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ribbons tied to fence in Glendale, Queens as tribute to two slain NYPD officers (Credit: CBS2)

Glendale Community Pays Tribute To Fallen Officers Ramos, Liu

A sea of blue ribbons have washed over Glendale, Queens, tied to every pole for block and blocks along Myrtle Avenue, leading the way to Christ Tabernacle Church where wake and funeral services will be held for Officer Rafael Ramos.

12/25/2014

NYPD Officer Michael Williams (credit: NYPD)

Friends, Family Pay Respects To Rookie NYPD Officer Killed In Van Crash

Calling hours for Michael Williams are from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the McHoul Funeral Home in Hopewell Junction, New York.

09/24/2014

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