Gabrielle Giffords‘ simple request for a piece of toast for breakfast this week signaled a milestone in her recovery — because she asked for it with spoken words. The Democratic congresswoman from Arizona, severely wounded when she was shot in the head at a public event a month ago, has been speaking “more and more each day,” C.J. Karamargin, one of her congressional aides, said Wednesday. Karamargin could not give […]
Jared Loughner, the chief suspect in shooting of 19 people in Tucson on Jan. 8 has been indicted on three counts in the attack. Source – KOLD News 13. Federal Grand Jury Indicts Arizona Shooting Suspect Jared Loughner U.S. attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke said Wednesday’s initial indictment was just the beginning of federal legal action against the 22-year-old Tucson resident. Six people were killed and 13 wounded in the […]
The following is an email written by Rep. Giffords’ parents, Gloria and Spencer: The surgeons are ecstatic…Spence and I are humbled by the outpouring of love and prayers and overwhelmed with gratitude. There are thousands of people who have responded with cards, flowers, FOOD (we’re feeding all the cops and federal marshals in UMC 3 square meals a day as well as folks in two other patient waiting rooms….almost like […]
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is no longer in critical condition after being shot in the head last weekend, a hospital spokeswoman said.