Army Hearings http://www.kplu.org en War crimes case expected to go to jury http://www.kplu.org/post/war-crimes-case-expected-go-jury <p>The judge in a high profile war crimes court martial is expected to send the case to the jury today. Closing arguments are now complete in the case against Staff Sergeant Calvin Gibbs. He&#39;s accused of orchestrating the deaths of unarmed Afghan civilians.</p><blockquote><p>Army prosecutor Major Robert Snow told the military jury their decision should not be difficult. His precise closing words: &quot;Let your verdict speak the truth that Staff Sgt. Gibbs is a murderer.&quot;</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 17:43:03 +0000 Tom Banse 3165 at http://www.kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/thursday-mornings-headlines-0 <p><em>A new plan to deal with traffic-jamming snow and ice on the roads, A Fort Lewis-based soldier gets a court martial plea deal, no special session agreement - yet, and Grammy nods for Northwest bands.</em></p><p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 13:50:57 +0000 Gary Davis 261 at http://www.kplu.org Thursday morning's headlines New developments in Army war crimes case http://www.kplu.org/post/new-developments-army-war-crimes-case <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">A pre-trial hearing is scheduled to continue Tuesday morning for one of the five Washington-based Army soldiers charged with war crimes while deployed to Afghanistan.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 23 Nov 2010 15:58:42 +0000 Austin Jenkins 197 at http://www.kplu.org