Updates on the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, AZ.
Created by KristineCannon on Jan 10, 2011
Last updated: 01/14/11 at 10:19 AM
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Ron Barber was able to take a few steps with his walker before leaving the hospital early Friday. He is attending the funeral of a federal judge killed in the Tucson attack.
A funeral Mass is set for Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, in Tucson for Judge Roll.
A funeral for U.S. District Judge John Roll is expected to draw many other federal judges, and security is tight.
A vigil for federal judge John Roll will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday with a Rosary recited at 6 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in Tucson.
The funeral for the youngest victim of the Tucson shootings, Christina Green, is being held today at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.
The funeral for Christina Green starts at 1 p.m.
The Arizona congresswoman has been sitting up, dangling her legs on the edge of the hospital bed and moving her limbs in response to commands. That's after she spontaneously opened her eyes during visits with her colleagues Wednesday night. She is able to lift both of her legs on command and is yawning and starting to rub her eyes, doctors said. (MSNBC)
Investigators are still hunting for the black bag that accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner's father said he saw his son carrying on the morning that 19 people were shot outside a Safeway north of Tucson.
The service is set for 8 p.m. Eastern time at the University of Arizona's basketball arena.
It will include a Native American blessing, a moment of silence, a poetry reading and the presentation of a chain featuring messages from members of the public, according to U of A.
Attendees travel and wait in long lines for nearly 20 hours for both Obama's visit to the area and the memorial held in Tucson for the victims of the shooting.
The memorial included speeches from President Obama, Daniel Hernandez, Jan Brewer, Janet Napolitano & Eric Holder.
Church spokeswoman Shirley Phelps Roper told Capitol Media Services Wednesday she has accepted offers from hosts of various radio shows for air time in exchange for giving up the right to have their protests and carry their signs proclaiming “God Hates Fags.”
Randy and Amy Loughner, the parents of the man arrested for the shooting in Tucson, release a statement saying they're sorry for what happened.
Update: Giffords breathing on her own. Shooting victims' families share their experiences and UMC Tucson updates the public on the conditions of the victims. Suzie Hileman, the woman who took Christina Greene to the event, was operated on Saturday (Jan. 7), hit 3 times, and fractured her hip. "She is a tough, strong woman and a survivor." - Suzi's husband Dorwin Stoddard's 'daughters' Penny Wilson and Angela Robinson from Tucson speak about Dorwin's bravery, saving their mother's life, Mavy, by blocking her during the shooting: "What a way to go...a hero." Update: Giffords from front, bullet exited back of head. Watch LIVE: http://www.azfamily.com/live-stream/
Wayne Smith, who lives across the street from the Loughner's, said Randy and Amy Loughner (the parents) blame themselves.
The father plans to release a statement.
CNN reports that there are plans for an "angel action," where volunteers will wear "8-by 10-foot 'angel wings' ... to shield mourners from pickets."
The funerals begin Thursday.
Loughner scheduled to appear in federal court Monday at 4 p.m. ET.
Loughner is charged with one count of attempted assassination of a member of Congress, two counts of killing an employee of the federal government and two counts of attempting to kill a federal employee.
Follow the link for LIVE updates.
Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer's State of the State address focuses on Saturday's shootings in Tucson.
Rep. Giffords remains in critical condition (after being shot in the head, 'through and through'), docs say 'no change is good'. Brain swelling is still a concern, although CT scans have shown no progression of the swelling.
Surgeons in Tucson say eight patients remain in the hospital as of Monday morning.
Two of those patients are in the intensive care unit.
Obama leads a moment of silence with White House staff on the South Lawn to honor the victims of the Saturday shooting rampage.
Because Loughner killed a federal Judge, John Rolle, he could get life in prison -- or the death penalty.
The judge ordered Loughner held without bail.
The next court hearing was set for Jan. 24.
Mesa Verde Elementary School mourns youngest victim of Tucson shooting - Christina Taylor Green, 9, was shot in the chest.
Giffords' staff opened their doors at 8 a.m., back to work, saying Giffords "would not want us to stop what we do."
Federal prosecutors filed murder and attempted murder charges against suspect Jared Loughner.
The group plans to attend the funerals of all the victims, using the tragedy to bring attention to their radical anti-American agenda.
They plan to attend 9-year-old Christina Greene's funeral Thursday at 1 p.m.
Investigators carried out a search warrant at Loughner's home and seized a letter addressed to him from Giffords' congressional stationery in which she thanked him for attending a "Congress on your Corner" event at a mall in Tucson in 2007.
Other evidence seized from his home included an envelope from a safe with messages such as "I planned ahead," "My assassination" and the name "Giffords" next to what appears to be Loughner's signature.
The man captured on security cameras near the gunman was a cab driver who drove the gunman to the grocery store outside of which the shooting occurred.
Patricia Maisch grabs the gunman's magazine of bullets as he tried to reload. The shooter tries to put another magazine in the gun, but the spring in the magazine fails. Two men subdue him until authorities arrive -- one is intern David Hernandez.
10 ground ambulances and three air ambulances arrive on the scene. All of the wounded are treated and removed from the scene within 40 minutes. Five patients die on the scene including Judge Roll and a 9-year-old girl, who dies at University Medical Center.
10:10 a.m.: A gunman approaches Giffords and starts shooting Rep. Giffords and into a group of 20 to 30 people.
Giffords holds a town-hall meeting at a Safeway in Tucson, AZ (7110 N. Oracle Road).