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Members of the FDNY gather for the wake of Lt. Gordon Ambelas. (credit: Matt Kozar/CBS 2)

Family, Firefighters Pack Wake To Remember FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas

The 40-year-old married father of two died from smoke inhalation and burns late Saturday while searching for possible victims at the Independence Towers on Wilson Street in Williamsburg.

07/08/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Garden City, NY on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Visitation Held For Man Killed In Garden City Business Shooting

A wake was held Sunday night for a 25-year-old man who was killed in a workplace shooting on Long Island last week.

09/29/2013

Staten Island Hit-And-Run Investigation

Suspect Says He Wasn’t Driver In Staten Island Crash That Killed Boy, 4

The man charged in a hit-and-run on Staten Island that left a 4-year-old boy dead and his mother and older sister injured pleaded not guilty Sunday, and denied he was behind the wheel.

08/11/2013

FILE -- Actor James Gandolfini (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Attend Wake For ‘Sopranos’ Star James Gandolfini

Broadway theaters were also expected to dim their marquee lights at 8 p.m. Wednesday in memory of the actor who earned a Tony Award nomination in 2009 for his role in the award-winning “God of Carnage.”

06/26/2013

Wake For Andrea Rebello, May 21, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Mourners Remember Hofstra Student Andrea Rebello As ‘Complete Angel’

Family and friends of 21-year-old Hofstra student Andrea Rebello said a final farewell at a wake Tuesday evening.

05/21/2013

Principal Dawn Hochsprung, 47 (credit: Facebook)

Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung Remembered For Enthusiasm, Heroism At Wake

A large American flag hung near the doorway of the funeral home and luminaries spelling out the word ‘hope’ were set up on the lawn.

12/19/2012

Handcuffs - File Photo

Man Brings Loaded Gun To Wake, Threatens To Use It

Authorities say that one of the mourners at a teenage gun victim’s wake had a loaded semi-automatic weapon in his vehicle.

10/07/2010

A funeral service was held for a family that died in a burning home on Staten Island. (Photo/Carol D'Auria)

Wake Held For Family Killed In S.I. Murder-Suicide

Mourners gathered at a wake for a mother and her four children, who died in a murder-suicide that drew the attention of authorities after their Staten Island home was set ablaze.

1010 WINS–08/03/2010