Hundreds of relatives, friends and well-wishers have wept together and hugged at the funeral of a semi-pro football player whose killing led to murder and weapons charges against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
A single bell tolled Thursday at the Connecticut funeral of a 6-year-old girl killed by a gunman at her elementary school, while a cardinal in New York compared a slain teacher to Jesus for giving up her life to protect others.
For a third straight day Wednesday, funeral processions rolled through a grieving Connecticut town trying to make sense of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six adults in an elementary school less than two weeks before Christmas.
An emotional Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recalled Monday how and why he decided to be the one to tell the families of the elementary school shooting victims that their loved ones were dead.
The mother of the three young girls who died during a Christmas morning fire delivered a heartbreaking eulogy to her “girl tribe” at their somber funeral in New York City on Thursday.
Police are looking for a thief or thieves who broke into the Branford home of a longtime firefighter’s widow and stole about $10,000 worth of valuables while the woman was attending her husband’s funeral.
Coventry funeral home director Kevin Riley has been sentenced to eight months in prison for stealing money and other valuables from dead people’s homes.
There’s word the funeral for Hartford Fire Lt. Martin Dirrane will be next week. Former Deputy Chief Dan Nolan, who established a fund to return Dirrane’s body, tells the Hartford Courant, the remains are due […]
By EVERTON BAILEY Jr., Associated Press Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Thousands of police officers from across the country gathered Friday morning for the funeral of a Connecticut state trooper killed in a highway crash […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A wake and funeral service are being held for a Connecticut state trooper killed during a motor vehicle stop on Interstate 91. Calling hours for 57-year-old Trooper Kenneth Hall are scheduled […]