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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

Morlock, right, with others at a Democratic Party meeting just moments before learning of the Jan. 8, 2011, attack.

The Orlando shootings bring back Tucson memories and the most uncomfortable truth of all: We think we know things, but we don't. Omar Mateen, a native New Yorker, appears to have massacred 50 people in an Orlando nightclub. This is the news today. Tomorrow? Who knows? We don't even know what we don't know we should ask about. Read more»

Northwest Fire personnel at the shooting scene, shortly after the most seriously injured victims were taken to the hospital.

A hoax $25 million "emotional distress" lawsuit was filed using the name of the man convicted of attempting to assassinate former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, killing six and wounding the congresswoman and a dozen others. A similar hoax lawsuit was filed using the name of a mass shooter in Michigan. Read more» 1

The FBI has released more than 670 pages of documents from the early stages of the investigation into the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting that killed six and wounded 13 others, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Most of the pages have information redacted, and more than 300 pages were held back by federal investigators. Read more» 1

There's satire, and then there's satire. The Onion, a website that attempts to elicit equal parts tearful laughter and painful wincing, cooked up a look at the motivations of school shooters Wednesday - timed for the anniversary of the day a mentally ill college dropout gunned down six and wounded 13 in Tucson. "Classmates Admit School Shooter Showed Them, Showed Them All" laid out an all-too-familiar scenario of a disturbed young man gaining attention through mass murder. Read more» 1

A crop of a photo released by the Sheriff's Department on Tuesday shows the weapon used in the Jan. 8 attack, several magazines and a knife carried by the gunman.

Hundreds of photos taken in the aftermath of the Jan. 8 shooting were released Tuesday by the Pima County Sheriff's Department, including images of the Glock handgun and high capacity magazine used to kill six and wound a dozen others. Withheld by authorities were any graphic photos of victims of the shooting rampage. Read more» 1

An interview with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Democrat in Arizona's District 1. Then, the Reporters' Roundtable featured Mark B. Evans, administrator of TucsonCitizen.com and Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. Plus, Weekend Watch with Matt Russell. Read more»

The investigative file on the Jan. 8 shootings may be released within the next two weeks, a Sheriff's Department spokesman said Thursday afternoon. Surveillance video of the rampage won't be released, as PCSD doesn't have a copy of that recording. Read more» 4

Tucson lawyer David Hardy argued to a Senate committee considering gun-control measures in the wake of recent high-profile mass shootings that placing limits on gun ownership is a misguided response.

Tucson lawyer David Hardy told a Senate committee that limiting semiautomatic weapons would be a misguided response to mass shootings that have sparked renewed calls for gun control. Others at the often-contentious hearing said something must be done. Read more»

A federal judge has said it's up to the Pima County Sheriff's Department to release records related to the Jan. 8 shooting rampage, lifting a bar on the release of investigative records in the case. Those documents will take more than a week to organize and release, a spokesman said. Read more»

Emily Nottingham told Washington 'don’t let us down' on gun-violence prevention measures. Nottingham, whose son was killed in a 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, was invited to the State of the Union address by Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, at left.

Emily Nottingham, whose son was killed in the 2011 Tucson mass shooting that wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was in Washington Tuesday urging lawmakers to pass stronger background checks and ban assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines. Read more»

Hikers spent Saturday morning on the Davidson Canyon Trail to honor the victims of the Jan. 8, 1010 Safeway shootings.

Hikers gathered in small groups across Southern Arizona on Saturday to hit the trails in tribute to 24 people shot at a Tucson grocery store two years ago. Read more»

While legislators in Virginia, Alabama, Arizona, New York, Texas and Colorado sometimes contemplated tightening rules after rampage shootings, few measures gained passage. In fact, several states - including Arizona - have made it easier to buy more guns and take them to more places. Read more»

Guns galore, inadequate checks: The background check system is supposed to keep firearms away from potentially dangerous people, but the system is plagued by data problems, loopholes and disputes over just who should be barred. "There is a problem with a system like that. It is harder for a high school kid to get a job at McDonald’s." (with video) Read more»

Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly watch Space Shuttle Endeavour fly over Tucson from atop the UA Cherry Street parking garage in September.

Gabrielle Giffords will attend the sentencing of Jan. 8 gunman Jared Loughner on Thursday. Giffords' husband, Mark Kelly, will address Loughner on her behalf. Prison doctors have testified that the mentally ill Loughner has trouble believing that he did not assassinate Giffords. Read more»

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