Famed "American Sniper" author and a friend were killed at a North Texas gun range

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014 at 05:24 PM CDT

The widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has asked a judge to set aside a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura or to order a new trial.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 06:19 PM CDT

A jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 06:54 AM CDT

The jury weighing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle told the judge Monday they didn't think they could reach a unanimous verdict, but he...

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 08:51 AM CDT

Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 04:27 PM CDT

Lawyers for the estate of late military sniper Chris Kyle are arguing that Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura can't prove any harm from a story in Kyle's autobiography that Ventura claims is a lie.

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 08:55 PM CDT

Jurors in Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit have heard a slain military sniper say in a recording that he didn't want his book overshadowed by a story about his alleged bar fight with the former Minnesota...

Famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and a friend were killed at a North Texas gun range. Kyle was born in West Texas and grew up in Dallas and served four combat tours in Iraq and elsewhere between the start of the war and 2008. The decorated former Navy SEAL holds the most career sniper kills in U.S. military history with 160 confirmed kills.