The trial of Jared Loughner, the alleged shooter who killed six people in an assassination attempt on U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is being moved from Tucson to San Diego because of worries over pretrial publicity and heightened local sensitivities.
After being wrestled down and arrested at the scene of the fatal shooting in Tucson earlier this month and after a number of witnesses said he was the shooter, Jared Loughner entered a not guilty plea in a brief appearance at a Phoenix federal court Monday.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords continues to amaze her doctors with her recovery from the brain injury she sustained in Saturday’s shooting. On Thursday, the word “miracle” was once again invoked as her medical team reported her progress ... Updated
The Associated Press rounded up the latest reports as of Tuesday afternoon about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ condition, including one doctor’s promising prognosis, as well as about alleged gunman Jared Loughner’s activities leading up to Saturday’s shooting.