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Alex Jones' motion to set aside Sandy Hook verdict denied

A Connecticut judge has denied Infowars host Alex Jones’ motion seeking a new trial and the overturning of a jury verdict requiring him to pay families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings
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Judge allows Sandy Hook cases against Jones to proceed

A federal bankruptcy judge is allowing cases to move forward regarding the nearly $1.5 billion that Infowars host Alex Jones has been ordered to pay Sandy Hook families
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‘Dear future survivor’

Ten years after the Sandy Hook tragedy, “GMA” is catching up with survivor Jazmin Cazares from the Uvalde, Texas, Robb Elementary shooting, who lost her sister Jackie.
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‘Dear future survivor’
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'Dear Future Survivor': School shooting survivors pen letters to future survivors

Ten years after the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, survivors share there is hope along with grief.
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'Dear Future Survivor': School shooting survivors pen letters to future survivors
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Gun violence survivors find support in Everytown Survivor Network

A growing group of people affected by gun violence are finding understanding in their shared experiences and fighting for change.
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Gun violence survivors find support in Everytown Survivor Network
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Families, leaders remember Sandy Hook 10th anniversary

President Joe Biden, family members of victims and others marked the decade since 20 children and six educators were gunned down in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Families, leaders remember Sandy Hook 10th anniversary
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Mother of Sandy Hook victim honors daughter with animal sanctuary

Jennifer Hubbard, executive director of the Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary, honors her daughter through her Connecticut-based nonprofit.
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Mother of Sandy Hook victim honors daughter with animal sanctuary
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Remembering Sandy Hook 10 years later

Seventeen-year-old Jackie Hegarty opens up about being a Sandy Hook survivor and how even 10 years later, it still affects her.
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Remembering Sandy Hook 10 years later
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Sandy Hook parents reflect on 10th anniversary of mass shooting, work to curb gun violence

Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden, the co-founders of the nonprofit Sandy Hook Promise, speak with ABC News Live about the somber anniversary.
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Sandy Hook parents reflect on 10th anniversary of mass shooting
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'Time has warped': Sandy Hook parents reflect on 10th anniversary of shooting

Nicole Hockley and Mark Barden, two parents who lost their children in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School and founded Sandy Hook Promise, reflect on the December 2012 shooting.
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'Time has warped': Sandy Hook parents reflect on 10th anniversary of shooting
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'One chance to get it right': Memorial honors Sandy Hook shooting victims after decadelong effort

The Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial, created in memory of 20 children and six educators killed 10 years ago in the nation's worst school shooting, opened last month.
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Permanent memorial honors Sandy Hook victims after decadelong effort
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Obama delivers remarks on 10-year anniversary of Sandy Hook school shooting

Former President Barack Obama speaks at a Sandy Hook remembrance event marking 10 years since the elementary school shooting.
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Obama delivers remarks on 10-year anniversary of Sandy Hook school shooting
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Sandy Hook 10-year remembrance gala honors those working to end gun violence

"GMA" co-anchor Robin Roberts emceed the event that also honored Disney CEO Bob Iger for his commitment to prevent gun violence. Barack Obama and Matthew McConaughey were also in attendance.
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Sandy Hook 10-year remembrance gala honors those working to end gun violence
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Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook $1B verdict

Alex Jones' bankruptcy filing comes less than two months after being ordered to pay nearly $1 billion following the Sandy Hook trial.
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Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook $1B verdict
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Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook verdict

Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was ordered to pay $1 billion in damages to families of Sandy Hook victims.
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Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook verdict
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Sandy Hook memorial opens nearly 10 years after 26 killed

A memorial to the 20 first graders and six educators killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has opened to the public, a month before the 10th anniversary of the massacre
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Alex Jones ordered to pay $473M more to Sandy Hook families

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his company have been ordered to pay an extra $473 million to families and an FBI agent for calling the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax
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Alex Jones seeks new trial after $1B Sandy Hook verdict

Sandy Hook families sued over Jones' lies that the school shooting was a hoax.
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3 months ago

Jury awards nearly $1 billion to Sandy Hook victims' families defamed by Alex Jones

From years of spreading conspiracies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Alex Jones has been ordered to pay nearly $1 billion to the victims’ families.
3 months ago
Jury awards nearly $1 billion to Sandy Hook victims' families defamed by Alex Jones
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Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in Sandy Hook defamation trial

A Connecticut jury awarded $965 million in damages to 15 plaintiffs defamed by the conspiracy theorist and Infowars host, who called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax.
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Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in Sandy Hook defamation trial
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Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly a billion dollars to Sandy Hook families

A jury awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in damages to 15 plaintiffs who sued Alex Jones when the InfoWars host called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax.
3 months ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly a billion dollars to Sandy Hook families
3 months ago

Alex Jones ordered to pay $965 million in Sandy Hook defamation trial

A Connecticut jury awarded nearly $1 billion in damages to 15 plaintiffs defamed by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.
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Sandy Hook families awarded hundreds of millions in Alex Jones defamation trial
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Connecticut jury orders Alex Jones to pay nearly $1 billion to Sandy Hook parents

A Connecticut jury has ordered the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay nearly $1 billion in damages to the families of Sandy Hook victims.
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Connecticut jury orders Alex Jones to pay nearly $1 billion to Sandy Hook parents
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Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in Sandy Hook defamation case

ABC News’ Aaron Katersky and Law & Crime network legal analyst Terri Austin break down a jaw-dropping verdict against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in Connecticut.
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Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in Sandy Hook defamation case
3 months ago

Jury reaches verdict in trial of Alex Jones

Jones was ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to 15 plaintiffs defamed by him when the InfoWars host called the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax.
3 months ago
Jury reaches verdict in trial of Alex Jones
4 months ago

No verdict yet from jury in Alex Jones' Sandy Hook trial

A Connecticut jury has yet to reach a verdict after its first full day of deliberations in conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ defamation trial over his calling the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax
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EXPLAINER: Jurors weigh cost of Alex Jones' Sandy Hook lies

How do you put a price tag on the Sandy Hook families' suffering?
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EXPLAINER: Jurors weigh cost of Alex Jones' Sandy Hook lies
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Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500 million in damages

The plaintiffs' attorney in a defamation trial against Alex Jones argued he should pay more than $500 million in damages to victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
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Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500 million in damages
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Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500 million in damages in Sandy Hook defamation trial

An attorney representing plaintiffs in a Sandy Hook defamation trial against Alex Jones argued for $500 million in damages.
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Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500M in damages in Sandy Hook trial
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Alex Jones 'boycotts' defamation trial as Connecticut jury to soon hear closing arguments in damages phase

Infowars host Alex Jones declined to take the stand Wednesday in his defense, as the jury is now set to hear closing arguments in the defamation trial on Thursday.
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Alex Jones 'boycotts' defamation trial as jury to soon hear closing arguments
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Alex Jones takes the stand

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing a grilling over the lies he told about the Connecticut school shooting. ABC News’ Andrea Fujii has the contentious moments from court.
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Alex Jones takes the stand
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Alex Jones takes stand in 2nd defamation trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand in Connecticut Thursday in a second defamation trial over his Sandy Hook hoax claims
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Alex Jones takes stand in 2nd defamation trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims
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Alex Jones takes the stand in 2nd Sandy Hook defamation trial

In heated testimony in a Connecticut courtroom, Alex Jones criticized attorneys representing families who lost loved ones at Sandy Hook Elementary.
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Alex Jones takes the stand in 2nd Sandy Hook defamation trial
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Alex Jones is set to begin his 2nd Sandy Hook hoax trial

A second trial is underway to determine what conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay to Sandy Hook families.
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Alex Jones is set to begin his 2nd Sandy Hook hoax trial
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Alex Jones faces 2nd trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

"Alex Jones and Free Speech Systems are liable under Connecticut law," the judge said.
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Alex Jones faces 2nd trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims
5 months ago

Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut

InfoWars' parent company agreed to face a second defamation trial over the false claims its founder Alex Jones, made about the nation's worst school shooting.
5 months ago
Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut
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Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial over Sandy Hook massacre to move forward

InfoWars' parent company agreed to face a second defamation trial over the false claims its founder Alex Jones, made about the nation's worst school shooting.
5 months ago
Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut
6 months ago

Jury finds Alex Jones owes $45.2M in punitive damages

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was ordered to pay millions to the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook shooting.
6 months ago
Jury finds Alex Jones owes $45.2M in punitive damages
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will face 2 judges in Connecticut next week

Alex Jones will face more Sandy Hook families seeking to hold him accountable for his false claims about the mass shooting, just days after being ordered to pay one family more than $4 million.
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will face 2 judges in Connecticut next week
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Alex Jones ordered to pay $49 million in Sandy Hook defamation trial

Alex Jones will pay over $4 million in compensatory damages and $45 million in punitive damages to parents of children killed during the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting.
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Alex Jones ordered to pay $49 million in Sandy Hook defamation trial
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Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $45M in punitive damages

Alex Jones has been ordered to pay more than $45 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents, a jury ordered Friday.
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Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $45M in punitive damages
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Alex Jones ordered to pay $4M to family of Sandy Hook victim

A Texas jury awarded the family of 6-year-old victim Jesse Lewis more than $4M in compensatory damages in their $150M defamation case against Jones.
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Alex Jones ordered to pay $4M to family of Sandy Hook victim
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Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million

A Texas jury ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay more than $4 million in damages for peddling the lie that the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax.
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Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million
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Alex Jones’ defamation trial nears end

ABC News chief investigative reporter Josh Margolin and legal contributor Terri Austin break down Alex Jones’ defamation trial.
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Alex Jones’ defamation trial nears end
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Alex Jones admits Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’

The conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder admitted on the stand in front of victims’ families that the 2012 school shooting, which killed 26 students and teachers, was real.
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Alex Jones admits Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’
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Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook mass shooting was '100% real'

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones testified that the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was "100% real" after repeatedly having called the mass shooting a hoax.
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Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook mass shooting was '100% real'
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Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’

ABC News legal contributor Terri Austin joins ABC News Live to discuss the $150 million defamation trial of conspiracy theorist and Infowars founder Alex Jones.
6 months ago
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’
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Sandy Hook survivors look back 10 years later

Ten years after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary took more than two dozen lives, four survivors who were second and third graders at the time look back.
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Sandy Hook survivors look back 10 years later
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Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim speaks out after Texas killings

Carlos Soto's daughter was a first-grade teacher at the Connecticut school.
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Sandy Hook father tells Texas parents: 'Talk about it. Don't keep it inside of you'
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Sandy Hook families agree to remove InfoWars as defendant in defamation lawsuit

Families of victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School have agreed to remove InfoWars as a defendant in their defamation lawsuit.
9 months ago
Sandy Hook families agree to remove InfoWars as defendant in defamation lawsuit