Victory and violence marked the weekend as athletes continued to claim Olympic gold medals in London, while back in the United States, six people were gunned down at a Sikh temple before the gunman was shot and killed by police.
Authorities were calling the shootings at the Oak Creek, Wis., temple an act of domestic terrorism:
The shootings in Wisconsin came one day after it was reported that Jared Loughner, the man accused in the 2011 Tucson shootings would plead guilty this week:
Loughner is accused of killing six people and wounding 13 others, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
In other news, K-12 education made headlines this weekend:
Speaking of elections, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants your help in catching those who vandalize campaign signs:
We’re in week 2 of the Summer Olympics. If you’re looking for some Monday morning inspiration, be sure to check out these stories from the weekend:
And finally, we at the Tribune hope you’ll join us Friday night in downtown Mesa as we host NerdvanaCon and celebrate the anniversary of our popular Nerdvana blog:
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