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9/11: Searching For Victims

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Rescue workers dig in the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City, two days after the Islamic terror attacks. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rescue workers dig in the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York City, two days after the Islamic terror attacks. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Remembers 9/11

Updated: 9/9/11

NEW YORK (CBS 2) ― Rescue workers searched through the debris at Ground Zero for possible survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The mission changed hours later from search-and-rescue to retrieving remains. Many of the remains that were found have yet to be identified.

Watch CBS 2HD reports about the search for 9/11 victims.

Searching For Victims:

Technological Advances Make IDing 9/11 Victims Easier (Sept. 8, 2011)
Early 9/11 Tribute Takes Place In East Meadow On L.I. (Sept. 8, 2011)
Advances In Technology Making Identification Of 9/11 Victims A Less Arduous Process (Sept. 7, 2011)
Garden Provides Comfort For Father Of 9/11 Victim (Sept. 7, 2011)
New 9/11 Memorial For New Jersey Opens This Weekend (Sept. 7, 2011)
Hero Motorman Reflects On Horrors Of 9/11 (Sept. 7, 2011)
9/11 Burn Victims Still Dealing With The Pain (Sept. 6, 2011)
Rescue Dogs Credited As 9/11 Unsung Heroes (Sept. 6, 2011)
Photo Evokes Painful Memories Of 9/11 For Some Firefighters (Sept. 6, 2011)
Ribbons of Remembrance for 9/11 (Sept. 6, 2011)
Smithsonian Unveiling 9/11 Exhibit (Sept. 2, 2011)
Some Want To Expand Ground Zero Search (July 30, 2007)
DOT Closes West St. To Search For 9/11 Remains (Apr. 9, 2007)
NYC Expands Search For 9/11 Victims’ Remains (Apr. 8, 2007)
Deutsche Bank Building Demolition Underway (Dec. 8, 2006)
Search Continues Away From WTC Site (Nov. 15, 2006)
9/11 Families Rally For Expanded Search (Nov. 2, 2006)
DNA Helps Identify More 9/11 Victims (Nov. 2, 2006)
Area Searched In 2002 Yields New Remains (Oct. 30, 2006)
Streets Adjacent To Ground Zero To Be Searched (Oct. 27, 2006)
Search For Remains Ventures Away From Ground Zero (Oct. 27, 2006)
Officials To Search Roads For Remains (Oct. 26, 2006)
Bloomberg: Initial Cleanup At Ground Zero Too Fast (Oct. 24, 2006)
Bloomberg Angers Many 9/11 Families (Oct. 23, 2006)
Bloomberg On New Search For Remains (Oct. 23, 2006)
Search Resumes For Human Remains At Ground Zero (Oct. 23, 2006)
Workers Uncover More Remains At WTC Site (Oct. 22, 2006)
Many 9/11 Families Agree With Renewed Search (Oct. 22, 2006)
Ground Zero Workers Find More Victims’ Remains (Oct. 21, 2006)
9/11 Families Divided Over Renewing Search (Oct. 21, 2006)
9/11 Families Outraged After More Remains Found (Oct. 21, 2006)
Families Plead For New Remains Search (Oct. 6, 2006)
Firefighter Told He’s Not Qualified To Search (Jul. 6, 2006)
Schumer: Send Elite Military Unit To Ground Zero (Apr. 23, 2006)
Workers Find Bone Fragments Atop Skyscraper (Apr. 18, 2006)
Officials Continue Search For 9/11 Remains (Apr. 14, 2006)
Search Continues For 9/11 Victims’ Remains (Apr. 14, 2006)
9/11 Lawsuit Wants WTC Victim Remains Moved (Aug. 17, 2005)
Victims’ Families To File Lawsuit Against City (Aug. 17, 2005)

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