Jurors are entering the deliberations phase in the James Alex Fields, Junior trial.
Attorneys for James A. Fields, Jr. are expected to rest their case Thursday, Dec. 6. The defense called six people to the witness stand Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Jurors are seeing a different side of the man who was behind the wheel of the car attack in downtown Charlottesville on August 12, 2017. The defense is now presenting its case.
Heather Heyer had "almost zero chance" of surviving her injuries, according to testimony Monday from a fire captain who responded to the chaotic scene at Fourth Street on Aug. 12, 2017.
The second day of testimony in a weeks-long murder trial is giving jurors more insight from those directly affected by the deadly car attack in downtown Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017.
Jurors are hearing testimony from witnesses and victims connected to the deadly car attack that occurred after the Unite the Right rally in downtown Charlottesville last summer.
Jury selection has taken up the whole second day of trial for the man charged with the murder of Heather Heyer.
Trial for an Ohio man accused of plowing a car through a group of counter demonstrators is now underway in Charlottesville Circuit Court. James A. Fields, Jr. is charged with first-degree murder.
Jurors are expected to see unprecedented amounts of video evidence during the weeks-long trial of James Alex Fields Junior.
A Charlottesville singer-songwriter is producing a music video to remember the life of the woman killed in the car attack on the Downtown Mall on August 12.
A ceremony to dedicate the helicopter pad on the Virginia State Police administrative campus in honor of Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates will be held Wednesday.
A Charlottesville judge heard pretrial motions in the case against Daniel Patrick Borden, one of the men accused of attacking DeAndre Harris last summer.
An Arkansas Man accused of attacking DeAndre Harris following the Unite the Right Rally appeared in court March 28.
Two men have been convicted of removing, multiple times, the tarps that covered Confederate statues to mourn the counterprotester killed during last August's violent white nationalist rally in Virginia.
A case is underway in Charlottesville Circuit Court on Tuesday, March 13, over the denial of a Freedom of Information Act request related to the events on August 12.
Although seven months have passed since a car plowed through protesters on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall following the Unite the Right rally, time has not healed all wounds. A new fundraiser has begun to raise money for those injured during that event on August 12, 2017.
A judge says he will wait before ruling on a motion to dismiss a civil suit filed against Charlottesville. City Hall is accused acting improperly by hiring Tim Heaphy to review the events of Aug. 12.
Charlottesville City Council is adopting some new permit regulations to prevent events like the Unite the Right rally from ever happening again.
A University of Virginia working group that formed after the Aug. 11 white nationalist rally is suggesting new policy changes for events on grounds.
Virginia State Police are honoring one of the state police troopers killed when a helicopter crashed in Albemarle County after monitoring the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is weighing in on regulations for permits for protests. ACLU of Virginia released recommendations for government agencies struggling with how to regulate free speech in a way that is legal and also protects public safety.
A petition to rename Emancipation Park in downtown Charlottesville is scheduled to go before City Council next month.
The city of Charlottesville is among those filing applications to recoup some of its expenses related to the August 12 “Unite the Right” rally.
A more complete picture of the total cost for the response to this summer's Confederate monument protests in Charlottesville is coming to light on Sunday, December 31.
A Downtown Mall crossing is now officially named in honor of Heather Danielle Heyer, the woman who died after a car crashed into a crowd of protesters in August.
New signs along 4th Street NE in Charlottesville honor the life of Heather Danielle Heyer. An official dedication of Heather Heyer Way is scheduled to take place December 20.
Craig Brown will be leaving his position as City Attorney at the end of January 2018. He will begin his new role as the City Attorney for Manassas on February 20.
Charlottesville Police Chief Alfred Thomas announced his retirement Monday. His retirement is effective immediately.
Charlottesville City Hall is denying a permit request from Jason Kessler, the organizer of August's Unite the Right rally, to hold another event.
The clock is ticking on a pending permit requests from Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler, and Brian Lambert. Both want to hold events at Charlottesville parks on August 12, 2018
A task force created by Governor McAuliffe to review state's response to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville has released its final report and recommendations.
The author of the independent review into the city of Charlottesville's handling of this summer's protests is standing behind his report in the face of criticism from the community.
Monday night, dozens of people packed inside Charlottesville City Hall to sound off on an independent review into white supremacy events this summer.
Former U.S. Attorney Tim Heaphy has released an independent review of the protests and rallies involving white nationalists and supremacists in Charlottesville.
An African-American civil rights leader who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. is talking about how she thinks Charlottesville can move forward after a violent summer.
Jason Kessler, the organizer of the Unite the Right rally, has applied for a permit to hold a 2-day anniversary rally in Charlottesville next August.
Mental health counselors and community members in Charlottesville are building a network to help people heal from traumatic events - including the violent, hate-fueled weekend of the Unite the Right rally in August.
Common Ground Healing Arts is hosting a free community service at Ebenezer Baptist Church from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 21.
The organizer of the violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has lost his verified status on Twitter, along with several other prominent white nationalists and far-right conservatives.
Charlottesville City Council is going over proposals relating to public demonstrations and Confederate statues it will send to state legislators this year.
University of Virginia’s student council is calling on colleges across the country to denounce hate and “alt-right” groups in response to events that have taken place in Charlottesville.
Three months to the day after the Unite the Right rally rocked the city of Charlottesville, two local filmmakers are screening a documentary they made about that deadly weekend.
Protesters targeted another Confederate statue in Court Square Thursday morning ahead of self-described white supremacist Chris Cantwell's hearing at the Albemarle County Courthouse.
The University of Virginia Library is collecting photos, videos, and stories to preserve a record of the Unite the Right rally and counter-protests that occurred in Charlottesville.
Charlottesville is scrapping a previous plan to redesign the two downtown parks that are home to controversial statues.
The City of Charlottesville is taking a new approach to planning the future of downtown parks in the aftermath of the deadly violence on August 12. The city canceled a previous request for proposals from design firms and, instead, formed a committee to re-evaluate the plan.
A national essay contest is underway, inspired by the woman who died during a protest march in downtown Charlottesville.
A legal center in Alabama has released a video which offers advice to law enforcement in the wake of the chaos from the weekend of August 12 in Charlottesville.
A Charlottesville judge is allowing Jason Kessler, the organizer of a controversial rally, to move to another state while the court waits to take up a perjury case against him.
Opposing sides in a lawsuit over Charlottesville's statues to two Confederate Army generals will have to wait to see what happens next.
Virginia Congressman Tom Garrett is making the rounds throughout the fifth district meeting with constituents. On Tuesday, October 17, he shared his thoughts on what happened in Charlottesville on August 12 from his office in Albemarle County.
The people of Charlottesville are begging City Council for change at the meeting on Monday, October 16. Changes include everything from laws to permits to prevent white nationalist groups like the ones present at the Unite the Right rally from coming back.
The Central District Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond has released the cause of death for the woman who was killed in the August 12 car attack in downtown Charlottesville.
A new report from the Charlottesville Commissioner of Revenue's Office shows what the financial impacts could be from the Unite the Right rally in August.
A lawsuit is now filed in federal court against Unite the Right rally organizer Jason Kessler and other white nationalists who attended the rally.
Charlottesville police broke up a night-time torch-lit rally of Confederate heritage supporters in Lee Park Saturday night. The group held a vigil around the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee with torches fired up to show their opposition to city council's vote to remove the statue.
A study has found that a white nationalist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville earlier this year drew participants from at least 35 states.
Saturday evening’s Tiki torchlit rally is drawing condemnation from Virginia politicians, including Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam.
Charlottesville leaders and law enforcement officials are threatening legal action after the white nationalist Tiki torch rally in Emancipation Park on Saturday, October 7.
“The University of Virginia strongly condemns the actions of Richard Spencer and the other racists and white supremacists who once again gathered in downtown Charlottesville on Saturday night."
Black Lives Matter activists gathered in front of Carr's Hill at UVA tonight to chant at police and read a list of demands.
A court hearing is set for October 4 in regards to the controversy over confederate statues in Charlottesville.
The mother of Heather Heyer is speaking out about a sign that will honor her daughter’s memory.
University of Virginia facilities management crews took down two plaques that commemorated the lives of fallen Confederate soldiers with ties to UVA.
A hearing is set in the controversial debate over Confederate statues in Charlottesville.
A newly released poll shows that three out of five people believe Confederate monuments should remain in public spaces. The results also show a large racial disparity in opinions.
Charlottesville City Council is going forward with plans to remove the statue in Justice Park, and considering recommendations from the Blue Ribbon Commission.
Protestors crowded outside the Charlottesville Courthouse on September 1 rallying for the Lee and Jackson statues to come down.
A circuit court judge will hear arguments over the battle to remove two Confederate statues from downtown, which have recently become rallying points for white supremacists. The court hearing could bring some resolution to the Confederate statue issue in the city.
A Virginia-based law group is suing Charlottesville and law enforcement leaders over the violence that erupted at Emancipation Park on August 12.
A crowd gathered in Washington Park in Charlottesville on August 26 to spread a message of unity and hope following the Unite the Right rally and protests that turned deadly earlier in August.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued an advisory opinion August 25 that states that localities do have the authority to remove or move confederate statues.
Solidarity Cville and other community groups came together on August 25 to present three demands to the city of Charlottesville.
The attorneys representing white activist Jason Kessler have withdrawn a lawsuit against Charlottesville. The lawsuit was filed by the ACLU and the Rutherford Institute
Businesses on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville and the president of the city's Chamber of Commerce respond to the Unite the Right rally, where participants and counterprotestors flooded the Downtown area.
The Charlottesville community is picking up the pieces after a weekend of violence took one life and injured over a dozen people surrounding the planned Unite the Right rally.
The National Transportation Safety Board is releasing new details of the helicopter crash that killed two Virginia State Police officers Saturday.
A leading neo-Nazi website is losing its internet domain host after its publisher posted an article mocking the woman who was killed in a deadly attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
A Massachusetts police department is investigating a Facebook comment by an officer who wrote "Hahahaha love this" in response to a story about a car crashing into counter-protesters.
Dozens of people came out tonight to remember Heather Heyer and honor her life.
Authorities and emergency responders are preparing for the crowds expected in Charlottesville Saturday. Police are anticipating up to 6,000 people in and around the Emancipation Park area.
A peaceful gathering at McGuffey Park spread a message that love is stronger than hate in light of the Unite the Right rally Saturday.
The ACLU and Rutherford Institute say they are now representing Jason Kessler as Charlottesville attempts to get him to move the Unite the Right rally to McIntire Park.
Groups dedicated to protecting constitutional and civil rights are calling on Charlottesville officials to allow a controversial rally to go ahead as planned Saturday.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management, or VDEM, will help Charlottesville emergency crews during the anticipated Unite the Right rally.
City leaders and police are bracing for the upcoming rally at Emancipation Park. They want the event to be moved to McIntire Park, but the organizer says no.
Businesses on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall hope that people will still come out and enjoy Charlottesville despite an alt-right rally set to take place August 12.
Democratic senator and former Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine commented on the upcoming Unite the Right Rally that is expected to take place on August 12.
The End Division Unity Coalition is calling on city leaders to provide more opportunities for community members to voice their opinions and concerns.
Councilors are trying to figure out what they can do in response to a planned rally next weekend. They are are expected to go over legal and planning options for the Unite the Right rally.
Charlottesville clergy members are laying out their plans to counter a planned August rally at Emancipation Park.
A Charlottesville is reaching out to people across the country to stand together in response to the upcoming Unite the Right rally at Emancipation Park on August 12.
An anonymous contributor on an activist website aims to get people to contact hotels in the city and convince them to deny rooms to alt-right members ahead of the rally at Emancipation Park on August 12.
Businesses are laying out their concerns over a planned rally. A letter with 43 signatures, representing around 30 businesses in Charlottesville, was sent out to officials and authorities Thursday.
Nearly every speaker expected to attend an August rally in Emancipation Park is a leader of the alt-right movement, according to a civil rights group.
Police sources say they are expecting thousands of people to crowd around Emancipation Park during a planned controversial rally next month.
Charlottesville police say the camera that was supposed to be on the Lee statue had been turned, and as a result, the they do not have video of the vandalism.
Applications have been submitted to Charlottesville for counter events in preparation for an August rally at Emancipation Park.
Religious groups came together Wednesday to counter a possible Confederate heritage rally in downtown Charlottesville.
A central Virginia farmer's post is going viral right now on social media. Chris Newman, owner of Sylvanaqua Farms in Albemarle County, posted a message about race relations.
Charlottesville Albemarle NAACP held a press conference Wednesday to speak out against last weekend’s protests in Lee Park.
The Virginia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans have taken to Facebook to condemn last weekend's torch lit protest against removing the Robert E. Lee statue from downtown Charlottesville.
Monday night, Charlottesville City Council started off its meeting addressing the events of this weekend, including the rallies on Saturday and Sunday evenings, and took up suggestions from the Blue Ribbon Commission.
The Charlottesville Clergy Collective drafted a statement in the wake of demonstrations at Lee Park over the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
Hundreds of peaceful protesters in Charlottesville are denouncing a demonstration by a group they call "white supremacists" through a "Take Back Lee Park" rally.
Across the board, Charlottesville leaders are condemning Saturday night's torchlight demonstration in Lee Park by a group opposed to the removal of Confederate statues.
Tensions were high in Charlottesville’s Jackson Park Saturday afternoon as protesters against the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue took on supporters.
Ahead of a city council meeting, Republican Virginia gubernatorial candidate Corey Stewart held a rally outside Charlottesville City Hall to denounce council for voting to remove Confederate statues.
The Virginia Flaggers are seeking the help of a landowner in the Charlottesville area willing to help them set up a space to raise the Confederate battle flag.