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Ball field named for young shooting victim

The child and federal judge killed in last month's Tucson shootings are being honored.

The child and federal judge killed in last month's Tucson shootings are being honored.

Nine-year-old Christina-Taylor Green will have a baseball field named after her where she played second base for her Little League team.

Her family is expected to throw out the first pitch when the season begins April 1.

Pima County, where Tucson is located, will also name a county park after Christina.

And President Barack Obama plans to sign a bill Thursday to name a new courthouse in Yuma after U.S. District Court Judge John M. Roll, another of the six people killed in the shootings that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 13 others.

Jared Loughner has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in the case.

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