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‘American Sniper’ Jury Hears Killer’s Taped Confession

During Monday’s testimony, jurors saw Eddie Routh’s confession on the night of the killings, and heard him admit he knew what he did was wrong.

02/16/2015

Taya Kyle, the widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Widow Of American Sniper Testifies At Killer’s Trial

Taya Kyle told a packed courtroom today her late husband, American sniper Chris Kyle, was a trained marksman, and a loving father, whose death came from his blind side.

CBS 11–02/11/2015

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)

‘American Sniper’ Murder Trial Having Impact In Stephenville

Hundreds of potential jurors have been called for the Chris Kyle murder trial, but they seem to be the only ones willing to go near the City of Stephenville courthouse these days.

CBSDFW.COM–02/06/2015

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)

Accused Killer Of Chris Kyle, Chad Littlefield To Stand Trial Next Week

The man accused of killing decorated Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle will stand trial next week as scheduled.

02/03/2015

In this courtroom sketch, defense attorney Lt. Col. Kris Poppe, right, speaks to Investigating Officer Col. James L. Pohl, center, while Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, left, listens during Hasan's Article 32 hearing inside the U.S. Magistrate court Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010 in Fort Hood, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Lopez)

Military Judge Calls Hearing In 2009 Fort Hood Gunman’s Case

A military judge has called a hearing in the case of the Army psychiatrist sentenced to death for gunning down 13 people at Fort Hood six years ago.

01/23/2015

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Missing Woman’s Mother Pleads For Answers

Accused kidnapper Enrique Arochi’s bond won’t be reduced and the evidence in his case will be preserved.

01/15/2015

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Jury Hears From Eric Williams’ Family In Court

The man who gunned down an East Texas district attorney and his wife, and is charged with killing another prosecutor, was once an Eagle Scout, played the trumpet, and showed promise as a child, testimony showed today.

12/11/2014

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Eric Williams’ Defense Team Takes Over In Effort To Save Him From Death Penalty

Defense lawyers tried to convince a jury that former JP Eric Williams’ murderous rage was triggered by a wrongful conviction, orchestrated by a ‘cluster of powerful people’ in East Texas.

12/10/2014

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Prosecutors: Convicted Kaufman Murderer Williams Acted Out Of Revenge

A former justice of the peace, who killed an East Texas DA and his wife, had in his home the chilling manifesto written by another infamous killer, testimony showed today.

12/09/2014

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Murder Witnesses Testify In Penalty Phase of Eric Williams Trial

Witnesses to a shooting that rocked Kaufman County gave dramatic testimony Monday during the punishment phase of the Eric Williams capital murder trial.

12/08/2014

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Kaufman County Murder Trial: Day 3 Updates

In the third day of Williams’ capital murder trial, prosecutors called several witnesses in an effort to tie the defendant to the Easter email – sent hours after the McLellands deaths to a Crime Stoppers tip line

12/03/2014

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Kaufman County Murder Trial: Day 2 Updates

In the weeks and months before a Texas DA, his wife and a prosecutor were gunned down in Kaufman County, the man accused of killing them inquired about how to get rid of part of a high-powered weapon, according to testimony today.

12/02/2014

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