This photo provided by the Erath County Sheriff’s Office shows Eddie Ray Routh. Routh is charged with capital murder in the fatal shootings two years ago of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a gun range outside of Stephenville, Texas. (AP Photo/Erath County Sheriff's Office)

Screening for jurors in Chris Kyle slaying trial to start

With a trial set to begin next week for the man accused in the fatal shootings of famed Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and a friend of Kyle’s, court officials in Texas are set to begin the process of screening potential jurors.

This undated photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Brandon Moore. Moore was tried as an adult and convicted by a jury in the 2001 armed kidnapping, robbery and gang rape of a 22-year-old Youngstown State University student. Lawyers for Moore, a convicted rapist who claims a 112-year prison sentence imposed when he was 15 years old violates his constitutional rights want the Ohio Supreme Court to overturn the sentence. (AP Photo/Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction)

Teen rapist given 112-year sentence appeals to top court

A 112-year prison sentence imposed on a convicted rapist should be overturned because it amounts to an unconstitutional life term for crimes he committed at age 15, the inmate’s lawyer argued Wednesday.