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Crown Heights »

Medgar Evers College Dean Remembered and Celebrated at Candlelight Vigil

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in Tuesday's fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.

Jamaica »

Eric Garner's Family Joins Vigil for Grandmother Killed at Her Front Door

The families of Garner and Sean Bell, joined the vigil for 70-year-old Leta Webb.

East Village »

Family and Friends Hold Vigil For Victims of East Village Explosion

Family and friends of the East Village blast victims gathered for a candlelight vigil on Monday evening

Long Island City »

Man Beaten to Death in LIC Was Runner, Chef and Father

A crowd gathered Monday near where Jose Antonio Cocuyo-Malaga was killed, holding candles and a sign.

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. 

Bed-Stuy »

Rev. Al Sharpton Lays Memorial Wreaths in Brooklyn for Murdered Officers

Sharpton joined the family of Eric Garner in honoring Dets. Liu and Ramos in Bedford-Stuyvesant. 

Astoria »

Candlelight Vigil Planned for NYPD Officers Killed in Brooklyn

The event will take place at 7 p.m. at the 114th Precinct, located at 34-16 Astoria Blvd. South.

Flushing »

Hundreds Gather to Mourn Slain Police Officers in Flushing

Flushing and Whitestone residents filled the Church of St. Mel's for a service and candlelight vigil.

Long Island City »

Vigil Planned in Long Island City for Slain NYPD Officers

A vigil will be held Monday outside the 108th Precinct, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.

Morningside Heights »

Protesters Soften Tone and Hold Candlelight Vigil After NYPD Deaths

A group that had planned to protest police brutality instead mourned the two officers who were shot.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Leaders Hold Vigil for Kidnapped Israeli Teens

The group rallied support for the return of the three missing boys with the hashtag #BringBackOurBoys.

West Village »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Remembered at Neighborhood Vigil

Village residents, friends and fans memorialized the actor by candlelight.

Greenwich Village »

Candlelight Vigil Planned for Philip Seymour Hoffman as Police Seek Dealer

Police are working to track down the people Hoffman was last seen with.

Long Island City »

Artists and Fans Hold Vigil at 5Pointz After Graffiti Mecca Is Whitewashed

A crowd gathered at the Long Island City site to mourn the loss of the graffiti art.

Woodside »

Candlelight Vigil in Woodside Calls for Help for Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Dozens gathered in Queens' "Little Manila" Wednesday for a vigil for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.