A former U.S. Navy SEAL Wednesday offered the most complete account yet to support an author’s contention that he punched Jesse Ventura after the former governor made derogatory remarks about the SEALs in 2006.
Updated: July 17, 2014, - 11:05 AM
Witness by witness, defense attorneys continued to assemble a scenario that they hope will disprove Jesse Ventura’s claim that Chris Kyle fabricated a story about punching him.
Updated: July 16, 2014, - 05:48 AM
On the stand for a second day, Ventura claimed that Chris Kyle had accused him of “treason” by falsely alleging in his memoir, “American Sniper,” that Ventura declared that Navy SEALs “deserved to lose a few.”
Updated: July 15, 2014, - 08:45 AM
Former Gov. Jesse Ventura testified Friday that the fight in which he supposedly was decked by an outraged Navy SEAL in a California bar never happened.
Updated: July 11, 2014, - 11:15 PM
The legal team fighting Jesse Ventura’s defamation lawsuit opened up a new line of attack in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, reeling off a series of provocative public statements Ventura has made.
Updated: July 11, 2014, - 06:02 AM
The widow of Chris Kyle, the author of “American Sniper,” repeatedly broke down in tears as she recounted her husband’s unrelated 2013 murder at a Texas shooting range.
Updated: July 10, 2014, - 12:15 AM
The widow of a former Navy SEAL engaged in some testy exchanges with an attorney for Jesse Ventura during the opening day of a trial of a defamation lawsuit filed by the former governor.
Updated: July 09, 2014, - 04:01 PM
The former governor's suit against a late Navy SEAL is watched as it’s an unusual and important First Amendment case testing the definitions of celebrity and defamation.
Updated: July 09, 2014, - 05:30 AM
Effect of possession of sawed-off shotgun in earlier case is at issue.
Updated: June 25, 2014, - 09:06 PM