8-year-old killed in South Richmond will be laid to rest today

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Happening today, 8-year-old Marty Cobb who died while, his family says, he was trying to protect his sister, will be laid to rest.  Sadly, we've learned that his sister won't be able to attend the funeral. Marty's funeral is today at Noon, at the Mimms Funeral Home.  He'll then be buried at Maury Cemetery in South Richmond.

Also, Breaking overnight, the search is on for two missing men, including a 96-year-old from Henrico County.

If you are one of the thousands planning to race for the cure to Breast Cancer this weekend, time is running out to sign up.  Starting at 11am, Susan G. Komen registration packets will be handed out at the Richmond Ford Lincoln on West Broad.  They must be picked up by 8 tonight. Live coverage on NBC 12 starts tomorrow from Brown's Island.

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