March 23, 2012 The 38-year-old soldier allegedly killed 17 Afghan men, women and children in cold blood on March 11. He also faces six counts each of assault and attempted murder.
March 23, 2012 After saying for nearly two weeks that 16 civilians had been killed, officials are now telling reporters there were 17 fatalities. We may learn more later today when Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is expected to be charged with murder.
March 20, 2012 On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are hearing about the ripple effects on the mission in Afghanistan from the murders of 16 civilians, allegedly by a U.S. Army staff sergeant.
March 17, 2012 Staff Sgt. Robert Bales' commanding officer once recommended him for a medal of valor after a major battle in Iraq. Bales is being held at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians last week.
March 16, 2012 The Afghan leader also refers to the information from American military officials that only one soldier, an unidentified Army staff sergeant, was involved as a "supposed" account of what happened.