Jared Lee Loughner

Sen. Frank Lautenberg/Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: lautenberg.senate.gov, carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Lautenberg, McCarthy Introduce High-Capacity Magazine Ban Measure

New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg didn’t waste any time introducing a measure that would limit ammunition magazines to hold ten bullets. Tuesday was the first day in the 113th Congress that bills could be introduced. A companion measure was also introduced in the House by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy and has 48 co-sponsors.


Gabrielle Giffords (AP Photo/P.K. Weis)

First Photos Of Gabrielle Giffords Released

Two photos of a smiling Rep. Gabrielle Giffords were released early Sunday by her office, her hair shorn short but few other telling signs of her gunshot wound to the head.


Dallas Green, senior advisor to the Philadelphia Phillies general manager, talks to members of the media about the loss of his 9-year-old granddaughter Christina Taylor at the team's spring training baseball facility, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, in Clearwater, Fla.  Taylor was one of six people killed during a shooting rampage last month in Tucson, Ariz.. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Ex-Mets Skipper Dallas Green Mourns Grandchild

Dallas Green couldn’t hold back the tears from behind his dark, wire-rimmed sunglasses. The no-nonsense manager who led the Mets from 1993-1996 choked up a few times as he talked about the shooting death of his nine-year-old granddaughter.