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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States has paid $50,000 in compensation for each Afghan killed in the shooting spree attributed to a U.S. soldier in southern Afghanistan, an Afghan official and a community elder said Sunday. The families of...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year pleaded guilty Wednesday then described shooting each victim, telling a military judge he has asked...
Tags: Justice System, Murder, Lawyers, Death Penalty, Trials
SEATTLE (AP) — The Army staff sergeant charged with slaughtering 16 villagers in one of the worst atrocities of the Afghanistan war will plead guilty to avoid the death penalty in a deal that requires him to recount the horrific attack for the first...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers and wounding six more in Afghanistan, will undergo a government sanity review this weekend to determine his mental state, his attorneys said. Bales...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 16 villagers in Afghanistan, deferred entering a plea when he appeared Thursday morning for his arraignment at a hearing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, south of Seattle. A veteran of three tours in Iraq before...
A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others: The...
SEATTLE -- The commanders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord have decided to refer the case against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales for a general court-martial on charges that he murdered 16 civilians in a late-night shooting rampage outside a remote Army outpost...
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Army prosecutors on Tuesday asked an investigative officer to recommend a death penalty court-martial for a staff sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn rampage, saying that Staff Sgt....
Los Angeles TimesTACOMA, Wash. -- Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales told his fellow soldiers they would be grateful to him in fighting season “come June” following a shooting rampage in which he is accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. “He said, ‘You guys are going to thank...
For folks who want to partake in Sailabration by water this weekend, expect tight quarters. "An unprecedented number of boats are anticipated. We could have thousands of recreational boaters all trying to come to one location," said Coast Guard Cmdr....
A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago. It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
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Q13 FOX News reporterThe lawyer for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Wednesday the military will have a difficult time trying to prove his client committed the crimes and that experts likely will find that Bales suffers frompost-...
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