C'ville All-Stars Aretha Franklin Tribute to Benefit the Heather Heyer Foundation
C'ville All-Stars Aretha Franklin Tribute to Benefit the Heather Heyer Foundation

The C'ville All-Stars musical group paid tribute to Aretha Franklin on December 22 by performing at a benefit concert for the Heather Heyer Foundation.

Memorial Ceremony Held for State Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty on Aug. 12
Memorial Ceremony Held for State Police Officers Killed in the Line of Duty on Aug. 12

Law enforcement officers representing localities across central Virginia came together Thursday in Albemarle County to honor the two men killed in the line of duty on August 12.

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 4:56 PM EDT
Virginia State Police Dedicate Helipad To Honor Trooper-Pilot Killed in the Line of Duty in 2017
Virginia State Police Dedicate Helipad To Honor Trooper-Pilot Killed in the Line of Duty in 2017

Two Virginia governors joined more than 200 family and friends Wednesday to formally dedicate and name the helipad at the Virginia State Police administrative headquarters in Chesterfield County. 

Sunday, April 22nd 2018, 3:46 PM EDT
Firefly Showcases Artwork, Donates Portion of Sales to Heather Heyer Foundation
Firefly Showcases Artwork, Donates Portion of Sales to Heather Heyer Foundation

As the one-year anniversary of August 12 draws closer Firefly Restaurant & Arcade is doing its part to support the foundation created to honor the woman killed in that day’s car attack.

Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Singer-Songwriter Producing Video in Memory of Heather Heyer
Charlottesville Singer-Songwriter Producing Video in Memory of Heather Heyer

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.  

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 3:13 PM EDT
VSP to Dedicate Helipad in Memory of Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates
VSP to Dedicate Helipad in Memory of Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates

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.

Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 4:22 PM EDT
State Police Naming Aviation Base After Trooper Killed During Aug. 12 Rally
State Police Naming Aviation Base After Trooper Killed During Aug. 12 Rally

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.

Wednesday, February 7th 2018, 5:35 PM EST by Emmy Freedman
Fundraiser to Aid Families of VSP Troopers Killed in Crash
Fundraiser to Aid Families of VSP Troopers Killed in Crash

An upcoming fundraiser will boost assistance for the families of two troopers who were killed when a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed in August.

Wednesday, December 27th 2017, 9:57 AM EST
Charlottesville Dedicates Street to Heather Heyer
Charlottesville Dedicates Street to Heather Heyer

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.

Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 9:55 AM EST by John Early
National Essay Contest Inspired by Heather Heyer
National Essay Contest Inspired by Heather Heyer

A national essay contest is underway, inspired by the woman who died during a protest march in downtown Charlottesville.

Thursday, November 2nd 2017, 4:29 PM EDT by John Early
Charlottesville City Council Votes to Rename Part of 4th Street To Honor Heather Heyer
Charlottesville City Council Votes to Rename Part of 4th Street To Honor Heather Heyer

The mother of Heather Heyer is speaking out about a sign that will honor her daughter’s memory.

Monday, October 2nd 2017, 9:51 PM EDT
Ali Center Honoring Protester Killed in Charlottesville
Ali Center Honoring Protester Killed in Charlottesville

The Muhammad Ali Center is honoring a woman who died during a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence.

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 9:20 AM EDT
Lawmaker Wants to Rename New York Trump State Park for Heather Heyer
Lawmaker Wants to Rename New York Trump State Park for Heather Heyer

A New York lawmaker wants to rechristen a state park named after Donald Trump to honor a woman killed while protesting white nationalists last month.

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 9:09 PM EDT
Connecticut Woman Passes out 'Hearts of Hope' in Charlottesville
Connecticut Woman Passes out 'Hearts of Hope' in Charlottesville

A couple from Connecticut is spreading some love on their vacation to Charlottesville by passing out 'hearts of hope.' 

Monday, September 4th 2017, 4:25 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
California Fashion Designer Hosts Show to Honor Victims of Aug. 12 Violence
California Fashion Designer Hosts Show to Honor Victims of Aug. 12 Violence

A California designer, Hazel Brown, brought her talents to Charlottesville for a fashion show in honor of Heather Heyer. 

Saturday, September 2nd 2017, 7:11 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Heather Heyer's Mother Presents Award at MTV Music Video Awards
Heather Heyer's Mother Presents Award at MTV Music Video Awards

Heather Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, made an appearance on the MTV video music awards in Los Angeles to announce, to a worldwide audience, the launch of a foundation in her daughter's name. 

Sunday, August 27th 2017, 11:56 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Mourners to Remember Virginia State Police Trooper Killed in Copter Crash
Mourners to Remember Virginia State Police Trooper Killed in Copter Crash

Mourners will gather to remember one of the two Virginia state troopers who died in a helicopter crash while monitoring a white nationalist protest in Charlottesville.

Friday, August 18th 2017, 9:26 AM EDT
Charlottesville Man Starts Petition to Memorialize Heather Heyer with Park
Charlottesville Man Starts Petition to Memorialize Heather Heyer with Park

A Charlottesville man is calling on the city to transform part of 4th Street into a park.

Thursday, August 17th 2017, 3:54 PM EDT
Community Members Attend Heather Heyer Memorial at Paramount Theater
Community Members Attend Heather Heyer Memorial at Paramount Theater

People gathered at the Paramount Theater Wednesday, paying respects and remembering Heather Danielle Heyer, the woman who died Saturday after a car smashed into a group protesting white nationalists.

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 9:27 AM EDT
Charlottesville Community Holds Vigil for Heather Heyer
Charlottesville Community Holds Vigil for Heather Heyer

Dozens of people came out tonight to remember Heather Heyer and honor her life. 

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 11:46 PM EDT
Charlottesville Community Mourns the Death of Heather Heyer
Charlottesville Community Mourns the Death of Heather Heyer

The city of Charlottesville revealed that the victim that lost her life in the violent car attack on the Downtown mall was 32-year-old Heather Heyer. 

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 4:26 PM EDT