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A former police officer turned disbarred attorney will spend the next four years in prison for stealing money awarded to a New York City police officer who helped search for and rescue victims after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. More.

Liz Carvajal was a born and bred New York City girl, who had just moved home from living in Boston. Watching the tv coverage on 9/11 all day long with her family, by evening she knew she had to help her beloved city. Having a background in social work, Liz thought she could help the loved ones who had gathered at hospitals, looking for their missing loved ones. More.

NYPD Sgt. James P. Bast, who died from 9/11-related illness was honored on April 7 by the Town of Islip with a street in Sayville named after him. Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg was on hand for the ceremony. Sgt. Bast worked on Bloomberg's security detail when he retired after 23 years of service with the NYPD. He retired from the NYPD Intelligence Bureau's Municipal Security Section. More.

Build-a-Rig For Scott, a community-based nonprofit on Long Island, held a charity event to build a ceremonial unit rig in memory of the late retired NYPD Officer Scott Blackshaw, who died at age 52 in 2018 of esophageal and brain cancer related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center. More.

The Sept. 11 National Memorial Trail Alliance recently announced that the 9/11 National Memorial designation is now in the legislative process, introduced by U.S. Reps. Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Don Beyer (D-VA). More.