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

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 07:29 PM CDT

Jury Seated to Hear Ventura's Defamation Case

Jury Seated to Hear Ventura's Defamation Case

A jury was set to hear opening statements Tuesday in Jesse Ventura's defamation case against the estate of a slain sniper who had claimed he punched the former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler inside...

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014 at 10:10 AM CDT

Jury Selection to Begin in 'American Sniper' Suit

Jury Selection to Begin in 'American Sniper' Suit

Jury selection is set to begin in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the widow of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 02:24 PM CDT

Chris Kyle Murder Trial Delayed

Chris Kyle Murder Trial Delayed

The trial for the man accused of killing famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle has been delayed.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 12:58 AM CDT

Attorneys Dispute DNA in 'American Sniper' Case

Attorneys Dispute DNA in 'American Sniper' Case

A judge is expected to decide what evidence to have tested for DNA ahead of the trial of the man charged with killing famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 05:33 PM CDT

DNA in Chris Kyle Case Could Delay Trial

DNA in Chris Kyle Case Could Delay Trial

A dispute over DNA testing could delay the trial of the man charged with killing famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 09:09 AM CDT

Judge Won't Dismiss Ventura "American Sniper" Suit

Judge Won't Dismiss Ventura "American Sniper" Suit

A judge on Wednesday allowed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against the widow of slain "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to go to trial.

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 07:31 PM CST

"American Sniper" Murder Suspect to be Tried in May

"American Sniper" Murder Suspect to be Tried in May

The death-penalty case against a North Texas man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man remains on track for a May trial.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 12:17 PM CDT

Trial for Accused Kyle, Littlefield Killer Delayed

Trial for Accused Kyle, Littlefield Killer Delayed

The trial for the man accused of killing a Navy SEAL sniper and his friend has been delayed.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 03:33 PM CDT

Ventura Defamation Case to Stay in Minnesota: Judge

Ventura Defamation Case to Stay in Minnesota: Judge

A federal judge has ruled that former Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit will be tried in Minnesota.

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 08:39 AM CDT

Chris Kyle Murder Case Moves Closer to Trial

Chris Kyle Murder Case Moves Closer to Trial

Eddie Ray Routh, the man accused of fatally shooting a Navy SEAL sniper and his friend at a North Texas gun range, was in court Monday for a pre-trial hearing.

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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.