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.
August 4, 2012 Jared Lee Loughner was indicted last year for a shooting that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He pleaded not guilty in March 2011.
November 11, 2011 The congresswoman and her husband have written a book about her recovery from being shot last January. Her interview with ABC offers the first chance for the public to hear from Giffords directly.
November 4, 2011 In a book she's written with her husband about being shot and her recovery, the Democratic congresswoman from Arizona also says "I will get stronger."
February 17, 2011 She's also laughing at jokes, participating in conversations and continuing to make steady progress, her doctors and friends say.
February 14, 2011 The congresswoman continues to show signs of progress as she recovers from the severe head injuries she received in the Jan. 8 shooting rampage at an event she was holding in Tucson.
February 9, 2011 And on Monday, Politico reports, she asked for toast — another sign of progress. Still, her rehabilitation is a "marathon process," says husband Mark Kelly.
February 7, 2011 Novelist Stephen Hunter makes the case that many Americans see extended magazines as vital to their self defense — and that they have a point.
January 31, 2011 In an undercover operation, they purchased handguns and ammunition magazines like those used in the Jan. 8 shooting rampage in Tucson — even though the sales, investigators say, likely violated federal law.
January 26, 2011 The congresswoman is scheduled to be moved from an intensive care unit to her Houston hospital's rehabilitation hospital later today.
January 25, 2011 Mark Kelly tells the Houston Chronicle that Giffords "was better yesterday than the day before. ... I don't know when she's going to be doing laps around the building, but it's coming."
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.