Funerals and memorial services

A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Monday, Aug 14, 2017. The rally was held in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 12:05 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — About 1,000 mourners gathered inside a theater in downtown Charlottesville to remember a woman killed during a violent weekend rally were able to mourn her death Wednesday quietly without the presence of neo-Nazis who had threatened to attend the service for Heather...
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Volunteers search for bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. Tuesday, Aug. 15 , 2017. Survivors of deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital are vividly describing the disaster as President Ernest Bai Koroma says the nation is in a "state of grief." (AP Photo/ Manika Kamara)
August 16, 2017 - 7:53 am
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's government is urging family members to identify their loved ones' remains following mudslides and floods in the capital that have killed more than 300 people. In a statement Wednesday, President Ernest Bai Koroma's office asked relatives to come to the...
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A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Monday, Aug 14, 2017. The rally was held in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 6:36 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last weekend. A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled...
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A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Monday, Aug 14, 2017. The rally was held in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 3:28 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last weekend. A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled...
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A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Monday, Aug 14, 2017. The rally was held in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 3:24 am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally. A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled Wednesday morning at a downtown...
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A passerby, left, and a law enforcement official, right, stand near broken glass at the New England Holocaust Memorial on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in Boston. Police say a person is in custody for allegedly vandalizing the memorial. It's the second time the memorial has been damaged this summer. Police say the suspect smashed a glass panel Monday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
August 14, 2017 - 8:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been vandalized for the second time this summer. Police say someone smashed a glass panel on the memorial on Monday. A suspect was taken into custody. It's the second time the memorial has been damaged in the past few months. In June,...
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August 12, 2017 - 11:42 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Players who crossed paths with former MVP Don Baylor in his 19-year major league career paid their last respects Saturday at the memorial service for a popular player known as "Groove." KXAN-TV reports Hall of Famer Frank Robinson recalled coining the nickname for his former...
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August 12, 2017 - 11:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Many players who crossed paths with former MVP Don Baylor in his 19-year major league career paid their last respects during a memorial service in Austin, Texas. KXAN-TV reports Hall of Famer Frank Robinson recalled coining the nickname "Groove" for his former teammate, after...
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August 12, 2017 - 7:07 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer slain during a traffic stop was eulogized Saturday as an optimistic man who always prized law enforcement, with the state's governor pressing mourners to appreciate the perils of police in a culture "too quick to condemn" them. "My brother's dream...
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August 11, 2017 - 8:53 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The father of an Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer says at her public memorial service that "you have stolen our daughter and...
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