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Several gatherings and tributes are planned over the next month in observance of the three-year anniversary of the Tucson shooting that left six dead and 13 injured, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, on Jan. 8, 2011.
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. visited Tucson today for a town hall meeting at the Herbert K. Abrams Public Health Center.
After U.S. Senators voted against a bill that would have increased background check requirements, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords wrote the following opinion piece for the New York Times on April 17.
The Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Awards are a statewide competition created to recognize those non-elected professional public servants who serve as the critical link between citizens and the people elected to represent them.
Move your body into the New Year with family, friends and neighbors at BEYOND, a community-wide outdoor festival. Join us for a full day of fun and fitness at some of the most spectacular outdoor settings in our region.
On January 5, 2013, a series of BEYOND events will be held throughout Pima County to remember those who lost their lives in the January 8, 2011 shootings, as well as those whose lives have been changed forever. BEYOND was launched by the Zimmerman family in honor of their son Gabe Zimmerman, who lost his life that day.
Jared Lee Loughner, who killed six individuals and injured another 13 at a Tucson Congressional event on Jan. 8, 2011, was sentenced to seven life sentences and 140 years in prison in federal court Thursday morning.
A judge found accused Jan. 8 shooter Jared Lee Loughner competent in a hearing Tuesday, allowing him to plead guilty to 19 federal counts.
Many people gathered at the James D. Kriegh Park on Jan. 7 to participate in the Oro Valley Family Fun Day. The event was one of nearly 40 others sponsored by BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit; a coalition organized by Gabe Zimmerman’s family and friends to develop outreach plans encouraging community members to come out into Tucson’s public lands to strengthen the sense of community, and to take advantage of Tucson’s beautiful spaces, with the full awareness that getting out and active with others promotes physical and mental health.
Victims killed at a political event with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Ariz. on Saturday are shown. From top left, Christina Taylor Green, 9, Dorothy Morris, 76, Arizona Federal District Judge John Roll, 63, from bottom left, Phyllis Schneck, 79, Dorwin Stoddard, 76, and Gabe Zimmerman, 30.
It is no mystery that high school students look forward to the weekend. It's a time to relax, put aside the week of hard work, and taste a little freedom from responsibility.
One year ago, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head during a Congress on Your Corner event at the Safeway on Ina Road.
In the weeks following the Jan. 8 shootings, members of Gabe Zimmerman’s extended family came together to form a coalition called BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 419-0 last week, naming a prominent room in the Capitol in honor of Gabe Zimmerman.
Gabe Zimmerman was killed along with five others in the Jan. 8 shooting. Zimmerman’s name will be remembered at the Capitol.
In her own words Monday night, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords said she has to “get better” before she can return to congress.
As Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues to recover from the Jan. 8 assassination attempt in Houston, her staff member Ron Barber returned to work this week in Tucson.
Gabriel “Gabe” Zimmerman’s name still appears on the sign-in board in the lunchroom of the congresswoman’s Tucson district office, located at 3945 E. Fort Lowell Road, Suite 211.
Public service awards named after late Giffords’ aide
Emily Nottingham pours her basket filled with wishes into the hole surrounding a mesquite tree. Nottingham is the mother of Gabe Zimmerman, one of six people killed during a shooting rampage on Jan. 8 at the shopping center at Ina and Oracle roads.
Thirty years ago next month, a crazed gunman attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan as he left the Washington Hilton Hotel. Our 40th president had been in the White House just 10 weeks at the time of the shooting.
Pima County plans to rename a park and trailhead after two victims of the Jan. 8 shooting that claimed six lives and left U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords hospitalized.
As more information emerges about a seemingly deranged gunman accused of killing six people and wounding at least 13 others at a Northwest shopping center, many have asked why he never drew the attention of mental health professionals.