Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in Sandy Hook damages trial Alex Jones testifies in Sandy Hook damages trial 01:40 Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his defamation trial in Connecticut as he tries to limit the damages he must pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax. … Read more

Infowars Traffic Spiked As Alex Jones Told Sandy Hook Lies, Trial Reveals

WATERBURY, Conn. ― Opening arguments in a defamation trial against Alex Jones revealed how his site, Infowars, received massive spikes in traffic as he spread lies about the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The arguments began on Tuesday for the trial, Jones’ second this year related to his Sandy Hook lies. A … Read more

Judge Investigates Alex Jones’ Legal Team After Sandy Hook Medical Records Are Leaked

The judge in a Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit against far-right conspiracy podcaster Alex Jones has launched an investigation of his legal team after the medical records of school parents were leaked. Medical and psychiatric records of some parents and relatives of the children killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, … Read more

Alex Jones’s Texts With Some of Trump’s Closest Allies Just Got Turned Over to the Jan. 6 Committee

Last week, as conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was being questioned in court for spreading lies about the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, the trial took a turn: attorney Mark Bankston, who is representing the victims’ parents, revealed that Jones’s own legal team had accidentally sent Bankston a digital copy of his entire cell phone. … Read more

Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theorist Wolfgang Halbig Goes Bankrupt in Florida

The defamation trial of right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones made headlines this week, as the former Infowars host had to testify under oath about the lies he spread after the tragic 2012 attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Among this week’s revelations from the Travis County Courthouse in Austin, Texas: Infowarswhich airs … Read more

Is Alex Jones’ Trial in Austin About Free Speech Rights? – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones arrived at a Texas courthouse for his defamation trial for calling the Sandy Hook Elementary School attack a hoax with the words “Save the 1st” scrawled on tape covering his mouth. Although Jones portrays the lawsuit against him as an assault on the First Amendment, the parents who sued him say … Read more

InfoWars Files For Bankruptcy As Alex Jones Faces Mounting Sandy Hook Lawsuits

The far-right extremist outlet InfoWars filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday amid ongoing defamation suits against its founder, Alex Jones, who spread outrageous claims that the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax. The Texas court filing, which also included two other businesses owned by Jones, allows the company to pause civil litigation while … Read more

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ wife arrested for domestic violence

DALLAS – The wife of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was arrested on Christmas Eve on a charge of domestic violence, which the right-wing provocateur said stemmed from a “drug balance”. The sheriff’s deputies took Erika Wulff Jones into custody and placed her in an Austin jail around 8:45 p.m., Friday. Prison records show the 43-year-old … Read more