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Jury To Reconvene In Kyle-Ventura Defamation Case

Jurors are due to reconvene in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir.

07/23/2014

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

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)

Ventura Must Show Sniper Disregarded Truth In Book

When a man regarded as the deadliest sniper in U.S. history detailed his kills in a bestselling autobiography, he also included details about a 2006 incident in which he says he punched former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura.

07/07/2014

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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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Attorneys For Navy Sniper Accused Killer Want Confession Video Thrown Out

In a Stephenville courtroom on Friday Eddie Routh’s attorneys worked to keep a key piece of evidence from jurors. Routh is the man accused of murdering Navy sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a gun range in Glen Rose last year.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2014

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Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer Back In Court

The man accused of killing Navy SEAL Chris Kyle will be back in court on Friday. A judge is expected to decide whether to allow a key piece of evidence in Eddie Ray Routh’s trial.

03/07/2014

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Death Penalty Still An Option For Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer

Chris Kyle’s accused killer appeared in court today for pre-trial motions. His lawyers unsuccessfully argued to have the death penalty removed as an option in this case.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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