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Crown Heights »

Rabbi Killed in Crash Remembered as 'Dedicated' Mentor

Rabbi Yekutiel Rapp was killed after a livery cab hit him near Empire Boulevard and Balfor Place.

Washington Heights »

NYPD Precincts Organize Funeral for Crossing Guard Who Served for 45 Years

The 34th and 33rd Precincts raised money to have a proper funeral for Peggy Cain, who had no family.

Crown Heights »

Scholarship to Honor Medgar Evers College Dean Killed in Amtrak Derailment

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in the Amtrak train derailment on May 12 in Philadelphia.

Queens Village »

Slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore Remembered at Funeral as 'Hero of the City'

A funeral Mass for Moore, 25, was celebrated at St. James Church in Seaford, Long Island.

Bed-Stuy »

Community Remembers 'Dean of Preachers,' Civil Rights Leader Gardner Taylor

Rev. Gardner Taylor led Concord Baptist Church for 42 years and was nationally renowned.

East Village »

Family and Friends Mourn East Village Explosion Victim

Nicholas Figueroa, 23, was killed in the massive East Village gas explosion on March 26.

East Village »

Funeral for East Village Explosion Victim Set for Upper West Side Church

Nicholas Figueroa's funeral will take place at the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus on April 7.

East Village »

East Village Explosion Victim's Family Asks for Help to Pay for Funeral

The family of Nicholas Figueroa is raising money to help pay for his funeral.

Midwood »

Midwood Orthodox Community Grieves Death of 7 Children in Sabbath Fire

Elaine, Rivkah, Sara, David, Yeshua, Moshe and Yaakob Sassoon perished in the fire, FDNY said.

Midtown »

Thousands Mourn Cardinal Edward Egan at St. Patrick's Funeral Mass

Thousands of mourners flooded St. Patrick's Cathedral Tuesday to remember Cardinal Edward Egan.

Bed-Stuy »

'The Wire' Star Gbenga Akinnagbe Hosts Vigil for Nigerian Massacre Victims

A Brooklyn memorial will honor the thousands of lives lost in recent attacks by Boko Haram. 

Bushwick »

Family Struggling to Raise Money to Bury 12-Year-Old Bushwick Boy

Christyan Vasquez died of an asthma attack on Jan. 11, 2015.

Dyker Heights »

Throngs of Officers Turn Their Backs on Mayor During Det. Liu's Funeral

Liu was killed along with his partner, Det. Rafael Ramos, by gunman Ismaaiyl Brinsley.

Glendale »

Officer Rafael Ramos Laid to Rest as Pols Vow to Heal and Unite City

Rafael Ramos, 40, was memorialized at Christ Tabernacle in Glendale on Saturday morning.

Borough Park »

Hundreds Mourn 10-Year-Old Girl Fatally Struck by Car in Borough Park

Blima Friedman, 10, was killed and her mother was seriously hurt when they were hit by a minivan.