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May 14, 2022, 12:25 AM

Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume

The Sandy Hook families’ lawsuits against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for calling the 2012 Newtown school shooting in Connecticut a hoax appear poised to resume soon
May 14, 2022, 12:25 AM
Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume
May 3, 2022, 10:42 AM

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.
May 3, 2022, 10:42 AM
Sandy Hook families agree to remove InfoWars as defendant in defamation lawsuit
1 month ago

Judge delays Alex Jones trial as Infowars seeks bankruptcy

A Texas judge has pushed back the first jury trial over how much conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay the families of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre
1 month ago
1 month ago

Alex Jones to recoup $75,000 in fines in Sandy Hook lawsuit

Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will be getting back the $75,000 in fines he paid to a Connecticut court for missing a deposition last month in a lawsuit over his assertions that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax
1 month ago
Alex Jones to recoup $75,000 in fines in Sandy Hook lawsuit
1 month ago

Alex Jones appears for questioning in Sandy Hook lawsuit

Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has traveled to Connecticut to appear at a deposition in a lawsuit over his calling the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax
1 month ago
Alex Jones appears for questioning in Sandy Hook lawsuit
2 months ago

Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case

Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case.
2 months ago
Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case
2 months ago

Alex Jones faces fines for skipping Sandy Hook deposition

A Connecticut judge says Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will be fined for each weekday that passes without him appearing for a deposition in a lawsuit brought by relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting
2 months ago
Alex Jones faces fines for skipping Sandy Hook deposition
2 months ago

Sandy Hook families reject Alex Jones settlement offer

Infowars host Alex Jones has offered to pay $120,000 per plaintiff.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Sandy Hook families seek Alex Jones arrest after 2nd no-show

Relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are asking a Connecticut judge to order the arrest of Infowars host Alex Jones for missing a court-ordered deposition this week
2 months ago
Sandy Hook families seek Alex Jones arrest after 2nd no-show
2 months ago

Newtown families: Alex Jones fails to show up for deposition

Infowars host Alex Jones has failed to show up for a deposition in a lawsuit filed by relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting
2 months ago
Newtown families: Alex Jones fails to show up for deposition
3 months ago

After $73M win, Sandy Hook families zero in on gun marketing

The $73 million settlement that some of the Sandy Hook shooting victims' families won against Remington is not the end of their efforts to hold the gun industry accountable
3 months ago
Sandy Hook families zero in on gun marketing
3 months ago

Gun maker Remington to pay Sandy Hook victims’ families

In a landmark settlement, Remington Arms agreed to pay $73 million to nine Connecticut families still mourning their children killed during the mass shooting.
3 months ago
Gun maker Remington to pay Sandy Hook victims’ families
3 months ago

Sandy Hook family members reach settlement with gunmaker

Remington Arms agreed to pay $73 million to the families of nine victims of the 2012 school shooting, marking the first time a gun manufacturer has been held accountable for a mass shooting in the U.S.
3 months ago
Sandy Hook family members reach settlement with gunmaker
3 months ago

Gun-maker agrees to pay $73 million in settlement to Sandy Hook families

The families of some of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting claimed that Remington Arms marketed the AR-15-style rifle used in the attack to younger, at-risk males.
3 months ago
Gun-maker agrees to pay $73 million in settlement to Sandy Hook families
3 months ago

What the Sandy Hook parents’ settlement means for gun-makers

Law and Crime Network legal analyst Terri Austin breaks down the historic $73 million settlement between the parents of the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre and gun-maker Remington Arms.
3 months ago
What the Sandy Hook parents’ settlement means for gun-makers
3 months ago

Sandy Hook families reach historic settlement with Remington

Families of victims killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre have reached a $73 million settlement with gunmaker Remington Arms.
3 months ago
Sandy Hook families reach historic settlement with Remington
3 months ago

Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with Remington

Remington Arms agreed Tuesday to settle liability claims from the families of five adults and four children killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
3 months ago
Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with Remington
3 months ago

Sandy Hook families settle with Remington, marking 1st time gun-maker held liable for mass shooting

Nine Sandy Hook Elementary School families have announced a settlement with Remington Arms, maker of the AR-15 used in the massacre.
3 months ago
Sandy Hook families settle with gun-maker in historic first
6 months ago

Alex Jones found liable in lawsuit brought by parents of Sandy Hook shooting victims

The radio host didn't comply with the court's document requests, the judge said.
6 months ago
Alex Jones found liable in Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit
8 months ago

Alex Jones loses lawsuits over Sandy Hook 'hoax' conspiracy

A Texas judge has found Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones liable for damages in three defamation lawsuits related to his claims that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax
8 months ago
10 months ago

Gun maker offers $33M to settle suit by Sandy Hook families

The maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has offered some of the victims’ families nearly $33 million to settle their lawsuit over how the company marketed the firearm to the public
10 months ago
2 years ago

Sandy Hook families: Gun maker trying to wipe out lawsuit

A lawyer for some of the Sandy Hook school shooting victims' families is accusing gun maker Remington Arms of using its new bankruptcy case to try to wipe out the families’ lawsuit against the company
2 years ago
2 years ago

Suit filed over Sandy Hook-inspired law limiting gun rounds

Gun rights supporters are suing Connecticut officials over the state's 2013 ban on magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition
2 years ago
2 years ago

Sandy Hook shooting 'conspiracy theorist' arrested after tormenting families of victims: Police

He could face as much as a year in prison if convicted as charged.
2 years ago
School shooting 'conspiracy theorist' arrested after tormenting families: Police
2 years ago

Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity: FBI

Women claiming to represent stars including Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga posed as booking agents to swindle investors, according to the FBI.
2 years ago
Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity: FBI
2 years ago

Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity with fake promise to book Justin Timberlake for concert: FBI

The two women promised to book singers like Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga for a Sandy Hook charity concert.
2 years ago
Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity with fake Timberlake concert: FBI
2 years ago

Sandy Hook shooting 7 years later

Sandy Hook Promise co-founder talks about losing her son in the Newtown mass shooting and explains what her organization is doing to combat gun violence.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook shooting 7 years later
2 years ago

Sandy Hook shooting: Victims of gun violence commemorate 7th anniversary of massacre

The seventh anniversary of Sandy Hook was commemorated by victims of gun violence.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook families commemorate anniversary with stark message
2 years ago

Newtown football title brings joy on painful anniversary

A high school football team in Newtown, Connecticut, delivered a celebration on the seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School
2 years ago
2 years ago

Trial set for Sandy Hook families, gun-maker Remington over school massacre

The relatives of nine victims and one survivor filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Remington Arms in 2015.
2 years ago
Trial set for Sandy Hook families, gun-maker Remington over school massacre
2 years ago

As Newtown students grow up, some turn to activism

Siblings of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and students who lived through it have grown up to become young voices of the gun violence prevention movement
2 years ago
As Newtown students grow up, some turn to activism
3 years ago

Sandy Hook lawsuit could force Remington to open books

A lawsuit against America’s oldest gunmaker is being watched closely.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Newtown shooting victim families can sue gun-maker, Supreme Court allows

The justices did not offer an explanation for their decision to deny the request to take up the case.
3 years ago
Newtown shooting victim families can sue gun-maker, Supreme Court allows
3 years ago

Supreme Court clears way for Newtown shooting victim families to sue AR-15 gun-maker

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for families of Newtown victims to sue gun maker Remington Arms Co. -- the manufacturer of the AR-15.
3 years ago
Newtown shooting victim families can sue gun-maker, Supreme Court allows
3 years ago

Wisconsin man ordered to pay $450K to Sandy Hook father for saying son's death was a hoax

James Fetzer was ordered to pay Lenny Pozner $450,000 in a Sandy Hook defamation case.
3 years ago
Man ordered to pay $450K to Sandy Hook dad for saying he falsified son's death
3 years ago

Non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful PSA

The back-to-school PSA is being called “brutal” and “hard to watch.” ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
3 years ago
Non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful PSA
3 years ago

Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful new back-to-school ad amid gun reform debate

Sandy Hook Promise, a gun safety advocacy group, released a powerful new back-to-school ad amid the gun reform debate in Washington.
3 years ago
Sandy Hook Promise releases powerful new back-to-school ad amid gun reform debate
3 years ago

Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling PSA on school shootings

Sandy Hook Promise co-founder Nicole Hockley and Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., discuss the importance of fighting for stricter gun legislation.
3 years ago
Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling PSA on school shootings
3 years ago

Teen brother of Sandy Hook student running for state Senate in Connecticut

JT Lewis, 19, felt compelled to run for office to help serve years after his younger brother Jesse was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
3 years ago
Teen brother of Sandy Hook student running for state Senate
3 years ago

Brother of Sandy Hook victim running for Connecticut state Senate

University of Connecticut sophomore JT Lewis explains why he's running for Senate and what policies he plans on implementing if elected senator.
3 years ago
Brother of Sandy Hook victim running for Connecticut state Senate
3 years ago

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats

A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by Sandy Hook families against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says she has been threatened by people posting on Jones' Infowars website
3 years ago
3 years ago

2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles against conspiracy theorists

The parents of the victims have had to continue to deal with their grief is in battling conspiracy theorists who claim the shooting didn't happen.
3 years ago
2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles against conspiracy theorists
3 years ago

2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles

The parents of the victims have had to continue to deal with their grief is in battling conspiracy theorists who claim the shooting didn't happen.
3 years ago
2 legal wins for Sandy Hook parents in battles
3 years ago

Father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim wins legal battle

Lenny Pozner won a defamation lawsuit against authors of a conspiracy theory book claiming the murders of the 26 children and adults never happened.
3 years ago
Father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim wins legal battle
3 years ago

'Breaks your heart': Stranger running marathon to honor Sandy Hook dad who died by apparent suicide

Dan Friedman, 30, will run the race for Jeremy Richman, who died on March 25.
3 years ago
Stranger to run Boston Marathon to honor Sandy Hook dad, who died by apparent suicide
3 years ago

Father of child killed in Sandy Hook massacre dies of apparent suicide

Jeremy Richman, who was found at the city's town hall building, had been in Florida recently speaking at an anti-violence summit not far from Parkland.
3 years ago
Father of child killed in Sandy Hook massacre dies of apparent suicide
3 years ago

After Sandy Hook dad's apparent suicide, wife says he 'succumbed to the grief that he could not escape'

Jeremy Richman was found dead from an apparent suicide Monday in Newtown, CT.
3 years ago
Wife speaks out after Sandy Hook dad's apparent suicide
3 years ago

Dad of Sandy Hook school shooting victim dies in apparent suicide: Police

Jeremy Richman's daughter, Avielle, 6, was among the Sandy Hook victims.
3 years ago
Dad of Sandy Hook shooting victim dies in apparent suicide
3 years ago

Dad of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide

Jeremy Richman, the father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim, was found dead Monday morning from an apparent suicide, according to police in Newtown, Connecticut.
3 years ago
Dad of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide
3 years ago

Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker over rifle used in shooting

The lawsuit targets Bushmaster Firearms International.
3 years ago
Court rules Sandy Hook families can sue gunmaker over rifle used in shooting