Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly half a billion dollars to Sandy Hook families in additional punitive damages

Alex Jones ordered to pay nearly half a billion dollars to Sandy Hook families in additional punitive damages

New York CNN Business — A Connecticut judge on Thursday ordered right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay an additional $473 million in punitive damages over the lies he told about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Connecticut Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis awarded the families over $323 million in common law punitive damages … Read more

Alex Jones ordered to pay $473M more to Sandy Hook families

Alex Jones ordered to pay $473M more to Sandy Hook families

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Infowars host Alex Jones and his company were ordered by a judge Thursday to pay an extra $473 million for promoting false conspiracy theories about the Sandy Hook school massacre, bringing the total judgment against him in a lawsuit filed by the victims’ families to a staggering $1.44 billion. Connecticut Judge … Read more

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

‘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 makes Donald Trump seem 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 … Read more

Restructuring officer for Alex Jones’ business questioned about tens of millions withdrawn from company

Restructuring officer for Alex Jones' business questioned about tens of millions withdrawn from company

CNN Business — The accountant now in charge of overseeing right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ company Free Speech Systems through its bankruptcy was questioned Wednesday by attorneys for families of Sandy Hook shooting victims over $62 million in funds Jones has drawn from the company over the years. Free Speech Systems, which runs Jones’ conspiratorial … Read more

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

Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook massacre was "100% real" as he tested 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 tested about the suffering, … Read more

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

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’

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 shooting described 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

Father of 6-year-old killed in Sandy Hook shooting testifies Alex Jones made his life a “living hell”

Father of 6-year-old killed in Sandy Hook shooting testifies Alex Jones made his life a "living hell"

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 shooting described being put through a “living hell” of death threats, harassment and ongoing trauma over the last decade caused by Jones using his media platforms to push claims … Read more

Alex Jones Has a Really Crappy Day at His Sandy Hook Defamation Trial

Alex Jones Has a Really Crappy Day at His Sandy Hook Defamation Trial

For a man so up in arms about being thrust in front of a “kangaroo court,” Alex Jones appears to be trying his hardest to make a mockery of the ongoing defamation suit brought against him by Sandy Hook parents. The final afternoon of scheduled testimony in Jones’ two-week trial got off to a rocky … Read more