November 9, 2012
by Sarah Posner
A federal judge at the US District Court for the District of Arizona sentenced Jared Lee Loughner to life in prison on Thursday for killing six people in the January 2011 Tucson shooting. The shooting also injured thirteen people, including former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ). Judge ...[read more]
August 8, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
The man charged with killing six people and wounding 13 others in the January 2011 Tucson shooting pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the US District Court for the Southern District of California shortly after Judge Larry Alan Burns declared him mentally competent to stand trial. The defendant, Jared ...[read more]
May 25, 2012
by Cody Harding
On May 25, 2011, the US District Court for the District of Arizona ruled that accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner was not competent to stand trial due to mental illness. The decision was based on reports that Loughner was schizophrenic. He was charged with the shooting death of Chief Judge John ...[read more]
January 8, 2012
by Clay Flaherty
On January 8, 2011, Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a public constituent event in Tucson, Arizona. The gunman, Jared Loughner, killed additional five people and wounded 20 others, including Congresswoman ...[read more]
May 26, 2011
by Zach Zagger
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that accused Arizona shooter, Jared Lee Loughner, is not competent to stand trial due to mental illness. Judge Larry Burns for the US District Court for the District of Arizona made the ruling based on separate reports by psychologist Dr. Christina Pietz and ...[read more]
March 5, 2011
by Drew Singer
Federal prosecutors on Friday filed a 49-count indictment against Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect in the recent Tucson, Arizona shooting. The new indictment carries more severe charges than the original indictment filed in January, accounting for all victims of the attack and carrying more serious ...[read more]
February 12, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
Federal District Judge Larry Burns ordered on Friday that the federal mug shots of accused Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner temporarily be kept from public view. Defense counsel for Loughner filed an emergency motion to bar release of those photos to the public, arguing that release of the photos ...[read more]
January 25, 2011
by Aman Kakar
Accused Arizona gunman Jared Lee Loughner pleaded not guilty on Monday to three federal charges in the US District Court for the District of Arizona. Loughner is charged with attempting to assassinate a member of Congress and two counts of attempting to murder a federal employee in connection ...[read more]
January 20, 2011
by Daniel Richey
Accused Arizona gunman Jared Lee Loughner was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Tuscon, Arizona. He is charged with attempting to assassinate a member of Congress and two counts of attempting to murder a federal employee in connection with the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D- ...[read more]
January 13, 2011
by Daniel Richey
A California federal judge was appointed Thursday to hear the trial of Arizona shooting suspect Jared Loughner. Judge Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit appointed Judge Larry Burns of the US District Court for the Southern District of California to preside over ...[read more]

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