Family members, friends and others are at the University of Arizona in Tucson tonight for a "Together We Thrive: Tucson And America" service to honor and remember the victims of Saturday's shooting rampage.President Obama will be among the speakers.
"A wildlife officer pulled over the suspect in the assassination attempt against an Arizona congresswoman less than three hours before the deadly attack," the Associated Press writes.The wire service adds that:"Jared Loughner ran a red light but was let off with a warning at 7:30 a.m.
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