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Dozen cops who died from 9/11-related illnesses have names added to the NYPD Memorial Wall 

 Two-year-old twins, Max and Owen Cioffi, are held up near their father's name Lt. Steven Cioffi. Susan Watts/New York Daily News

By Barry Paddock New York Daily News The names of a dozen cops who succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses — including two who died several years ago — were added Friday to the NYPD Memorial Wall in Battery Park City. “It was bittersweet,” said Delores Weiner, 57, a retired NYPD detective whose brother, Detective Thomas Weiner died […]

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Fire burns 3 administrative buildings at Flight 93 memorial; visitors center unaffected

By Amy McConnell Schaarsmith and Lexi Belculfine Pittsburgh Post-Gazette SHANKSVILLE, Pa. —  Fire burned through an area of the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Somerset County, on Friday, destroying three administrative buildings that housed a portion of the memorial’s prized artifacts. The collection, which includes the American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol […]

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Fallen officers, recent and distant, honored at Nassau memorial’s dedication

By Nicole Fuller Newsday Deborah Petroski never met her great-grandfather — Nassau police Lt. John P. Dowd, who died at 37 in a car crash while on patrol in 1929. But Petroski said she was filled with deep pride Wednesday when Dowd was one of 34 Nassau officers honored by the department at a dedication ceremony […]

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