‘The Perfect Storm:’ Why COVID-19 Overwhelmed NJ’s Latino Cities
The pandemic has devastated the densest municipalities as the virus spread through tight webs of multigenerational and multifamily homes.
Mar 11, 2021 5:00 AM
Photos: 9/11 First Responder & Champion Of Victim Fund Luis Alvarez Laid To Rest In Queens
Alvarez died from complications arising from colorectal cancer, likely caused by the toxic dust inhaled at Ground Zero, where Alvarez toiled for three months in the rubble following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
Updated: Jul 4, 2019 1:21 PM
Police Officers Injured By Drone, Hearse As Thousands Flood Brooklyn Streets For Rabbi's Funeral
Two police officers assigned to the event were reportedly injured in separate incidents involving a hearse collision and a rogue drone.
Updated: Apr 3, 2019 6:41 PM
Three Arrested After FedEx Truck Driver Allegedly Hit Brooklyn Funeral Mourner, Sparking Melee
One FedEx employee allegedly took out a box cutter while another used a fire extinguisher to fight with mourners.
Updated: Dec 4, 2018 10:28 AM
Thousands Mourn Officer Slain In The Bronx: 'She Embodied The American Dream'
"She was murdered while acting as an agent of peace," Mayor de Blasio said.
Updated: Jul 11, 2017 3:11 PM
At Funeral For Timothy Caughman, De Blasio Rejects The Hatred That Killed Him
'Timothy was a man, a man who lived life to fullest, a man who believed in the things that should inspire us all.'
Updated: Sep 21, 2018 2:01 PM
Thousands Pay Respects At Detective Steven McDonald's Funeral
After being paralyzed from a robber's gunshots, McDonald spent the next 30 years of his
Updated: Jan 14, 2017 10:39 AM
Son Of Accidentally Cremated Woman: "I've Been Having Bad Dreams About Her Being Burned Up"
When the funeral home owner was shown photographs of both women, he seemed unable to tell the difference, or care.
Updated: Mar 24, 2016 11:37 AM
What Happens When Your Deceased Relative Suffers A Coffin Mix-Up?
"How could so many people not have recognized that the woman in the coffin was not Ms. McDonald?"
Updated: Mar 21, 2016 4:47 PM
Fearing "Sideshow," Sharpton Backs Out Of Speaking At Slain Cop's Funeral
He says he wanted to keep the focus on "the brutal, senseless murder."
Updated: Oct 27, 2015 12:09 PM
Al Sharpton To Speak At Funeral Of Murdered Police Officer
The pastor at Officer Randolph Holder's family's church said his death should be a "catalyst for unification."
Updated: Oct 26, 2015 12:55 PM
Almost $14K Raised For Family Of Murdered Rapper Chinx
Supporters are raising money for the late musician's wife and kids.
Updated: May 22, 2015 1:20 PM
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