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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: Judges, Prosecution, Shootings, Death Penalty, Military Justice
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...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Iraq, Prosecution, Trials, U.S. Army
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...
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...
Grand anniversaries often make us ponder the links between our past and our present. Baltimore's superb bi-centennial commemorations for the War of 1812 have been no exception. Watching the buzz of commercial activity in the harbor has reminded me vividly...
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With a giant flag of 15 stars and stripes as a backdrop inside Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, a celebratory concert Sunday night drew a packed house to cap the weekend's commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial. As if to underline that there are no hard...
The quickly constructed, earthen star-shaped Fort Whetstone, built in 1776, was the first fortification to occupy the site where Fort McHenry now stands. The city's vulnerability to a waterborne attack was exposed in the spring of 1776 when the British...
Shrieking children covered their ears and adults flinched as the Blue Angels made a low pass over Fort McHenry, only to stretch their necks and shade their eyes to track the Navy jet fighters as they soared into the sun. At the Inner Harbor, crowds lined...
DETROIT (AP) — The National Museum of the United States Navy's traveling mini-exhibit on the War of 1812 opens this weekend in Detroit. Called "War of 1812: A Nation Forged by War," the display commemorates the conflict's 200-year anniversary....
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