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Remains Of Berkeley Balcony Collapse Victims Flown To Ireland; Memorials Held In Bay Area, Boston

Remains of 4 of the 5 Irish nationals who died when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley were flown to Ireland as weekend memorial services for the victims were held in Northern California and a Mass of Remembrance was announced for Monday in Boston.

06/21/2015

Pallbearers carry the caskets of Ashley Donohoe and her cousin Olivia Burke. Both women were killed in a balcony collapse in Berkeley. (CBS)

Cousins Who Died In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Mourned At Memorial Service in Cotati

Ashley Donohoe, 22, the lone American among the dead and her cousin, 21-year-old Olivia Burke, were memorialized Saturday in a Catholic Mass in Cotati.

06/20/2015

A man holding a hand-fan featuring a picture of blues legend B.B. King waits outside the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Mississippi, on May 29, 2015 during a public wake. Several thousands of fans gathered to pay their respect to King, who died on May 14 at the age of 89 in Las Vegas.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends, Family, Fans Bid Final Farewell To Blues Legend B.B. King

Hundreds of people filled a church in the Mississippi Delta for the funeral Saturday of B.B. King, who rose from sharecropper in the area’s flat cotton fields to worldwide fame as a blues singer and guitarist who influenced generations of entertainers.

05/30/2015

Police have not yet confirmed if these people pictured at a San Jose Jack In The Box are the suspects. (CBS SF)

San Jose Woman’s Purse Stolen Following Mother’s Funeral; Suspects Seen Using Stolen Credit Card

A woman’s purse is stolen during her own mother’s funeral in San Jose and now she’s desperate to get back what was inside.

05/18/2015

Memorial services for SJPD officer Michael Johnson. (CBS)

Thousands Pay Respects To Fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson At SAP Center

Thousands filled San Jose’s SAP Center Thursday for a tearful tribute to fallen San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson.

04/02/2015

(CBS)

East Palo Alto Man Jailed For Theft During Belmont Funeral Reception

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to two years of incarceration Monday for stealing a wallet while working as a caterer with his girlfriend at a Belmont funeral reception last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday.

01/06/2015

(Westboro Baptist Church)

Westboro Hate Group Targets Robin Williams’ Memorial, Silicon Valley Tech Companies

The organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, spent Tuesday traveling to some of the Bay Area’s biggest tech headquarters to share their message of damnation, all while incessantly and ironically using one of their targets — Twitter — to condemn the life of Robin Williams, and threaten to protest at the late comedian’s memorial.

08/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Neighbors Of East Bay Cemetery Complain About Condition Of Plots

Disheartened neighbors of an East Bay cemetery showing its age say its the victim of neglect.

08/06/2014

Casey Kasem (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Casey Kasem’s Body Still Unburied

Kasem’s daughter says her father’s body remains unburied since his death a month ago…

07/15/2014

A Hearse was involved in a traffic collision in Oakland during a funeral procession. (CBS)

Hearse Carrying Murder Victim Involved In Oakland Crash During Funeral Procession

A hearse carrying a homicide victim was involved in an accident during a funeral procession in Oakland Tuesday afternoon.

06/17/2014

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