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Forensic pathologist details grim work helping identify bodies after 9/11 in new book

Warning: This article is graphic. By Larry McShane New York Daily News On the morning of 9/11, forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek tilted her head skyward at the plane buzzing above Manhattan. Seconds later, American Airlines Flight 11 slammed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. The first Ground Zero bodies reached her at […]

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Slain Jersey City cop to be honored with flag that flew over WTC ruins

Terrence T. McDonald, The Jersey Journal  An American flag that flew over the ruins of the World Trade Center in 2001 will be draped over the coffin of slain Jersey City Police Office Melvin Santiago. The flag, called the U.S. Honor Flag, was delivered today from Fort Worth, Texas, to the city’s west district police station, where it […]

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Cypress search & rescue dog honored

By Phillip Mena 2 Houston CYPRESS, Texas — Heroes can come in all forms — even in the form of a golden retriever. When disaster strikes, heroes jump into action. Bretagne — French for Britney — is a retired search and rescue dog from Cypress, who helped search for survivors during some of America’s deadliest […]

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