Remembering Pop Queen Whitney Houston: 1963-2012 | NBC New York

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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 10:07 AM EST

Whitney Houston Cemetery Shut Down to Fans

Whitney Houston Cemetery Shut Down to Fans

The New Jersey cemetery where Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday was shut down to fans Monday afternoon after cemetery officials became concerned about growing crowds.

Monday, Feb 20, 2012 at 08:52 AM EST

Whitney's Dress, Earrings up for Auction

Whitney's Dress, Earrings up for Auction

A dress Whitney Houston wore in the movie "The Bodyguard" is already ready to be auctioned off.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 10:14 AM EST

Whitney Houston Laid to Rest at NJ Burial

Whitney Houston Laid to Rest at NJ Burial

Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday at a brief private ceremony in New Jersey, the end of a weekend that saw the pop star's family and friends gather at a star-studded funeral to mourn her loss while...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 10:36 PM EST

Fans Kept From Funeral Mourn Houston in NJ Streets

Fans Kept From Funeral Mourn Houston in NJ Streets

About 100 people crowded together at Jay and Sussex streets about three blocks from the church, a rundown enclave in urban Newark.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 07:43 PM EST

Loss Amid Normalcy at Hotel Where Whitney Died

Loss Amid Normalcy at Hotel Where Whitney Died

Lined with black-and-white photos of Hollywood stars, the hallway on the fourth floor where Houston died was empty and silent, and without security. Only housekeeping staff could be seen going room to room.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 at 08:28 AM EST

Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney's Funeral Early

Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney's Funeral Early

Whitney Houston’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown, was among the 1,500 mourners who filed into the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., for Saturday’s funeral for the deceased pop legend, but he didn’t stay for...

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Thousands Mourn FDNY Chief as 'Fallen Hero'

Thousands Mourn FDNY Chief as 'Fallen Hero'

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Bystander Rushed to Help Woman Killed in Hoboken Train Crash

Bystander Rushed to Help Woman Killed in Hoboken Train Crash

The woman killed in the New Jersey Transit train crash into Hoboken Terminal was alive in the initial moments after impact, aided by a man who tried desperately to save her.

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

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Train Crash Investigation Focuses on Engineer, Black Box

Train Crash Investigation Focuses on Engineer, Black Box

Here's what is known about the investigation into a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others Thursday in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

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Great-Grandson Arrested After Elderly Woman Found Dead: NYPD

Great-Grandson Arrested After Elderly Woman Found Dead: NYPD

A man was arrested in connection with the death of his 82-year-old great-grandmother and assault on his mother, police said Saturday.