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Christina-Taylor Green's mom urges Congress to action on gun violence

Roxanna Green, mother of 9-year-old Jan. 8 shooting victim Christina-Taylor, joined relatives of other victims and survivors of gun violence Tuesday to urge Congress to take action to end gun violence.... Read more»

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Video: McCain backs immigration reform at Tucson town hall

U.S. Sen. John McCain told a Tucson audience Tuesday that he backs immigration reform, favors more stringent background checks for gun purchases, and explained his opposition to a government shutdown over the Affordable Care Act. He called approving sequestration the "dumbest vote" he's ever made.... Read more»

Giffords returns to Safeway shooting site, calls for gun checks

Gabby Giffords continued her call for tighter gun controls Wednesday in Tucson, returning to a Northwest Side grocery store to stand on the spot where she was shot a little over two years ago to hold a news conference. "Be bold. Be courageous. Please support background checks," Giffords said. (with full video)... Read more»3

Jan. 8 victims confront Loughner as he's sentenced to life without parole

Jan. 8 gunman Jared Loughner will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Several victims said at his sentencing hearing Thursday that he should spend his time remembering his crimes — among those who spoke was Mark Kelly, who stood in the courtroom with his wife, Gabrielle Giffords.... Read more»4

Jan. 8 survivors on Aurora: 'How many more murders with guns?'

A group of survivors and family members of victims of the 2011 Tucson shooting released a statement Sunday regarding Friday's movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., calling for better gun background checks.... Read more»

MLB baseball

Photos: Spring training in Tucson

More than 10,000 fans watched the Los Angeles Dodgers handle the Chicago White Sox 17-4 at Kino Stadium on Friday. The game was a benefit for the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Beat Cancer Boot Camp is Saturday

Today on Buckmaster - Randy Serraglio of the Center for Biological Diversity, certified financial planner Shelly Fishman, Roxanna Green — mother of Christina-Taylor Green, Dana Bartholomew of the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial, and Beat Cancer Boot Camp founder Anita "Sarge" Kellman.... Read more»

Navy names combat ship for Giffords

The U.S. Navy's latest littoral combat ship will be named after former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Friday. (with video)... Read more»

Brewer gives 'State of the State' for centennial

Gov. Jan Brewer spoke about the Jan. 8 shooting victims and said "the tears belong to Arizona" when she delivered her State of the State in Phoenix on Monday.... Read more»

Remembering Jan. 8

Friends, colleagues reflect on lives of the fallen

Friends and colleagues of those killed on Jan. 8, 2011, came together with clergy on Sunday at the University of Arizona to speak about the lives of those who touched them so deeply.... Read more»

Walkers remember Jan. 8 under clear blue skies

Hundreds turned out to commemorate Jan. 8 at the "Each One Take One Stroll and Roll" on Saturday morning. While the morning air held a slight chill, blue skies and warm sunlight greeted those who showed up to walk the 3-mile path in the park — as did the ever-energetic Susie Hileman.... Read more»

Jan. 8 victims reflect in video by gun control group

Some Jan. 8 shooting victims and witnesses appear in a video by a national gun control group released Wednesday. Retired Col. Bill Badger, Ken Dorushka, Randy Gardner, Mavy Stoddard, Roger and Faith Salzgeber, and nurse Nancy Bowman lent their voices to a 3-minute video by Mayors Against Illegal Guns.... Read more»

Sept. 11

Tucson fire & police honor 9/11 heroes, victims

In a trio of commemorations, Tucson's firefighters, police and ordinary citizens paid tribute Sunday morning to the heroes and victims of the terrorist attacks of a decade ago. Firefighters remembered their lost brothers by tolling a bell three times. Three volleys were fired by police riflemen. And at Reid Park, a flyover by a pair of F-16s set a crowd of hundreds cheering. (with video)... Read more»1

Jan. 8 victims, families honored at All-Star Game

Victims of the Jan. 8 shooting that claimed six lives were honored at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday.... Read more»

9-11 flag flies over Tucson to honor Jan. 8 victims

A giant banner nearly destroyed in the 9-11 terror attack was part of a tribute to the victims of the Jan. 8 shooting early Friday. Later, Tucsonans were given the chance to sew a stitch into the banner, helping to restore the tattered symbol.... Read more»

9-11 flag raising to honor 6 months since Jan. 8

The flag that flew over the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 and was raised at the funeral of nine-year-old Christina-Taylor Green after she died in the Jan. 8 mass shooting is returning to Tucson. The public is invited to help restore the banner after a morning flag raising.... Read more»

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