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.
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…
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…
School Resource Officer Dan Horetski, of the Oro Valley Police Department, talks with Canyon del Oro High School students.
The Newtown, Conn., shooting that killed 20 first-graders and six adults has prompted a rush of emergency-plan reviews by Tucson-area schools.
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…
"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.
John Wilkes Booth was just 26 when he killed Abraham Lincoln. Leon Czolgosz was 28 when he killed President McKinley.
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.
This is worth attending. Here's the news release I received:
WASHINGTON — A new shooting game for mobile devices by the National Rifle Association is no longer being labeled suitable for preschoolers.
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.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Friday visited the Connecticut town where a gunman killed 26 people last month inside an elementary school.
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.
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…
Children and adolescents are talking about the Newtown shootings, and parents can play a role in how it affects them.
Tucson will remember the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., by singing "Silent Night" by candlelight tonight.
Tucson will remember the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., by singing "Silent Night" by candlelight on Friday.
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.