Suspect in Charlottesville Attack Had Displayed Troubling Behavior

By ALAN BLINDER August 13, 2017 The carnage — the chaos, the cries and the death of a woman — began to unspool over a few stunning seconds on Saturday: James Alex Fields Jr., the police said, aimed his sleek Dodge Challenger and slammed it into a...

What We Know About James Alex Fields, Driver Charged in Charlottesville Killing

By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and ALAN BLINDER August 13, 2017 James Alex Fields Jr. of Ohio was charged with second-degree murder in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday after the authorities said he smashed a car into a line of cars in an episode...

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville Victim, Called ‘a Strong Woman’

By CHRISTINA CARON August 13, 2017 Heather D. Heyer, who was killed in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday when a car plowed into a crowd that was protesting a rally of white nationalists, was a passionate advocate for the disenfranchised and was often moved...

Feature: What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity By JAY CASPIAN KANG August 9, 2017 By JAY CASPIAN KANG August 9, 2017 Pocono Pines, Pa., is a two-hour drive from New York City. After you...

Baltimore Slow to Pick Up Pieces Amid Police Scandals and Surging Violence

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG August 9, 2017 BALTIMORE — The pop-pop of gunfire echoed through the Druid Heights neighborhood several times on Saturday, but a volunteer cleanup crew barely reacted to the...

Missouri Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Police Officer

By MATTHEW HAAG August 8, 2017 A Missouri man accused of killing a police officer during a routine traffic stop on Sunday night was arrested on Tuesday after eluding the authorities in a sweeping two-day manhunt, the police said. A Missouri state trooper...