Prosecutors: Bales Deserves No Chance Of Release Staff Sgt. Robert Bales' own "stomach-churning" words prove he knew what he was doing when he massacred 16 Afghan villagers during pre-dawn raids last year, a prosecutor told jurors Friday during closing arguments in the sentencing hearing.
Coal Fight Heats Up Near Bellingham The fight over a coal export terminal proposed near Bellingham is heating up, as hundreds turned out Saturday for the first of several public hearings on the project.
Robert Bales to Face Military Court Hearing in September The Army has scheduled a preliminary court hearing in September for the JBLM soldier accused of slaughtering 16 civilians during a pre-dawn rampage on two Afghan villages in March. He's being held in the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, KS.