American Sniper

Governor Abbott Posthumously Awards Texas Legislative Medal Of Honor To Chris Kyle (Governor's Office)

Governor Presents Texas Medal Of Honor For Chris Kyle

Governor Abbott presented the highest military decoration the State of Texas can award to a military member for ‘American Sniper’ Chief Petty Officer Chris Kyle.

CBSDFW.COM–08/26/2015

A woman shoots a Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun at a shooting range. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

North Texas Safety Chief Offering Free Concealed Handgun License Training To Military

The move comes after recent attacks on military personnel revealed their vulnerability.

08/04/2015

Director and Producer Clint Eastwood arrives at the 'American Sniper' New York Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Clint Eastwood To Make Sullenberger Biopic

Clint Eastwood will follow up his box office hit “American Sniper” with a biopic of pilot Chesley Sullenberger, who famously landed a plane in the Hudson River in 2009.

06/03/2015

Eddie Ray Routh, charged with two counts of Capital Murder for the shooting deaths of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield, appears in court for a pre-trial hearing on Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Legislature To Reimburse Erath County For ‘American Sniper’ Trial

The Texas Legislature is reimbursing a North Texas county for costs incurred during the trial of a man who killed “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend.

05/29/2015

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Texas Legislature Moving Ahead With Plans To Honor Chris Kyle

As federal efforts to honor ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle have stalled, the Texas Legislature is moving ahead with its own plans.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2015

File Photo: Taya Kyle sits down with CBS 11's Doug Dunbar. (credit CBS 11 News)

‘American Sniper’ Widow Taya Kyle’s New Book Addresses Grief

The widow of ‘American Sniper’ author Chris Kyle says in her new book that her stance on the death penalty was among things she struggled with after he was killed in 2013.

04/30/2015

Director and Producer Clint Eastwood arrives at the 'American Sniper' New York Premiere at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Clint Eastwood Reflects On “American Sniper”

Clint Eastwood discussed a variety of subjects with movie theater owners on Wednesday, but it was the success of “American Sniper” that most interested his audience.

04/23/2015

87th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement

Some UTA Students Plan American Sniper Movie Screening Protest

Tuesday night the movie American Sniper was ‘under fire’ on the University of Texas at Arlington campus. Some students are planning on protesting a campus screening of the award-winning film.

CBSDFW.COM–04/21/2015

Eddie Ray Routh (mugshot via Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Convicted Murderer Routh Moved To Texas Prison Intake Center

Routh was convicted of capital murder in the 2013 deaths of Kyle and Chad Littlefield after jurors rejected his insanity defense. Prosecutors didn’t seek the death penalty.

03/06/2015

Jesse Ventura (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Attorney: ‘American Sniper’ Defamation Verdict Should Be Thrown Out

An attorney representing the widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle claims both a judge and jury made mistakes that led to a $1.8 million defamation verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

03/05/2015

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Appeal Filed For Texan Convicted In ‘American Sniper’ Case

An attorney for the former Marine found guilty in the shooting deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield has filed an appeal.

03/04/2015

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, served as a Navy SEAL for eight years before stepping down to focus on his wife and children. (Credit: Daniel Penz, KTVT)

Chris Kyle Medal Of Honor Backlash

Some veterans are not happy about one lawmakers push to honor a Texas hero.

03/02/2015

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