9/11-Related Illnesses Continue To Plague Firefighters, Police, EMTs And Other RescuersIn the tragedy, 343 firefighters died while responding to the attacks in 2001. Years since, thousands of first responders died from cancers caused by toxic fumes.
Tunnel To Towers' Frank Siller Talks About PBA Honor, Annual 5k Race Ahead Of 9/11 AnniversaryThis week, New York City and the nation will mark 18 years since the September 11th terror attacks. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation was born out of that tragedy.
Wake Held For 9/11 First Responder Lou AlvarezThe retired NYPD detective spent months digging through rubble during the rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero.
New Jersey Firefighter And Retired Cop Team Up To Save Woman's Life At Softball GameA 50-year-old woman stopped breathing at Commons Field in Paterson on Saturday. That’s when two assistant coaches raced to her aid.
Distracted Drivers Becoming A Bigger Threat To First Responders At Accident ScenesNew research shows that many drivers are profoundly distracted by their phones when they're going past first responders working accidents on the roadways.
Quick-Thinking Bayonne First Responders Save Priest In What Many Are Calling A 'Christmas Miracle'First responders in New Jersey are being hailed as heroes after saving a priest who had a medical emergency while driving.
'T-Band' Radio Frequency, Which Is Vital To First Responders, May Soon Hit The Auction BlockTaxpayers could soon be hit with a hefty cost to rebuild communications for first responders.
Heart Attack Survivor Returns To Thank Officers Who Saved Her LifeThanks to the kindness of strangers, Marlene Martens is still with us and she's showing her thanks to those who jumped into action with life-saving care.
11-Year-Old Stabbing Victim Returns Home To Heroes WelcomeAn 11-year-old boy who was the victim of a stabbing in his own home on Halloween has been released from the hospital and welcomed home with a heroes parade of first responders.
NJ First Responders Use Virtual Reality Facility To Train For Active Shooter SituationsA first of its kind facility in New Jersey takes first responder training to the next level – beyond reality and into the unknown.
Lawmakers Fighting For Accelerated Federal Benefits To Families Of Fallen First RespondersWith families of fallen first responders waiting years to receive federal benefits, Senator Kristen Gillibrand and Congressman Peter King announced a bipartisan bill to cut red tape and help families get compensation to their loved ones.
Jon Stewart, Mayor De Blasio Present Key To NYC To First Responder Who Fought For Zadroga ActStewart and Pfeifer spent weeks in the halls of Congress challenging lawmakers to vote for the legislation that extends federal health monitoring and treatment for Sept. 11 first responders through 2090.
Bill Providing Medical Help For 9/11 Responders Set To Expire At MidnightFederal officials responsible for administering the program warn that by February the program will start to face challenges
Thanksgiving Breakfast Honors Families Of Fallen First RespondersThe families of New York-area first responders killed in the line of duty were honored at a Thanksgiving breakfast.
Triathlete Meets First Responders Who Saved His LifeA Long Island man who nearly died during the New York City Triathlon got the chance on Sunday to meet with the first responders who saved his life.