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Fort Hood Gunman Recently Reassigned From Infantry Duties

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:10pm
Spc. Ivan Antonio Lopez, the soldier who killed three service members before committing suicide at Fort Hood, Texas, was an experienced infantryman who arrived at his new post just two months ago with new duties in support and transportation, service records showed Thursday.Lt. Gen.






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'Strong Possibility' Verbal Altercation Preceded Ft. Hood Shooting

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:49pm

Lt. General Mark Miley says it’s likely a "verbal altercation" with another solider, or soldiers, preceded the shooting at Ft. Hood and could have triggered the event.








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Vote for the Week in Pictures: March 27 - April 3

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:33pm
Vote for your favorite image from the Week in Pictures. The winning image will be displayed next week.Last week's winner:






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The Week in Pictures: March 27 - April 3

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:33pm

Opening day dreams, a slum in the sky, a quake cracks Chile, communion across the border and more.








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Teen Who Sued Parents Brags About Scholarship

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:01pm

Rachel Canning, 18, revealed on social media that she plans to study this fall at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass.








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Distracted Driving Commercial Geared to Stop Texting and Driving

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:24pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation intensified its message on Wednesday about the dangers of distracted driving with a shocking video on their new website, distraction.gov.






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Car Crashes Into Store

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:24pm

An 84 year-old woman crashed her vehicle through the front of a pharmacy in Winter Haven, Florida, narrowly missing a customer inside and causing an estimated $65,000 in damages.








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City Mourns Again as Second Firefighter Is Put to Rest

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:02pm
The casket containing the body of firefighter Michael R. Kennedy is lowered from Engine 33 before his funeral outside Holy Name Church in West Roxbury, Mass., on Thursday. Kennedy and Boston Fire Lt. Edward J.






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Florida Bill Would Arm School Officials in Classrooms

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:57pm

A House bill in Florida would give districts the option of appointing one or more people to carry concealed gun on campus. Charlie Keegan reports.








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#AskNBCNews: Fort Hood Shooting Webcast

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:57pm

NBC's Pete Williams, Medal of Honor recipient Col. Jack Jacobs and NBC's Gabe Gutierrez at Fort Hood discuss the latest on the shooting, and take your questions.








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Raw Video: Train Rams SUV at Railroad Crossing Gates

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:57pm

The driver of an SUV in Houston weaved the vehicle through railroad crossing gates and then was hit by a speeding commuter train.








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Jacobs: PTSD Is a Subjective Evaluation

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:25pm

Retired Col. Jack Jacobs reflects on the "indelible" mark that combat makes on someone, and how different people handle the toll.








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Fort Hood Officials Hold Press Conference

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:15pm

Officials at Fort Hood hold a press conference to update the deadly shooting.








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FBI Says 'No Record of Anything' on Fort Hood Shooter

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:15pm
The FBI has nothing in its files about U.S. Army Spc. Ivan Lopez, the man identified as the Fort Hood gunman, a federal law enforcement official told NBC News on Thursday.“No record of anything,” the official said.






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Facebook Page Reveals New Details About Gunman

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:53pm
Fort Hood gunman Ivan Lopez's Facebook page gives a glimpse into his military and civilian life, with pictures of him in uniform, holding a variety of weapons, and photos of him with his family.






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Facebook Photos Reveal Gunman's Army Life

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:27pm
Fort Hood gunman Ivan Lopez's Facebook page gives a glimpse into his military and civilian life, with pictures of him in uniform, holding a variety of weapons, and photos of him with his family.






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Doctor: 9 Hospitalized, 3 Critical After Shooting

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:27pm

Dr. Matthew Davis, from Scott & White Hospital, says that nine patients remain hospitalized, with three in critical condition, after the Fort Hood shooting, but that several with minor injuries may be released today.








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Tornado Damages Homes and Downs Trees in St. Louis

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:27pm
A tornado touched down Thursday and cut a half-mile path outside St. Louis, the National Weather Service said.There were no immediate reports of injuries, but the storm brought down trees and power lines. The twister struck the St. Louis suburb of University City.






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Teen In a Coma After School Beating

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:00pm

The mother of a 13-year-old girl is demanding changes be made at her daughter's school after her child was brutally beaten by bullies during a fight on campus. KSNV's Christine Kim reports.








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TSA Worker Saves Woman On Blue Line Tracks

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:00pm
— By NBC ChicagoA Transportation Security Administration employee is being hailed as a hero for putting his life on the line to save a woman laying on Chicago Transit Authority train tracks Wednesday.But to hear Eddie Palacios tell it, he did nothing out of the ordinary.






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