Latest "Alex Jones" News

09/24/2022

'The biggest bully I've ever faced': Mother of Sandy Hook victim on confronting Alex Jones

Scarlett Lewis, whose six-year-old son Jesse was killed in the Sandy Hook shooting, joins CNN's Anderson Cooper and shares why she decided to take the stand in Alex Jones's civil trial.

Source: CNN

09/23/2022

Alex Jones lashes out at trial over Sandy Hook hoax claims

The Infowars founder lashed out at lawyers during a Connecticut trial that will determine what damages he has to pay families of victims of the school shooting.

Source: The Washington Post

09/22/2022

Live: Alex Jones questioned during defamation trial

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Source: YouTube

09/22/2022

Alex Jones set to take the stand in second Sandy Hook defamation trial over his false 'hoax' claims

The Infowars radio host is on trial again amid a setback in his bankruptcy case.

Source: CNN

09/13/2022

Sandy Hook witnesses testify about Alex Jones' hoax claims - The Associated Press

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A sister of a teacher killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre and an FBI agent who responded to the school shooting became overwhelmed with emotion Tuesday as they described what it has been like to be accused of being crisis actors by …

Source: Associated Press

09/13/2022

Judge punishes Alex Jones for refusing to turn over data

Connecticut Judge Barbara Bellis called Alex Jones' actions "stunningly cavalier." It's the latest move by the Infowars host to dodge court orders.

Source: INSIDER

08/15/2022

Alex Jones Juror Speaks Out on Tense Deliberations

“Nobody was super happy with it,” the juror told Reuters.

Source: Daily Beast

08/08/2022

Tucker Carlson 'Shitting Himself' Scared That His Alex Jones Texts May Leak

In this week’s edition of Confider, we reveal how the Fox News star is deeply concerned about his personal texts with the raving conspiracy blowhard possibly leaking.

Source: Daily Beast

08/08/2022

First on CNN: Alex Jones' texts have been turned over to the January 6 committee, source says

Approximately two years' worth of text messages sent and received by Jones have been turned over to the House panel investigating the January 6 insurrection

Source: CNN

08/08/2022

John Oliver Gleefully Mocks Alex Jones' Trial Text-Message Screw-Up

The “Last Week Tonight” host explained why the conspiracy theorist’s lawyer accidentally sending the contents of his phone to the opposing lawyer is something to be celebrated.

Source: Daily Beast

08/08/2022

Will the Alex Jones trials change conspiracy culture?

Dan Friesen and Jordan Holmes, co-hosts of the "Knowledge Fight" podcast, which skewers Infowars host Alex Jones, were in the courtroom for Jones' recent trial. They talk with Brian Stelter about what they observed and whether legal action against Jones will …

Source: CNN

08/08/2022

What the Alex Jones trial means for the future of conspiracy culture

The Texas jury's decision last week to have Alex Jones face punitive damages of more than $45 million in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis was a "reckoning that was 10 years in the making," CNN's chief media corresponden…

Source: CNN

08/07/2022

Alex Jones judgment: The cost of lies

CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman discusses the "whole world of trouble" the conspiracy theorist continues to face for his on-air rants claiming that the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in which schoolchildren were killed was a hoax.

Source: CBS News

08/06/2022

Alex Jones' $49.3M verdict and the future of misinformation - The Associated Press

Alex Jones is facing a hefty price tag for his lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — $49.3 million in damages, and counting , for claiming the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax — a punishing salvo in a fledgling war on harmful mis…

Source: Associated Press

08/06/2022

How Alex Jones' behavior impacts him in court

Some legal experts said they were surprised by his conduct and questioned whether it was a calculated risk to boost his appeal to fans.

Source: Politico

08/06/2022

Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2 million more in punitive damages to Sandy Hook parents

The sum is in addition to the $4.1 million Jones has been ordered to pay in compensatory damages.

Source: The Washington Post

08/06/2022

Jury Orders Alex Jones to Pay $45.2 Million in Sandy Hook Case

The parents of a child killed in the school shooting were awarded the punitive damages at the conclusion of the defamation trial against the conspiracy theorist.

Source: New York Times

08/05/2022

A jury finds Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim

A Texas jury has decided to penalize Alex Jones with $45.2 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis.

Source: CNN

08/05/2022

Alex Jones Ordered to Pay $45.2 Million in Punitive Damages to Sandy Hook Parents

The Infowars founder was found to have defamed victims’ parents by repeatedly calling the 2012 mass shooting a hoax.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/05/2022

Jurors weigh punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation trial

Jurors in Texas on Friday were deliberating on how much Alex Jones should pay in punitive damages to the parents of a child killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting for falsely claiming that the massacre was staged.

Source: Reuters

08/05/2022

Jury hands down $4.1 million judgement to Alex Jones

Source: YouTube

08/05/2022

Jan. 6 committee and federal investigators have asked for Alex Jones' phone records, Sandy Hook attorney says

The attorney representing two Sandy Hook parents in the Alex Jones defamation case said Thursday that numerous federal and state investigators, including the House panel investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection, have asked him to hand over text records…

Source: CNN

08/05/2022

Jury finds Alex Jones caused $4 million in damages to two Sandy Hook parents

Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones will have to pay the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim a little more than $4 million in compensatory damages, a jury decided Thursday, capping a stunning and dramatic case that showcased for the public the real-world…

Source: CNN

08/04/2022

Mistrial denied as jury weighs damages against Alex Jones in Sandy Hook defamation trial

A Texas judge denied Alex Jones's motion for a mistrial on Thursday as jury deliberations resumed in a defamation case over the U.S. conspiracy theorist’s false claims about the Sandy Hook mass shooting.

Source: Reuters

08/04/2022

Alex Jones trial: Jury deliberations underway in Sandy Hook case - Austin American

Jurors have begun determining how much money Alex Jones must pay to the parents of 6-year-old Sandy Hook shooting victim, Jesse Lewis, for defamation.

Source: Austin American-Statesman

08/04/2022

'Daily Show' Breaks Down Funniest Moment of Alex Jones Trial

Trevor Noah joked that Alex Jones was “so shocked he started turning into every emoji” when he learned how badly his own lawyer had screwed up.

Source: Daily Beast

08/04/2022

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

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For years, bombastic far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones ranted to his millions of followers that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, that children weren’t killed and that parents were crisis actors in an elab…

Source: Associated Press

08/03/2022

Sandy Hook family attorney exposes Alex Jones' dishonesty during brutal cross-examination

The dishonesty of right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was spotlighted in a Texas court on Wednesday as a lawyer for a pair of Sandy Hook parents cross-examined the Infowars founder and fact-checked his answers in real-time.

Source: CNN

08/03/2022

Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook massacre was "100% real" as he testifies at defamation trial

The conspiracy theorist said that he now understands it was irresponsible of him to declare the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting a hoax.

Source: CBS News

08/03/2022

A Sandy Hook Mother Confronts Alex Jones During Trial

Scarlett Lewis, whose son Jesse, 6, was killed in the elementary school shooting, rebuked the Infowars fabulist over his lies in a face-to-face courtroom confrontation.

Source: New York Times

08/03/2022

Parents of Sandy Hook victim confronted conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in Texas courtroom

Parents of Sandy Hook victims shared their devastating testimony in a Texas courtroom in one of several defamation cases against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones who also testified. CNN's Miguel Marquez reports.

Source: CNN

08/03/2022

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 Jones , the parents of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting described being put through a “living hell” of death threat…

Source: Associated Press

08/02/2022

Sandy Hook parents testify about the 'hell' Alex Jones inflicted on them through lies about the shooting

The parents of a child who was murdered during the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting delivered emotional testimony in a Texas court on Tuesday, telling a jury that the lies pushed by right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have stained the legacy of their son and to…

Source: CNN

08/02/2022

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

Jones later took the stand himself, and the judge at one point sent the jury out of the room and strongly scolded Jones for not being truthful under oath.

Source: CBS News

06/12/2022

From fringe to frontline: How Alex Jones stoked many of the conspiracy theories taking hold in today's Republican party

Alex Jones has been peddling conspiracy theories since the 1990s. Now, the GOP appears to have drifted toward his worldview.

Source: CNN

04/18/2022

Alex Jones’s Infowars Files for Bankruptcy

The conspiracy theorist and his companies are facing lawsuits over his false claims about the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Source: New York Times

04/18/2022

Alex Jones' InfoWars files for bankruptcy in U.S. court

Far-right wing website InfoWars on Sunday filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas in the face of multiple defamation lawsuits.

Source: Reuters

04/07/2022

Alex Jones at last shows up for Sandy Hook deposition

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Alex Jones was questioned Wednesday by lawyers for families of Sandy Hook victims in Connecticut, where a judge had ordered the Infowars host to face mounting fines until he appeared for a deposition. Relatives of some of the 20 childre…

Source: The Hill

04/07/2022

Alex Jones sat for deposition in Sandy Hook defamation suit, attorneys say

Alex Jones was deposed over two days this week in the defamation suit brought against him by families of victims of the Sandy Hook shooting, according to a court filing from two attorneys representing Jones.

Source: CNN

11/23/2021

House Panel Subpoenas Roger Stone and Alex Jones in Capitol Riot Inquiry

Investigators summoned five more allies of former President Donald J. Trump as they dug further into the planning and financing of rallies before the Jan. 6 attack.

Source: New York Times

11/22/2021

Alex Jones, Roger Stone and other Trump allies subpoenaed by House Jan. 6 panel

The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has issued five new subpoenas for witnesses lawmakers want to hear from, in addition to 35 witnesses subpoenaed already.

Source: NPR

11/22/2021

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Roger Stone and Alex Jones

The panel investigating the attack on the Capitol also targeted rally promoters Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lawrence, and Trump spokesperson Taylor Budowich.

Source: Politico

11/22/2021

New January 6 committee subpoenas issued for 5 Trump allies including Roger Stone and Alex Jones

The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot issued a new round of subpoenas on Monday to five of former President Donald Trump's allies directly involved in planning "Stop the Steal" rallies, including longtime Republican operative Roger Stone…

Source: CNN

11/15/2021

Alex Jones must pay damages to Sandy Hook families in another defamation case, judge rules

Jones refused to provide financial information requested by families of people killed in 2012, a move that rendered him legally liable, the judge said.

Source: The Washington Post

11/15/2021

Connecticut judge orders Infowars’ Alex Jones to pay damages to families of Sandy Hook shooting victims in defamation lawsuits

A Connecticut judge has ruled conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is responsible for all damages in the defamation lawsuits brought against him by the families of those killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting after his repeated claims that the Newtown massac…

Source: Hartford Courant

11/15/2021

Alex Jones Liable in Sandy Hook Defamation Suits

A Connecticut judge’s ruling combines with decisions in Texas to grant a clean sweep for families of shooting victims in their cases against the Infowars host.

Source: New York Times

10/01/2021

Alex Jones loses twice in Texas court for failing to back up Sandy Hook school massacre lies with proof

Texas judge rules Alex Jones is liable for damages after he failed to back up his Sandy Hook massacre lies with proof

Source: NBC News

10/01/2021

Alex Jones must pay damages to Sandy Hook families after calling shooting a 'giant hoax,' judge rules

A Texas judge issued default judgments against Jones and Infowars after the far-right personality did not comply with court orders to give information in a pair of 2018 lawsuits by the families of two children killed in the 2012 massacre in Newtown, Conn.

Source: The Washington Post

10/01/2021

Alex Jones found liable in two Sandy Hook cases | TheHill

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was found legally responsible in two lawsuits for damages resultin...

Source: The Hill