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In this picture taken on March 11, 2012, an Afghan villager points to a spot where a family was shot, allegedly by US soldier Staff Sergeant Robert Bales. (Photo by Mamoon Durrani/AFP/Getty Images)

Villagers Unsatisfied By Life Sentence For Bales

The villagers traveled nearly 7,000 miles to learn the fate of the American soldier who gunned down their children, siblings and parents, who set their lifeless bodies afire with a kerosene lantern. And when the news came, it came in a simple gesture: a thumb’s up from their interpreter

08/24/2013

File photo of Joint Base Lewis McChord, the home base for Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

JBLM Soldier Faces Hearing In Afghanistan Massacre

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is appearing in a military courtroom for the first time on charges that he slaughtered 16 Afghan villagers during a predawn rampage last March.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2012

A Seattle Police Boat (Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Weekend Drownings As Washingtonians Escape Heat Wave

Cooling off with a swim during Western Washington’s recent heat wave has proven deadly for at least three people.

08/07/2012

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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.

07/13/2012

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Lawyer Days Afghan Killings Suspect Recalls Little

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales remembers little about the night he is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime shooting rampage, according to his lawyer, John Henry Browne.

03/20/2012

U.S. Soldier Accused Of Shooting Afghan Civilians Based In Seattle Area

Wife of Afghan Shooting Suspect Offers Condolences

The wife of the U.S. soldier held in the slayings of 16 Afghan villagers is offering condolences to the victims’ families and says she too wants to know what happened. She and her children were moved from their home in Lake Tapps onto Joint Base Lewis-McChord earlier this week.

03/19/2012

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