtupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 23:45:00

Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect in the fatal shooting of a federal judge and wounded congresswoman, appears in court.

Arizona shooting suspect makes first appearance in courtupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 19:51:00

Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect accused of opening fire outside an Arizona supermarket over the weekend, appeared calm and in control during his first court appearance Monday, but gave no indication as to how he would plead to the charges.

No time for finger-pointingupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 16:12:00

Until we have more definitive information about the shooter, pointing fingers at who might bear responsibility for the Tucson, Arizona, massacre only contributes to what we must end in America: a toxic political environment.

Suspect's former teacher speaks outupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 08:56:00

CNN's Drew Griffin speaks with a teacher who had Jared Loughner removed from his class for being disruptive.

Suspect in custody after AZ shootingupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 19:19:00

Six people have died and 18, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, were injured in a shooting in Tucson, Arizona.

Source: Search warrants issued in Arizona shootingupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 19:19:00

Authorities executed search warrants late Saturday night on a car and a residence where the suspect in the Arizona shooting, Jared Loughner, lived with his parents, a law enforcement source said.

A sampling of Jared Loughner's social-media postingsupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 09:07:00

Jared Lee Loughner -- identified by law-enforcement sources as the suspect in Saturday's shooting at a Democratic congresswoman's meeting with her constituents in Arizona -- had a limited life on social-media sites, including YouTube and MySpace. Here's a sampling of some of the messages that CNN found on Loughner's pages:

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