The mother of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut school shooting used the opportunity to fill in for President Barack Obama during the weekly radio and Internet address to make a personal plea from the White House for action to combat gun violence. Read More
An American man accused of killing a U.S. jewelry store owner, stealing $300,000 (€228,200) in diamonds and fleeing to Europe has been found dead in Spain.
The U.S. Embassy in Madrid said in a statement that American officials were notified Thursday of Andrew Robert Levene's death and that Spanish authorities are investigating. Read More
Outgoing Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords spent her last hours as Tucson's U.S. representative finishing the meeting she started on the morning she was shot and bidding farewell to constituents who have supported her through her recovery.
But it may not be the end. The woman whose improbable recovery has captivated the nation promised, "I will return." Read More
Prosecutors on Monday accused the Archdiocese of Philadelphia of being an "unindicted co-conspirator" in a clergy sex abuse case and said the Roman Catholic Church fed predators a steady supply of children.
The comments came in a key hearing before the March trial of a high-ranking church official, a priest and a former priest. Read More
Testimony is set to resume Friday in what is expected to be the last day of the preliminary hearing for a Northern California serial killing suspect.
During the seventh day of testimony on Thursday, the ex-wife of a Joseph Naso, Judith Naso, told the court that she may have twice been drugged unconscious during her marriage so she could be sexually assaulted by strange men. Read More
Adjehi Baru had his first career double-double and Trent Wiedeman his fourth of the season as College of Charleston coasted to a 63-44 win over cold-shooting Elon on Saturday night.
The Cougars (12-5, 4-2 Southern Conference) held the Phoenix to just seven points in the first 14:28 of the contest. Elon (8-8, 3-2) shot 18.2 percent from the field in the first half (6 of 33), improving to 23.9 percent (16 of 67) overall. Read More
A civilian court in Bahrain overturned death sentences Monday for two protesters convicted of murdering two policemen during a wave of anti-government demonstrations last year. Read More
Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Arizona for speeches in tribute to each person who died and was wounded in a deadly shooting rampage one year ago.
It's the latest in a day full of events.
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, who was born and raised in Tucson, spoke about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering from a gunshot to the head. Read More
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is attending a candlelight vigil in Tucson to honor the six people killed one year ago in a deadly supermarket shooting.
A crowd of about 1,000 people cheered as she emerged from backstage and walked up stairs onto the stage. Read More
In recent years, the Police Department’s poor record on solving homicide cases was a municipal embarrassment, as was The City’s relatively high violent crime rate.But the announcement this week that the homicide total in 2011 remained steady, and that violent crime was down 6 percent, shows that some strategies are working. Read More