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NASCAR raceway donates $4,000 in name of slain officer

Dec. 14, 2018 1:02 PM EST

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Darlington Raceway has donated $4,000 on behalf of a Florence Police Department officer killed in the line of duty in October. The NASCAR race track gave the money to the Boys and Girls Club of the Pee Dee in the name of Florence Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway, one of seven officers...

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...

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...

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...

Man who drove car into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally in Virginia convicted of first-degree murder

Dec. 7, 2018 5:08 PM EST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Man who drove car into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally in Virginia convicted of first-degree murder.

Jury in trial of man who drove car into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally in Virginia has reached a verdict

Dec. 7, 2018 5:05 PM EST
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Jury in trial of man who drove car into counterprotesters at white nationalist rally in Virginia has reached a verdict.