Chris Kyle

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

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 Memorial Benefit A Hit In Fort Worth

The second-annual Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit took place this weekend at the Fort Worth Stockyards. Those who attended enjoyed a rodeo, sporting clays shoots, live music, an auction, and of course, plenty of patriotism.

05/02/2015

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

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

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 Rep. Introduces Chris Kyle Medal Of Honor Act

A Texas Congressman has introduced a bill that would authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Navy Seal Chris Kyle.

02/26/2015

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Link Between Routh & PTSD Called “Fallacy”

A prosecutor has said, after the conviction of Eddie Routh in the killing of Chris Kyle, that “the biggest fallacy” of the trial was that PTSD caused Routh to commit the crime.

02/26/2015

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)

VIDEO: Inside “American Sniper” Murder Trial

For the first time, the public is able to hear audio from inside the so-called American Sniper murder trial.

02/25/2015

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)

Jurors Reject Insanity Defense, Convict Routh For ‘American Sniper’ Killings

A North Texas jury convicts a former Marine for the deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.

02/24/2015

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