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9/11 Attacks

FDNY memorial wall (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

FDNY Honors 12 More Firefighters Who Died Of 9/11 Illnesses

Their names were added to a memorial wall at FDNY headquarters in downtown Brooklyn on Friday.

09/06/2013

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Judge To Rule On Whether Airlines Are Liable In 9/11 Attacks

A federal judge will decide whether the owners of the World Trade Center can try to make several airlines and other aviation defendants pay billions of dollars in damages from the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

07/13/2013

FDNY Lt. Jeffrey Walz died on Sept. 11, 2001. His remains were identified earlier this week. (Photo: Handout)

Firefighter’s Remains From Sept. 11, 2001 Attacks Finally Identified

Ronnie Walz said she never thought the phone would ring with the type of news she got recently.

07/05/2013

People walk past the front of the New York Stock Exchange Aug. 5, 2011. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

General: NSA Spying Led To Foiled Plots Against High Value Targets In NYC

It was an all-out charm offensive Tuesday by Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the NSA, and representatives of the FBI and the Department of Justice to beat back concerns that our government is spying on us, tapping our phone lines and email accounts.

06/18/2013

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: National Security Agency Gets Phone Records Of Verizon Customers

The order requires Verizon, one of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies, on an “ongoing, daily basis” to give the NSA information on all telephone calls in its systems, both within the U.S. and between the U.S. and other countries.

06/06/2013

A worker searches through the debris field from the south tower of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Mar 7, 2002 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

More Possible Human Remains Unearthed In WTC Debris

About 60 truckloads – or 600 cubic yards – of debris that could contain tiny human bone fragments have been unearthed by construction crews working on the new World Trade Center tower in recent years. Investigators will spend 10 weeks trying to find remains in that debris.

04/21/2013

9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Medical Examiner Begins Sifting WTC Debris For Sept. 11 Remains

The work began Monday and is expected to continue for about 10 weeks on Staten Island.

04/01/2013

The ‘Tribute in Light’ shines as One World Trade Center (R) rises under construction on the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City To Resume Search For Human Remains In Twin Towers’ Debris

The grim and sad search for human remains in the debris from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks resumes Monday.

03/31/2013

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

As Alleged 9/11 Plotters Face Judge, Those Who Lost Loved Ones Feel Bevy Of Emotions

Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.

05/05/2012

9/11 hero Joe Irizarry

NYC Subway Motorman Reflects On 9/11 — The Day He Was Thrust Into Heroic Role

Over the past decade we have heard countless stories about acts of heroism during the 9/11 terror attacks. But here’s one you probably never heard about.

09/06/2011

A screengrab of Learn Our History's '9/11 & The War on Terror' cartoon. (credit: YouTube)

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee Selling Children’s Cartoon About 9/11 Attacks

9/11, the cartoon? Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee thinks it’s a good idea.

08/03/2011

Ground Zero (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

What’s In A Name? When It Comes To ‘Ground Zero,’ A Lot Of Debate

Years from now, will the words “ground zero” still be used by New Yorkers to describe the World Trade Center site? Some say it’s time to move past using those words, because the site is no longer a disaster zone.

08/01/2011

Robbie Zampieri (Photo: CBS 2)

Happiness, But No Closure For Family Of 9/11 Victim

Robbie Zampieri was just 30 years old when he was killed. He was on the 92nd floor of Tower One when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center.

05/02/2011

A fiery blasts rocks the south tower of the World Trade Center as the hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston crashes into the building September 11, 2001. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

9/11 Survivors Wanting Benefits Must Be Checked Against Terror Watch List

First responder John Feal, who was injured at ground zero, said it’s like a slap in the face — a letter going out to 9/11 survivors, warning them about a provision in the Zadroga bill.

04/22/2011

BMCC beam-laying

Exclusive: 9/11 Healing Continues With BMCC Beam-Laying

New York City passed another milepost Wednesday on the road to recovery from the 9/11 attacks. One of the badly damaged buildings torn down near ground zero is now standing at its full 14-story height.

03/23/2011

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