Funerals and memorial services

July 28, 2017 - 2:00 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The AMC channel says a producers' panel discussion for "The Walking Dead" is off because it conflicts with the funeral for a stuntman killed in an on-set fall. In a statement Thursday, AMC said some of the five producers scheduled to appear on the weekend panel will be...
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Hearses of the family members who were killed in a flash flood are parked outside St. Patrick church, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Ten members of an extended Arizona family were killed earlier this month in flash flood while they celebrated a birthday are being remembered as hard-working immigrants from Mexico trying to provide a better life for their children. (AP Photo/Matt York)
July 25, 2017 - 1:42 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — The 10 white caskets belonging to three generations of a Mexican immigrant family were arranged in a horseshoe around the altar at a Catholic church, each one bearing a metal crucifix inside its satin-lined lid. They died together in mere seconds when a dark torrent of...
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July 25, 2017 - 1:30 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — The 10 white caskets belonging to three generations of a Mexican immigrant family were arranged in a horseshoe around the altar at a Catholic church, each one bearing a metal crucifix inside its satin-lined lid. They died together in mere seconds when a dark torrent of...
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July 25, 2017 - 12:01 am
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — Three generations of a Mexican immigrant family killed in a flash flood in central Arizona are being mourned, their white caskets placed in a horseshoe around the altar at a Catholic church. The funeral Mass for the 10 members of the extended family is scheduled for...
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July 20, 2017 - 6:24 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man who drove into a graveside service at a South Carolina cemetery is expected in court on 12 counts of attempted murder. Columbia Police say a bond hearing is scheduled Thursday for 64-year-old James Kester. It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney. Authorities...
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Members of the Tonto Rim Search and Rescue Team comb the muddy East Verde River near the entrance to the First Crossing recreation area during the search and rescue operation for a victim in a flash flood Monday, July 17, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. The bodies of several children and adults have been found after Saturday's flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area in the Tonto National Forest. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
July 19, 2017 - 9:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Remains found Wednesday in a water- and debris-filled canyon in central Arizona are believed to be those of a missing 27-year-old man who's the 10th and final victim of last weekend's flash flood, authorities said. Gila County Sheriff's officials said at a hastily called news...
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In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, the wife of imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, watches as Liu's ashes are buried at sea off the coast of Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of Liu on Saturday, July 15, 2017, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)
July 15, 2017 - 10:12 am
SHENYANG, China (AP) — Family members of Liu Xiaobo scattered the Nobel Peace Prize laureate's ashes into the sea on Saturday in funeral proceedings closely orchestrated by the Chinese government following his death from cancer while in custody. Liu's supporters said the move was intended by the...
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July 13, 2017 - 12:30 pm
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A funeral will be held for man and his four children who were stabbed to death in Georgia last week. Local news media reports the funeral will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for 33-year-old Martin Romero, 10-year-old Isabela Martinez, 7-year-old Dacota Romero, 4-year-old...
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This undated photo provided by the family of Bianca Roberson shows Bianca, who was fatally shot during a road rage confrontation Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in West Goshen Township, Pa. A funeral service for Roberson is set for Friday, July 7, 2017, at St. Paul's Baptist Church in West Chester, Pa. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester, Pa., and was planning to attend Jacksonville University in Florida. (Courtesy family of Bianca Roberson/DeBaptiste Funeral Homes Inc. via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 9:44 am
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Funeral services are underway for a recent high school graduate who was fatally shot during a road rage confrontation in Pennsylvania. A viewing for 18-year-old Bianca Roberson is being held Friday morning before a service at St. Paul's Baptist Church in West Chester. David...
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Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, speaks during a news conference one year after her son was fatally shot by St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez during a routine traffic stop, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. Castile's mother, uncle and other family members gathered with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton at the Capitol Thursday as they encouraged the state's police training board to name the recently created $12 million training fund after Castile.(Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)
July 06, 2017 - 9:52 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of Philando Castile on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of his fatal shooting during a routine traffic stop, organizing vigils and celebrations and pushing to name a new police training fund in his memory. Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria...
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