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Wake, Funeral Set For Slain Rogers Park Teacher

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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue

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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue


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Somalia truck bombing toll still rising as funerals begin

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Oklahoma town holds memorial for teen killed in ATV accident

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Student fatally stabbed by classmate at Bronx school laid to rest

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'Allah' is found on Viking funeral clothes, raising questions about Nordic identity

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Online retailer offers to pay for funerals of Vegas shooting vic - | WBTV Charlotte

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World War II Memorial Defaced By Vandals
FALL RIVER (CBS) – The Iwo Jima Memorial in Fall River’s Veterans Park was defaced by two vandals with a fire extinguisher early Saturday morning. “Saturday morning they came over here, climbed up with a fire extinguisher and emptied it all on the side of the monument,” said Bruce Aldrich, the Commandant of the Marine League Lance Corporal John J. VanGyzen Detachment 1258, a veterans group that maintains the memorial   Read More ...
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World War II Memorial Defaced By Vandals In Fall River
The Iwo Jima Memorial in Fall River’s Veterans Park was defaced by two vandals. WBZ-TV's Ryan Kath reports.   Read More ...
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Tennessee town breaks ground on memorial for fallen Blue Angel from Durango
SMYRNA, Tenn. (KRQE) – Officials in Smyrna, Tennessee broke ground Wednesday on a memorial for a fallen Blue Angel from Durango. Marine Captain Jeff Kuss was killed last summer during a Blue Angels training exercise outside of Nashville. “I believe that this memorial has begun to help our community heal from losing one of our own. This memorial will honor a Marine, a Blue Angel, a true American hero, Captain Jeff Kuss,” said Mary Esther Reed with the Town of Smyrna   Read More ...
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Michigan man banned from open-casket funerals after looting a corpse
A community advocate from Michigan has been ordered not to attend open casket funerals as part of a plea deal reached in a theft case. The Flint Journal reports that 76-year-old Art Wenzlaff was sentenced Monday in Genesee Circuit Court to one day in jail and five years' probation. Wenzlaff was accused of taking a Detroit Pistons hat, a watch and two bowling rings from a casket during a funeral service in Mundy Township   Read More ...
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Tom Petty's daughter shares intimate photos from his private memorial service
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Tom Petty was laid to rest on Monday in a private service at the Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in Pacific Palisades, the same place where the funeral for his friend and former Traveling Wilburys bandmate, Beatles guitarist and songwriter George Harrison, took place in 2001. Petty’s daughter, AnnaKim Violette Petty, shared several photos on her Instagram account, along with comments that reflected the broad swath of emotions her father’s death and the service elicited in her   Read More ...
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Federal court rules World War I memorial cross must be torn down
Back in 1925, the American Legion erected a memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland, to honor the memory of 49 men who perished during World War I. The 40-foot tall memorial became known as the "Peace Cross." In 2014, the American Humanist Association -- a group that believes in "being good without a god" -- filed a lawsuit alleging the cross-shaped memorial is unconstitutional and demanding it be demolished, altered, or removed   Read More ...
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Massachusetts Iwo Jima memorial vandalized again
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Police in Massachusetts are investigating the latest case of vandalism to an Iwo Jima memorial. Officials say the memorial in Fall River was doused with the contents of a fire extinguisher last weekend. Commandant Bruce Aldrich of the city's Marine Corps League tells the Herald News that surveillance video captured a man and woman vandalizing the statue at about 4 a   Read More ...
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Massachusetts Iwo Jima memorial vandalized again
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are investigating the latest case of vandalism to an Iwo Jima memorial. Officials say the memorial in Fall River was doused with the contents of a fire extinguisher last weekend. Commandant Bruce Aldrich of the city's Marine Corps League tells the Herald News that surveillance video captured a man and woman vandalizing the statue at about 4 a   Read More ...
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Massachusetts Iwo Jima memorial vandalized again
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are investigating the latest case of vandalism to an Iwo Jima memorial. Officials say the memorial in Fall River was doused with the contents of a fire extinguisher last weekend. Commandant Bruce Aldrich of the city's Marine Corps League tells the Herald News that surveillance video captured a man and woman vandalizing the statue at about 4 a   Read More ...
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Funeral arrangements announced for De Smet football coach
ST. LOUIS, MO — Funeral arrangements are announced for an assistant football coach at De Smet High School who was shot and killed in south St. Louis. Jaz Granderson, 27, was murdered during a possible carjacking on Minnesota avenue near Hill early Monday morning. Visitation and funeral services will be held October 23rd at Central Baptist church on Washington Avenue.   Read More ...
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Memorial set for US site where British surrendered in 1777
SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Work is expected to begin next year on a memorial to be built on the exact spot where a British general turned over his sword to his American counterpart after the Battles of Saratoga during the American Revolution. Officials held a ceremonial ground breaking just outside the village of Schuylerville on Tuesday, the 240th anniversary of the British surrender on Oct   Read More ...
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Memorial set for US site where British surrendered in 1777
SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Work is expected to begin next year on a memorial to be built on the exact spot where a British general turned over his sword to his American counterpart after the Battles of Saratoga during the American Revolution. Officials held a ceremonial ground breaking just outside the village of Schuylerville on Tuesday, the 240th anniversary of the British surrender on Oct   Read More ...
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Merle Marsh
Carbondale, Kan., formerly Sioux City. Merle Marsh, 91, of Carbondale, formerly of Sioux City, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kan. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Feltner Funeral Chapel in Lyndon, Kan. Inurnment will be in Carbondale Cemetery at a later date. Visitation with the family family will be 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home   Read More ...
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Funeral home donates services to family of murdered toddlers allegedly put in an oven by their mother
A funeral home in Georgia reportedly has donated burial services to the family of the two toddlers who were found dead on Friday after their mother allegedly put them in an oven. The mother, Lamora Williams, 24, was arrested and charged with murder after being accused of putting her two sons, 1-year-old Ja’Karter Penn and 2-year-old Ke-Yaunte Penn, “in an oven and turning it on   Read More ...
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Becoming firefighter is dream come true for 24-year-old man pictured marching at 1994 FDNY memorial
Tyler Hickey had just learned to walk when he began following in his firefighter father’s footsteps. At just 15 months old, Hickey was pictured in the Daily News following a procession of firefighters attending a memorial service at Riverside Park in October 1994. On Wednesday, he will once again be marching in an FDNY procession — this time as a new probationary firefighter   Read More ...
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This mortician-activist doesn’t think the funeral industry should decide what happens to your body after you die
In some Indonesian villages, families live with and care for the bodies of their loved ones for months or years after they die. In Japan, relatives of the deceased use chopsticks to remove large bone fragments from cremated ashes. In Mexico, mummified babies and children were once revered, and people would hold parties and games for them. If those practices sound alarming, Caitlin Doughty would like to remind you that injecting a body with formaldehyde might seem appalling to people in some parts of the world   Read More ...
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Memorial service pays tribute to fallen Ft. Jackson soldiers
FORT JACKSON, SC (WIS) - They were soldiers for sure. Young men who made a commitment only weeks ago to join the United States Army and leave their homes to come to Fort Jackson.But they were young. Private Timothy Ashcraft from Cincinnati, OH was 18. Private Ethan Shrader from the tiny community of Prospect, TN was 19. Their budding military careers cut short when a truck hauling a water tank on the Army’s largest basic training post slammed into their formation from behind, killing Ashcraft and Shrader   Read More ...
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The Latest: Friday funeral, motorcades set for Vegas officer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): Officials say an off-duty Las Vegas police officer killed when a gunman shot from a hotel into an open-air music festival crowd will be remembered with full departmental honors. Charleston Hartfield's memorial procession Friday morning will go through downtown and down the Las Vegas Strip and past the site of the Oct   Read More ...
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The Latest: Friday funeral, motorcades set for Vegas officer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): Officials say an off-duty Las Vegas police officer killed when a gunman shot from a hotel into an open-air music festival crowd will be remembered with full departmental honors. Charleston Hartfield's memorial procession Friday morning will go through downtown and down the Las Vegas Strip and past the site of the Oct   Read More ...
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Local funeral home donates services for boys allegedly killed in oven
A local funeral home and Baptist church have donated their services to lay two toddlers allegedly killed by their mother to rest. The Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home offered to provide a full funeral service including caskets, embalming and transportation to the cemetery for 2-year-old Ke’Younte Penn and 1-year-old Ja’Karter Williams, Willie Watkins told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday. The toddlers were killed Friday, allegedly after their mother, 24-year-old Lamora Williams, placed them in an oven and turned it on, an arrest warrant states   Read More ...
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Care New England moves to shut down Memorial Hospital
Care New England said in a news release Tuesday that it has broken off negotiations with a potential buyer of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island in Pawtucket and that it will move to close the hospital's inpatient units and emergency department, effectively shutting down the facility. CNE said it began negotiations with Prime Healthcare Foundation in April on a sale but that the two sides could not reach an agreement   Read More ...
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Slain Teacher Cynthia Trevillion Remembered At Funeral
Family, friends, students, and colleagues gathered Tuesday morning to say goodbye to a beloved teacher who was shot and killed last week in the Rogers Park neighborhood. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.   Read More ...
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Memorial Hospital calls all-staff meeting for noon
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) – Memorial Hospital’s leaders have called an all-staff meeting for noon but are not revealing what news they plan to share, according to the union that represents nurses there. A United Nurses & Allied Professionals representative said Memorial employees expect to be addressed by Dr. James Fanale, the hospital’s interim president. A spokesman for Care New England, which owns the hospital, declined to comment   Read More ...
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Slain Teacher's Funeral To Be Held Tuesday
Family and friends of Cynthia Trevillion were gathering Tuesday for a memorial service for the teacher who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Rogers Park last week. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.   Read More ...
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Tom Petty Laid To Rest In Private Ceremony At The Same Shrine Where Friend George Harrison’s Funeral Was Held
Two weeks after his sudden death, Tom Petty’s family held a private memorial service to at the same site where the late rocker’s good friend George Harrison was laid to rest. Petty’s daughter, AnnaKim Violette Petty, posted photos from the ceremony site, the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in the Pacific Palisades, to Instagram. According to TMZ, the funeral for Tom’s Traveling Wilbury’s bandmate, George Harrison, was also held at the temple, shrine, and meditation garden in 2001   Read More ...
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Memorial service Tuesday for soldiers killed in Fort Jackson accident
FORT JACKSON, SC (WIS) - A memorial service is Tuesday morning to honor the two soldiers . The soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment are hosting the memorial service at the Main Post Chapel at Fort Jackson at 10 a.m. and Private Timothy Ashcraft lost their lives and six others were hurt during that accident. Fort Jackson officials are still investigating   Read More ...
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Fort Jackson holding memorial service for soldiers killed in accident
FORT JACKSON, SC (WCSC) - Fort Jackson will remember the soldiers who perished in an on-base accident in early October on Tuesday. A memorial service will be held at the Main Post Chapel beginning at 10 a.m. for Pvt. Ethan Shrader, and Pvt. Timothy Ashcraft according to The State. The two men died and six others were injured in a military-vehicle accident Oct   Read More ...
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Permanent memorial put up for Byron Marine who died during war in Afghanistan
A Byron Marine who died fighting for our country 7 years ago is remembered today. Alec Catherwood was shot and killed in Afghanistan in October 2010. His family says he wanted to be a marine his whole life. Today, all these years later, a permanent memorial is put up in his honor. Part of Illinois Route 72 near German Church Road is now called, the Alec Catherwood Memorial Road   Read More ...
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Tom Petty, Private Funeral Service Attended by Family
Tom Petty was honored this week in a private service that appears to have been attended by only his family and closest friends ... at the same place a Beatle was laid to rest. Tom's daughter, AnnaKim Violette Petty, posted a handful of photos from the service Monday, which was held at the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine in the Pacific Palisades   Read More ...
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Tom Petty Laid to Rest in a Private Service Held at Lakeside Shrine and Meditation Garden
Tom Petty‘s family and friends honored the late singer in a private service on Monday in Pacific Palisades, California. The late singer’s daughter, AnnaKim Violette Petty, shared photos on Instagram of the ceremony at Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine, a temple, shrine, and meditation garden where Beatles band member George Harrison’s funeral was also held in 2001. According to the temple’s website, the grounds were closed to the public on Monday   Read More ...
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Memorial to military dead since 9/11 dedicated in Georgia
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A new memorial at the National Infantry Museum remembers all the American service members killed since Sept. 11, 2001. More than 3,000 people including uniformed soldiers from neighboring Fort Benning gathered at the museum in Columbus Monday to dedicate the Global War on Terrorism memorial. Retired Gen. John Abizaid helped plan and raise money for the $2 million memorial   Read More ...
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NJ Funeral Director Speaks Out About Rise In Opioid Deaths: ‘Sometimes…10 People A Week’
NEW JERSEY (CBS) — The tragic toll of the opioid epidemic leaves families and friends devastated, but the effects don’t end there. Nick Renn works with 20 funeral homes in South Jersey. He says when he started in the 80’s, overdose deaths were few and far between. “Now, we’re talking sometimes I may be preparing 10 people a week,” he said   Read More ...
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Wake, Funeral Set For Slain Rogers Park Teacher
A vigil was being held Monday afternoon for the Rogers Park teacher who was shot and killed Friday evening outside a Red Line station. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.   Read More ...
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‘Avengers 4’ Is Casting For Funeral Extras- Who Will Die In ‘Infinity War’?
Avengers: Infinity War is only seven months away, but there’s been a lot of fan speculation surrounding the fourth Avengers film, which will follow in May of 2019. There’s good news for fans who want a chance to be an extra in the fourth film, but unfortunately, the casting call is for a funeral. Yikes. That’s right, the fourth untitled Avengers flick is currently casting for extras in Georgia for a funeral scene, via the MCU Exchange   Read More ...
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Angelina Jolie Reportedly Plans Own Funeral, Tells Shiloh Jolie-Pitt And Kids: Does Brad Pitt Know?
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and their six kids have faced a variety of rumors ever since Jolie and Pitt split. But a new report has sparked some of the most unusual rumors yet, claiming that in the wake of her confession about health issues and breakup with Brad, Angelina has crafted her own funeral plans. And the report doesn’t stop there, alleging that Jolie even informed Shiloh Jolie-Pitt and her other children about her arrangements   Read More ...
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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue
MOGADISHU, Somalia The death toll from a truck bombing in Somalia's capital has risen above 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced. More people died of their wounds in the past few hours, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance service. Funerals have begun, and the government said the death toll is expected to rise in what has become one of the world's worst attacks in years   Read More ...
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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue
The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as this country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced. More people have died of their wounds in the past few hours, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance. Funerals have continued and the government said the death toll is expected to rise   Read More ...
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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue
The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as this country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced. More people have died of their wounds in the past few hours, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance. Funerals have continued and the government said the death toll is expected to rise   Read More ...
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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from Saturday’s truck bombing in Somalia‘s capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as this country reeled from the deadliest single attack it’s ever experienced. More people have died of their wounds in the past few hours, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance. Funerals have continued and the government said the death toll is expected to rise   Read More ...
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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals continue
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as this country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced. More people have died of their wounds in the past few hours, said Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance. Funerals have continued and the government said the death toll is expected to rise   Read More ...
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