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

Grieving father erupts at Parkland school shooter’s trial

Grieving father erupts at Parkland school shooter's trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A grieving father erupted in anger Tuesday as he told jurors about the daughter Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz murdered along with 16 others four years ago, his voice rising as he recounted her “infectious laugh that I can only get to watch now on TikTok videos.” Dr. Ilan Alhadeff’s … Read more

Dentist found guilty in wife’s death on 2016 African safari

Dentist found guilty in wife's death on 2016 African safari

DENVER– A wealthy dentist accused of fatally shooting his wife in the heart with a shotgun at the end of an African safari was found guilty of murder and mail fraud on Monday. A jury of six men and six women reached the verdict for Lawrence “Larry” Rudolph following a three week trial and a … Read more

Alex Jones’ media company files for bankruptcy amid defamation trial

Alex Jones' media company files for bankruptcy amid defamation trial

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ media company Free Speech Systems filed for bankruptcy on Friday — but his attorney said it should not disrupt the defamation damage trial underway in Texas that seeks to force Jones to pay $150 million or more to the family of one of the children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook … Read more

Alex Jones’ media company files for bankruptcy amid trial

Detective: Alex Jones 'most dangerous' type of attack denier

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ media company Free Speech Systems filed for bankruptcy on Friday, but his attorney said it should not disrupt the defamation damages trial underway in Texas that seeks to force Jones to pay $150 million or more to the family of one of the children killed in the … Read more

House passes bill banning certain semi-automatic guns

House passes bill banning certain semi-automatic guns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on certain semi-automatic gunsthe first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities nationwide. Once banned in the US, the high-powered firearms are now widely blamed as … Read more

Parade attack suspect indicted for murder, attempted murder

Parade attack suspect indicted for murder, attempted murder

CHICAGO (AP) — The man accused of opening fire on an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago has been indicted by a grand jury on 21 first-degree murder counts, 48 ​​counts of attempted murder and 48 counts of aggravated battery, representing the seven people killed and dozens injured in the attack on a beloved holiday … Read more

Family of 14-year-old girl shot by LA police files lawsuit

Family of 14-year-old girl shot by LA police files lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a 14-year-old girl killed by Los Angeles police in a clothing store last year have filed a lawsuit against the department and the officer whose rifle round pierced a dressing room wall. Valentina Orellana Peralta and her mother were shopping for Christmas clothes on Dec. 23 at a … Read more

Detective: Alex Jones ‘most dangerous’ type of attack denier

Detective: Alex Jones 'most dangerous' type of attack denier

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The detective who led the investigation into the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School attack tested Tuesday that there are three types of people who deny that it happened and harass the victims’ families: the mentally ill, those who believed bad or incomplete information, and those who knew the truth but twisted … Read more