Richard Coleman died last month, and with no next of kin, he was to be buried in Potter’s Field, the city’s public cemetery.
Nelson Mandela was buried Sunday after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute.
The practice of burying an owners ashes with a pet was allowed, and then it wasn’t. Now, it is allowed again but restrictions have been placed on cemetery owners.
A new state regulation allows pet cemeteries to bury human ashes along with deceased pets.
A slave who died more than 200 years ago in Connecticut but was never buried has finally been given a funeral and will be laid to rest.
A woman showed up very much alive nearly two weeks after her family members thought they had buried her in Trenton. The case has caused confusion, embarrassment, and outrage.
Per Koch’s request, three flags will be on display during the service – the American flag, the Israeli flag and the flag of the City of New York. The service will end with the playing of a “hymn-like” slower version of “New York, New York.”
The 48-year-old singer died Feb. 11 in California, hours before she was to attend a pre-Grammy Awards party.
Pastor Joe Carter presided over Whitney Houston’s funeral Saturday. After attending her private burial Sunday, he spoke exclusively with CBS 2, sharing his thoughts on the emotional weekend.
The relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks have lost their bid to get proper burial for material taken from the WTC site because it could contain the ashes of victims.
Investigators said someone firing shots from the roof of a building in Gravesend Friday night sent two bullets tearing through the roof of Jorge Martinez’s white Ford van as he was driving along Avenue X.