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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, multiple white nationalist groups march with torches through the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville, Va. A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for neo-Nazi podcaster Robert “Azzmador” Ray, who promoted and attended the white nationalist rally in Virginia that erupted in violence in 2017. (Mykal McEldowney/The Indianapolis Star via AP, File)

Arrest warrant issued for neo-Nazi podcaster in lawsuit

Sep. 14, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

A federal judge on Monday issued an arrest warrant for a neo-Nazi podcaster who promoted and attended a white nationalist rally in Virginia that erupted in violence three years ago. U.S. District Judge Norman Moon said Texas resident Robert “Azzmador” Ray has been in “total disregard”...

Today in History

Aug. 12, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 12, the 225th day of 2020. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 12, 2017, a car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally in the Virginia college town of Charlottesville, killing...

FILE - This photo provided by the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office shows Jacob Scott Goodwin of Ward, Arkansas. The Supreme Court of Virginia denied the appeals of Goodwin and Alex Michael Ramos, convicted in the 2017 brutal beating of DeAndre Harris in a Charlottesville parking garage the day of a violent white supremacist rally.  The court denied Goodwin’s petition for appeal Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, and denied Ramos’ petition for appeal in early May, according to Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's office. (Lonoke County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Court denies 2 appeals in Charlottesville rally beating

Aug. 6, 2020 11:12 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Supreme Court of Virginia has denied the appeals of two men convicted in the brutal beating of a Black man in a Charlottesville parking garage the day of a violent white supremacist rally. The court denied Jacob Scott Goodwin’s petition for appeal Wednesday and...

Lawyer: Feds must provide papers from white nationalist case

Jul. 25, 2020 2:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department must provide documents used in its criminal case against a white nationalist, who with others is being sued in a civil rights complaint over the violence in 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia, the lawsuit's plaintiffs say. Community members who filed...