Charlottesville

James Fields
Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File
December 07, 2018 - 5:39 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted Friday of first-degree murder, a verdict that local civil rights activists hope will help heal a community still scarred by the violence and the racial tensions it...
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James Alex Fields, Jr.
Albemarle Regional Jail
December 04, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By Amir Vera (CNN) -- The man on trial for killing Heather Heyer at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, texted his mother a picture of Adolf Hitler four days before the event in August 2017, according to prosecutors. The commonwealth asked the court to admit, as evidence, a...
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Charlottesville Courthouse
Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images via CNN
November 29, 2018 - 11:35 am
By Madeline Holcombe, Jason Hanna and Laura Dolan, CNN (CNN) -- Opening statements are expected to begin Thursday in the state trial of a man accused of killing counterprotester Heather Heyer last year at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that put the city and the country on...
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James Alex Fields Jr
Albemarle Regional Jail / WTVR, Tribune via CNN
November 26, 2018 - 1:25 pm
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- Charlottesville, Virginia, is again bracing for journalists and protesters to converge on the city as jury selection began Monday for the man accused of killing Heather Heyer at last year's Unite the Right rally. Jury selection is expected to take two or three...
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Steve Helber, File/AP Photo
October 24, 2018 - 5:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of a Southern California white supremacist group and two other members were arrested on charges of inciting a deadly riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, prosecutors said Wednesday. The arrests come weeks after other group members were indicted in Virginia on...
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A man dances at the front of a counter-protest march on Pennsylvania Avenue towards the "Unite the Right 2" rally in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP
August 13, 2018 - 4:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism is unwelcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the end, fewer than two dozen...
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Supporters and members of Bikers for Trump wave and cheer, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in the ballroom of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J, during a meeting with President Donald Trump.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
August 12, 2018 - 11:09 am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds. Dozens and dozens of gleaming Harleys, Hondas and other...
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Susan Bro, right, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, embraces a supporter after laying flowers at the spot her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
August 12, 2018 - 10:46 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of a woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last summer said Sunday there's much healing to do a year after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Heather Heyer's mother, Susan Bro, laid flowers at a...
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Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer who was killed during last year's Unite the Right rally, speaks with reporters at the spot where her daughter was killed in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.
AP Photo/Steve Helbernam
August 11, 2018 - 1:20 pm
By Michael Kunzelman, The Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police blocked off streets and mobilized hundreds of officers for the anniversary of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The security measures alarmed activists but reassured others who said they have...
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In this Aug. 23, 2017, file photo, city workers prepare to drape a tarp over the statue of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson in Justice park in Charlottesville, Va.
AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
August 11, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Russ Bynum, Associated Press Pressure to take down America's monuments honoring slain Confederate soldiers and the generals who led them didn't start with Charlottesville. But the deadly violence that rocked the Virginia college town a year ago gave the issue an explosive momentum. Confederate...
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