Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2M more over Sandy Hook lies

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury on Friday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a child who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, adding to the $4.1 million he must pay for the suffering he put them through by claiming for … Read more

Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4M

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury Thursday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay more than $4 million — significantly less than the $150 million being sought — in compensatory damages to the parents of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Sandy Hook massacre, marking the first time the Infowars host has been held … Read more

Jan. 6 committee and federal investigators have asked for Alex Jones’ phone records, Sandy Hook attorney says

CNN — The attorney representing two Sandy Hook parents in the Alex Jones defamation case said Thursday that numerous federal and state investigators, including the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, have asked him to hand over text records mistakenly sent to him by the right -wing conspiracy theorist’s law firm. “I am … Read more

Alex Jones caused $4 million in damages to two Sandy Hook parents, jury finds

new York CNN Business — Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones will have to pay the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim a little more than $4 million in compensatory damages, a jury decided Thursday, capping a stunning and dramatic case that showcased for the public the real-world harm inflicted by viral conspiracy theories. … Read more

Sandy Hook lawyer: Jan. 6 panel asked for Alex Jones’ texts

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre who are suing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones over his false claims about the attack said Thursday that the US House Jan. 6 committee has requested two years ‘worth of records from Jones’ phone from him. … Read more

‘Daily Show’ Breaks Down Funniest Moment of Alex Jones Trial

Trevor Noah spent a few minutes of his daily show monologue digging into Alex Jones, “far-right commentator and man who Donald Trump seems like a reasonable human being,” whose defamation trial took a shocking turn on Wednesday after it was revealed that Jones’ own lawyer had accidentally sent a trove of damning text messages to … Read more

Alex Jones’s attorney ‘messed up’ and sent two years of texts to Sandy Hook parents’ lawyers

The legal team for far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones accidentally sent two years of his phone records to the attorneys for parents of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim, cross-examination revealed Wednesday during his defamation trial. “Your attorneys messed up and sent me an entire digital copy of your entire cellphone with every text message … Read more

Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook massacre was “100% real” as he testifies at defamation trial

conspiracy theorist Alex Jones testified Wednesday that he now understands it was irresponsible of him to declare the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre a hoax and that he now believes it was “100% real.” Speaking a day after the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was killed in the 2012 attack testified about the suffering, … Read more

Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook attack was ‘100% real’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones testified Wednesday that he now understands it was irresponsible of him to declare the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre a hoax and that he now believes it was “100% real.” Speaking a day after the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was killed in the 2012 attack … Read more

Sandy Hook parents: Alex Jones claims created ‘living hell’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fighting back tears and finally given the chance to confront conspiracy theorist Alex Jonesthe parents of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School described shooting being put through a “living hell” of death threats, harassment and ongoing trauma over the last decade caused by Jones using his media … Read more