sandy hook

Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 from defamation suit

Leonard Pozner, whose son 6-year-old Noah was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, was awarded $450,000 in damages by a Wisconsin jury from a defamation lawsuit filed in response to conspiracy theorists claiming the Newtown tragedy never occurred.

Remington asks Supreme Court to take up Sandy Hook case

Remington Arms Company asked the Supreme Court Thursday to take up a lawsuit next term brought by a survivor and families of nine other victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in 2012 who argue the gun manufacturer should be held partly responsible for the mass shooting.

Alex Jones hit with sanctions by judge in Sandy Hook lawsuit

A Connecticut judge on Tuesday sanctioned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for suggesting that a lawyer for the Sandy Hook families, who are suing the InfoWars founder for his past claims that the 2012 shooting was staged, tried to frame him with child pornography.

Alex Jones expected to be deposed in Sandy Hook case

Alex Jones, the founder and face of Infowars, is expected to be deposed on July 1 and 2 as a part of an ongoing lawsuit brought by families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Connecticut court, according to a person with knowledge of the proceedings.

Sandy Hook attorney: YouTube hoaxer video ban 'too late to undo harm'

An attorney representing 10 of the families who lost relatives in the Sandy Hook massacre said on Wednesday that he welcomed YouTube's decision to remove videos denying the shooting. However, he said it was "too late to undo the harm" that has been caused to them by conspiracy theories circulating on the platform over the last several years.

Remington granted stay in Sandy Hook case

The Connecticut Supreme Court has granted the gun manufacturer Remington a stay in the lawsuit brought by the families of Sandy Hook victims as the company plans to appeal to the US Supreme Court.

NRA employee questioned details of the Parkland shooting

A day after the 2018 Parkland shooting, an NRA employee emailed a Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist, questioning what happened and suggesting that the Florida suspect, Nikolas Cruz, had not been alone in carrying out the massacre at the high school.

Back-to-school preparation: Supplies and security

Walk in to any given elementary or middle school classroom, and you're bound to be greeted with some evidence of a teacher's love and effort. Maybe it's a hand-drawn poster or chart, specifically tailored to the class' needs and ages. It could be a row of cubbies or another useful, attractive addition, handcrafted over hours of the teachers' free time just to make this space a little brighter, a little better, a little more like the haven it should be.

Parents of Sandy Hook victims file lawsuit against Alex Jones

Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who has repeatedly suggested the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax, was sued on Tuesday by three parents whose children were killed in the 2012 massacre. It's the first legal action taken against Jones for the false claims he has made about Sandy Hook.