Fort Hood

In this courtroom sketch, U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is shown during closing arguments of his court martial,  Thursday Aug. 22, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case; Hasan makes no closing argument

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood passed on his final chance to address jurors before they started deliberating Thursday, even after prosecutors insisted […]

08/22/2013

June 11, 2013 courtroom sketch shows U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, right, sitting by his former defense attorneys Maj. Joseph Marcee, far left, and Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, center, during a hearing at Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Prosecutor: No question Hasan was Fort Hood gunman

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan is sending only a single piece of evidence to the jury room when deliberations start about whether he is guilty of the 2009 shooting rampage at […]

08/22/2013

Maj. Nidal Hassan (AP Photo)

No defense from suspect in 2009 Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood rested his case Wednesday without calling any witnesses or testifying in his own defense. Maj. Nidal Hasan is […]

08/21/2013

Military prosecutor Col. Steve Henricks, right, speaks as Nidal Malik Hasan, center, and presiding judge Col. Tara Osborn look on during Hasan's court-martial in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Fort Hood suspect kicked gun from officer’s hand

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — With the gunman standing over her, Fort Hood police officer Kimberly Munley tried to fire her weapon as she lay bleeding on the ground. Nothing happened. The shooter then kicked […]

08/16/2013

In this courtroom sketch, Pvt. Lance Avilas, a victim of the Fort Hood shootings, testifies during the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Rapid pace in long-delayed Fort Hood trial

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Since his arrest in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Maj. Nidal Hasan has challenged most everything about the case: restrictions on how he can pray, orders to shave […]

08/09/2013

In this courtroom sketch, Spc. Meagan Martinez, left, and Sgt. Lamar Nixon, victims of the Fort Hood shootings, testify during the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

‘D’ written on those killed in Fort Hood shooting

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier knew she had to decide quickly who she could save, so she grabbed a black marker and wrote a “D” on the foreheads of the dead. To people […]

08/09/2013

Reporters that will observe the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan are escorted to the courthouse Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Fort Hood trial resumes as lawyers demand removal

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood was allowed to continue representing himself on Thursday after the judge barred his standby attorneys from taking over, […]

08/08/2013

This court room sketch shows Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan during his court-martial Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Lawyer says Hasan intent on getting death sentence

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The standby attorney for the soldier charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage accused Maj. Nidal Hasan on Wednesday of deliberately charting a course toward a conviction and death […]

08/07/2013

Austrian skateboarder Andreas Sabitzer, 30, performs a trick in the Malecon in Havana, Cuba.(AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. FORT HOOD DEFENDANT ADMITS HE WAS THE SHOOTER With his life hanging in the balance, the Army […]

08/07/2013

Retired Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford describes one of his wounds from the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, at his home in Lillington, N.C. on June 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Soldier played dead after being shot at Fort Hood

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A soldier who was repeatedly shot during the Fort Hood shooting rampage says he played dead before realizing the gunman might notice he was sweating. Staff Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford testified […]

08/06/2013

This court room sketch shows Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan during his court-martial Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Brigitte Woosley)

Fort Hood gunman meticulously planned attack

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan fired the last of 146 bullets in his assault on Fort Hood, then walked outside where he met two civilians who asked about the commotion and […]

08/06/2013

A U.S. solider stands guard outside where the court-martial of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is beginning, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in Forth Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Maj. Hasan: Evidence will show ‘I am the shooter’

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist accused in the deadliest mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation told jurors Tuesday that evidence would “clearly show” he was the gunman during the attack […]

08/06/2013

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