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James Fields sentenced to life imprisonment for the death of Heather Heyer in Charlottesville

James Fields Jr., the white Supremacist who murdered a woman two summers ago when he drove a Dodge Challenger into a crowd of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday in federal jail. Lawyers for 22-year-old Mr. Fields had asked for mercy, citing his difficult childhood and mental health problems. The prosecutor's office had applied …

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The white Supremacist, who plowed a vehicle into the crowd and killed a woman during the rally in Charlottesville, asks the judge for mercy as the conviction threatens

The 22-year-old white Supremacist, who has killed a woman and injured dozens of others protesting against the "Unite the Right" demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017, is now asking the judge to give him a life after that To spare death bars. The lawyers of James Alex Fields Jr. filed an application on Friday. They gave their client's age and …

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Conviction looming in Charlottesville attack; Man is looking for mercy

The avowed white Supremacist who plowed his car two years ago against protesters who resisted a white nationalist rally in Virginia, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and imposed a punishment that is shorter is as life in prison. [19659002] The lawyers of James Alex Fields, Jr., 22 said in a court ruling filed …

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Charlottesville Confederate statues are protected, judge rules

Breaking News Emails Breaking news alerts and special reports. [194559009] SUBSCRIBE By Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Virginia judge has ruled Charlottesville's Confederate statues are monuments protected by state law. Judge Richard Moore's ruling came in a lawsuit filed against Charlottesville City Council. Robert E. Lee. Moore cited how statues of Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson depicts the men …

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Charlottesville Debates Civility In The Wake Of White Supremacist Rally: NPR

Deadly violence from a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Shook the nation back in 2017. Since then, city leaders have struggled to define what should be considered.                                                                            Justin T. Gellerson for NPR                                       hide caption toggle caption Justin T. Gellerson for NPR               Deadly violence from a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Shook …

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Government Closure: Trump's approval drops to the level of Charlottesville

President Donald Trump is accused of closing the government, as a new poll shows. The president's popularity has fallen below 40 percent, while the government has now closed the financing of Trump's southern boundary wall for six days. A survey by Morning Consult, which took place from December 21 to 23, saw the lows of Trump last when he refused …

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Charlottesville tries to heal after driver at rally convicted of murder

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A man who drove into a white-collar rally in Virginia was convicted Friday of first-degree murder, a verdict James Alex Fields Jr. acted in self-defense during a "Unite the Right" rally at Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017. Jurors Fields, 21, drove to his home in Maumee, Ohio, to support the white nationalists. Prosecutors told the jury …

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