Charlottesville vehicle crash suspect faces second-degree murder charge


Virginia State Police say they've made three arrests in connection with the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.

The group had gathered to protest plans to remove a statue of the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, and others who arrived to protest the racism.

At least one was killed and 19 injured during the vehicle crash shortly after the police dispersed the "Unite the Right" rally in the downtown. The 20-year-old is from Maumee, Ohio, outside of Toledo.

James Alex Fields of Ohio's arrest was confirmed by the local jail superintendent and he is now being held without bail for the murder of a 32-year old woman.

The FBI and federal prosecutors said they've began a civil rights investigation after a auto crashed into a crowd Saturday in Charlottesville.

The Department of Justice has opened a federal civil rights investigation into the violence at Saturday's white nationalist rally and counter-protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left three dead and dozens wounded. He also says "there is no place for this kind of violence in America.

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Shame on you", McAuliffe said at a press conference Saturday.

Both Virginia State Police troopers died Saturday when their police helicopter crashed and burned in Charlottesville, as they patrolled near the site of clashes between white nationalists and counterprotesters.

One woman was killed when a man plowed a auto into the crowd and dozens more were injured, prompting a federal civil rights investigation.

Trump added that "it has been going on for a long time in our country - not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama".

In Oakland, California, a flier for the solidarity event circulated on social media reads, "Charlottesville, We Got Your Back" and "Bay Area United Against White Supremacy".

Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer (D.) continued to criticize Donald Trump on CNN after saying violence in his city laid "right at the doorstep of the White House", saying Sunday there was no leadership coming from the president.