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  • Services for Marine killed in Afghanistan

    Services for Marine killed in Afghanistan
    Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday for a Marine Corps sergeant and Chicago Heights native who was killed this month while serving in Afghanistan, according to the Indiana funeral home handling the arrangements. Jonathan "Biggin" Metzger, 32,...
  • Mourning 101

    Mourning 101
    There will be a time, many times actually, when a friend, co-worker or casual acquaintance will face the death of a loved one. There will be mourning. There may be a visitation or memorial service, perhaps reflecting religious, family, cultural and...
  • A grieving father's final gift to his son

    A grieving father's final gift to his son
    Lawrence Tolliver II, a barber by trade, wasn't sure he could do it at first. But now he thinks he's ready. The tools are in his backpack, and he is preparing to travel to a funeral home on South Crenshaw Boulevard to cut the hair of his deceased son. He...
  • Police identify Virginia Tech shooter

    Police identify Virginia Tech shooter
    Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday. Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
  • Hundreds gather for Deriek Crouse's Viewing

    Hundreds gather for Deriek Crouse's Viewing
    Family, friends, fellow officers, and total strangers are paying their respects to the Virginia Tech officer killed Thursday in the line of duty. Flags flew at half staff at Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg in honor of Officer Deriek Crouse....
  • Funeral held for Officer Crouse in Blacksburg

    Funeral held for Officer Crouse in Blacksburg
    Thousands came out to say goodbye to a fallen hero. Virginia Tech police officer Deriek Crouse was shot and killed in his police cruiser last Thursday, while on a traffic stop on campus. Police identified Ross Ashley, a Radford student, as the shooter. ...
  • R. George Hopkins, funeral director

    R. George Hopkins, funeral director
    R. George Hopkins, a retired Anne Arundel County funeral director who filled his lawn each year at Christmas with handmade decorations he created and his basement with admirers of his model railroad empire, died Dec. 6 of cancer at Baltimore Washington...
  • Burb's Eye View: Remembering loved ones over the holidays

    When you’re trying to heal, you don’t always think about how the healing happens, or the forms it takes. You just want it done so the pain stops and you can return to whatever normal used to feel like. Throughout the chapel at Valley...
  • Services today for 3 of 5 victims in murder-suicide

    Services today for 3 of 5 victims in murder-suicide
    Services are being held today for three of the five people killed in a murder-suicide in a small farming town southwest of Kankakee. Last Friday afternoon, Sara McMeen, 30, shot and killed her boyfriend, Daniel Warren, 29, and her three children: 8-...
  • H. Florene Gardner

    H. Florene Gardner, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2011, in Camarillo, after a brief illness. Florene was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, on August 23, 1922, to Homer and Opal Robb.  The family would eventually move to California and...
  • Pharmacy Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

    Pharmacy Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty
    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...