Funerals and memorial services

August 11, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Mourners wearing heart-shaped stickers have gathered at a lakefront stage to remember an Australian woman shot and killed by a police officer responding to her...
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In this picture taken on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, a Pakistani hospital worker puts a candle before a picture of Ruth Pfau, a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to the eradication of leprosy in Pakistan, at the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan's prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has announced a state funeral for Ruth Pfau. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
August 11, 2017 - 7:46 am
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Ruth Pfau, a German physician and nun who devoted her life to the eradication of leprosy in Pakistan, has died at age 87. In a statement, the office of Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced a state funeral for Pfau, known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa."...
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This undated photo released by the Missouri State Highway Patrol shows Ian McCarthy, of Clinton, Mo., who was charged Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the fatal shooting of Clinton police officer Gary Michael during a traffic stop on Sunday. McCarthy was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 8. Missouri State Highway Patrol dispatchers said he was taken into custody in Henry County, which includes the city of Clinton. (Missouri State Highway Patrol via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 9:23 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man charged in the shooting death of a western Missouri police officer has been arrested after an alert driver provided a tip that the fugitive was wandering within miles of where the killing took place, a law enforcement official said. The driver reported seeing Ian...
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August 05, 2017 - 5:57 pm
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a man has died after he was wounded when gunfire broke out following a memorial service for the victim of an earlier shooting. The High Point Enterprise reports Police Lt. Curtis Cheeks III said 30-year-old Tavarus Malachi of High Point died...
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August 02, 2017 - 3:34 pm
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The family of a Minnesota sailor who was killed in the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor has received confirmation that exhumed remains are his. Two of Radioman 2nd Class Quentin Gifford's siblings learned this week that tests on DNA they submitted last year confirmed the remains...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2014 file photo, Chester Bennington poses in the press room at the 25th annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas in Inglewood, Calif. Warner Bros. Records said the Linkin Park singer’s private funeral was held Saturday, July 30 in Los Angeles.Bennington was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on July 20. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
August 02, 2017 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chester Bennington's record label said the Linkin Park singer's private funeral was held over the weekend in Los Angeles. Warner Bros. Records said the private service at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates took place Saturday. More than 500 family members and...
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August 02, 2017 - 9:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chester Bennington's record label said the Linkin Park singer's private funeral was held over the weekend in Los Angeles. Warner Bros. Records said the private service at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates took place Saturday. More than 500 family members and...
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Civilian and security forces walk inside a mosque after a suicide attack in Heart, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. An Afghan hospital official says an explosion inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has killed at least 20 people. (AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)
August 02, 2017 - 2:08 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan authorities have tightened security ahead of a mass funeral for the victims of last night's suicide attack at a Shiite mosque that killed 29 people. A suicide attacker opened fire inside a mosque packed with worshippers at evening prayers, before detonating his...
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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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