Jury awards $25M in damages for Unite the Right violence

  • FILE - In this June 29, 2017, file photo, the early morning sun highlights the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee . A jury began deliberations Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 in a civil trial of white nationalists accused of conspiring to commit racially motivated violence at the deadly “Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville four years ago. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

  • FILE - In this Sunday Dec. 13, 2020 photo, a basketball backboard and hoop stands near the base of the Gen. Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Va. A jury began deliberations Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 in a civil trial of white nationalists accused of conspiring to commit racially motivated violence at the deadly “Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville four years ago. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)

  • FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 file photo, protesters hold signs in front of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. A jury began deliberations Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 in a civil trial of white nationalists accused of conspiring to commit racially motivated violence at the deadly “Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville four years ago.(AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

  • FILE - White nationalist demonstrators walk into the entrance of Lee Park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. A jury ordered 17 white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $25 million in damages Tuesday over the violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A jury ordered 17 white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $25 million in damages Tuesday over the violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017.