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Infowars host Alex Jones

Infowars Host Alex Jones Files For Personal Bankruptcy

Alex Jones filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, listing $1 billion to $10 billion in liabilities and $1 million to $10 million in assets.

 | AP

Actor Danny Masterson and his wife leaving court.

Mistrial After Jury Deadlock In Actor Danny Masterson Rape Case

Masterson — who starred in "That '70s Show" — is charged with the rape of three women between 2001 and 2003, when he was at the height of his fame.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Actor Will Smith

Will Smith Talks About Oscars Slap In First Major Interview

Pop culture expert Stacy Jones spoke with Newsy about Will Smith's strategy to rebuild his rapport with fans after slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars.

 | Scripps News Staff

An image from the movie "She Said" is shown.

'She Said' Film Explores How The Weinstein Story Broke, Its Aftermath

Five years after the emergence of the #MeToo movement, the story that started it all is getting a treatment on the big screen.

 | Casey Mendoza

Alex Jones.

Alex Jones Ordered To Pay $473M More To Sandy Hook Families

Six jurors ordered the Infowars host to pay $965 million to compensate 15 plaintiffs for defamation, emotional distress and unfair business practices.

 | AP

Visitors see a memorial to the victims of the Astroworld concert.

1 Year After Astroworld, Botched Crowd Safety Is Still A Problem

Astroworld, held Nov. 5, 2021, led to the deaths of 10 people and many other injuries. The riskiness of these gatherings is still a problem.

 | John Mone

Alex Jones.

Alex Jones Trial Moves To Punitive Damages Phase

The plaintiffs' lawyers have suggested damages could total $2.75 trillion, but the judge will decide on the amount after hearings Friday and Monday.

 | AP

Miss Universe 2021 appeared onstage with Miss USA 2022 R’Bonney Gabriel.

Head Of Miss USA Suspended Amid Allegations Of A Rigged Pageant

A Miss USA contestant alleged this year's pageant was rigged, pushing an investigation into its head and the event.

 | James Packard

Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Federal court for his civil lawsuit trial.

From Witness Stand, Kevin Spacey Denies Sex Abuse Claims

Actor Anthony Rapp is suing Actor Kevin Spacey on claims that Spacey made a sexual pass at him when he was 14.

 | AP

Actor Kevin Spacey.

Spacey Sex Abuse Trial Proceeds After Lawyer Contracts COVID-19

Actor Anthony Rapp is seeking $40 million in damages, claiming Spacey made a sexual advance on him in 1986 when he was 14 years old.

 | AP

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

No Jail Time For Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. In Forcible Touching Case

54-year-old Gooding pleaded guilty in April to a misdemeanor charge that he forcibly kissed a worker at a New York City nightclub in 2018.

 | AP

Alex Jones speaks to reporters.

Alex Jones Set To Testify In Trial Over Sandy Hook Hoax Lies

A jury will decide how much money conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay to the families of victims after he was already found liable for damages.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A woman crying after the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Sandy Hook Witnesses Testify About Alex Jones' Hoax Claims

A jury will decide how much money conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay to the families of victims after he was already found liable for damages.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Musician R. Kelly.

Closing Arguments Set For R. Kelly Trial On Fixing Charges

Kelly and his ex-business manager are charged with fixing Kelly's 2008 state child porn trial by threatening witnesses and concealing evidence.

 | AP

Alex Jones.

Damages Trial Set To Begin For Alex Jones In Sandy Hook Hoax Case

A jury will decide how much money conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay to the families of victims after he was already found liable for damages.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

An image from Netflix's "Love Is Blind" is shown.

'Love Is Blind' Contestant Suing Show For Restricting 'Basic Needs'

Jeremy Hartwell said basic human needs like sleep, water and food were restricted while on the show. Netflix said the claims have no merit.

 | Casey Mendoza

Actor Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty To U.K. Sexual Assault Charges

The 62-year-old actor faces four counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Former "Cheer" star Jerry Harris

Netflix 'Cheer' Star Jerry Harris Sentenced To 12 Years For Sex Crimes

Harris pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count each of receiving child porn and traveling with intent to engage in illegal sexual conduct.

 | AP

Actress Amber Heard in court

Amber Heard Seeks To Throw Out Verdict In Depp Defamation Trial

Heard's lawyers called the jury's award of $15 million in compensatory and punitive damages to Johnny Depp "excessive" and "indefensible."

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Comedian Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Faces Sex Abuse Allegations Again As Civil Trial Opens

Judy Huth is accusing Cosby of forcing her to perform a sexual act at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 when she was 16 years old.

 | AP

Actor Kevin Spacey.

Actor Kevin Spacey Charged In U.K. With 4 Counts Of Sexual Assault

Spacey, a 62-year-old double Academy Award winner, was questioned by British police in 2019 about claims by several men that he had assaulted them.

 | AP

Chris Rock, center, arrives at the Wilbur Theater before a performance

Chris Rock Takes To Comedy Mic, Still Processing Oscars Slap

The comedian did not mention Will Smith or Jada Pinkett Smith by name at his show in Boston.

 | Alex Livingston and AP

Dallas Cowboys' former vice president Rich Darlrymple

Report: Dallas Cowboys Paid $2.4M Over Cheerleaders' Voyeur Claims

Four cheerleaders received nearly $400K over claims the team's former vice president was watching them undress in the locker room, according to ESPN.

 | AP

Joseph Maldonado-Passage

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic Resentenced To 21 Years In Prison

A federal judge decreased the Netflix star's sentence by one year in his murder-for-hire conviction.

 | AP

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Ordered To Pay $31M For 'House Of Cards' Losses

Production company MRC says it lost money after sexual misconduct allegations against Spacey forced the company to remove him from the show.

 | AP

Ezra Blount, 9, poses outside the Astroworld music festival

9-Year-Old Boy Dies From Injuries At Astroworld Music Festival

The boy's family is suing Travis Scott and the event's organizer, Live Nation.

 | Scripps News Staff

Former Las Vegas Raiders head coach John Gruden.

John Gruden Sues NFL Over Publication Of Offensive Emails

The former Las Vegas Raiders head coach is accusing the NFL of leaking the emails to media outlets to intentionally harm Gruden's reputation.

 | AP

A bouquet of flowers is left on a fence outside the Bonanza Creek Ranch

Authorities To Discuss Initial Findings In 'Rust' Movie Shooting

The news conference Wednesday will be the first detailed public comments by investigators about the killing of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

2019 file photo of R. Kelly appearing in court.

R&B Superstar R. Kelly Convicted In Federal Sexual Abuse Trial

The New York case is only part of the legal peril facing the singer. He also has pleaded not guilty to sex-related charges in Illinois and Minnesota.

 | AP

2008 photo of R. Kelly arriving at court.

Jury Deliberation Begins In R. Kelly Sexual Abuse Trial

The 54-year-old has pleaded not guilty to racketeering charges. He is accused of abusing women, girls and boys for more than two decades.

 | AP