Killeen (United States)

Type: City
Name: Killeen (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 31.1
Longitude: -97.720001
population: 103,009
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Is a prescription drug behind the violence?

Ivan Lopez, a 34-year-old Iraq war veteran, went on a shooting spree on April 2 at Fort Hood in Texas. He had a psychological history of depression and anxiety, and was recently being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder. On Wednesday, Lopez used ... [Published Fairfield Mirror - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

MP: Let Us Carry Our Own Guns on Base

A military police officer says he and his colleagues should be allowed to carry their own guns on bases while off duty to help provide security during mass shootings or other incidents.The debate over whether to allow troops to carry personal firearms ... [Published Military.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ft. Hood shooting is part of the scenery in gun-crazed America [Commentary]

In response to this month's mass shooting at Fort Hood, Speaker of the House John Boehner said mentally disturbed people should not be allowed to get their hands on firearms. But don't hold your breath waiting for legislation to emerge from Congress to ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Girl Scouts of Central Texas Honors Distinguished Women of Killeen, Temple and Waco

Girl Scouts of Central Texas is proud to honor women who have dedicated their lives to improving their communities. Girl Scouts of Central Texas (GSCTX) honored Eartha Bason, Marianne Stringfellow, Marie Aycock, Seleese Thompson-Mann, and Stephanie Turnham ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama stands by Rev. Al Sharpton while accusing Republicans of … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIn a fiery speech, Obama said that Republicans are threatening the right to vote. Meanwhile, Obama’s appearance represented a presidential seal of approval of Sharpton’s role as a civil rights activist, amid the new revelations about ... [Published Newswatch Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Many veterans with PTSD live near bases

The Army specialist who killed three soldiers at Fort Hood last week isn't the only person from the neighborhoods that surround the massive military base near Killeen, Texas, who's been evaluated for or diagnosed with mental illness.Data compiled by the ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Extra Fort Hood security snarls Killeen traffic

KILLEEN — Security was heightened Tuesday at Fort Hood, causing a massive traffic jam for morning commuters in Killeen.Some drivers reported being stuck on the road for as long as four hours Tuesday morning on U.S. 190, and some surrounding streets.Subscription ... [Published Temple Daily Telegram - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Killeen OKs drop in speed limit through zones

Commuters can expect to see a 5 mph drop in the speed limit through construction zones in Killeen in the near future.During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Killeen City Council approved the police department’s request to drop the speed limit through ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 5 reports

Killeen shows its support for Fort Hood victims

KILLEEN — With the flags many of them carried waving in the breeze, several hundred men, women, children and dogs paraded around Lions Club Park early Friday evening in honor of those killed and wounded at Fort Hood two days ago.The flag march, organized ... [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 15 reports

Iraq veteran kills 3, injures 16, shoots himself

THE army sergeant who killed three people and injured 16 during a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood military base in the United States was examined by a psychiatrist just last month who saw "no indication of likely ­violence".US army secretary John McHugh ... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 3 reports

Killeen Residents React to Latest Fort Hood Shooting

Killeen, TX, population 134,000. Fort Hood, population 45,000.When Mayor Dan Corbin heard the news about another shooting he was both mad and sad.“When there was development that there were casualties I thought the same thing,” Corbin recalled “How can ... [Published Nightcap - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 33 reports

Fort Hood Live: Investigators drilling clues behind attack on US military base

Washington: A thorough probe has already begun in the case of an Iraq war veteran who broke out firing at US’s military post Fort Hood located in Killeen, Texas and killed three soldiers here on Wednesday.The authorities want to make sure if the bloody ... [Published PardaPhash - Apr 03 2014]

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Other observers weren't so sure about whether there were any obvious winners. The Austin American-Statesman's Tim Eaton said the encounter "allowed both Castro and Patrick to meet goals they set outout to accomplish" as Castro attempted to bring up Patrick's incendiary rhetoric on immigration and Patrick tried to inject abortion into the discussion
"There's no question that those with mental health issues should be prevented from owning weapons or being able to purchase weapons." That is what Boehner said. Yet, last year, when a bipartisan bill to set up a system of background checks for gun purchases was put forward, Mr...
While President Barack Obama said at Fort Hood on Wednesday that "we can never eliminate every risk," he noted that the nation "can do more to help counsel those with mental health issues, to keep firearms out of the hands of those who are having such deep difficulties. As a military, we must continue to do everything in our power to secure our facilities and spare others this pain."
..." That includes doing more for anyone suffering from mental illness, he said, and making sure "we never stigmatize those who have the courage to seek help."

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Is a prescription drug behind the violence? [Published Fairfield Mirror - Apr 16 2014]
Fort Hood Shooting Sparks Calls for Concealed G... [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
The Brief: April 16, 2014 [Published The Texas Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
City food scene fosters trattorias, traditions [Published Brown Daily Herald - Apr 16 2014]
MP: Let Us Carry Our Own Guns on Base [Published Military.com - Apr 16 2014]
The blame game: PTSD and the 2014 Fort Hood sho... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
Ft. Hood shooting is part of the scenery in gun... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 15 2014]
Girl Scouts of Central Texas Honors Distinguish... [Published PRWeb - Apr 14 2014]
Fort Hood post mortem: Crisis in psych testing [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 14 2014]
President Obama stands by Rev. Al Sharpton whil... [Published Newswatch Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
Texas Mesothelioma Attorneys [Published Free Press Release - Apr 11 2014]
Many veterans with PTSD live near bases [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 11 2014]
PHOTOS: The Week in Pictures, April 11, 2014 [Published Metro.us - Apr 11 2014]
Koch named Solheim captain [Published eMag.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Help soldiers, ex-soldiers with stresses [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 11 2014]
Developers are thinking inside the box [Published STLtoday.com - Apr 11 2014]
US shootings timeline in the past two decades [Published Astro Awani - Apr 10 2014]
General just home from war again comforting the... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Clerk where Lopez bought gun says Army should f... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 10 2014]
White House photos of the week [Published RollingOut - Apr 10 2014]
Malcolm: Lavish Expenses As Obamas Hit The Road... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Apr 10 2014]
Army Vet Dies; Fought With Syrian Rebels Agains... [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 10 2014]
Remarks by the President at Fort Hood Memorial ... [Published Politisite - Apr 10 2014]
Another tragedy hits Fort Hood: Shooting April ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Veterans get free legal advice at clinic [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Weather Whys: Late Snowfall [Published Freestone County Times - Apr 09 2014]
Ft. Hood prepares for Obama at memorial after s... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 09 2014]
Extra Fort Hood security snarls Killeen traffic [Published Temple Daily Telegram - Apr 09 2014]
Extra Fort Hood security causes traffic jams on... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Killeen OKs drop in speed limit through zones [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Apr 09 2014]
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Remarks by the President at Fort Hood Memorial ... [Published Politisite - Apr 10 2014]
THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate ReleaseApril 9, 2014 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT FORT HOOD MEMORIAL SERVICE Fort Hood Killeen, Texas 2:06 P.M. ...
‘Busting My Ass, Defending Yours’: Everyday, th... [Published TIME.com - Apr 05 2014]
On April 2, a junior enlisted soldier, Specialist Ivan Lopez, went on a shooting spree at the U.S. Army’s Fort Hood, next to the city of Killeen in central Texas. He killed three people and injured 16 others before taking his own life. Some of the first ...
Sen. Cornyn and Lt. General Milley Discuss Serv... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 04 2014]
FORT HOOD, TEXAS --U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) joined with Fort Hood commanding general, Lt. General Mark A. Milley, for a news brief on updated information revealed in the first day of investigations of the Ft. Hood shooting. The shooter was ...
Wonkbook: What you need to know about the polic... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 04 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . (Photo by Joe ...
Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez was taking antidep... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 03 2014]
FORT HOOD, Texas — A U.S. soldier who shot dead three comrades and wounded 16 others before killing himself was on a cocktail of prescription drugs and angry with the army for initially refusing to let him attend his mother’s funeral, according to friends. ...
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Aegis Hires Over 600 Military Veterans and Thei... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 21 2014]
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