Funerals and memorial services

A casket containing the body of firefighter Michael Davidson is brought into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The New York City firefighter died early Friday battling a fierce blaze on a movie set after getting separated from his fellow firefighters in the thick smoke. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2018 - 7:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic ground to a halt on Tuesday to make way for the funeral procession of a firefighter who was killed while dousing a blaze on the set of a new film starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe. St. Patrick's Cathedral was packed with thousands of...
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, left, discusses his office's involvement of an investigation into the killing of Stephon Clark by two Sacramento Police officers, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn, second from right, asked Becerra's office to be part of an independent investigation into the shooting of Clark, who was unarmed, who was shot and killed a week ago by officers responding to a call about a person smashing car windows. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 27, 2018 - 3:53 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California attorney general's office on Tuesday joined an investigation into the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in Sacramento. While announcing the attorney general's involvement, city officials and community leaders called for calm as Sacramento...
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FILE - In this July 13, 1992 file photo, Georgia Gov. Zell Miller waves to delegates at the Democratic Convention in New York. A family spokesperson said he died Friday, March 23, 2018. He was 86. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette)
March 27, 2018 - 11:41 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on former Sen. Zell Miller's funeral (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Zell Miller's grandson is recalling his grandfather as a "teacher at heart" even amid all his public success in politics. Bryan Miller says his grandfather taught him many lessons learned from his...
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March 27, 2018 - 6:45 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A Concert for Peace and Justice with a lineup that includes Usher, Common, The Roots and Kirk Franklin has been announced for the grand opening of a memorial in Alabama to victims of lynching. WSFA-TV reports that the Equal Justice Initiative announced the lineup for the...
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CORRECTS TO SAY THOMPSON WAS ACCOMPANIED BY CLARK'S UNCLE KURTIS GORDON AT LEFT - As Sequita Thompson, center, discusses the shooting of her grandson, Stephon Clark, Clark's uncle, Kurtis Gordon wipes a tear from her cheek during a news conference, Monday, March 26, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers a week ago who were responding to a call about a person smashing car windows. At right is attorney Ben Crump. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 27, 2018 - 12:53 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The grandmother of an unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police called Monday for changes in the way police confront suspects, such as sending in a police dog, using a Taser, or aiming for an arm or leg when shots are fired. Sequita Thompson said at an emotional news...
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This photo provided by New York Fire Department shows FDNY Firefighter Michael R. Davidson of Engine Company 69. Davidson was killed after a massive fire broke out at a building in the Harlem section of New York, Thursday, March 22, 2108, where a movie directed by Edward Norton was being shot. Davidson, a 15-year department veteran is survived by a wife and four children. (New York Fire Department via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 12:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mourners are set to gather in New York City for the funeral of a firefighter who was killed while battling a blaze on a movie set. Tuesday's funeral for Michael Davidson will be held at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Davidson died early Friday from smoke inhalation. The 15-year veteran...
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CORRECTS TO SAY THOMPSON WAS ACCOMPANIED BY CLARK'S UNCLE KURTIS GORDON AT LEFT - As Sequita Thompson, center, discusses the shooting of her grandson, Stephon Clark, Clark's uncle, Kurtis Gordon wipes a tear from her cheek during a news conference, Monday, March 26, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by Sacramento police officers a week ago who were responding to a call about a person smashing car windows. At right is attorney Ben Crump. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 26, 2018 - 7:16 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The grandmother of an unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police called Monday for changes in the way police confront suspects, such as sending in a police dog, using a Taser, or aiming for an arm or leg when shots are fired. Sequita Thompson said at an emotional news...
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March 25, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mourners of a New York City firefighter killed fighting a blaze on a movie set will be paying their respects over the coming days. The viewing for Michael Davidson is being held in the Floral Park section of Queens on Sunday afternoon and evening, and again on Monday afternoon and...
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A photo of Lieutenant Colonel Arnaud Beltrame placed on a bunch of flowers at the main gate of the Police headquarters in Carcassonne, France, Saturday, March 24, 2018, following an attack on a supermarket in Trebes in the south of the country on Friday. A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage died of his injuries, raising the death toll in the attack to four, and the officer was honored Saturday as a national hero of "exceptional courage and selflessness." (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
March 25, 2018 - 4:12 am
TREBES, France (AP) — A shaken town in southern France is holding a special church service to honor the heroic police officer and three others killed in a rampage by an Islamic extremist. The bishop of the nearby medieval city of Carcassonne, Alain Planet, is leading Sunday's mass at the Saint-...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2014 file photo, Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. An aide to Slaughter says the 88-year old Democratic congresswoman from upstate New York has died. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
March 23, 2018 - 12:08 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A top aide to New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter says her funeral will be a "fitting celebration of a truly remarkable person." Former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and more than 40 members of Congress are expected at Friday's service...
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