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

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. View gallery

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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.

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 06:21 PM CST

Jury Seated in Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

Jury Seated in Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

A jury has been seated in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a former Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper."

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 08:30 PM CST

Jury Seated in Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

Jury Seated in Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

A jury has been seated in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting a former Navy SEAL depicted in the Oscar-nominated film "American Sniper."

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 at 03:31 PM CST

Chad Littlefield's Parents Get Strength From Slain Son

Chad Littlefield's Parents Get Strength From Slain Son

When the trial begins on Feb. 11, Don and Judy Littlefield will be listening to opening arguments on a day when they might have expected to be celebrating Chad’s 38th birthday.

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 10:56 PM CST

'American Sniper' Trial May See Insanity Defense

'American Sniper' Trial May See Insanity Defense

A reduced pool of 263 qualified jurors returns to continue jury selection Monday after two days of the Eddie Ray Routh murder trial in Stephenville.

Friday, Feb 6, 2015 at 05:33 PM CST

Eddie Routh Jury Selection Continues

Eddie Routh Jury Selection Continues

Jury selection continued Friday in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, who is accused of killing Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield, and defense lawyers were looking for jurors willing to consider an insanity defense.

Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 at 01:31 PM CST

Insanity Defense Planned in 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

Insanity Defense Planned in 'American Sniper' Murder Trial

A reduced pool of 263 qualified jurors returns to continue jury selection Monday after two days of the Eddie Ray Routh murder trial in Stephenville.

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 at 05:40 PM CST

Juror Screening Starts in Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

Juror Screening Starts in Chris Kyle Slaying Trial

Potential jurors in the trial of Eddie Ray Routh, charged with killing American Sniper subject Chris Kyle and his friend, report to a Stephenville court for screening Thursday.

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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.