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Demonstrators gather in Times Square to protest the death of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. (Credit: Marta Zielinska/CBSNewYork.com)

Demonstrators March To Times Square To Protest Michael Brown’s Death In Missouri

A protest march was under way in Midtown Thursday evening on behalf Michael Brown, the man who was shot and killed by police in suburban St. Louis.

08/14/2014

Queens residents held a vigil for an 11-month-old boy who was killed last week. (Credit: WLNY-TV)

Distraught Queens Family Struggles To Cope With Infant’s Death

During a vigil in Elmhurst, Queens on Sunday, the family lit candles and prayed. It was the first time that the baby’s father appeared in public.

07/13/2014

Brooklyn Mideast Vigil

Officials, Leaders Hold Vigil In Brooklyn For 3 Boys Kidnapped In West Bank

A candlelight vigil was held in Brooklyn Tuesday night, in prayer for the safe the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank last week.

06/18/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Vigil Held For New Jersey College Student Who Was Found Beaten To Death

An emotional vigil was held Wednesday to remember a college student who was found beaten to death near Rutgers University.

02/19/2014

Newark Vigil

Vigil Held For Teens Shot, Killed On Christmas Night In Newark

Community leaders and concerned residents gathered for a vigil in Newark Sunday afternoon, following a shooting that left two teenagers dead on Christmas night.

12/29/2013

Yonkers Police Department vehicle (credit: Rob Casasanta / EMTBravo.net)

Man Killed In Shooting After Yonkers Vigil

One man was killed and another wounded in Yonkers Friday night, when they were shot just after attending a vigil for a man killed in a motorcycle accident.

12/28/2013

Photos of Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sits at a small memorial near the school. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Newtown Residents Head To National Cathedral To Honor Victims Of Gun Violence

Washington National Cathedral will host the Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence Thursday, two days before the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that left 20 first graders and six educators dead.

12/11/2013

Candles burn at a makeshift shrine to pay tribute to the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Dec. 17, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Vigil For Newtown Victims To Be Held At Washington National Cathedral Ahead Of Anniversary

The Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence will also honor the more than 30,000 Americans who have died from a gunshot since the Newtown massacre, according to the National Cathedral.

12/03/2013

Radoslaw Czerkawski (CBS Boston)

Man Charged In Connection With ‘Medieval Style’ Torture, Death Of ‘Puppy Doe’

Two days after an anti-animal cruelty vigil was held in Manhattan, a man was charged in connection with the torture and death of a Pit Bull found in a Massachusetts park in August.

10/29/2013

Islan Nettles (image via CBS 2)

Call For Action In Wake Of Transgender Woman’s Beating Death

It may have been a hate crime that led to the death of Islan Nettles, 21, but one thing became clear during a vigil Tuesday night – she was loved.

08/27/2013

Brooklyn Vigil For Boston Marathon Victims

Vigil Held In Brooklyn For Boston Marathon Victims

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) held a candlelight vigil in Brooklyn Sunday evening for the victims of the Boston Marathon attacks.

04/21/2013

Vigil At Boston Common Tuesday evening, April 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Vigil Held In Boston Common In Honor Of Marathon Bombing Victims

Mourners have been writing messages on a banner reading “Boston You’re Our Home” hanging in the Boston Common.

04/16/2013

Brooklyn Protest

Third Night Of Protests In Wake Of Brooklyn Police Shooting Result In Handful Of Arrests

A relative of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last weekend in Brooklyn was arrested at a protest Wednesday evening.

03/13/2013

Ben Wheeler Memorial

Sunnyside Gathers To Pay Tribute To Newtown Victim Ben Wheeler

Newtown, Conn., elementary school massacre victim Ben Wheeler was remembered Tuesday evening in his old neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens.

12/18/2012

Obama Note to Newtown coach Steve George (credit: @newtownfootball/Twitter)

President Obama Leaves Note For Teacher, Coach After Vigil For Newtown Shooting Victims

Newtown football coach Steve George and teacher Bob Pattison left a note on George’s board for the president thanking him for his support. They were thrilled when Obama responded.

12/17/2012

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