A Port Authority police officer known for his dedication and true grit has lost his long bout with a 9/11 related cancer, the agency said Friday. Police Officer William Leahy, who reminded colleagues of stoic western star John Wayne died at his parents’ home on Thursday — one month after what many hoped would be a life saving surgery, friends said. He was 49. More.
Beloved Port Authority cop, known for his toughness and tender heart dies of 9/11 cancer