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World Trade Center site, as seen from Chopper 2 HD, Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

An Inside Look At Progress Of WTC Site As 12th Anniversary Approaches

The finishing touches are now being put on the $4 billion symbol of American rebirth, One World Trade Center.

09/10/2013

Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan look for ways to continue serving the community after leaving the military. (Credit CBS 2)

New York Veterans Continue Their Service On Anniversary Of Terror Attacks

Volunteer groups in New York have decided to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by assisting first responders with small acts of helpfulness.

09/09/2013

"Empty Sky" memorial in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ. (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ 9/11 Widow Disappointed By Canceled Ceremony

New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation chairman Rick Cahill said the event had to be canceled because the damage to the park from superstorm Sandy didn’t get fixed in time. Cahill said there also wasn’t enough interest in the ceremony this year.

09/09/2013

Welles Crowther (credit: Facebook)

Stories From Main Street: Honoring A 9/11 Hero

Welles Crowther, 24, has come to be known as the man in the red bandana for sacrificing his own life to help save several people on that day.

09/09/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: We Must Never Forget

A dozen years have passed and yet, all those firefighters — young guys most of them…I can still see them marching in as the rest of us were running away — marching in and then in a matter of minutes it was over. We must never forget.

09/06/2013

Remnants of the Twin Towers at the 9/11 Museum (credit: National September 11 Memorial & Museum)

Push On To Nix Admission Fee For 9/11 Museum

Back in May, it was announced that there would be an admission fee in the range of $20 to $25.

07/11/2013

35th Avenue and 204th Street in Bayside, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Queens Street Being Renamed For 9/11 Hero Thought To Be Terrorist

A 9/11 hero once labeled a terrorist is finally getting the honor he deserves, nearly a dozen years later.

02/13/2013

Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation Sandy Relief Tent (credit: Tunnel To Towers)

Stories From Main Street: Tunnel To Towers 9/11 Charity Shifts To Hurricane Relief

Most people probably know the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation for its 9/11-related charities, but superstorm Sandy has them extending their efforts.

12/10/2012

NYPD officers (file/credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney: City Short-Changing Retired Workers Who Served In Military Since 9/11

Bharara sued the city on behalf of three retired NYPD officers and others who served in the military after 9/11 but said they were short-changed by the city in their pensions.

10/22/2012

Horse Solider Statue at 9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan - Oct. 19, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith / WCBS 880)

Statue Of Soldier On Horse Re-Dedicated At 9/11 Memorial

Dozens of veterans and soldiers turned out in the rain Friday for the re-dedication of the horse soldier statue at the 9/11 Memorial.

10/19/2012

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Congressional Gridlock Could Leave 9/11 Responders Hurting Again

If Congress fails to reach a budget deal, automatic across the board cuts in January would slash $38 million from the Zadroga Act, which helps care for sick 9/11 responders.

10/15/2012

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families Invited To Watch 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters Pretrial Hearings

The hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims’ families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.

10/14/2012

Chief Frank Del Vecchio (credit: CBS 2)

Local Police Chief Runs 26 Miles To Raise Money For 9/11 Charity

Fairview Police Chief Frank Del Vecchio spent Tuesday morning and afternoon running — both to remember the thousands killed and to raise money for the children left behind.

09/12/2012

Joe Torres of Sayreville, N.J., a fire captain from Elizabeth, N.J., kneels as he touches the name of his sister-in-law Krystine Bordenabe during observances held on the eleventh anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2012. (Photo by Craig Ruttle-Pool/Getty Images)

NYC Remembers, Honors Those Killed In 9/11 Terror Attacks

New York, the nation and the world paused Tuesday to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the Sept. 11th attacks 11 years ago.

09/11/2012

A man stands in front of the Empty Sky memorial in Liberty State Park, NJ on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

9/11 Observances Held Around The Tri-State Area

Events and memorials were held around the Tri-State area Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11th terror attacks.

09/11/2012