Volunteers at St. Paul's Church prepare care packages for soldiers on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

9/11 Families Prepare Care Packages For Troops On Veterans Day

A group of volunteers who lost a spouse or parent on 9/11 spent Veterans Day at St. Paul’s Church preparing care packages to send to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

11/11/2013

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 9/11 First Responders Showing Early Signs Of Kidney Damage

Some first responders who served at ground zero following the 9/11 attacks have shown early signs of kidney damage, according to a study conducted by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

11/09/2013

The spire on top of One World Trade Center was test lit for the first time on Friday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Spire On Top Of One World Trade Center Test Lit For The First Time

The spire and beacon stand 408 feet tall. The spire can be seen from up to 50 miles away when it is lit on a clear night.

11/08/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects City’s Evacuation Plans For The Disabled During Emergencies

A federal judge has ruled that New York City has violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks.

11/07/2013

The South Pool at the National September 11 Memorial is seen on September 12, 2011 (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

British Teens Spark Ire With 9/11 Flaming Twin Towers Halloween Costume

The costumes, labeled “North Tower” and “South Tower” depict the moment of impact when jets slammed into the buildings.

11/06/2013

An unidentified New York City firefighter walks away from the World Trade Center (file/credit: Anthony Correia/Getty Images)

Just Days Left To Register For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

The Victim Compensation Fund covers those already sick or anyone who fears they may become sick due to the toxic dust that lingered in the air over lower Manhattan following the Sept. 11 terror attacks.

10/01/2013

Visitors in the mobile 9/11 exhibit (credit: CBS 2)

Mobile 9/11 Exhibit Highlights Heroism Amid Terror

The mobile exhibit was build on an expandable 53-foot trailer that houses over a 1,000 feet of museum space.

09/27/2013

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand speaks at a press conference urging people to sign up for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Sen. Gillibrand: ‘Clock Is Ticking’ On Enrollment For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Anyone who worked on lived near the World Trade Center on or after Sept. 11 and was exposed to the toxic dust is eligible to sign up ahead of the Oct. 3 deadline.

09/23/2013

A view of the Manhattan skyline from Hoboken, N.J. on Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Push Made To Designate 9/11 A National Holiday

Some people believe a holiday would help educate children about the day.

09/11/2013

Evelyn Vargas speaks outside St. Paul's Chapel on Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Brooklyn Grandmother, A Witness To 9/11 Attacks, Takes Another Step Toward Healing

Evelyn Vargas, who was working in lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, had a front-row seat to one of the nation’s most horrific events.

09/11/2013

AT&T Tweet

AT&T Pulls Tweet Showing Smartphone With 9/11 Memorial

AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks.

09/11/2013

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During 9/11 Names Ceremony, Teen Tells Obama Not To Bring Us To Another War

The reading of the names ceremony took a slight political turn Wednesday morning when a teenager who was reading the names of victims, mentioned her fallen uncle.

09/11/2013

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