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ScotSkim: convictions

ScotSkim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

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Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts “Unite the Right"rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing, counter-protestor and civil rights advocate Heather Heyer on Aug. 12, 2017. Besides one coun...

Murder trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius begins

Murder trial of Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius begins

Tracy Chu, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014

Filed under Campus

The murder trial of South African runner Oscar Pistorius about the death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, began on March 3 in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius reportedly shot Steenkamp at his home on the night of Feb. 14, 2013. The athlete stated that he had believed that there was an intruder...

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