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This handout provided by the Pima County Sheriff's Forensic Unit shows Jared Lee Loghner.
August 7, 2012 Under the plea agreement, Loughner avoids the death penalty. A judge found that Loughner was competent enough to understand the gravity of the charges against him. Loughner targeted former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords during the mass shooting.
May 25, 2011 Jared Loughner mumbled loudly during a hearing into whether he's mentally competent. The judge had him removed. Loughner later said he preferred to watch the proceedings on TV from another room.
The Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse in Phoenix, where Jared Loughner faced arraignment on Monday.
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January 24, 2011 Jared Lee Loughner pleaded "not guilty" in a Phoenix courthouse Monday to federal charges that he attempted to kill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and two of her aides on Jan. 8 in Tucson.
Jan. 9: Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' hand, held by that of her husband, Mark Kelly.
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January 16, 2011 The Arizona congresswoman remains in critical condition, but continues to show good progress, doctors have said.
January 14, 2011 Law enforcement officials tell NPR that the suspect in Saturday's Arizona shooting rampage went to a store that morning to get prints made of photographs he had taken of himself posing with a gun.
Neighbors watch the media outside the Loughner home in Tucson.
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January 12, 2011 Authorities say that since Jared Loughner had no outstanding warrants, he was sent on his way. Less than three hours later, he was arrested at the scene of a shooting spree that left six people dead.
January 11, 2011 The family of the alleged Arizona shooter, released a statement in which say they don't understand why this happened.
January 11, 2011 Some details are coming out about Randy and Amy Loughner, parents of the 22-year-old Tucson man who has been charged in the attack that left six people dead and 14 wounded -- including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ).
January 10, 2011 In the traditions of presidents before him, President Obama will travel to Tucson on Wednesday to lead the country in mourning.
January 10, 2011 A New York congresswoman will introduce legislation to outlaw the type of extended magazine clip used in the Tucson mass shooting.
January 10, 2011 The federal charges against him include two murders, one of a federal judge, and the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ).
Jared Loughner's photo in the 2006 Mountain View High School (Tucson, Ariz.) yearbook.
January 10, 2011 Friends also describe the Arizona shooting rampage suspect as being obsessed with "lucid dreams." And while a high school teacher says Loughner was troubled but never angry, a community college classmate says he was prone to "nonsensical outbursts."
January 10, 2011 "When you seen an individual that shoots a 9-year-old girl ... something has to be done," retired Army Col. Bill Badger tells Good Morning America.
January 10, 2011 Along with the heartbreaking stories of tragedy following Saturday's killings in Tucson, Ariz., there are the heartwarming stories of heroic acts by folks who more than rose to the occasion. Patricia Maisch, 61, is among them.
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January 10, 2011 President Obama will lead the nation in an 11 a.m. ET moment of silence for the victims of Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson. Later, hospital officials will brief the media on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' condition and the suspect will be in court.
A makeshift memorial outside of the District Office of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) on Sunday. The sign sends this message: "violence solves nothing; love is greater than hate."
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January 10, 2011 Saturday's tragedy in Tucson, Ariz., has been followed by a debate over whether the ever-more-rough tone of American politics may be to blame. A former member of Congress says the tone is too vitriolic, but cautions against drawing conclusions.
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Adrian Hagen of Florida stops to juggle snow balls while walking along Peachtree Street in Atlanta.
January 10, 2011 Alleged Tuscon shooter to get experienced public defender; ETA declares permanent truce; snow strikes southern US;
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