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Memorial to slaves may be erected on Florida Capitol grounds

A memorial to honor slaves and acknowledge the cruelty of slavery could soon be placed on the Florida Capitol’s grounds under legislation that won unanimous approval at its first committee …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017

Prayers, tears and remembrance as community remembers ‘hero’ Sam Strahan

Crowds packed the University High School gymnasium in a remembrance for Sam Strahan, whom many called a hero for his attempt to intervene in the school shooting at Freeman High …

Massive tree that withstood deadly Oso mudslide comes down

For nearly three and a half years, the damaged Sitka spruce has stood guard at the site of the Oso mudslide. More than 100 feet tall, it was the largest …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017

9/11 memorial to include names of sickened responders

A Long Island beach where people gathered and watched in horror as the distant World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001 is the site of the latest memorial …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017

Fairchild unveils memorial to airmen killed in 1958 B-52 crash

In 1958, 13 airmen were killed when two B-52s collided at Fairchild Air Force Base. Those men were memorialized Friday afternoon on base in a ceremony attended by about 50 …

Nine victims of Marine plane crash being honored at NY air base

Nine Marine Corps aviators who were killed when their New York-based transport plane crashed in Mississippi last month will be honored during a memorial service at their former air base.

UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017

Irrepressible in life, Spokane attorney Pat Stiley memorialized in stories

Longtime Spokane attorney Pat Stiley was one of a kind, and so was his memorial gathering Saturday at the Satellite Diner and Lounge in downtown Spokane.

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017

Portland man fatally stabbed on train remembered as hero

Mourners remembered one of the men who was fatally stabbed trying to stop an anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls on a Portland light-rail train as a modern-day martyr and …

Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

Jason Dufner never lost sight of the big picture even after losing a big lead. It paid off for him Sunday when he rallied from a four-shot deficit and holed …

Memorial service held for former Gov. Mike Lowry

Washington’s four living former governors were among the mourners at a memorial service for Mike Lowry, who served one term as the state’s top elected official in the 1990s.

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017

Chris Cornell funeral set for Friday; widow pens letter

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.

Hundreds of law enforcement personnel to honor slain Montana deputy

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from Montana and surrounding states are expected to attend a memorial service for a sheriff’s deputy who was killed in the line of duty.

Coeur d’Alene officials remember fallen officer, trooper

As the nation observes police week, with officers from across the country attending a Washington, D.C., memorial commemorating the more than 21,000 men and women in law enforcement who have …

Memorial services scheduled Tuesday for Montana deputy

A memorial service is scheduled next week for a Montana sheriff’s deputy who was shot to death during a traffic stop.

More anti-Semitic vandalism found on Anne Frank memorial

A swastika has been found drawn on the Anne Frank Human Right Memorial in Idaho, but authorities are not sure if it is new or part of vandalism found earlier …

WWII-era bombers fly over Doolittle Raiders memorial service

World War II era B-25 bombers have flown over an Ohio memorial service marking the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ attack on Japan, credited with helping turn the …

UPDATED: Sat., March 25, 2017

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have …

Names being collected for WWII memorial in Walla Walla

Final submissions are being sought for a World War II memorial planned for Fort Walla Walla Park.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017

Six shot, including 12-year-old girl, at memorial for slain woman in Chicago

The mourners had gathered near a street corner in Chatham on Chicago’s South Side on Wednesday evening, around teddy bears, balloons, candles and a poster memorializing a woman killed near …

Judge frees registered sex offender for a day to attend mother’s memorial

A registered sex offender awaiting trial on federal gun charges has been cleared for temporary release to attend a memorial for his mother, who was found dead in a Seattle …

Siblings donate $10 million to lynching victims memorial

The children of a late Michigan businessman are donating $10 million to help build a memorial and museum in Alabama dedicated to black lynching victims.

Families plan memorial for victims of 1958 bomber collision near Fairchild

The families of B-52 crews killed in one of Fairchild Air Force Base’s worst accidents are planning a memorial for the base some 59 years after the crash.

Bill Clinton, Loretta Lynch lead memorial for Janet Reno

Former Attorney General Janet Reno, the first woman to hold the top Justice Department job who died last month, never took the easy way out when making the tougher decision …

Soccer fans gather at service for Brazilian players who died in plane crash

On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club …

Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill

Thousands of mourners – including first lady Michelle Obama – remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer, cherished friend, devoted mentor …

1st Vietnam Veterans chapter plans for its eventual demise

The first chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America is preparing for the day when there won’t be any members left to care for the monument to their service.

Grief erupts in Italy as nation honors, buries quake dead

Mourners in Italy prayed, hugged, wept and even applauded as coffins carrying victims of the country’s devastating earthquake passed by at a state funeral Saturday, grieving as one nation after …

Service, silence marks anniversary of Michael Brown’s death

Michael Brown’s death “opened the eyes of the world” to concerns about law enforcement’s treatment of black people, Brown’s father said Tuesday during a memorial service marking the two-year anniversary …

Photo: Mark of solidarity

A tattoo in tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting decorates the leg of Jen Loder, of Orlando, Fla., as she attends a memorial vigil Saturday.

State ceremony honors Sgt. Moore, memorial planned in CdA

At the 18th annual Idaho Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony on Thursday in Meridian, the name of the late Coeur d’Alene Police Sgt. Greg Moore was unveiled on the Idaho Peace …