| Aug 14, 2013
Re "Trial showcases military jury system," Aug. 11
Readers may be left with the impression that trying Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan by a court-martial board of senior officers is somehow unfair.
By signing up and obtaining a rank of captain because...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:13 PM
FT. HOOD, Texas — Sgt. 1st Class Maria Guerra was heading to lunch in her office at this central Texas Army base back on Nov. 5, 2009, when she heard the first shots of what would become the deadliest shooting on a U.S. military installation....
| Aug 22, 2013
In sentencing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, a military judge disappointed both the prosecution, which had sought a 60-year term, and Manning's most ardent supporters, who believe he should serve no time at all. Assuming that Manning...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- Accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan returns to court here Thursday when a judge is expected to clarify what role his military legal advisors will play in his court-martial, which has been plagued by repeated delays.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:17 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- A military judge on Thursday ruled that the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan would go forward after denying a request by Hasan’s military legal advisors to modify their status.
“The court believes...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:29 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- Military lawyers advising accused Ft. Hood shooter Major Nidal Malik Hasan at his court-martial on Wednesday asked the judge to modify their role in the high-stakes trial, saying Hasan appears to be seeking the death penalty and that to...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:51 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- An Army major facing the death penalty told a military court here Tuesday that he was the shooter in a 2009 rampage that killed 13 soldiers and that he acted after switching sides from U.S. goals.
In an opening statement that lasted...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:16 AM
FT. HOOD, Texas -- At a brief, final pretrial hearing for accused Ft. Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, a military judge questioned jurors Monday about their exposure to media coverage of the case and any potential scheduling conflicts before the start...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:27 AM
FT. MEADE, Md. -- Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted Tuesday of the most serious charge in the largest breach of classified U.S. secrets in the nation’s history, possibly escaping a life sentence after being vilified for more than three years...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:52 PM
FT. HOOD, Texas — One of the soldiers who died in a mass shooting at this central Texas Army base was shot a dozen times -- evidence not just of the horror of the day, but of heroism.
The wounds indicate the victim was charging the gunman when...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:36 AM
The judge presiding over the military court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has reached a verdict and will announce her decision Tuesday into whether he violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terror groups by providing more than 700,000...