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September 23, 2022, 2:36 PM

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.
September 23, 2022, 2:36 PM
Alex Jones takes the stand
September 23, 2022, 9:55 AM

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
September 23, 2022, 9:55 AM
Alex Jones takes stand in 2nd defamation trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims
September 23, 2022, 1:45 AM

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.
September 23, 2022, 1:45 AM
Alex Jones takes the stand in 2nd Sandy Hook defamation trial
September 22, 2022, 9:29 PM

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his trial in Connecticut to try to limit the damages he must pay for calling the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax
September 22, 2022, 9:29 PM
September 21, 2022, 5:33 PM

Judge prepares for Alex Jones to take stand in Connecticut

The judge overseeing the Connecticut trial of Alex Jones says she is prepared to handle any incendiary testimony from the Infowars host when he is called to the stand this week
September 21, 2022, 5:33 PM
Judge prepares for Alex Jones to take stand in Connecticut
September 14, 2022, 11:24 PM

Infowars rep: 'False statements' on Sandy Hook shooting

An Infowars lawyer acknowledged "false statements" were made about the shooting.
September 14, 2022, 11:24 PM
Infowars lawyer: 'There were false statements' on Sandy Hook
September 14, 2022, 10:06 PM

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.
September 14, 2022, 10:06 PM
Alex Jones is set to begin his 2nd Sandy Hook hoax trial
September 13, 2022, 5:11 PM

Alex Jones faces 2nd trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

"Alex Jones and Free Speech Systems are liable under Connecticut law," the judge said.
September 13, 2022, 5:11 PM
Alex Jones faces 2nd trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims
September 12, 2022, 4:33 PM

Trial set to begin for Alex Jones in Sandy Hook hoax case

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is set to go on trial a second time for calling the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax and causing several victims' relatives emotional and psychological harm
September 12, 2022, 4:33 PM
Trial set to begin for Alex Jones in Sandy Hook hoax case
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Alex Jones' 2nd defamation trial to move forward in Connecticut
2 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.
2 months ago
Jury finds Alex Jones owes $45.2M in punitive damages
2 months 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 months ago
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will face 2 judges in Connecticut next week
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay $49 million in Sandy Hook defamation trial
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $45M in punitive damages
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones ordered to pay $4M to family of Sandy Hook victim
2 months 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 months ago
Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones’ defamation trial nears end
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones admits Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’
2 months ago

Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook attack was '100% real'

Jones is the only person testifying in his own defense.
2 months ago
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook attack was '100% real'
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook mass shooting was '100% real'
2 months 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 months ago
Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook shooting was ‘100% real’
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Sandy Hook survivors look back 10 years later
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Sandy Hook father tells Texas parents: 'Talk about it. Don't keep it inside of you'
5 months ago

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
5 months ago
Sandy Hook lawsuits against Alex Jones on track to resume
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Sandy Hook families agree to remove InfoWars as defendant in defamation lawsuit
5 months 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
5 months ago
6 months 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
6 months ago
Alex Jones to recoup $75,000 in fines in Sandy Hook lawsuit
6 months 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
6 months ago
Alex Jones appears for questioning in Sandy Hook lawsuit
6 months ago

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

Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case.
6 months ago
Alex Jones fined $25,000 in Sandy Hook massacre defamation case
6 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
6 months ago
Alex Jones faces fines for skipping Sandy Hook deposition
6 months ago

Sandy Hook families reject Alex Jones settlement offer

Infowars host Alex Jones has offered to pay $120,000 per plaintiff.
6 months ago
6 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
6 months ago
Sandy Hook families seek Alex Jones arrest after 2nd no-show
6 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
6 months ago
Newtown families: Alex Jones fails to show up for deposition
7 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
7 months ago
Sandy Hook families zero in on gun marketing
7 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.
7 months ago
Gun maker Remington to pay Sandy Hook victims’ families
7 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.
7 months ago
Sandy Hook family members reach settlement with gunmaker
7 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.
7 months ago
Gun-maker agrees to pay $73 million in settlement to Sandy Hook families
7 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.
7 months ago
What the Sandy Hook parents’ settlement means for gun-makers
7 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.
7 months ago
Sandy Hook families reach historic settlement with Remington
7 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.
7 months ago
Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with Remington
7 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.
7 months ago
Sandy Hook families settle with gun-maker in historic first
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Alex Jones found liable in Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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
1 year 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
3 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
3 years ago
3 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.
3 years ago
School shooting 'conspiracy theorist' arrested after tormenting families: Police
3 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.
3 years ago
Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity: FBI
3 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.
3 years ago
Phony agents scam Sandy Hook charity with fake Timberlake concert: FBI