James Alex Fields Jr.

This undated file photo provided by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail shows James Alex Fields Jr. A sentencing hearing has been moved up for the self-avowed white supremacist convicted of federal hate crimes.  (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional
(Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File)
June 24, 2019 - 10:59 am
By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in...
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Charlottesville Police Dept
December 11, 2018 - 1:02 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) The Charlottesville jury in the James Alex Fields Jr trial has made its recommendations for his sentencing. The Jury made the following decisions: He should serve a life sentence for the first-degree murder of 32 year old Heather Heyer and pay a fine of $100,000; In each of the...
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(Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File)
December 08, 2018 - 6:34 am
By DENISE LAVOIE , AP Legal Affairs Writer 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...
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Prosecutors will be allowed to show jurors a text message that includes an image of Adolf Hitler sent by the man who drove into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally. (Dreamstime)
(Dreamstime)
December 04, 2018 - 1:29 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A judge is allowing jurors to see a text message including an image of Adolf Hitler that was sent by the man who drove into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. News outlets report Judge Richard Moore ruled Tuesday that prosecutors can...
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