Sandy Hook Witnesses Testify About Alex Jones’ False Claims

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — The sister of a teacher killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre and an FBI agent who responded to the school shooting were overcome with emotion Tuesday as they described how been being accused of being crisis actors. by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and others. Carlee Soto Parisi and FBI agent … Read more

Trial begins for Alex Jones in Sandy Hook hoax case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A month after losing a nearly $50 million verdict, conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is scheduled to go on trial a second time for calling Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting a hoax and causing emotional and psychological damage to several of the victims’ families. A six-member jury with several alternates in Connecticut … Read more

Paul Newman’s daughters sue late actor’s charitable foundation

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new lawsuit has exposed a deep rift between two of Paul Newman’s daughters and the late actor’s charitable foundation financed with proceeds from Newman’s Own food and beverage line. The daughters, Susan Kendall Newman and Nell Newman, claim their own charities are required to receive $400,000 a year from Newman’s … Read more

Pro-Trump victories in blue states threaten GOP hopes in November

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republicans have been successful in Democratic strongholds like Maryland and Massachusetts when they fielded moderate candidates who could appeal to voters of both parties. With Democrats facing headwinds this year, Republicans hoped the strategy could pay off once again. But Republican voters have nominated loyalists to former President Donald Trump in … Read more

Primary elections on August 9: what to expect in Wisconsin, Vermont and Minnesota

CNN — primaries in the Upper Midwest on Tuesday will set the stage for two important gubernatorial races, as Republicans in Wisconsin Y Minnesota select their nominees to face the Democratic incumbents of those states in November. Minnesota is also poised to fill a House seat after former Republican Rep. Jim Hagedorn died in February. … Read more

Alex Jones Ordered to Pay $45.2 Million More for Sandy Hook Lies

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury ordered Friday conspiracy theorist Alex Jones pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a child who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre, plus the $4.1 million he must pay for the suffering he put them through by claiming for years that the nation’s … Read more

Alex Jones Ordered to Pay Sandy Hook Parents Over $4 Million

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday to pay more than $4 million, significantly less than the $150 million sought, in compensatory damages to the parents of a 6-year-old boy. who died in the Sandy. Hook Massacre, marking the first time the Infowars host has been held financially … Read more

Alex Jones Caused $4 Million in Damages to Two Sandy Hook Parents, Jury Says

New York CNN Business — Right-wing talk show host Alex Jones will have to pay the parents of a Sandy Hook shooting victim just over $4 million in compensatory damages, a jury decided Thursday, capping off a surprising and dramatic case that showed the public the real-world damage inflicted by theories. of viral conspiracy. The … Read more

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

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For years, the 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 the children were not killed and that the parents were crisis actors in an elaborate scheme to force gun control. Under oath and … Read more

Alex Jones admits 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 died in the 2012 attack testified … Read more