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Taking a Chance

Two weeks ago when the media was buzzing about Ray Rice and the NFL’s domestic violence policy, or lack thereof, I was swarmed with emotion.  As a survivor of domestic violence there were triggers of victim blaming and reminders of the humiliation and fear that came with the territory when others become a part of your intimate affairs.  289 more words

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Mom Killed In Wilkinsburg Fire Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

WILKINSBURG (KDKA) — One day after a fatal fire left several people homeless in Wilkinsburg, family and friends gathered together to remember the woman who was killed. 294 more words


Vigil Planned For Ohio Plane Crash Victims, Including Md. Native

WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — The flight club that rented the plane that crashed after takeoff this week plans a candlelight vigil for the four college students who died. 109 more words


3rd Annual Vigil Held For LA County Sheriff's Explorer,19, Killed In Drive-By Shooting

WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — A vigil was held Thursday for a 19-year-old man killed in a drive-by shooting three years ago.

CBS2’s Juan Fernandez spoke with family and friends who gathered in the 19000 block of Laurel Avenue in remembrance of Cesar Rodriguez. 263 more words


Candlelight vigil shows support for Syria

MONTREAL – Syrian-Canadian activists held a candlelight vigil in Montreal Thursday to commemorate the first year anniversary of chemical warfare in Syria.

The attack in Damascus killed almost 1500 people, including 400 children. 185 more words


FBI opens investigation into St. Louis shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager whose death stirred a night of unrest in a St. 858 more words


Vigil Held In Baltimore For 3-Year-Old Killed in Drive-By Shooting

BALTIMORE, Md. (WNEW) — A candlelight vigil was held in Baltimore’s Waverly neighborhood in honor of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, who tragically died during a drive-by shooting last Friday… 288 more words