Andrew Soulas, a Fordham University junior, is one of the beneficiaries of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund. (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Fund Hands Out $100M In Scholarships

A scholarship fund set up for families of 9/11 victims said Wednesday it recently surpassed $100 million in awards handed out since the terrorist attacks.

09/10/2014

The Squad 288/Hazmat 1 firehouse in Maspeth lost 18 members on 9/11. (credit: CBS 2)

Sons Of Firefighter Killed On 9/11 Follow In Father’s Footsteps

Two sons have carried on the tradition set by their father, a firefighter who was killed in the terrorist attacks.

09/10/2014

The 9/11 Memorial plaza - New York, NY - Sep 12, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Port Authority, Developer Tout Progress To World Trade Center

One thing the families of 9/11 victims may notice as they gather at the memorial this year is fewer construction fences, marking another year of progress.

09/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials call for the renewal of the Zadroga Act on Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Local Leaders Urging Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Peter King joined Mayor Bill de Blasio in lower Manhattan to call for the reauthorization of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

09/08/2014

Bracelet honoring fallen firefighter Michael Otten. (credit: Handout)

Once-Missing 9/11 Memorial Bracelet Unites Families From NYC, Long Island

The bracelet was engraved with the name of fallen New York City firefighter Michael Otten, who died on Sept. 11. The firefighter’s widow, Marion Otten, said her son lost the bracelet on the beach at Robert Moses State Park a decade ago.

09/08/2014

People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Shirt Worn In Bin Laden Raid On Display At September 11 Museum

The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum.

09/07/2014

People remember victims of 9/11 at the Empty Sky Memorial at Liberty State Park on Sept. 7, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Jersey 9/11 Victims Remembered At Empty Sky Memorial

The 749 New Jersey residents killed on 9/11 were remembered Sunday during a ceremony at the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park.

09/07/2014

(Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

9/11 Responders Urged To Register For Workers’ Compensation Benefits

They say that those who worked around the World Trade Center site should enroll with the state Workers’ Compensation Board.

09/05/2014

Kyle Pavlik poses in front of the 9/11 memorial he's building in Haworth, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Teen Building 9/11 Memorial In Front Of Haworth Fire Department

The work by Kyle Pavlik, a 17-year-old Bergen Catholic High School student, uses three pieces of twisted, rusted World Trade Center steel and is displayed in front of the Haworth Fire Department.

08/25/2014

Wall of missing posters from inside 9/11 Tribute Center (Credit: Peter Haske//WCBS 880)

9/11 Tribute Center Going Strong Despite Opening Of National Museum

Lee Ielpi, the center’s president and co-founder, said he’s still seeing full tours daily.

06/23/2014

People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Museum Responds To Gift Shop Criticism

National September 11 Memorial Museum officials say victims’ families will continue to be consulted regarding merchandise on sale in its gift shop.

05/29/2014

An image of one of the original World Trade Center Towers is displayed in the window of the 9/11 Memorial Museum pavilion during the dedication ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial Museum at ground zero on May 15, 2014. (Photo by Anthony Behar-Pool/Getty Images)

9/11 Memorial Museum Gift Shop Draws The Ire Of Many: ‘It’s A Disgrace’

There is a debate brewing over whether it’s appropriate for the 9/11 museum gift shop to sell souvenirs at the exact spot where thousands of people died.

05/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum as an image of Welles Crowther, known as "the man in the red bandanna," is displayed behind him on May 15, 2014. (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors WTC Hero Known As ‘Man In The Red Bandanna’

President Barack Obama honored the memory of a young man who saved others before losing his own life at the World Trade Center.

05/15/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo at the dedication of the national September 11th Memorial Museum on May 15, 2014. (credit: AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY / POOL)

9/11 Ceremony Scraps ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ Song After Christie Remarks

A last-minute change avoided what could have been an uncomfortable moment in the Sept. 11 museum dedication ceremony: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie followed by “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

05/15/2014