Fort Hood gunman

Sentencing looms for convicted Fort Hood gunman

US Major Nidal Malik Hasan. Photo: AFP

Tuesday could be the last chance for convicted gunman Major Nidal Hasan to tell a jury his version of the November 2009 shooting rampage that killed 13 people and wounded 31 others, many of them unarmed soldiers, at Fort Hood, Texas.

Tuesday, 27 August, 2013, 1:53pm

Accused Fort Hood shooter heads to trial in Texas court-martial

Nidal Hasan. Photo: AP

The court-martial of Nidal Hasan begins on Tuesday, with the US Army major facing charges he killed 13 people in a 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, the worst non-combat attack in history at a US military base.

6 Aug 2013 - 6:01pm

Ex-soldier to face the man who tried to kill him in Fort Hood shooting

A soldier runs her fingers over the names of the deceased.Photo: AP

Staff Sergeant Alonzo M. Lunsford Junior usually worked in the back of the Soldier Readiness Processing Centre, giving smallpox shots to deploying and returning troops at the Fort Hood Army base in Killeen, Texas. But on November 5, 2009, he was standing at the counter at the building's entrance after 1pm so that his colleagues could take a lunch break.

6 Aug 2013 - 3:52am

Fort Hood victims to face accused gunman at trial

A memorial to fallen soldiers is shown at Fort Hood, Texas. Photo: AFP

Survivors of the Fort Hood massacre face being questioned this week by the US Army psychiatrist accused of committing the attack, the deadliest such incident on an American military base.

4 Aug 2013 - 10:59am

Accused Fort Hood gunman appears to renounce US allegiance

US Army Major Nidal Hasan (right), accused of killing 13 soldiers in a 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, is seen in a courtroom sketch during at Fort Hood in Texas. Photo: Reuters

Accused Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan released several pages of documents to Fox News on Thursday, days before his court-martial is slated to begin, in which says he wishes to renounce his US citizenship and military oath.

2 Aug 2013 - 2:41pm