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Union County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Castrogiovanni, a former NYPD officer, was at the scene of 9/11. “I had been looking at those buildings my whole life so to see what happened was just, it’s so surreal,” Castrogiovanni said. More.

A former NYPD officer and 9/11 survivor whose Victims Compensation Fund award was stolen by a fellow cop and disbarred attorney received $400,000 from the New York State Lawyers Fund Thursday to help offset the nearly $1 million he lost. More.

Saul joined the Bureau in 1990, serving first as a security warder and then as a police officer at FBI Headquarters before joining the Washington Field Office’s Special Surveillance Group, SSG, in 1995. He served the bulk of his career there, most recently as a team coordinator and supervisory investigative specialist. More.

Phase one of the COVID vaccine distribution is still in works. But with the next phase on the horizon, there's an effort to prioritize vaccine distribution to survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. That initiative also extends to those who worked at ground zero and the Pentagon. More.

After the 9/11 attack 20 years ago, anyone on or near Ground Zero up to eight months after was exposed to debris like glass particles, mercury and asbestos. That exposure is now putting them at risk for things like lung disease, and almost seventy different types of cancer. More.