These are the must-read stories of the weekend

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Retired FDNY firefighter dies of 9/11-related cancer

A retired FDNY firefighter whose brother died on 9/11 has died from illness related to the terror attacks.

The FDNY says Daniel Foley died on Saturday from pancreatic cancer related to the rescue efforts at Ground Zero.

How to watch the public memorial for Kobe and Gianna Bryant

The memorial service for Kobe and Gianna Bryant will be held Monday, Feb. 24 at Staples Center in Los Angeles at 1:00 p.m. ET.

Model, author, restaurateur B. Smith dies of early onset Alzheimer's disease at 70: Family friend

Model, author, restaurateur and television host B. Smith has died at the age of 70 at her Long Island home, a family friend confirmed to Eyewitness News.

Barbara Smith died Saturday night of early onset Alzheimer's disease, according to her family.



New Jersey governor to undergo surgery for tumor on kidney

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says he will soon undergo surgery for a tumor on his left kidney.

Staten Island woman auditions for American Idol

"American Idol" fans in the New York area might recognize contestant Julia Gargano, 21, a singer-songwriter who was born and raised in Staten Island, NY.

On Sunday, Julia made television debut auditioning for a spot on "American Idol" in front of judges Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie.



Authorities searching through rubble after New Jersey building collapse

Authorities searched through the rubble of a building that collapsed in East Orange, New Jersey -- looking for anyone who may have been trapped by the debris.

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