| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
You'd think a 10 1/2 year war would be a major issue in a presidential campaign - especially a war going as badly as the one in Afghanistan. And especially in the wake of Sen. Jay Rockefeller publicly urging President Obama to speed up the withdrawal of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
SEATTLE — A military court judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors in the case of an American soldier who pleaded guilty to a murderous rampage in Afghanistan should not be dismissed from the trial for reading a document they weren't supposed to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:55 PM
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — The U.S. soldier who pleaded guilty more than two months ago to killing 16 Afghan civilians, including women and children, and injuring many more, condemned what he did as an "act of cowardice" Thursday and...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 10:57 PM
TACOMA, 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...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:05 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- An Army brigadier general stands accused of sexual misconduct with subordinates and a civilian, of threatening one woman’s career and her life, and of responding "I'm a general, I'll do whatever the [expletive] I want” when...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:00 PM
A weeklong hearing in the case against U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales ended in a military courtroom Tuesday with defense attorneys declaring that “only one side of the story” has been heard.
Bales faces charges on 16 counts of premeditated...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales initially asserted that he had shot several Afghan men outside a U.S. combat outpost in southern Afghanistan on March 11 and did not mention that a dozen women and children were among the dead, according to a senior U.S....
| Mar 24, 2012
| 4:45 PM
NBC News' Matt Lauer has landed an interview with the wife of Robert Bales, the Army staff sergeant charged with 17 counts of murder in Afghanistan. Lauer's chat with Karilyn Bales will air Monday on “Today” and “NBC Nightly News.”...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The U.S. government has paid $50,000 in compensation for each of the Afghan villagers who were killed in a shooting rampage in which an American soldier faces murder charges, Afghan officials said Sunday. Families of the wounded received $11,000 per...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The U.S. paid families of Afghans killed earlier this month in a shooting spree allegedly committed by an American soldier substantially more than it usually does in such cases because of the horrific nature of the massacre, according to senior military...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Attorney John Henry Browne, who is representing Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the man accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians earlier this year, is questioning whether the crime, as it has been reported, even occurred.
“I certainly haven’t...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Noted Seattle defense attorney John Henry Browne continues to refuse to undergo a background check in order to see classified materials related to his client, accused murderer Staff Sgt. Robert Bales.
“I don’t think the government should...