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Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

Dec. 11, 2018 4:02 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ago. The decision capped a trial laced with survivors'...

The Latest: Slain woman's mom 'content' with life sentence

Dec. 11, 2018 1:58 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a jury's recommended sentence of life plus 419 years for a man convicted of murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The mother of a woman killed by a man who drove his car into counterprotesters at...

Jury recommends life in prison for man convicted of murder for driving into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally

Dec. 11, 2018 12:18 PM EST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jury recommends life in prison for man convicted of murder for driving into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally.

No sentence yet for man who rammed rally counterprotesters

Dec. 10, 2018 5:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jurors considering the punishment for a man who drove his car into counterprotesters during a white nationalist rally heard emotional testimony Monday from a mother who described the pain caused by her daughter's death and a psychologist who described the man's long history of...

The Latest: No sentence yet for man who rammed protesters

Dec. 10, 2018 5:33 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr. for the murder of Heather Heyer (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Jurors have told a judge they need more time to come up with a sentencing recommendation for a man who killed a woman and injured dozens when he drove his car into...

Jury deciding sentence for man who rammed rally protesters

Dec. 10, 2018 4:10 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Several people who were severely injured when a man drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last year described devastating physical and psychological effects to a jury tasked with making a sentencing recommendation Monday. The man's lawyers argued he...

Guy, Jerome lead No. 4 Virginia over VCU, 57-49

Dec. 9, 2018 5:49 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth gave Virginia the test the Cavaliers sought when they put the Rams on their nonconference schedule. Down the stretch, Virginia passed. The Cavaliers outscored VCU 19-6 over the final 6:30, a span that saw the Rams whistled for six fouls, as the home team...

Virginia city seeks healing after man's murder conviction

Dec. 8, 2018 5:40 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Civil rights activists in this Virginia city say they hope the first-degree-murder conviction of a man who drove into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in 2017 will help with healing their violence-scarred community. In convicting James Alex Fields Jr. of...

Man who drove into crowd convicted of first-degree murder

Dec. 7, 2018 11:10 PM EST

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 inflamed...

The Latest: Charlottesville hopes verdict will help healing

Dec. 7, 2018 8:03 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the first-degree-murder conviction of a man who drove his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Charlottesville City Councilor Wes Bellamy says he hopes the guilty verdict in the trial of a man who drove his...