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4 months ago

Mother of child killed in Sandy Hook shooting reflects on horrific day

CEO and Co-Founder of “Sandy Hook Promise” Nicole Hockley reflects on the tragedy and how she’s turning her loss into advocacy for gun control.
4 months ago
Mother of child killed in Sandy Hook shooting reflects on horrific day
5 months ago

Newtown victim’s daughter faces cancer: ‘I just want to be able to pay for my chemo’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Sandy Hook family member Erica Lafferty who says she needs the millions of dollars owed to her by Alex Jones for a potentially life-saving chemo treatment for cancer.
5 months ago
Newtown victim’s daughter faces cancer: ‘I just want to be able to pay for my chemo’
5 months ago

Daughter of slain Sandy Hook principal reveals cancer battle

Erica Lafferty, who lost her mother, Dawn Hochsprung, in the 2012 shooting, said she was diagnosed with cancer that spread from her brain throughout her body.
5 months ago
Daughter of slain Sandy Hook principal reveals cancer battle
6 months ago

Alex Jones still must pay $1B judgment: Judge

Judge rules Alex Jones bankruptcy doesn't protect him from paying defamation judgment to Sandy Hook shooting parents.
6 months ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay judgment to Sandy Hook families, despite bankruptcy
8 months ago

'Dear Future Survivor': School shooting survivors pen letters to future survivors

As the number of school shootings grows, most recently at Michigan State University, survivors share what life is like in the weeks, months and years ahead.
8 months ago
'Dear Future Survivor': School shooting survivors pen letters to future survivors
1 year ago

‘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.
1 year ago
‘Dear future survivor’
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Gun violence survivors find support in Everytown Survivor Network
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Families, leaders remember Sandy Hook 10th anniversary
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Mother of Sandy Hook victim honors daughter with animal sanctuary
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Remembering Sandy Hook 10 years later
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Sandy Hook parents reflect on 10th anniversary of mass shooting
1 year ago

'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.
1 year ago
'Time has warped': Sandy Hook parents reflect on 10th anniversary of shooting
1 year ago

'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.
1 year ago
Permanent memorial honors Sandy Hook victims after decadelong effort
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Obama delivers remarks on 10-year anniversary of Sandy Hook school shooting
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Sandy Hook 10-year remembrance gala honors those working to end gun violence
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook $1B verdict
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook verdict
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Jury awards nearly $1 billion to Sandy Hook victims' families defamed by Alex Jones
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in Sandy Hook defamation trial
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly a billion dollars to Sandy Hook families
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook families awarded hundreds of millions in Alex Jones defamation trial
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Connecticut jury orders Alex Jones to pay nearly $1 billion to Sandy Hook parents
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly $1 billion in Sandy Hook defamation case
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Jury reaches verdict in trial of Alex Jones
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500 million in damages
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500M in damages in Sandy Hook trial
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones 'boycotts' defamation trial as jury to soon hear closing arguments
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones takes the stand
2 years ago

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
2 years ago
Alex Jones takes stand in 2nd defamation trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones takes the stand in 2nd Sandy Hook defamation trial
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones is set to begin his 2nd Sandy Hook hoax trial
2 years ago

Alex Jones faces 2nd trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

"Alex Jones and Free Speech Systems are liable under Connecticut law," the judge said.
2 years ago
Alex Jones faces 2nd trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Jury finds Alex Jones owes $45.2M in punitive damages
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will face 2 judges in Connecticut next week
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay $49 million in Sandy Hook defamation trial
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $45M in punitive damages
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay $4M to family of Sandy Hook victim
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million
2 years ago

Alex Jones’ defamation trial nears end

ABC News chief investigative reporter Josh Margolin and legal contributor Terri Austin break down Alex Jones’ defamation trial.
2 years ago
Alex Jones’ defamation trial nears end
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones admits Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook mass shooting was '100% real'
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook survivors look back 10 years later
2 years ago

Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim speaks out after Texas killings

Carlos Soto's daughter was a first-grade teacher at the Connecticut school.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook father tells Texas parents: 'Talk about it. Don't keep it inside of you'
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook families agree to remove InfoWars as defendant in defamation lawsuit
2 years ago

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

Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case.
2 years ago
Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Gun maker Remington to pay Sandy Hook victims’ families
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Sandy Hook family members reach settlement with gunmaker