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Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia

Jul 15 2019

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago. | Video

Charlottesville neo-Nazi sentenced to life, judge says 'too great a risk' to release

Jun 28 2019

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. A federal judge imposed a life sentence on the self-described neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer by crashing his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, after a white supremacist rally, saying release would be "too great a risk." | Video

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer

Jun 02 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims. | Video

Disgruntled city worker kills 12 in Virginia beach resort; suspect also killed

Jun 01 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire with a handgun on co-workers at a municipal building in Virginia on Friday afternoon, killing 12 people and wounding at least four before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said. | Video

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says

May 22 2019

NORFOLK, Va. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry. | Video

Killer of Heather Heyer pleads guilty to hate crimes tied to Virginia riot

Mar 27 2019

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Self-described neo-Nazi James Fields, who was convicted of killing Heather Heyer by ramming his car into a crowd protesting a white supremacist rally in a Virginia college town in 2017, pleaded guilty on Wednesday in his federal hate crimes case. | Video

Virginia political crisis in stalemate after impeachment threat

Feb 12 2019

RICHMOND, Va. The chaos that has swirled around the Virginia statehouse for more than a week showed no signs of waning on Tuesday, one day after a lawmaker backed down from his threat to seek the impeachment of one of three top-ranked Democrats engulfed in scandal.

Virginia Democrats hold fire on impeachment of lieutenant governor

Feb 11 2019

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault, which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment, with the Republican speaker of the state House urging restraint. | Video

Virginia Democrats float impeachment against lieutenant governor

Feb 11 2019

RICHMOND, Va., Feb 11 A draft resolution calling for the impeachment of Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat, has been circulating among Virginia Democrats over allegations of sexual assault, and might be introduced as soon as Monday.

Virginia official accused of rape will have to resign if allegations are true: governor

Feb 10 2019

RICHMOND, Va. Virginia's embattled governor insisted he would not resign over a racist yearbook photo, but said the state's lieutenant governor would have to step aside if sexual assault allegations against him were found to be true. | Video

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