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Charnice Milton is pictured. (Photo Courtesy of CCN)

Vigil Held in D.C. For Victims in More Than 40 Unsolved Murders

One by one, more than 40 white, wooden crosses were hammered into the ground at Marvin Gaye Park on Sunday to memorialize dozens of murder victims in the District this year.

06/29/2015

People hug as they pay their respects in front of Emanuel AME Church on June 18, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. Nine people were killed on June 17 in a mass shooting during a prayer meeting at the church. A 21-year-old suspect, Dylann Roof of Lexington, South Carolina, was arrersted Thursday during a traffic stop. Emanuel AME Church is one of the oldest in the South. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

GUIDE: Local Prayer Vigils for Charleston Church Massacre

21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof is suspected of spending nearly an hour inside a historic black church before shooting and killing nine people.

06/18/2015

A memorial on Roland Ave. in Baltimore, Md. where a cyclist was struck and killed December 27th. The first female Episcopal bishop in Maryland has been put on leave after she was involved in the hit-and-run death of the cyclist. (Credit: Jim Watson, Getty Images)

Ride, Vigil Planned for Md. Bicyclist Killed in Hit-And-Run Crash

A bicycling advocacy group in Maryland is planning a memorial bike ride and vigil for a bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run crash in Baltimore.

12/30/2014

Father and family members of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott. (Credit: Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1)

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

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.

08/06/2014

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Vigil Held For Teen Shot, Killed in Baltimore; Police Search For Shooter

A vigil was held in Baltimore Saturday night for 17-year-old Michael Mayfield, who was shot multiple times and killed Wednesday just weeks before his high school graduation.

04/20/2014

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Group Holds Vigil for Homeless Who Died in D.C.

Homeless advocates are holding an all-night vigil for homeless people who have died this year in Washington.

12/19/2013

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National Cathedral Vigil Remembers Newtown Victims

Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.

12/12/2013

Judy Shepard, executive director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation and mother of hate crime victim Matthew Shepard, stands next to a photograph of the fence where Matthew was murdered, during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in 2007 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

D.C. Vigil Marks 15 Years Since Gay Student’s Death

A candlelight vigil in Washington will mark 15 years since the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student who was abducted and killed in Laramie, Wyo.

10/11/2013

People Gather in DC's Freedom Plaza to mourn the victims of the Navy Yard Shooting.

D.C. Vigil Held for Navy Yard Shooting Victims

Dozens of people came out Monday night to Freedom Plaza in Northwest, D.C. to honor the victims of the deadly shootings at the Naval Yard.

09/16/2013

Residents of southeast D.C. gather for vigil to remember those murdered in the past week, Monday, July 22. (George Mesthos/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Vigil Held in Southeast for Murder Victims

District residents gathered on Ridge Road SE to memorialize four people recently killed by gun violence in the area.

07/22/2013

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