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Eric Garner memorial found burned on Staten Island. (credit: Derricke Dennis/1010 WINS)

Eric Garner Memorial Found Burned On Staten Island

The daughter of Eric Garner believes her father’s memorial on Staten Island was burned to the ground by vandals on Martin Luther King Day.

01/20/2015

A woman pays her respects at a memorial where two NYPD officers were shot and killed last Saturday on Dec. 23, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Memorial To Fallen NYPD Officers Removed

Flowers, candles, photos, flags and notes were placed at the corner of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in honor of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

01/16/2015

CBS2's Tony Aiello reads the inscription on a plaque honoring the late John Slattery. (Credit: CBS2)

Late CBS2 Reporter John Slattery Honored With Newsroom Plaque

Late and beloved reporter John Slattery was honored Wednesday evening with a plaque in the CBS2 newsroom.

01/14/2015

Memorial for Officers Ramos, Liu in Brooklyn (Credit: CBS2)

Many Continue To Pay Respects To Fallen NYPD Officers At Brooklyn Memorial

A new street sign that reads “Fallen Officers Way” has also been placed at the corner where the memorial is located.

01/04/2015

Well wishers stop by the makeshift memorial to officers Wenjian Liu, Rafael Ramos on Dec. 25, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Family Of Slain Officer Ramos Thanks NYPD At Memorial Site

Officer Ramos’ uncle thanked the officers one-by-one and more than a dozen other family members carried roses to the memorial site; lighting candles and shedding tears.

12/25/2014

Wenjian Liu's family visits the makeshift memorial to their slain son on Dec. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Family Of Wenjian Liu Visits Makeshift Memorial For Murdered Officers

They carried two huge wreaths. A line of police officers stood saluting in silence as they placed the wreaths at the site.

12/24/2014

A memorial was held on Oct. 4, 2014 to mark the one year anniversary of Avonte Oquendo's disappearance (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Memorial Marks 1 Year Since Disappearance Of Avonte Oquendo

On Oct. 4, 2013, Avonte Oquendo ran out of Center Boulevard School in Long Island City, setting off a massive search.

10/04/2014

Ruby Dee in 2009 (Jason Kempin / Getty Images)

Memorial Honoring Ruby Dee Held At Riverside Church

Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett were among those who celebrated Dee’s life at the Riverside Church in Manhattan.

09/20/2014

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Friends Of 9/11 Victims Gather At Museum On Eve Of Anniversary

On the eve of the 13th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, people gathered at the 9/11 Museum to remember the horror and losses of that day.

09/10/2014

Mendham Borough Welcome Sign (file / credit: Borough of Mendham)

Man Pleads Guilty To Destroying Monument To Clergy Sex Abuse Victims

A New Jersey man admitted Wednesday to using a sledgehammer to smash a monument of victims of clergy sexual abuse in Morristown.

01/15/2014

Autumn Pasquale (credit: Facebook/FindAutumn)

Crowd Gathers To Remember 12-Year-Old Girl Who Was Slain In N.J.

Dozens of people gathered at a park in southern New Jersey Sunday to honor a 12-year-old girl who was killed last year by a teenage boy who lured her to his home.

10/20/2013

Brittney Cofresi (CBS)

During 9/11 Names Ceremony, Teen Tells Obama Not To Bring Us To Another War

The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.

09/11/2013

A cross cut into this steel beam that is part of a planned 9/11 memorial has stirred controversy in Princeton, N.J. (Credit CBS 2)

Touching Tribute Or Too Religious? 9/11 Memorial Stirs Controversy In N.J.

Elected officials in a New Jersey town are concerned that a 9/11 memorial may violate the law.

08/23/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Report: Vandals Made Off With 9/11 Memorial Plaque

The search is on for a September 11 memorial that was stolen from baseball field on Long Island.

07/20/2013

Dedication In Patchogue

Girl Who Sent Message In A Bottle Honored On Long Island

A special ceremony was held in Patchogue, Long Island Saturday to remember a young lady who left a special message in a bottle.

07/13/2013

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