The padlocks come off the gates as the State Fair of Texas opens in Dallas with food, festivities and football. The 127th annual expo opens Friday at Fair Park.
The dispute over the beard had led to the ouster of the original judge in his court-martial. The new judge had allowed Hasan to keep it as his trial last month.
Fort Hood officials say the Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for the 2009 shooting rampage has arrived at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.
A military court on Wednesday sentenced Maj. Nidal Hasan to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, giving the Army psychiatrist a path to the martyrdom he appeared to crave in the attack on unarmed fellow soldiers.
Closing arguments have wrapped up in the sentencing hearing of convicted Fort Hood murderer Major Nidal Hasan.
The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood decided not to call witnesses or testify Tuesday during his trial’s penalty phase, which is his last chance to plead for his life before the jury begins deliberating whether to sentence him to death.
Witnesses continue to take the stand in the sentencing phase of the trial for Major Nidal Hasan.
Day one of the sentencing phase for convicted Fort Hood murderer, Nidal Hasan, proved to be the most emotional and gut-wrenching day of the three-week court martial.
The man convicted of the Fort Hood rampage begins the sentencing phase of his trial on Monday, facing a possible death sentence for the deadly mass shooting.
A jury resumed deliberations Friday in the case of a 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, even though the accused gunman admitted responsibility and mounted no defense.
A panel of 13 military officers are deliberating the fate of Army Major Nidal Hasan. The defendant once again showed his refusal to challenge the government’s case by declining to make a closing argument.
Jurors hearing the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the soldier accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage, are being given detailed instructions about how to reach a verdict.