Premeditated murder

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

Oscar Pistorius cries as he prays with his sister Aimee and brother Carl in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo)

Pistorius, Steenkamp family reps ‘talking’

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The families of Oscar Pistorius and his slain girlfriend are in contact, a lawyer for Reeva Steenkamp’s parents said Tuesday. The communication between the two families is over a possible out-of-court settlement […]

08/20/2013

Photographers take photos of Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa on Feb. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius to be indicted, trial in early 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In a […]

08/16/2013

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Judge: Testimony about dying pregnant soldier OK

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A military judge says witness testimony about a dying pregnant soldier’s cries of “My baby! My baby!” will be allowed during the murder trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in […]

06/27/2013

Fort Hood suspect fined again for having beard

(AP) – A military judge has again held the Fort Hood shooting suspect in contempt of court for showing up to a pretrial hearing with a beard he had been told to shave. Maj. Nidal […]

08/03/2012

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