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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury begins deliberations in Virginia fatal car ramming

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  — Jurors have begun deliberating in the murder trial of an Ohio man accused of intentionally driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally, killing one woman and injuring dozens. A jury of seven women and five men began considering the case shortly after 9:40 a.m. Friday. A … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Jury begins deliberations in Virginia fatal car ramming

VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Husband and Wife Sentenced on Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – A husband and wife, who enriched themselves by defrauding the Virginia Medicaid program, were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court on federal health care fraud and related charges, United States Thomas T. Cullen and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced. Dennis Gowin, 67, of Dillwyn, Va., was sentenced earlier this week … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Husband and Wife Sentenced on Federal Health Care Fraud Charges

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Closing arguments expected in white nationalist trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jurors in the trial of a man accused of killing a woman and injuring dozens at a white nationalist rally are expected to hear closing arguments in the case after testimony from final defense witnesses. James Alex Fields Jr. is charged with first-degree murder and other counts for driving his car into … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Closing arguments expected in white nationalist trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Key trial issue: Why did driver plow into counterprotesters?

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — No one disputes James Alex Fields Jr. plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The only question, jurors were told Thursday, is why did he do it? During opening statements at his murder trial, prosecutors … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. | Key trial issue: Why did driver plow into counterprotesters?

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self-defense

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va— An Ohio man charged with killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia plans to argue that he believed he was acting in self-defense when he drove his car into a crowd of counter protesters. A lawyer for James Alex Fields Jr. offered a glimpse of the defense strategy as jury … Continue reading CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va | Man charged in white nationalist rally to argue self-defense

INDIANAPOLIS | Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned the “wicked act of mass murder” at a Pittsburgh synagogue, saying anti-Semitism “must be confronted anywhere and everywhere it appears” and speculating that the death toll would have been curbed if an armed guard had been in the building. With both the number of deaths and details … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Trump calls Pittsburgh synagogue attack ‘evil’ anti-Semitism

VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four From California for Conspiracy to Violate Riots Statute

Charges Stem from 2017 Torch-Lit March on Grounds of the University of Virginia and Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury sitting in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Charlottesville has returned an indictment charging four California men with conspiring to violate … Continue reading VIRGINIA News: Charlottesville, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Four From California for Conspiracy to Violate Riots Statute