Mayor De Blasio Presents Family Of Det. Lou Alvarez With Key To CityAlvarez Marines and the NYPD before spending months helping with the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero. He died of 9/11-related cancer on June 29.
Man Diagnosed With Breast Cancer Caused By 9/11 Toxins Urges Non-First Responders To Get Tested TooJeff Flynn, who lives in East Meadow, was not a first responder. He was working near Ground Zero with Goldman Sachs and continued working in Lower Manhattan for months after.
Senate Passes 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Extension, Bill Heads To President TrumpThe House approved the bill last week, but it vote stalled in the Senate when Republican senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee raised concerns about the cost and oversight.
Family, Friends Bid Final Farewell To Retired Firefighters Who Died On Same Day From 9/11-Related IllnessesFirefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Howard Bischoff, and Firefighter Robert Leaver all died Monday as a result of illnesses they came down with while working at the World Trade Center site after the attacks, according to the Uniformed Fire Officers Association.