American Sniper

Chris Kyle

Judge Rejects Kyle Widow’s Request For New Trial

A judge has rejected a request from the widow of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or set aside a jury’s verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

11/26/2014

Chris Kyle

Ventura Passage To Be Cut From Kyle’s “American Sniper” Book

The passage from the best-selling memoir “American Sniper” that sparked former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against author Chris Kyle will be removed, publisher HarperCollins said Wednesday.

07/30/2014

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

Ventura Gets $1.8 Million In Defamation Case

A federal jury has awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million in his lawsuit against the estate of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle.

07/29/2014

Chris Kyle

Jury In Jesse Ventura/Chris Kyle Case To Return Tuesday

Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle have gone home for the night but will return Tuesday.

07/28/2014

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Continue In Ventura Case

After a weekend break, jurors weighing whether former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura was defamed by “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle are entering their fifth day of deliberations.

07/28/2014

Former pro wrestler Jesse Ventura pauses while speaking about his book "They Killed Our President" on October 4, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Witness Says She Saw Ventura Get Punched

A woman testified that she saw someone punch Jesse Ventura at a bar in 2006, contradicting his assertion that the incident described in a Chris Kyle’s book never happened.

07/15/2014

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)

Kyle Feared Ventura Tale Had Eclipsed Book

Jurors in Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit heard slain military sniper Chris Kyle say in a recording that he didn’t want his book overshadowed by his alleged fight.

07/11/2014

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)

Before Death Sniper Chris Kyle Said Ventura’s Name Deleted From Book

A slain military sniper whose memoir sparked a lawsuit from former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura admitted before his death that he removed Ventura’s name from the book because he was afraid of being sued.

07/09/2014

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 Video Deposition Played In “American Sniper” Trial

A five-hour videotaped deposition from Chris Kyle, who penned the book “American Sniper,” will be the focus of Wednesday’s testimony in a defamation trial surrounding the book, according to Minneapolis CBS station WCCO.

07/09/2014

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)

Trial Begins Over “American Sniper” Story

The widow of killed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will take the witness stand on Tuesday to defend things that her late husband wrote about in his popular “American Sniper” book.

07/08/2014

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Attorneys Dispute DNA In Kyle’s Murder 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.

04/01/2014

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)

Judge Won’t Dismiss Ventura ‘American Sniper’ Lawsuit

A judge is allowing former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit against the widow of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle to go to trial.

03/19/2014

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