public safety workers

First responders recall carnage in Ohio

The women and men of Dayton Fire Department Station 11 spent the early hours of Sunday morning on a horrifying task: searching for victims in the aftermath of a mass shooting.

Funeral for 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez held

Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD bomb squad detective who dedicated his final years fighting for compensation to individuals with health problems related to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, was mourned Wednesday as a loving father and brother, a reserved man and tireless activist who will be long remembered for his impassioned plea to Congress weeks before cancer took his life.

9/11 first responder, advocate Luis Alvarez dies at 53

Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD bomb squad detective who described for Congress his medical issues during an impassioned appeal for an extension of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53.

4th NYPD officer dies by suicide this month

A fourth New York City police officer has killed himself this month, New York police said Thursday. It's the latest death in what the city's top cop has called a "mental-health crisis."

Stewart aims at McConnell in fight for 9/11 victim fund

Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart said Sunday that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never been compassionate in his congressional dealings when it comes to passing health care packages for first responders.