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
A bus was burned. Protesters were beaten unconscious by racist mobs. But the Freedom Riders who integrated the interstate bus...
Updated: June 10, 2014, - 07:09 PM