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James Alex Fields Jr.
White Supremacists Must Pay
Millions Over Charlottesville
Nov 23, 2021 2:26 PM CST
White Supremacists Must Pay Millions Over Charlottesville
Jury delivers a mixed verdict against white supremacists
- It's a mixed verdict, but one that requires white supremacists to pay millions of dollars to people injured in the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017. The AP reports that a federal jury on Tuesday awarded more than $25 million to nine people who sued...
Heather Heyer's Family Seeks
New Way to 'Extinguish Hatred'
Sep 5, 2019 9:40 AM CDT
Heather Heyer's Family Seeks New Way to 'Extinguish Hatred'
Susan Bro, husband, son want $12M from killer in wrongful death lawsuit
- The mother of the woman fatally struck by a car at a 2017 neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., hopes to "extinguish hatred" with a $12 million lawsuit against her daughter's killer. White supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. is the sole defendant in the wrongful-death suit filed Aug. 30...
White Nationalist Who Killed
Heather Heyer Sentenced
Jul 15, 2019 1:07 PM CDT
White Nationalist Who Killed Heather Heyer Sentenced
James Alex Fields gets life plus 419 years on state charges
- A man convicted of federal hate crime charges for deliberately slamming his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison on state charges, the AP reports. James Alex Fields Jr. , 22, was sentenced Monday to life plus...
Charlottesville Killer Asked
for Mercy, Gets 29 Life Terms
Jun 28, 2019 2:18 PM CDT
Charlottesville Killer Asked for Mercy, Gets 29 Life Terms
James Alex Fields Jr. is sentenced without the possibility of parole
- He pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty, then pleaded for mercy in the hope of avoiding a life sentence. But James Alex Fields Jr. did not get any mercy Friday from a federal judge in a Charlottesville courtroom. The 22-year-old white supremacist will spend the rest of his life...
James Fields Seeks 'Mercy'
Jun 23, 2019 7:19 AM CDT
James Fields Seeks 'Mercy'
Man convicted in attack that killed Heather Heyer will be sentenced on Friday
- The man convicted of plowing his car into a group of counter-protesters during the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville would like to not spend the rest of his life in prison, reports the AP . Lawyers for James Alex Fields Jr. filed memos with the court in Virginia, ahead of...
Jury: Life, Plus 419 Years
for Charlottesville Driver
Dec 11, 2018 11:58 AM CST
Jury: Life, Plus 419 Years for Charlottesville Driver
James Alex Fields Jr. will be sentenced in March
- James Alex Fields Jr.'s sentence in the death of Heather Heyer will officially be handed down March 29, but a Charlottesville jury made its recommendation known Tuesday: life in prison, and then some. The
reports the jury recommended life in connection with Heyer's first-degree murder,...
'Crying Nazi' Vows
Revenge on Charlottesville
Dec 9, 2018 10:23 AM CST
'Crying Nazi' Vows Revenge on Charlottesville
Christopher Cantwell says Fields verdict 'will drive us toward your complete and total destruction'
- The white nationalist known as the Crying Nazi had some tough talk in the wake of Friday's conviction of James Fields Jr. in Charlottesville, though the
notes that "his vow was at least somewhat blunted by his dramatic fall and humiliating nickname." Cantwell took to...
Verdict Reached in
'Unite the Right'
Dec 7, 2018 5:07 PM CST
Verdict Reached in 'Unite the Right' Car-Ramming Trial
James Alex Fields Jr. is guilty of first-degree murder
- The neo-Nazi man who killed a woman last year when he plowed his car into a group of counterprotesters during a Unite the Right rally in Virginia is guilty of first-degree murder. A Charlottesville jury deliberated for about seven hours Friday before rejecting the defense’s claim that James Alex...
Meme Gets Reporter
Blocked From Facebook
Dec 3, 2018 10:55 AM CST
Charlottesville Suspect's Meme Gets Reporter Blocked From Facebook
Hawes Spencer posted it alongside eerily similar image of car actually plowing into protesters
- Facebook temporarily blocked a reporter for posting the same meme James Alex Fields Jr. posted three months before allegedly driving into counterprotesters at the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The meme, which shows a car driving into a group of people and is overlaid with the words...
Witness Recalls Seeing Heather
Heyer Right After Car Attack
Nov 30, 2018 2:34 PM CST
Witness Recalls Seeing Heather Heyer Right After Car Attack
“I remember seeing her eyes and thinking, that’s what someone’s eyes look like when they’re dead”
- On the fifth day of the trial of James Alex Fields Jr., who is accused of using his car to run down counter-protesters during a “Unite the Right” rally last year, witness Star Peterson described seeing the face of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who was killed in the incident, moments...
Charlottesville Suspect's Legal
Team Hints at Self-Defense
Nov 27, 2018 8:26 AM CST
Charlottesville Suspect's Legal Team Hints at Self-Defense
Jury selection underway in trial of James Fields
- It looks like the man accused of deliberately ramming his car into a crowd of people in Charlottesville will try to sway jurors with a self-defense strategy. Lawyers for James Fields suggested as much Monday as jury selection got underway in the closely watched murder trial in Virginia, reports
'Something I Can Do for
Heather': A Huge Trial Starts
Nov 26, 2018 9:25 AM CST
'Something I Can Do for Heather': A Huge Trial Starts
James Alex Fields accused of driving his car into Charlottesville counterprotesters
- Small town, big trial: Jury selection got underway Monday in the trial of a man accused of deliberately ramming his car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last year. James Alex Fields , 21, faces charges including first-degree murder for the incident on Aug....
Fellow Inmate Attacks
Oct 28, 2018 10:17 AM CDT
Fellow Inmate Attacks Charlottesville Suspect
Cops: Friend of murder victim Heather Heyer assaults James Alex Fields Jr.
- The man Charlottesville police have charged with plowing his car into a group of counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in August 2017 has been assaulted behind bars, reports the AP . James Alex Fields Jr., who has pleaded not guilty in the death of Heather Heyer, was being attended by...
Suspect in Charlottesville
Car Attack Pleads Not Guilty
Jul 6, 2018 2:28 PM CDT
Suspect in Charlottesville Car Attack Pleads Not Guilty
James Alex Fields enters his plea in federal court Thursday
- The man accused of driving a car through a group of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Va., last year has entered a plea of not guilty in federal court. James Alex Fields Jr. , who is accused of 30 federal hate crimes, entered his plea Thursday. Prosecutors say the Ohio man's...
Dozens of Hate Crime
Charges for Suspect in
Charlottesville Car Attack
Jun 27, 2018 3:03 PM CDT
Dozens of Hate Crime Charges for Suspect in Charlottesville Car Attack
James Alex Fields hit with federal charges
- James Alex Fields Jr., who allegedly drove into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, has been indicted on 30 hate crime charges by a federal grand jury, including a hate crime resulting in the death of Heather Heyer. According to court...
Faces New Murder Charge
Dec 15, 2017 1:00 AM CST
Charlottesville Suspect Faces New Murder Charge
Prosecutors upgrade charge against James Alex Fields
- The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him. Prosecutors announced at the start of a preliminary hearing for James Alex...
NC KKK Leader
'Glad Protester Died'
Aug 16, 2017 4:33 AM CDT
NC KKK Leader 'Glad Protester Died'
He says there will be more violence to come
- They don't call it a hate group for nothing: The chief of a North Carolina Ku Klux Klan group says he's glad that 32-year-old Heather Heyer was killed when a car plowed into counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. "I'm sorta glad that...
Sisters Say They Were Heading
Home in Va. Then, 'Mayhem'
Aug 16, 2017 2:47 AM CDT
Sisters Say They Were Heading Home in Va. Then, 'Mayhem'
Micah and Tadrint Washington, injured in Charlottesville, sue white nationalists
- Two sisters injured in Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Va., are suing suspect James Alex Fields Jr., rally organizer Jason Kessler, and more than 20 alt-right and neo-Nazi groups for $3 million. In their lawsuit, Micah and Tadrint Washington say they were injured when Fields plowed into a crowd of...
Cops: Charlottesville Suspect
Threatened Disabled Mother
Aug 15, 2017 6:34 AM CDT
Cops: Charlottesville Suspect Threatened Disabled Mother
911 calls reveal troubling family past
- The man accused of driving his car into counter-protesters in Charlottesville on Saturday, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, threatened his disabled mother on more than one occasion, according to police records seen by
. Records show that police were called to the Kentucky home 20-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. shared...
He Left His Cat With Mom,
Allegedly Plowed Into Crowd
Aug 13, 2017 2:27 PM CDT
He Left His Cat With Mom, Allegedly Plowed Into Crowd
What we know about James Alex Fields Jr.
- James Alex Fields Jr. has been charged with second-degree murder among other crimes after allegedly plowing his silver Dodge Challenger into a crowd of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, and killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer in the process. What we know about Fields:
The 20-year-old from Maumee, Ohio, was photographed earlier
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