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

Brittney Cofresi (CBS)

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

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