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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

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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

Eddie Ray Routh (credit: Erath County Sheriff’s Office)

Pre-Trial Hearing For Accused Chris Kyle Killer

America’s deadliest sniper was shot and killed at a North Texas gun range earlier this year. On Monday, the man accused of pulling the trigger will be back in front of a judge in Stephenville.

09/16/2013

Eddie Ray Routh (credit: Erath County Sheriff’s Office)

Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer Faces Judge

The man accused of killing retired Navy SEAL Chris Kyle faced a judge in Stephenville on Tuesday morning, less than one month since his indictment.

08/20/2013

Four people, including two college students, are killed in an Erath County crash. (credit: Miguel Chavarria/Stephenville Empire-Tribune)

Keller ISD Alum Among 4 Killed In Crash

Four people were killed in a head-on car crash on Sunday afternoon, authorities said, that was triggered when one vehicle crossed the center line into oncoming traffic.

04/29/2013

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Routh Family’s Statement Regarding Deaths Of Ex-Sniper Chris Kyle & Chad Littlefield

The parents of Eddie Ray Routh, the man suspected of killing the nation’s deadliest sniper and his friend, released a statement regarding the deaths of the two men.

02/26/2013

Chris Kyle

Ex-Navy SEAL Died Pursuing His Passion

The former top Navy SEAL sniper who authorities say was killed at a Texas shooting range was devoted to maintaining camaraderie and helping his fellow veterans find their way after leaving active duty.

02/04/2013

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)

Navy Seal Gunned Down In Erath County

Erath County Police responded to a shooting on Saturday Evening on the Erath/Sommerville County Line.

02/02/2013

A family doctor checks a patient's mouth and throat. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

North Texas Counties Listed Among Healthiest In The State

Some of the healthiest people in the state live right here in North Texas.

04/03/2012

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Man Kills 3-Year Old Grandson Over Parenting Concerns

A 35-year-old man shot and killed his 3-year-old grandson before turning the gun on himself after becoming enraged on how his 15-year-old daughter was raising her child.

12/31/2011

Michael A. Howard was sentenced to 20 years in prison for stabbing and paralyzing Brandi Todd. (Courtesy: Erath County Sheriff's Office)

Man Who Stabbed Stephenville Mother Gets 20 Years

An Erath County jury took 20 minutes Wednesday to sentence Michael A. Howard, 43, to 20 years in prison for stabbing and paralyzing a Stephenville mother in a city park in March.

CBS 11–10/27/2010