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9/11 terror attacks

In this courtroom sketch, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan addresses Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, right, in federal court in Manhattan on Sept. 23, 2014. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Sentenced To Life In Prison

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who said he saw “no remorse whatsoever” from the 48-year-old imam.

09/23/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects Statement From 9/11 Mastermind at Terrorism Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

At a hearing Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected a request by defense lawyers. They’d sought to call Khalid Sheikh Mohammed as a witness at the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.

03/18/2014

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

"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

Dust fills the area around the World Trade Center as the Twin Towers collapse - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Deadline To Register For 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Fast Approaching

The $2.8 billion Victim Compensation Fund will be divided among those who register and are eligible for benefits.

09/09/2013

A Long Island couple had their lives turned upside-down for a little while this week after simple Google searches triggered the police into action. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Couple Gets Quite The Scare Over A Simple Google Search

It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google. One Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police.

08/01/2013

Countdown for enrollment in Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund on Rep. Carolyn Maloney's official website, June 24, 2013. (credit: maloney.house.gov)

Officials Urge Those Affected By 9/11 To Register For Victim Compensation Fund

Time is running out for people exposed to toxins from the Sept. 11 terror attacks to register for health benefits. A deadline of Oct. 3 is looming for those who are sick or might become sick because of 9/11.

06/24/2013

Damage at Staten Island's WTC Memorial "Postcards," April 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Vandals Hit Staten Island’s World Trade Center Memorial

The “Postcards” Memorial on the St. George Waterfront contains 274 plaques in honor of Staten Islanders who died in the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. In recent weeks, officials said some of the plaques have been damaged or removed.

04/11/2013

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

Quinn: City Should Help 9/11 Volunteers Get Health Compensation

In order to qualify for federal help, sick or injured Ground Zero volunteers who lack other proof must have two people swear they worked there. Quinn said the city should help these volunteers locate first responders and others who can attest to their service.

01/03/2013

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 View Pretrial Hearings Of Self-Professed 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters

Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.

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

9/11 Garden

NYC Parks Department Criticized For Destroying Bronx ‘9/11 Garden’

A Bronx couple is furious with the city’s Parks Department. It seems the city destroyed a garden they had planted to honor the victims of 9/11.

09/13/2012

TSA Agent File Photo (Photo credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City TSA Workers Say Events Of 9/11 Were A Call To Action

The 9/11 attacks were life changing for most Americans. The Transportation Security Administration — better known as the TSA — was created as a result.

09/11/2012

Tour Of Duty riders arrive at U.S.S. Intrepid (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Participants Of Cross-Country Bike Ride In Honor Of 9/11 Victims Arrive In New York

The Tour Of Duty ride began on Aug. 12. The 40 participants pedalled nearly 3,000 miles, dedicating each mile to a victim of the 9/11 terror attacks.

09/10/2012