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Routh transferred to Abilene prison

Routh transferred to Abilene prison

By Travis M. Smith Texan News Service  For the first time in over two years, Eddie Ray Routh is no longer a burden on the taxpaying citizens of Erath County.…

Many Texans say Routh received fair trial

Many Texans say Routh received fair trial

This story is based on reporting by Kasey Burgan, Candy Carpenter, Shelby Clayton, Thy Dang, Morgan Duncan, Sean Hargrove, Lauren Herndon, Tara Hughey, Erin Mozzillo, Lara Oler, Wendy Rape, Breanna…

Routh’s lawyers to appeal guilty verdict

Routh’s lawyers to appeal guilty verdict

By Kathryn Jones Editor Attorneys for Eddie Ray Routh, the former Marine sentenced to life in prison last week for murdering Chad Littlefield and Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL sharpshooter…

Erath DA issues statement on Routh verdict

Erath DA issues statement on Routh verdict

Special to the Current Text of Erath County District Attorney’s Alan Nash statement following the Eddie Ray Routh trial verdict: An Erath County Jury took just over two hours last…

Dan Malone: Crazy, or straight up nuts?

Dan Malone: Crazy, or straight up nuts?

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor “That’s Eddie being Eddie.” That phrase, or some version of it, is how people who know accused killer Eddie Ray Routh explain his strange beliefs…

Routh confesses to Texas Ranger in video

Routh confesses to Texas Ranger in video

By Bethann Coldiron Texan News Service Eddie Ray Routh, the former Marine on trial in the double slayings of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield two years ago at…

‘American Sniper’ trial: Routh confessed to deputy why he shot Kyle, Littlefield

‘American Sniper’ trial: Routh confessed to deputy why he shot Kyle, Littlefield

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor Eddie Ray Routh said he fatally shot “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and friend Chad Littlefield because they wouldn’t talk to him on the drive from…

Routh murder trial draws major media attention

Routh murder trial draws major media attention

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor Erath County goes under the microscope of local, national and international news media this week as officials move closer to the trial of the man…

Recording of Routh’s confession played in court; defense to plead insanity

Recording of Routh’s confession played in court; defense to plead insanity

By Kathryn Jones Editor STEPHENVILLE — The veteran accused of killing the military’s “deadliest sniper,” Chris Kyle, and his friend Chad Littlefield at Rough Creek Lodge last year confessed to…

The cost of jailing undocumented immigrants

The cost of jailing undocumented immigrants

 By Dan Hill Texas Tribune Reports from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards show that Texas county jails spent more than $187.7 million housing 155,380 undocumented immigrants with federal detainers between October 2011 and…

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