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Giffords, Kelly remember victims of Newtown shooting

Actions, far more than words, spoke to the resilience of spirit in the aftermath of tragedy Saturday, as Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, planted a rose bush on the one-year anniversary of the deadly mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.

December 14, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…

Photos: Motive of Sandy Hook School shooter unknown

Nearly a year after Adam Lanza shot his mother to death and then massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., prosecutors closed the case Monday with a report that sketched a chilling portrait of a young man with a twisted fascination with violence. But they were unable t…

November 25, 2013 8:48 pmLoading…

Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Guns offer the illusion of protection

A mass shooting — another mass shooting — hit the news this week, and any sense of shock is gone. Such rampant killing is no longer an anomaly. The disbelief has given way to inevitability. There is no sense of what the hell is happening to our world, no outrage that we have allowed a societ…

September 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Districts moving slowly on security

Districts moving slowly on security

School Resource Officer Dan Horetski, of the Oro Valley Police Department, talks with Canyon del Oro High School students.

March 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Districts moving slowly on security

Districts moving slowly on security

The Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six adults has prompted a rush of emergency-plan reviews by Tucson-area schools.

March 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Grieving father's plea should be heard, heeded

Most of our top elected officials probably didn't notice - they were too busy making fools of themselves over an idiotic budget "crisis" of their own manufacture - but something worth remembering happened in Washington this week: A parent pleaded softly for a ban on military-style weapons li…

March 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

"Every book I've written, every thriller is all based on the same idea: Ordinary people change the world," he said in the Star in 2011.

February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

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February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

Assassins don't debase power of ordinary citizens

John Wilkes Booth was just 26 when he killed Abraham Lincoln. Leon Czolgosz was 28 when he killed President McKinley.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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LaPierre: Single-handedly making pro-gun case seem nuts

The moment that most deserves to be remembered from Sunday's thrilling Super Bowl came before the game, when Jennifer Hudson joined students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in singing "America the Beautiful." It was a heart-rending elegy for the fallen - and a stirring call to action.

February 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Fitz Blog: Tucson survivors to talk about Newtown trip

This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:

January 16, 2013 11:45 amLoading…

NRA shooting game no longer for preschoolers

WASHINGTON — A new shooting game for mobile devices by the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.

January 15, 2013 9:05 pmLoading…

Giffords, Kelly to lobby for gun control

PHOENIX — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched a political action committee aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured.

January 08, 2013 6:21 am Related

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Giffords visits Newtown, Conn.

Giffords visits Newtown, Conn.

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.

January 04, 2013 11:00 amLoading…

Group offers weapons training for Utah teachers

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 200 Utah teachers are expected to pack a convention hall on Thursday for six hours of concealed-weapons training as organizers seek to arm more educators in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting.

December 26, 2012 1:45 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: To live and die in Tucson

Fitz Blog: To live and die in Tucson

To live and die in Tucson: Man shot at 49ers Country Club... Three people shot at midtown strip club...Shots fired in Tucson Mall parking lot... Man shoots, kills woman, himself...Boy, 6, takes gun to school... Suspected carjacker and Tucson police dog shot and killed...Tucson guns sales sur…

December 22, 2012 11:30 amLoading…

Children need support, facts on Newtown

Children and adolescents are talking about the Newtown shootings, and parents can play a role in how it affects them.

December 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
'Silent Night' singalong in Winterhaven tonight to remember Newtown victims

'Silent Night' singalong in Winterhaven tonight to remember Newtown victims

Tucson will remember the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., by singing "Silent Night" by candlelight tonight.

December 21, 2012 4:15 pmLoading…

'Silent Night' singalong in Winterhaven Newtown memorial

Tucson will remember the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., by singing "Silent Night" by candlelight on Friday.

December 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Company that makes Bushmaster rifles to be sold

The company that makes one of the weapons used to kill elementary school children in Connecticut is being put up for sale by its owner, which called Friday’s tragedy a “watershed event” in the debate over gun control.

December 18, 2012 4:08 pmLoading…

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