| Nov 3, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Family of fallen firefighter Capt. Herbert Johnson spoke publicly this afternoon, the day after his death fighting an extra-alarm blaze in Gage Park.
"He was always a hero to us, now he's a hero for our city," said brother-in-law Dan McMahon, standing...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Melvin B. Lowe Jr., a floral designer and funeral home attendant who was also a partner in a special-events and decorating company, died Sept. 27 of renal failure at his Washington home. The one-time Northeast Baltimore resident was 47.
"Melvin was a...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:18 PM
Friends and family made the sad trek into a Briarcliff Manor funeral home Thursday afternoon wondering how to find the words to console a family whose four year old had been found dead on Monday.
Mamaroneck police have arrested and charged the boy's...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:07 AM
For some unknown reason, somebody decided to do a study on the most popular funeral songs. Forget poverty or AIDS, this is the kind of thing we need our best and brightest working on. Here are the top 12, via NME.com.
1. Frank Sinatra – 'My Way'
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:05 AM
- Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours
- Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo
- Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend
| Oct 28, 2012
| 12:19 PM
As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 10:46 AM
State authorities have suspended the license of a funeral home in Sacramento -- effectively shutting it down -- after receiving complaints that bodies were unaccounted for or remains were not delivered.
The California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau said...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Three people are continuing their recovery following a fatal accident in Tippecanoe County.
Two members of the Fox family, Demetria and Dakota, are beginning to heal at Riley Hospital. The school where members of the family attended classes is also...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Quadruple murder suspect David Laffer, the man police believe shot and killed four people in cold blood at a Long Island pharmacy earlier this week, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to murder charges.
Laffer, 33, along with his wife Melinda Brady...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:41 PM
MANTEO, N.C. -- Actor Andy Griffith, the man who played folksy Sheriff Andy Taylor in the fictional town of Mayberry, died Tuesday at the age of 86, his family said.
Griffith died at about 7 a.m. at his home on Roanoke Island, according to Dare County,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 8:57 PM
The Trayvon Martin case has generated thousands of news stories and scores of speeches and public proclamations. Sometimes the facts get confused. Here are a few examples:
The Volusia County Medical Examiner refused to release Trayvon's body to his...