Category Archives: Families in the News

New cop Vigiano follows in footsteps of father, Det. Joseph Vigiano, fallen hero of 9/11

Joseph Vigiano, Jr., a US Marine, joined the NYPD on Thursday. Vigiano, 23, was 8 when his father, Detective Joseph Vigiano, and his uncle, Firefighter John Vigiano, Jr. were killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. ‘ “I just want to say that it’s an honor to be here and become a part […]

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28 pages on alleged Saudi ties to 9/11 to be released as soon as Friday

The long-classified 28 pages that may link the Saudi Arabian government to the  hijackers who murdered 2,973 people on September 11, 2001 will be released by Congress as early as Friday, write CNN reporters Jim Sciutto and Deirdre Walsh. The classified document was part of a 2002 Congressional report concerning the September 11 terrorist attacks. Sources now claim […]

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Son of Bruce Eagleson, who was killed in 9/11 attacks, fights to make Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) law

Brett Eagleson, who was 15 when his father, Bruce Eagleson, was killed in the South Tower of the World Trade Center, is working for the passage of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act would narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity and authorize U.S. courts to hear cases involving […]

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