White supremacist convicted in Charlottesville car-ramming accused of prison misconduct
James Alex Fields Jr. has been accused of making threats against at least one correctional officer and of wielding a "dangerous weapon," according to prison records and a U.S. Justice Department filing reviewed by CBS News.cbsnews.com
Judge slashes damages awarded in deadly Charlotteville rally
A federal judge has slashed millions of dollars from the damages a jury ordered white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay for their role in the violence that erupted during the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville in 2017.
UVA linebacker D’Sean Perry was on the phone with his mom just moments before tragic shooting
After spending the day in Washington, D.C., on a field trip with a group of students, UVA linebacker D’Sean Perry called his mom and let her know that he was headed back to campus and that his phone was almost out of battery, NBC News reports.
Suspect in deadly UVA football shooting appears in court
A University of Virginia student accused of fatally shooting three UVA football players and wounding two other students made his first in-person appearance in court Thursday, as a judge set a date for a hearing when witnesses will testify about the shootings on a bus carrying students back to campus from a field trip last month. Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., 23, was led into court wearing handcuffs, leg irons and a striped jail jumpsuit. Jones, a former member of the football team, is accused of opening fire on a charter bus as he and other students arrived back on campus after seeing a play and having dinner together in Washington, D.C. Authorities have not released a motive.news.yahoo.com
‘Flowers are a symbol of hope:’ Charlottesville flower shop offers free bouquets to help community grieve
The Dogwood Tree, a flower shop in Charlottesville teamed up with their supplier to ensure everyone had an opportunity to get flowers, whether for themselves, a loved one or to place at a memorial on UVA Grounds.
UVA to hold memorial service on Saturday to honor the lives of shooting victims
University of Virginia president Jim Ryan has announced plans for an on-campus memorial service that will remember the lives of D’Sean Perry and Lavel Davis Jr. and Devin Chandler, who were killed in a tragic shooting Sunday night.
Virginia students were prepared for shooting, not aftermath
Responding to the immediate threat of an on-campus shooting was a moment they had prepared for since their first years of elementary school. “This will probably affect our campus for a very, very long time,” said Shannon Lake, a third-year student from Crozet, Virginia.news.yahoo.com
Coach: Slain Virginia football players 'were all good kids'
Three University of Virginia football players killed in an on-campus shooting were remembered Monday by their head coach as “all good kids." Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr., and D’Sean Perry were juniors returning to campus from a class trip to see a play Sunday night when authorities say they were killed by a fellow student. The young men were also members of the Virginia football team, journeying through periods of transition in their careers — whether it was bouncing back from a season-ending injury, changing positions on the team or transferring in from another school.news.yahoo.com
UVA shooting suspect in custody; all 3 victims were football players
The University of Virginia’s police chief announced on Monday that the suspect in a shooting that killed three members of the school’s football team is in custody, ending an hourslong manhunt that triggered a campus-wide lockdown.news.yahoo.com
Shots fired at University of Virginia, police seek suspect
The University of Virginia issued a warning to students to shelter in place late Sunday night following a report of shots fired on the campus. “There has been a shooting on Culbreth Road and the suspect is at large and considered armed and dangerous,” UVA President Jim Ryan said in a tweet, asking the university community to “please shelter in place.” The UVA Police Department posted a notice online saying multiple police agencies were searching for a suspect who was considered “armed and dangerous.”news.yahoo.com
Bath court imposes sentences in multiple drug cases
WARM SPRINGS – A man who violated probation on an unlawful wounding conviction in Charlottesville, and also has convictions in Bath, will serve a 10-year sentence, with three years suspended, for his violations. Bath County Circuit Court Judge Ed Stein last Thursday told Rocky Lee Deane Jr., 33, “You blew off your probation … andtherecorderonline.com
Linda Carol Nipper
MONTEREY — Linda Carol Nipper, 71, of Monterey, went to be with her Lord, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville. She was born May 20, 1951, in Augusta County, a daughter of the late Okie Alexander and Elizabeth “Libby” Grogg Nipper. A longtime resident of Highland County, she was atherecorderonline.com
Mom, sister of slain UVA lacrosse player testify in lawsuit
The mother of a former women's lacrosse player at the University of Virginia broke into tears during her testimony Thursday as she described the moment when she learned her daughter was dead. Sharon Love said she thought at first that her daughter had been in a traffic accident, adding that she never thought Yeardley Love would be murdered, WVIR reported. Sharon Love, the administrator of her daughter’s estate, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against George Huguely V, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 killing of Yeardley Love, his on-again, off-again girlfriend.news.yahoo.com
Holly Hermanson Carter
CHARLOTTESVILLE — Holly Hermanson Carter, 58, died peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022. She was born in Charlottesville on Jan. 21, 1964, She is survived by her sister, Heidi Minor of Charlottesville; her nephew, Jesse Minor of Fairfax; her stepmother, Judy Merz of Timberville; her stepbrother, Chris Pitsenbarger of Harrisonburg; and her beloved husband, Lenny Carter of Batesville. She was […]therecorderonline.com
Two Republican members of Congress participated in a white nationalist’s conference. Mitt Romney called them ‘morons.’
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) later defended attending the conference organized by Nick Fuentes, saying she didn't know he has promoted white nationalist ideas.washingtonpost.com
WILMA FRANCES TURNER ROWE
STAUNTON — Wilma Frances Turner Rowe, 84, widow of William Wilson “Bill” Rowe, formerly of National Avenue in Staunton, passed away Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. She was born in Hightown on April 11, 1937, a daughter of the late Boyd Edgar and Mae Doyle Turner. She was a member of Cherryvale […]therecorderonline.com
Virginia's new AG removes 2 lawyers at public universities
Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired lawyers for two large public universities, his office said, marking more significant changes by Jason Miyares while ascending to his new job. Tim Heaphy, counsel for the University of Virginia, and George Mason University counsel Brian Walther have been let go, Miyares spokeswoman Victoria LaCivita told The Washington Post. School counsel within Virginia's public colleges and universities are appointed by the attorney general.news.yahoo.com
Charlottesville African American museum will melt down Robert E. Lee statue for new public art piece
The 1,100-pound bronze statue of Robert E. Lee that was at the center of a 2017 white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., will soon be melted down and repurposed into a new public artwork.news.yahoo.com
The Lincoln Project sent a group posing as white supremacists with tiki torches to a GOP campaign event in Virginia ahead of the state's gubernatorial election
The claimed the stunt was to remind Virginians of the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally and the "Republican Party's embrace of those values."news.yahoo.com
Quietest Place in America Is Also a Hotbed of Racist Hate
GettyWhile many Americans watched in horror as the racist Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville erupted into violence, some mourned their absence. “It’s like I didn’t get to go to the prom,” as David Pringle put it to me.We stood in the Appalachian woods, outside the longtime headquarters of what was once America’s most dangerous neo-Nazi formation, the National Alliance, founded by the late William Luther Pierce, author of an infamous novel of racist futurism called The Turner Diaries. Pringnews.yahoo.com