"Something had to be done," 71-year-old retired Army Col. Bill Badger told ABC-TV's Good Morning America today about his role in stopping the gunman who killed six people and wounded another 14 Saturday in Tucson, Ariz., at a community event held by Democratic Rep.
Gabe Zimmerman was known "as a conciliator with a deft touch when it came to working with difficult or angry people," Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep noted earlier.But the flag at the U.S. Capitol has been flown at half-staff to honor the 30-year-old community outreach director for Rep.
Along with the heartbreaking stories of tragedy following Saturday's killings in Tucson, Ariz., there are the heartwarming stories of heroic acts by folks who more than rose to the occasion.On Morning Edition, NPR's Martin Kaste told us about 61-year-old Patricia Maisch, who grabbed a clip
There will be a lot happening today related to Saturday's shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., that left six people dead and 14 others wounded -- including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), who is fighting for her life:-- 11 a.m.
The dead victims of the Tuscon shooting attack represented a range of people that might be found at any congressional constituents' event.They included a 9-year-old girl just elected to her school council who wanted to see a real politician close up; a federal judge who happened to be nearby and sto
In the last couple days before his body was found on New Year's Eve at a landfill in Newark, Del., former Pentagon aide John Wheeler was "a man disoriented and so disheveled that he was mistaken for a homeless person," The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., writes this morning.Witnesses tell