Special thanks
to our supporters

  • NewsMatch
  • Ernie Pyle
  • Ida B. Wells
  • Facebook
  • Dylan Smith
  • Lara Rubio
  • Lucy Del Giorgio
  • Maeve Robertson
  • Karin Uhlich
  • Mari Herreras
  • Alessondra Springmann
  • & many more!

We rely on readers like you. Join them & contribute to the Sentinel today!

Hosting provider

Proud member of

Local Independent Online News Publishers Authentically Local Local First Arizona Institute for Nonprofit News
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber speaks to reporters after the sentencing.

From the archive: 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

Gov. Jan Brewer attended the interfaith service for Sept. 8, 2011, victims Sunday at St. Augustine Cathedral.

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»

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been told some details about the Jan. 8 mass shooting that left her in critical condition, her doctors said Friday. She is improving by "leaps and bounds in terms of neurological recovery," Kim said. Read more» 1

Loughner

Jared Lee Loughner will be arraigned Wednesday afternoon on 49 federal charges in the Jan. 8 mass shooting that killed 6 and wounded 13 others. It will be Loughner's first appearance in a Tucson courtroom. Read more»

Loughner

Defense attorneys for Jared Lee Loughner want to push back his trial at least one year past the date suggested by the judge in the case. Prosecutors responded by asking the judge to order a psychological examination to determine his fitness for trial. Read more»

Three of the six people killed in the Jan. 8 mass shooting were shot in the head, according to autopsy reports released Monday. The others died from shots to the torso. (with complete documents) Read more»

Loughner

A federal grand jury has returned a 49-count indictment against Jared Lee Loughner in the deaths of 6 and wounding of 13 in the Jan. 8 mass shooting. The charges include 14 for which the death penalty may be imposed. Read more»

A motion by prosecutors to bar the release of autopsy reports on the victims of the Jan. 8 mass shooting has been denied by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns. The ruling does not mean the autopsies will necessarily be released, the judge wrote. Read more»

Loughner

Psychological and medical records of Jared Lee Loughner have been improperly given to the FBI by prison officials, his attorneys said in a court filing Wednesday. Defense attorneys said release of the information violates Loughner's Miranda rights and doctor/patient privilege. Read more»

Loughner

Federal prosecutors have asked that the autopsies of the victims of the Jan. 8 mass shooting not be released, and that the medical examiner not speak to the media. Read more»

Lighting a candle at the UMC memorial for the shooting victims, Jan. 11.

In the frantic hours after a gunman attempted to assassinate U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, no one could have foreseen that the response to such an unspeakable tragedy would represent such a triumph of hope and resolve. Read more»

President Obama addresses an overflow crowd at the memorial service for the shooting victims.

"I have come here tonight as an American who, like all Americans, kneels to pray with you today, and will stand by you tomorrow." Updated w/ additional photos. Read more»

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Navy Capt. Mark Kelly on Election Night in 2008.

Mark Kelly, husband of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, released a statement Sunday night: "On behalf of Gabby and our entire family, I want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to the people of Arizona and this great nation for their unbelievable outpouring of support." Read more»