Fort Hood shooter fired 35 shots in 8min

2014-04-08 08:14

A troubled US soldier shot his semi-automatic pistol at least 35 times during an eight-minute killing spree at the Fort Hood military base, investigators say.

Details about Fort Hood gunman...

2014-04-03 08:07

Officials at Fort Hood have released few details about the gunman who killed three people before taking his own life in a shooting at the sprawling Army base. Here's what we know:

Fort Hood shooter forcibly shaved in prison

2013-09-04 09:01

The Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the Fort Hood shooting rampage has been forcibly shaved, an Army spokesperson says.

Fort Hood gunman begins sentencing phase

2013-08-26 10:56

The Army psychiatrist convicted of the Fort Hood rampage that killed 13 people begins the sentencing phase of his trial facing a possible death sentence for the deadly mass shooting.

Motive evidence barred in Fort Hood trial

2013-08-20 11:07

A military judge has blocked several key pieces of evidence that prosecutors say would explain the mindset of the soldier accused in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood.

Fort Hood shooting trial set to begin

2013-08-06 10:00

Opening arguments are set to begin in the court martial of Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan, who faces 13 counts of murder in a 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.

Defence in Fort Hood case rejected

2013-01-31 12:01

A judge has rejected a defence counsel's arguments over whether Major Nidal Hasan, who is due to stand trial for the killing of 13 people at in Fort Hood, could face the death penalty if found guilty.

US Army suspect could be forcibly shaved

2012-07-25 20:18

The judge says the suspect in the US Fort Hood rampage must shave his beard before trial or be forcibly shaved.

Testimony heard in Awol US soldier's case

2012-05-23 11:12

An FBI agent has testified in the trial of a Muslim US soldier, saying the soldier had told him he wanted to give faith to "brother Nidal", the Army psychiatrist charged in the Fort Hood shootings.

Soldier admits to US fort attack plan

2011-07-29 15:02

An absentee infantry soldier caught with weapons and a bomb has admitted planning what would have been Fort Hood's second terrorist attack in two years, says the US army.

Alleged Fort Hood shooter ruled 'sane'

2011-01-26 12:05

The US Army psychiatrist who has been charged with killing 13 people in a shooting spree on a Texas army base has been ruled sane and thus fit for trial, says a source.

Fort Hood witnesses identify Hassan

2010-10-18 21:18

A second week of testimony has started at a hearing for an Army psychiatrist accused in a deadly shooting rampage at Fort Hood last year.

Fort Hood suspect in court

2010-06-02 13:22

A US army psychiatrist has made his first courtroom appearance facing charges of gunning down 13 people and wounding 32 at the Fort Hood military base.

Ex-FBI boss in Fort Hood probe

2009-12-09 17:10

A former FBI director will review how the agency handled information on Army Major Nidal Hasan's links to a radical Islamist cleric ahead of the Fort Hood shooting rampage.

Fort Hood 'act of terrorism'

2009-11-21 12:08

The head of the US Senate Armed Services Committee says he considers the Fort Hood shooting an act of terrorism, and says intercepted e-mails could have tipped off officials.

13 murder charges for Hasan

2009-11-12 19:34

The army psychiatrist accused of a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood military base in Texas will face 13 charges of premeditated murder.

Radical US imam praises Hasan

2009-11-09 20:09

The personal website for a radical American imam living in Yemen who had contact with two 9/11 hijackers is praising alleged Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan as a hero.

Shooting a blow for US military

2009-11-06 11:05

The lethal shooting spree at a US army base has dealt a blow to a military already under severe strain from years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment

2014-04-03 19:53

An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness is the gunman who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, authorities say.

3 killed, 16 wounded at Fort Hood Army base

2014-04-03 06:54

A soldier has opened fire on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide, authorities say.

No testimony, evidence by Fort Hood shooter

2013-08-28 09:00

The Army psychiatrist who fatally shot 13 people at Fort Hood has decided not to present any evidence during his trial's penalty phase, while jurors decide whether to sentence him to death.

Fort Hood killer convicted

2013-08-23 20:43

The US Army psychiatrist on trial for the Fort Hood shooting has been convicted of murder and is eligible for the death penalty.

Hasan silent in Fort Hood shooting trial

2013-08-13 11:01

Nidal Hasan, the US Army psychiatrist who carried out a shooting massacre that left 13 dead at the Fort Hood military base, has watched in silence as witness after witness described the attack.

Fort Hood suspect plans to represent self

2013-05-29 15:03

Accused Fort Hood gunman Major Nidal Hasan will ask a military court to rule he can represent himself at his trial which could bring the death penalty on charges he shot to death 13 people in a 2009.

New judge to decide on Fort Hood case

2013-01-30 19:46

The new judge in the Fort Hood shooting case has to decide whether to spare Major Nidal Hasan a possible death sentence and let him plead guilty.

FBI targets Islamic extremists in US army

2012-06-26 11:03

The FBI is investigating more than 100 suspected Islamic extremists in the US military, following the deadly 2009 "lone wolf" attack by an alleged al-Qaeda sympathiser, says a report.

Victims sue US army for $750m

2011-11-11 08:15

Eighty-three victims and family members in the worst-ever mass shooting at a US military installation are seeking $750m in compensation from the army.

Fort Hood shooter: Death penalty sought

2011-03-05 08:10

A senior US military commander has recommended that Major Nidal Hasan face the death penalty for killing 13 people at Fort Hood Army base.

Fort Hood shooter practiced to kill

2010-10-22 08:09

Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter, practiced to kill in the weeks before the attack according to witnesses.

Fort Hood soldiers played dead

2010-10-15 14:12

Unarmed soldiers caught in the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, reacted as they did in combat – by playing dead and not leaving fallen comrades behind, a US court has heard.

Fort Hood: US Army to seek death

2010-04-30 21:07

US prosecutors have indicated they will seek the death penalty against the army major accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, the suspect's lawyer says.

Shooter faces new charges

2009-12-03 07:24

A psychiatrist who may face the death penalty after the mass shooting at Fort Hood has been charged with 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder.

US Army: hard look at itself

2009-11-17 21:17

The US Army will investigate if it missed warning signs about the alleged shooter in the Fort Hood rampage, others want a broader review of the tragedy.

Hasan's views worried trainers

2009-11-12 18:30

Nidal Malik Hasan's overly zealous religious views and strange behaviour worried the doctors overseeing his medical training.

Suspect 'was not mentally well'

2009-11-08 09:49

There appears to have been much concern about the mental state and beliefs of the psychiatrist thought to be behind the deadly shootings at the Fort Hood military base in Texas.

Shooter 'faced harassment'

2009-11-06 07:16

The man who killed 12 people at a Texas military base was about to be deployed to Iraq, but also battled harassment, his cousin says.

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