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FBI: Fields sentenced to life in prison

An avowed white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison on hate crime charges.

Biden: Charlottesville was epiphany on 2020 run

Joe Biden says events in Charlottesville were an "epiphany" to him because he had never seen anything like it in his lifetime.

Man in dramatic photo testifies at white nationalist trial

A man whose image was captured in a dramatic photo as he was struck by a car during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has given emotional testimony at the trial of the man accused of deliberately plowing into the crowd.

Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina’s flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as “Silent Sam” as a symbol of racist heritage.

Charlottesville anniversary: Few arrests, peaceful protests

Thousands of people wanting to send a message that racism isn’t welcome in the United States gathered in a park outside the White House to protest a white nationalist rally on the anniversary of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Charlottesville driver faces federal hate crime charges

Fields already faces state charges of first-degree murder and other crimes.

Towns writes letter through Players Tribune

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - "Stick to sports." It's those three words that drove Karl Anthony Towns to write a letter through the Players Tribune....

Marchers in North Carolina protest supremacists

Hundreds of anti-racist demonstrators are marching through the streets of a North Carolina city in response to rumors of a white supremacist march.

Prayer Service held in Lexington for Charlottesville victims

Christ Church Cathedral in Lexington held a special service for prayer and healing on Wednesday for the victims of Charlottesville, Virginia.

UPDATE: Lexington’s Confederate statues will not be moved to Veterans Park

Veterans Park in Lexington is no longer being considered by the city as a possible site to relocate two Confederate statues that currently sit downtown, according to city officials.

Officer accused of mocking death in Charlottesville, Va.

A Kentucky police officer is facing discipline for allegedly making a Facebook post mocking the death of a woman killed after a vehicle rammed into a protest against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Lexington mayor looks to move confederate statues

 In the wake of this weekend's tragedy, Mayor Jim Gray announced his plans to relocate the confederate statues currently standing near the historic courthouse in downtown Lexington to what he believes to be a more appropriate location.

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AG says he’ll release grand jury recording in Breonna Taylor case

Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Monday night his office will comply with a judge's order by releasing a recording of grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case Wednesday. 
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Fayette County likely to offer in-person tutoring options in October

The plan calls for teachers to pin-point which students are struggling with online learning and then provide them with face-to-face help in school.

UPDATE: Wife of indicted state lawmaker releases statement

Robert Goforth's wife says she never wanted her husband to be charged criminally.

Two awarded Women’s Club scholarships to MSU

Both interested in medical fields.