Fields Sentencing Postponed to July 15
Fields Sentencing Postponed to July 15

A sentencing hearing has been delayed for a man convicted of driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia.

March 4th, 12:11 PM EST
Charlottesville Community Reacts to Guilty Verdict for James Alex Fields, Jr.
Charlottesville Community Reacts to Guilty Verdict for James Alex Fields, Jr.

James Alex Fields, Jr., the man who rammed his car into a crowd of people on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, has been found guilty of first-degree murder. 

Emmy Freedman
Fields Trial Day 10: Jurors Finds Fields Guilty of First-Degree Murder
Fields Trial Day 10: Jurors Finds Fields Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Jurors have found James Alex Fields, Junior guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Heather Heyer. The jury also returned guilty verdicts on all of the other charges.

Fields Trial Day 9: Testimony Concludes, Closing Arguments, Case Turned Over to Jury
Fields Trial Day 9: Testimony Concludes, Closing Arguments, Case Turned Over to Jury

Jurors are entering the deliberations phase in the James Alex Fields, Junior trial.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 8: Defense Attorneys Continue to Call Witnesses
Fields Trial Day 8: Defense Attorneys Continue to Call Witnesses

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.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 7: Video and Audio Recordings of Fields Jr. Played for Jury
Fields Trial Day 7: Video and Audio Recordings of Fields Jr. Played for Jury

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.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 6: Jury Hears Details of Heather Heyer's Death
Fields Trial Day 6: Jury Hears Details of Heather Heyer's Death

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.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 5: Victims, Investigators Testify
Fields Trial Day 5: Victims, Investigators Testify

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.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 4: Witnesses, Victims Testify
Fields Trial Day 4: Witnesses, Victims Testify

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.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 3: Final Jury Pool Selected
Fields Trial Day 3: Final Jury Pool Selected

Lawyers and court officials continued to interview potential jurors all day Wednesday as James Alex Fields, Junior's trial entered its third day in Charlottesville Circuit Court.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 2: Court Continues to Question Potential Jurors
Fields Trial Day 2: Court Continues to Question Potential Jurors

Jury selection has taken up the whole second day of trial for the man charged with the murder of Heather Heyer.

John Early
Fields Trial Day 1: Jury Selection Begins
Fields Trial Day 1: Jury Selection Begins

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.

John Early
Jury Expected to See Massive Amount of Video Evidence During Fields Trial
Jury Expected to See Massive Amount of Video Evidence During Fields Trial

Jurors are expected to see unprecedented amounts of video evidence during the weeks-long trial of James Alex Fields Junior.

John Early
Final Preps Underway Ahead of Trial for James Alex Fields Junior
Final Preps Underway Ahead of Trial for James Alex Fields Junior

Final preparations are underway in Charlottesville Circuit Court for a three-week, high-profile murder trial. James A. Fields Junior is set to stand trial starting Monday, Nov. 26.

John Early
Lawyers in Fields Trial Want Juror Biases Exposed
Lawyers in Fields Trial Want Juror Biases Exposed

Prosecutors and lawyers for the man accused of killing Heather Heyer when he drove a car into a crowd of counterprotestors following the Unite the Right rally have agreed that the judge should not try to salvage potential jurors who state any biases during the jury selection process.

Courtroom Restrictions in Place for Trial of James Alex Fields Jr.
Courtroom Restrictions in Place for Trial of James Alex Fields Jr.

Charlottesville’s Circuit Court will have some new restrictions during the three-week trial of James Alex Fields Jr., the man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of counterdemonstrators, resulting in the death of Heather Heyer.

Chris Markham
Motions Hearing for James Alex Fields Jr. Held in Charlottesville on Monday
Motions Hearing for James Alex Fields Jr. Held in Charlottesville on Monday

Prosecutors and attorneys for James Alex Fields Jr. gathered at City Circuit Court on Monday afternoon for a motions hearing.

Chris Markham
Lawyers Continue to Hammer Out Trial Details in Case Against Fields
Lawyers Continue to Hammer Out Trial Details in Case Against Fields

The man accused of plowing through a group of counter demonstrators following the 2017 Unite the Right rally is set to go before a judge Tuesday.

Attorneys in James Alex Fields Case Discuss Jury Selection
Attorneys in James Alex Fields Case Discuss Jury Selection

Charlottesville Circuit Court is taking up pretrial motions related to James Alex Fields Jr.

Judge Declines to Move Fields' Trial Out of Charlottesville Court
Judge Declines to Move Fields' Trial Out of Charlottesville Court

A judge is declining to move James Alex Fields Junior's murder trial out of Charlottesville. For now, the court will try to seat a jury of city residents.

Attorney for James Fields Jr. Seeking Change of Venue for Charlottesville Trial
Attorney for James Fields Jr. Seeking Change of Venue for Charlottesville Trial

The attorney for James Alex Fields Jr., the Ohio man accused of a deadly car attack along the Downtown Mall, does not believe her client can get a fair trial from a Charlottesville jury.

James Alex Fields Jr. Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Federal Charges
James Alex Fields Jr. Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Federal Charges

James Alex Fields Jr. , the Ohio man charged in connection to a deadly car incident in downtown Charlottesville, is pleading not guilty to dozens of federal charges.

Man Accused in Fatal Charlottesville Collision in Court Monday; Next Court Appearance Set for Dec. 14
Man Accused in Fatal Charlottesville Collision in Court Monday; Next Court Appearance Set for Dec. 14

The man who authorities say drove his car into a crowd at a white nationalist rally, killing a woman and injuring 19 others, has made a second court appearance.

Monday, August 21st 2017, 1:23 PM EDT
Police Charge James Fields Jr. with 5 Additional Felonies from Car Attack
Police Charge James Fields Jr. with 5 Additional Felonies from Car Attack

The man charged with second-degree murder stemming from a deadly car attack on 4th Street Saturday that killed Heather Heyer and injured over a dozen others is now facing more charges.

Friday, August 18th 2017, 5:37 PM EDT
Former Commonwealth's Attorney Appointed to Represent James Fields
Former Commonwealth's Attorney Appointed to Represent James Fields

Former Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford is now representing James Fields, the man accused of driving a car into protesters.

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 12:55 PM EDT
Ohio Man Held Without Bond in Connection to Fatal 4th St. Crash
Ohio Man Held Without Bond in Connection to Fatal 4th St. Crash

The Ohio man charged in connection with a deadly car attack on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall made his first court appearance Monday.

Monday, August 14th 2017, 9:00 AM EDT