9/11-related illness

FDNY Patches (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole Closed

The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.


Retired NYPD officer Franklin Cosom with the late Officer George Wong (Photo Courtesy: Dorothy Counts)

ME Takes 9/11 Officer’s Body From Wake In Debate Over Cause Of Death

As New York’s finest saluted and honored a retired police officer in Chinatown, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was defending the city’s medical examiner Tuesday.