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

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 02:58 PM CST

Routh Chase Video Played in Court

Routh Chase Video Played in Court

A 12 minute dashcam video was played during Eddie Ray Routh's capital murder trial Thursday. Lancaster police say the video shows officers chasing and arresting defendant Eddie Ray Routh in Chris Kyle's...

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 06:37 PM CST

Police Chase Video Played at "American Sniper" Trial

Police Chase Video Played at "American Sniper" Trial

Jurors heard police testimony and saw video of police chasing Eddie Ray Routh the night famed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield were killed at the Rough Creek Lodge and Resort in 2013.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 12:53 PM CST

Widow of Slain 'American Sniper' Gives Emotional Testimony

Widow of Slain 'American Sniper' Gives Emotional Testimony

Taya Kyle clutched military dog tags and told jurors about her final moments with her husband in testimony Wednesday.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 10:30 AM CST

Kyle's Widow Testifies in 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

Kyle's Widow Testifies in 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

Taya Kyle testified Wednesday in the opening of the murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh, accused of killing her husband and Chad Littlefield at a Texas shooting range two years ago.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 01:05 PM CST

Publicity Complicates Jury Selection in Major Trials

Publicity Complicates Jury Selection in Major Trials

Texas lived up to its reputation for swift justice by taking just three days to seat a jury for the trial of the man charged with killing the former Navy SEAL depicted in "American Sniper." But jury selection in...

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 01:03 AM CST

'American Sniper' Trial to Begin Wednesday

'American Sniper' Trial to Begin Wednesday

Opening statements are scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who was accused of killing Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield in February 2013.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 12:31 PM CST

"American Sniper" Murder Trial Underway

"American Sniper" Murder Trial Underway

The trial of the man charged with killing Chris Kyle, the famed Navy SEAL depicted in the blockbuster movie "American Sniper," is underway in rural Erath County.

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 03:20 PM CST
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By Holley Ford

Eddie Ray Routh at Camp Fallujah

These are photos of Eddie Ray Routh at Camp Fallujah in 2008. See Full Gallery

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 05:26 PM CST

Wife of 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle to Testify

Wife of 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle to Testify

Prosecutors say the widow of Chris Kyle will be among the first witnesses to testify during the trial of his alleged killer in Texas.

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 04:22 PM CST

Proceeding Expected Before Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

Proceeding Expected Before Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

A pretrial proceeding is expected to precede opening arguments in the trial of a man accused of killing "American Sniper" subject Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend Chad Littlefield.

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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.