PHOENIX (CBS/AP) Jared Loughner has been described by friends as a social outcast with almost indecipherable beliefs steeped in mistrust and paranoia, claims that appear to be bolstered by Loughner's own writings and YouTube rants - making his a case that seems tailor-made for an insanity defense, according to many health and legal experts.
But federal and state law will not make it as easy for Loughner to invoke an insanity defense as it seemed to be for John Hinckley, the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan.Continue »
TUCSON, Ariz. (CBS/KPHO) Many know the name Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Arizona shooting rampage that left six dead and wounded more than a dozen others including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, but few may know Bill Badger, who helped subdue the gunman.
Badger, a 74-year-old retired Army Colonel, described what happened.
PHOENIX (CBS/AP) Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson, Arizona shooting rampage that left six dead, is being held without bail and has been assigned Judy Clarke, a lawyer who defended "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski, as his attorney.
Loughner entered the courtroom Monday handcuffed and wearing a tan inmate uniform. His head was shaved and he had a cut on his right temple.Continue »
PHOENIX(CBS/AP) Jared Loughner, the alleged gunman behind Saturday's mass murder in Tucson, Arizona might get "Unabomber" Ted Kaczynski.
Loughner is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday at 2 p.m. and Heather Williams, the first assistant federal public defender in Arizona, has asked the court to appoint San Diego attorney Judy Clarke to be his attorney.Continue »
TUCSON, Ariz. (CBS/KPHO/AP) Four people are being hailed as heroes after Saturday's mass shooting in Tucson that left six dead and 14 others wounded, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Daniel Hernandez used his hands to stop the bleeding from congresswoman's head. Roger Salzgeber and Joseph Zamudio tackled the suspect, Jared Loughner. But it was a 61-year-old woman who grabbed the magazine and handgun from the gunman that witnesses said helped prevent further tragedy.Continue »
The shooting rampage claimed six lives, including a 9-year-old child and U.S. District Judge John Roll, officials said. Thirteen more were wounded at the scene.Continue »
NEWTON, N.C. (CBS/WBTV/AP) Newly released court documents indicate that 10-year-old Zahra Baker may have died more than two weeks before she was reported missing by her stepmother and father.
That revelation was contained in more than 200 pages of previously sealed search warrants that were released Tuesday afternoon.Continue »