One of the odder stories to get attention late Wednesday was TMZ.com's report that it had been told by "sources" that actor Peter Fonda discovered a dead body in Los Angeles yesterday afternoon.The Associated Press now writes that Los Angeles police confirm the story. Sgt.
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.