Jim Luckow couldn't get the images of destruction out of his head.
Some took a bullet for the children. Months later, others would shield them with their own bodies under an avalanche of brick and lumber. They were the first of the first responders: the teachers of Newtown, Conn., and, later, Moore, Okla.
Pima County residents contributed $7,500 in cash and filled four Sun Tran buses with more than 14,000 pounds of food, clothing, supplies and toys to help tornado victims in Moore, Okla.
A child calls to his father after being pulled from the rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School after a tornado Monday in Moore, Okla.
A tornado roared through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.
Teachers carry children from Briarwood Elementary School after a tornado with winds of up to 200 mph damaged the school in south Oklahoma City.
An aerial photo of Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., after a tornado destroyed the school, which had kindergarten through fourth grade.
Darkness fell on an Oklahoma City suburb gripped by a frantic search for pupils, teachers and staff members in an elementary school flattened by a tornado.
Nogales tight end Mikey Lopez is stripped of a completion for a potential first down by Queen Creek defensive back Colton Moore during the third quarter of their Division III state semi-final game at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, AZ on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. (Ralph Freso/For the Daily Star)
The jury only deliberated for three hours before returning their verdict. Thus the final day of arguments was also the final day of the trial. While the defendants were stoic, their wives were not.
Country singer Justin Moore headlines the Pima County Fair concert series at 8 p.m. today.