first_imgSeparately on Monday, a man was charged with assault for shooting a demonstrator in Seattle after he drove his car up to a march and was surrounded by protesters, according to King County jail records.Nikolas Fernandez was captured by a bystander’s video shooting a protester who had reached into his car. The protester was hit in the arm and treated at a hospital.Fernandez quickly exited his vehicle and brandished a gun, then dashed through the crowd and turned himself over to police who were monitoring the rally.Fernandez is being held on a $200,000 bond. Virginia prosecutors said on Monday a man facing charges for driving his pickup truck into racial equality protesters is a local leader of the Ku Klux Klan.Harry H. Rogers, 36, was charged with assault and battery, malicious wounding and felony vandalism, the Henrico County police department said in statement on Monday.The statement says Rogers on Sunday night drove through a crowd blocking a street near Richmond, Virginia, and protesting the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis police custody. One person was hit by Rogers’ vehicle, but not seriously injured. Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor said in a statement on Monday that Rogers “by his own admission and by a cursory glance at social media, is an admitted leader of the Ku Klux Klan and a propagandist for Confederate ideology.”The Richmond CBS TV affiliate WTVR aired archive footage it had of Rogers from past years, wearing KKK robes and waving a Confederate flag.Taylor said prosecutors were investigating to see if hate crimes should be applied to the case.It was not immediately known if Rogers has an attorney.center_img Topics :last_img read more

first_img21 Oxley Lane, New Farm, Qld 4005A DREAM inner city home that’s a master class in small lot living has sold for $1.5m.The three bedroom, two bathroom, double car garage house at 21 Oxley Lane, New Farm, was a new build created after a block with a character home was subdivided.New Farm — considered a high demand market by realestate.com.au with about 710 visits per property, more than double the Queensland average — has seen its median house price jump 33.1 per cent in the past five years. Lovely entertaining space. Thoughtful touches have a strong impact in this home. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO INBOX A tantalising welcome home with the pool in the background.Agent Simon Caulfield of Place Kangaroo Point, who marketed the home with colleague Courtney Maguire, said the property has settled after going to auction a month ago.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours ago“The house itself was actually a block subdivided from the original character home that settled the other day as well.”Both homes were a project of a developer who lived local and took on small projects with “a great eye for detail”.”She does things to a higher standard, it’s more about the finishes and quality rather than just trying to make a big profit margin,” Mr Caulfield said. Attention to detail was everything to the woman behind this project.center_img Indoor-outdoor flow.“What was so unique was this was a small lot home but it’s 8m wide frontage with all the mod cons, swimming pool, double lockup garage, butlers pantry, and three bedrooms upstairs with big ensuite, and a second bathroom.”He said the one comment everyone who visited the property made was that “for a house on a small block it felt like quite a large home. It’s a similar size to some of others on 400sq m allotments”. The open plan kitchen with the entry to the butlers pantry on the right. Lots of counter space to prepare canapés.The home had gone to auction four weeks ago and passed in at $1.46m, before a couple emerged as the new owners with a $1.5m offer.“It’s a pretty big price for that location as well,” Mr Caulfield said. “What attracted the two young ladies that bought it was that it’s got everything around the corner — cafes, bars, but you also have the benefit of walking into the CBD as well because of walkway under the bridge to the city.”last_img read more