Just in from Topeka's Capital-Journal:"Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church won't picket the funeral of a 9-year-old girl killed in Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., in exchange for getting airtime on two radio stations, a church spokeswoman said Wednesday morning."
The Pima County Sheriff's office has released a statement that clears up the issue of how many people were wounded by gunfire during Saturday's deadly attack in Tucson, Ariz., on those gathered at an event held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ).
Saying that "after this shocking tragedy, I listened at first puzzled, then with concern, and now with sadness, to the irresponsible statements from people attempting to apportion blame for this terrible event," former Alaska Gov.
"A national debate over weaknesses in state and federal gun laws" following Saturday's deadly rampage in Tucson, Ariz., "has stoked fears among gun buyers" and led to a surge in sales of Glock pistols and other handguns, Bloomberg News reports.Police say the gunman in Saturday's attack used a Glock
After doctors briefed reporters earlier today about the conditions of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and other survivors of Saturday's deadly rampage in Tucson, three family members of other victims stepped forward to talk and take some questions.We're going to post some excerpts here, with audio.
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) is "generating her own breaths ... breathing on her own," Dr. G. Michael Lemole, section chief of neurosurgery at University Medical Center in Tucson, just told reporters.And, he said, "I'm very encouraged by the fact that she's done so well. ...