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US soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan villagers agrees to plead guilty

May 30, 2013

US soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan villagers agrees to plead guilty

Robert Bales had slipped away from his remote southern Afghanistan outpost early on 11 March, 2012, and attacked mud-walled compounds in two sleeping villages nearby. #World #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Death Penalty #Murder #Sgt Robert Bales
Afghan children testify the horrors of bloodbath by US soldier

Nov 12, 2012

Afghan children testify the horrors of bloodbath by US soldier

The soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians watched as child after child described the bloodbath that left their parents and other loved ones dead. #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #Sgt Robert Bales
Army adds charges against Afghan shooting suspect

Jun 02, 2012

Army adds charges against Afghan shooting suspect

The Army dropped a murder charge, but added other charges, including steroid use, against Staff Sgt Robert Bales who had been accused of gunning down 16 civilians in a pre-dawn raid on two Afghan villages in March. #Afghanistan #Robert Bales #Exercise physiology #Steroids #attorney #Lt Col Gary Dangerfield
Wife defends US soldier accused in Afghan killings

Mar 26, 2012

Wife defends US soldier accused in Afghan killings

"He loves children, he's like a big kid himself," she said. "I have no idea what happened, but he would not ... he loves children, and he would not do that." #NewsTracker #War in Afghanistan #Robert Bales #Afghanistan massacre
US Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacre

Mar 24, 2012

US Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacre

The Bales case is likely to be equally complex, involving questions of his mental state and the role that the stresses of war and possible previous head injuries may have played in his alleged actions. #War/Conflict #NewsTracker #War in Afghanistan #Robert Bales #Afghanistan massacre

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US Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacre

Jun 22, 2014

Broadway's 'Newsies' to close

Disney Theatrical Productions said Sunday it will shutter the high-energy musical about newsboys after the Aug. 24 performance, pulling the plug on a 2-year-old show that has earned more than $100 million over some 1,000 shows but has seen its weekly... #New Jersey #Robert Duvall #Alan Menken #Christian Bale #Tony Awards #Bill Pullman #Paper Mill Playhouse #New York (state)
US Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacre

Jun 13, 2014

Fire crews burn house teetering on Texas cliff

(AP) -- Charred debris from a luxury cliff-side home fell 75 feet into a lake below on Friday after fire crews set the $700,000 retreat ablaze rather than wait for it to crumble into the water as the land faltered around it. It took less than an hour... #Florida #Texas #Miami Beach #Robert Webb
US Army sergeant charged in Afghan massacre

Jul 07, 2014

Documents show soldiers called Robert Bales 'paranoid' well before Afghanistan killings

Months before he committed an inexplicable massacre, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales showed a split personality to his fellow soldiers at a small outpost in Southern Afghanistan... #Florida #Texas #Miami Beach #Robert Webb