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

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.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 at 04:56 PM CDT

Chris Kyle Murder Case Gets Closer to Trial

Chris Kyle Murder Case Gets Closer to Trial

The case is moving forward against the man accused of fatally shooting Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.

Thursday, Aug 8, 2013 at 02:25 PM CDT

Ventura: Job Offers Dried Up After Chris Kyle Memoir

Ventura: Job Offers Dried Up After Chris Kyle Memoir

A newly unsealed deposition from Jesse Ventura shows that the former Minnesota governor was complaining about difficulty finding work after a Navy SEAL published a book he claims defamed him.

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 11:29 AM CDT

Ex-Marine Indicted in Chris Kyle Slaying

Ex-Marine Indicted in Chris Kyle Slaying

A grand jury in North Texas has indicted the man accused of killing former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man on two charges of capital murder. Eddie Routh, a former Marine,...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:48 AM CDT

Ventura Wants Sniper's Widow to Defend Lawsuit

Ventura Wants Sniper's Widow to Defend Lawsuit

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura wants a defamation lawsuit against slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle to now be defended by his widow Taya Kyle.

Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 06:04 PM CDT

Chris Kyle Murder Suspect Has Jail Outburst

Chris Kyle Murder Suspect Has Jail Outburst

Eddie Ray Routh, the suspect in the slayings of former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield, had an outburst that has Erath County jailers on alert.

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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.