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Taya Kyle speaks at her late husband's memorial service Monday at Cowboys Stadium.

‘Sniper’ Author’s Widow Seeks Ventura Case Retrial

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

09/04/2014

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

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 Continues Kyle Defamation Lawsuit

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura contends that he isn’t going after the widow of slain “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle by continuing his defamation lawsuit.

02/11/2014

Mugshot of Eddie Ray Routh. (credit: Erath Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Routh Indicted In Deaths Of Former SEAL Kyle, Friend

The man accused of killing former Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and another man has been indicted.

CBS 11–07/24/2013

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

Exclusive: Chris Kyle’s Widow Says PTSD No Excuse For Murder

Widow of Chris Kyle, America’s Deadliest Sniper, Taya Kyle, sits down for a one on one exclusive interview with Doug Dunbar.

CBS 11–06/24/2013

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)

Ventura Wants Chris Kyle Lawsuit To Proceed

Attorneys for former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura asked a federal judge to allow his defamation lawsuit against slain “American Sniper” author and former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle to go forward with Kyle’s widow as the defendant.

06/17/2013

Chris Kyle's coffin sits near the Cowboys star in the center of Cowboys Stadium in Arlington for his Memorial Service Monday

Memorial Service Wraps For Chris Kyle

Slain ex-Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was a devoted husband, father and friend who will never be forgotten, his widow told mourners at his memorial service Monday.

02/11/2013