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Trial For Army Psychiatrist Charged With Killing 13 Held Up

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 08.14.2013 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas — A uniformed Army psychiatrist had no justification for gunning down U.S. troops and won't be allowed to tell jurors that he w...

Republican Hurls Shocking Charge At Islamic Leaders Over Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) said Islamic leaders in America are "potentially complicit" in terrorist acts when they don't speak out against them. Pom...

Suspect Wants To Tell Jurors He Shot U.S. Troops To Protect Taliban

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 08.11.2013 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Defense attorneys ordered to help the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage said Tuesday that it...

Mass Murderers on Trial Are Sane

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

While there are some mass murderers who are mentally ill, the vast majority are simply angry, frustrated, violent, young men. They have been with us since the beginning of time, and until we implement stronger nationwide gun-control laws they are likely to commit more atrocities in the future.

Fort Hood Shooting Suspect Still Receiving Salary

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

Nidal Malik Hasan, the U.S. Army major accused of killing 13 and injuring 32 more in a mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas on Nov. 5, 2009, has been r...

House Republicans Press Holder For Answers On Fort Hood Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, March 18 (Reuters) - Three Republican members of Congress have asked Attorney General Eric Holder if the ...

Fort Hood Hero Claims Obama 'Betrayed' Her

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Former Fort Hood police sergeant Kimberly Munley told ABC News that President Barack Obama broke promises he made to take care of victims of the Novem...

Soldier Admits Shooting Friend While Curing Hiccups

AP | Posted 02.01.2013 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- A Fort Hood soldier has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, saying he shot his friend accidentally while trying to scare a...

'Key Question' Still Unanswered In Fort Hood Trial

AP | Posted 02.04.2013 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army's highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating ...

Judge Removed From Fort Hood Shooting Rampage Case

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 02.02.2013 | Crime

FORT WORTH, Texas — The military's highest court ousted the judge in the Fort Hood shooting case Monday and threw out his order to have the susp...

Shooting Victims Sue Government

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the third anniversary of the Fort Hood rampage, 148 victims and family members sued the government Monday for compensation for the at...

Added Benefits For Shooting Victims?

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 10.20.2012 | Crime

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Nearly three years after the Fort Hood shooting, a group of soldiers and their families is pressing the Department of Defense to ...

Victims Of Shooting Want Incident Deemed Terror Act

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

FORT WORTH, Texas — Many of the wounded soldiers and families of those killed in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage say they lack necessary ben...

Fort Hood Suspect's Beard Case At Appeals Court

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

FORT BELVOIR, Va. — An Army appeals court on Thursday questioned whether a military judge exceeded his authority in ordering the suspect in the ...

Conflict Heats Up Over Shooting Suspect's Bold Claim

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

FORT WORTH, Texas — A military appeals court will hear arguments next week before deciding if an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shoo...

Soldier Allegedly Killed Friend Who Had Hiccups

Posted 09.26.2012 | Crime

Police arrested a soldier in Texas who they say accidentally shot his friend and fellow member of the military in a joke gone wrong. Army Spc. Patr...

Fort Hood Shooting Suspect's Trial On Hold Over Beard

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

FORT HOOD, Texas -- For the past two months, the military judge presiding over the high-profile case of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 20...

Judge Refuses To Delay Fort Hood Trial

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage must enter pleas in the case before his trial begins n...

Judge Could Delay Fort Hood Trial

AP | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT HOOD, Texas -- A military judge is considering whether to delay the trial of the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort...

AWOL Soldier Gets Harsh Punishment For Serious Plot

AP | SARAH KUTA | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Naser Jason Abdo sat alone in court with his hands shackled and a white cloth secured over his mouth and neck. The soldier who wen...

Sentencing Delayed In Major Bomb Plot Trial

AP | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Sentencing has been delayed for an AWOL soldier convicted of planning to blow up a restaurant full of Fort Hood troops. Prosecuto...

Judge To Sentence Soldier For Plotting Major Attack

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WACO, Texas -- An AWOL soldier convicted of planning a massive attack on a restaurant full of Fort Hood soldiers as part of...

FBI Backed Off Investigating Suspected Fort Hood Shooter Despite Warning Signs: Report

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Crime

WASHINGTON — The nearly 20 often-rambling emails that an Army psychiatrist sent to Yemeni terror leader Anwar al-Awlaki painted a confusing pict...

Alleged Fort Hood Shooter's Beard Stops Court Hearing

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Crime

FORT HOOD, Texas -- A hearing to consider pre-trial motions in the murder case against an Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shooting rampage ...

AWOL Soldier Guilty In 'Justice'-Seeking Bomb Plot

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas — Walking around a gun store one day last summer, the young man never took off his sunglasses as he asked questions about items he p...