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3 months 4 weeks ago

Questions of PTSD in Fort Hood Shooting

Fort Hood leaders revealed that suspected shooter, Specialist Ivan Lopez's mental health likely played a part in the deadly shooting Wednesday. The incident once again brings post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) into the spotlight. Whether he was suffering from PTSD or not, the aftermath of the shooting is going to...

11 months 1 week ago

Prosecutors give closings in Fort Hood trial

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Military prosecutors say the soldier on trial for the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage had planned the attack. The prosecutor, Col. Steve Henricks, asked jurors during his closing argument Thursday to unanimously convict Maj. Nidal Hasan of premeditated murder. That would allow prosecutors to seek...

2 years 8 months ago

Soldier stops would-be robbers

Colorado Springs Police say a soldier with a concealed weapons permit stopped two men that attempted to rob him and his wife. The soldier and his wife had just transferred from Fort Hood and were taking a walk last night when two masked men approached them at Fairmont Place...

3 years 9 months ago

Victims testify at Fort Hood trial

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - An Army sergeant wounded in a deadly rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, last year, has told a military court that he made eye contact with the alleged shooter before being shot himself. Sgt. Alonzo Lunsford says he heard Maj. Nidal Hassan say "God is...

4 years 8 months ago

Hearing on Fort Hood shootings today

The first Capitol Hill hearing on the Fort Hood shootings is set for this morning. The Senate Homeland Security Committee will look at the threat posed by homegrown terrorism and chairman Joe Lieberman says it also wants to know whether the shooting was the result of intelligence failures. Lawmakers are...

4 years 8 months ago

Local Muslim speaks out about Ft. Hood shooting

As the military and the FBI continue to investigate Nidal Hasan's connections with a radical imam overseas, local Muslims say it's important that people recognize his alleged actions do not represent their faith. Arshad Yousufi of the Islamic Society of Colorado Springs says that Islam condemns harming innocent civilians,...

4 years 8 months ago

Fort Hood victims remembered

One by one, President Barack Obama spoke the names and told the stories Tuesday of the 13 people slain in the Fort Hood shooting rampage, honoring their memories even as he denounced the "twisted logic" that led to their deaths. "No faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no...

4 years 8 months ago

Obama to attend Fort Hood memorial

President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial at Texas' Fort Hood today, where a gunman's rampage left 13 dead and 29 more wounded. Obama will also meet with the families of those killed. Kevin Sullivan, who served as President George W. Bush's communications director, says Obama's presence "sends...

4 years 8 months ago

Obama to attend Fort Hood memorial

President Barack Obama plans to attend a memorial at Texas' Fort Hood today, where a gunman's rampage left 13 dead and 29 more wounded. Obama will also meet with the families of those killed. Kevin Sullivan, who served as President George W. Bush's communications director, says Obama's presence "sends...

4 years 8 months ago

Excitement and sadness at Army pep rally

Tonight at Fort Hood, hundreds gathered for a vigil as the army's chief chaplain offered prayers and words of encouragement. It was the first community gathering since the tragedy. On our Mountain Post, the traditional Army pep rally, before the Air Force game took on a different flavor. There were...

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