Heather Heyer

Charlottesville Police Chief RaShall Brackney answers questions during a press conference at the Charlottesville Police Department, Friday, March 22, 2019 in Charlottesville, Va.
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March 23, 2019 - 9:34 am
By Ben Finley Associated Press A 17-year-old boy was charged Friday with making online threats of "ethnic cleansing" against black and Hispanic students at the public high school in Charlottesville, Virginia, a city that was the site of a deadly white nationalist rally in 2017. The threats had shut...
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James Alex Fields, Jr.
Albemarle Regional Jail
December 11, 2018 - 1:40 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury recommended life plus 419 years on Tuesday for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. stood stoically with his hands folded in front of him...
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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
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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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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.
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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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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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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 photo, Susan Bro, mother of Heather Heyer, who was killed during the Unite the Right rally last year, looks over memorabilia in her office in Charlottesville, Va.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
August 07, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Sometimes Alfred Wilson still has to take a moment to collect himself after he pulls open files at the law firm where he works and sees Heather Heyer's handwriting. "I get choked up and have to gather myself before I talk to the client," said Wilson, who hired Heyer, the 32-year-old paralegal...
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