Bill Burke of Athens, Ohio, filed the lawsuit Friday in U.S. District Court in Ohio. He says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr., that also killed counterprotester Heather Heyer during the August 2017 protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The man already convicted in state court of plowing a car into a group of people protesting a 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville could plead guilty to federal charges in the case.
Daniel Patrick Borden, 20, of Ohio, told the judge he was not a bigot and apologized to the city of Charlottesville, as well as beating victim DeAndre Harris, who was not in the courtroom.
Activist Jovi Val held a rally in support of “oppressed conservatives” across the U.S. Saturday outside the White House when members of an anti-Fascist group threw paint-filled water balloons at him and started to run away.
A jury began its second day of deliberations Tuesday on a sentencing recommendation for a man convicted of killing a woman and injuring dozens when he drove his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
A jury recommended the sentence for James Alex Fields on Tuesday for having driven his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017.
Jury deliberations began Thursday night in the murder trial of James Alex Fields, the man who is accused of ramming his car into a crowd of counterprotesters last year in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing Heather Heyer.
Closing arguments are expected Thursday in the murder trial of James Alex Fields, who is charged with driving his car into a group of counter-protesters during the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Jurors heard James Alex Fields tell very different stories in describing the fatal crash that killed counter-protester Heather Heyer during the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Prosecutors hope to use a text exchange between James Alex Fields and his mother, in a murder trial related to the 2017 Charlottesville white nationalist rally.
Jurors have seen dozens of photographs in the first two days of James Alex Fields’ murder trial in Charlottesville for the 2017 death of Heather Heyer. See photos.
Defense attorneys for James Alex Fields, who is on trial following the deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally, tried to prevent the admission of the Instagram post, claiming it was prejudicial. A Charlottesville circuit judge disagreed.
During opening statements Thursday in Field’s first-degree murder trial in Charlottesville Circuit Court, defense attorney John Hill said Fields told a police officer after the fatal crash that he had “feared for his safety and was scared to death.”
James Alex Fields Jr., of Maumee, Ohio, is charged with first-degree murder and accused of driving his car into a crowd of counterprotesters during a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017. Civil rights activist Heather Heyer was killed.
Jury selection is nearly complete in the trial of an Ohio man accused of killing a woman during a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
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