Loughner pleads guilty to Arizona shooting of congresswoman Giffords

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 | 5:06 p.m. CDT

TUCSON, Ariz. — Jared Lee Loughner agreed Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in prison, accepting that he went on a deadly shooting rampage at an Arizona political gathering and sparing the victims a lengthy, possibly traumatic death-penalty trial.