Retired NYPD Officer, 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund Advocate Dies From CancerDennis Murphy helped sift through the rubble after the 2001 terror attacks and later became an advocate for the 9/11 Victim's Compensation Fund.
Det. Lou Alvarez Honored At 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony In BrooklynFor many people in our area and around the country, late NYPD Det. Lou Alvarez has become a face of the fight for increased aid for New York City first responders suffering from 9/11-related illnesses.
President Trump Signs Bill Extending 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Through 2092The president was joined in the Rose Garden by 200 first responders, family members and survivors.
First Responders Urge Senate To Vote On 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund ExtensionThe House passed the bill - named in honor of first responders James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez - 402-12 last week.
Former Stuyvesant High School Students With 9/11-Related Illnesses Urge Others To Get HelpFormer students of a Lower Manhattan high school suffering from 9/11 related illnesses are coming forward to help others who might also be sick.
Retired FDNY Lieutenant Dies Of 9/11-Related IllnessRetired FDNY Lt. Joseph Stach Jr. died of a 9/11-related illness on Sunday. He was 51.
Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole ClosedThe 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.
ME Takes 9/11 Officer's Body From Wake In Debate Over Cause Of DeathAs New York’s finest saluted and honored a retired police officer in Chinatown, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was defending the city’s medical examiner Tuesday.