Det. Luis Alvarez remembered at 9/11 ceremony

The brother of NYPD detective Luis Alvarez, who fought for the extension of health benefits for other 9/11 first responders told attendees at a ceremony that the new legislation is needed to fund the World Trade Center health program. (Sept. 10)

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9/11 activist hailed for bravery at funeral

A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders was remembered as a hero at his funeral Wednesday. Detective Luis Alvarez died Saturday after a three-year battle with colorectal cancer. (July 3)

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