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FILE -- Protester holds up a sign at a press conference held in an effort to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act on September 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Leaders Urge Reauthorization Of Zadroga Act

City council members, members of NYPD and FDNY unions held a news conference and rally on the steps of City Hall Thursday to encourage Congress to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Act.

04/16/2015

The view from the observatory at One World Trade Center. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ticket Purchasing Opens For One World Trade Center Observatory Wednesday

Tickets for the observatory at One World Trade are $32 for adults and $26 for kids ages 6-12. Tickets are free for family members of those who were killed on 9/11.

04/08/2015

New York Commemorates 13th Anniversary Of September 11th Attacks

Medical Examiner Identifies 1,640th 9/11 Victim Through DNA

A victim of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, has been identified through DNA, officials announced Thursday.

03/19/2015

Firefighters from around the world take part in the New York City Firefighter Stair Climb on Monday, March 16. (Credit: CBS2)

Firefighters From Around World Gather For Stair Climb At 4 World Trade

New York’s bravest on Monday hosted the first annual New York City Firefighter Stair Climb, raising money for two groups in need.

03/16/2015

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Report: Teen Confessed To Fatally Shooting Dad At Kinnelon, New Jersey Home

Documents filed in the case show 18-year-old Travis Hofstetter told a 911 dispatcher that “I did something bad” before confessing to the crime.

02/25/2015

Firefighter John Curley

CBS2 Exclusive: Hero LI Firefighter Awarded ‘Medal Of Valor’ By Vice President Biden

The Vice President has honored a Long Island firefighter with the Medal of Valor for heroic actions in the line of duty, but if you ask the recipient he’ll say he did nothing special.

02/12/2015

Cross Bronx Expressway (credit: @boblinknyc/Twitter)

NYC’s 911 System Inundated With Weather-Related Calls

The call volume began to rise between 7:30 and 8 a.m. and peaked between 10 and 11 a.m.

01/18/2015

A member of the U.S. Secret Service patrols outside the North Portico of the White House September 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Terrorism Insurance Bill, Sends To Obama

The Senate Thursday approved legislation to renew a federal program that is credited with reviving the market for insurance against terrorist attacks after its collapse in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

01/08/2015

New York Commemorates The 12th Anniversary Of The September 11 Terror Attacks

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Appeal Of 9/11 Cleanup Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a real estate developer’s appeal after it lost its bid to force World Trade Center owners to pay for a building’s environmental cleanup after the Sept. 11 attacks.

12/02/2014

Josephine Smith graduated from the FDNY academy on Tuesday. Her father was killed on 9/11. (Credit: CBS2)

Daughter Of Firefighter Killed On 9/11 Follows Father’s Footsteps, Graduates FDNY Academy

Josephine’s father Kevin was a 23 year veteran of the department. His Manhattan Hazmat company was called to the World trade Center on 9/11. Smith’s entire unit died that day.

11/18/2014

One World Trade Center is reflected in a window on November 3, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: We Are Winning … Winning Big

Out of the death and dust has arisen a massive masterpiece of modern architecture and now there is life in 1 World Trade Center.

11/07/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

NYC’s Computerized 911 Dispatch System Goes Down; Operators Manually Process Calls

CAD is the computer processing system that helps organize and prioritize 911 calls.

11/03/2014

Pedestrians pass by One World Trade Center on Nov. 3, 2014 (Photo DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Publisher Conde Nast Begins Move Into One World Trade Center

Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is again opening for business.

11/03/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Names of 12 NYPD Officers Who Died From 9/11-Related Illnesses Added To Memorial Wall

A dozen new names were added to the NYPD Memorial Wall in Battery Park City Friday.

10/10/2014

Jayden Allen-Walton, 7, has been credited with making the 911 call that saved his mother's life. (Credit: CBS 2)

Quick Thinking Staten Island 7-Year-Old Saves Mother’s Life

When Jayden Allen-Walton’s mother passed out during dinner two weeks ago, the second grader unlocked her cell phone and dialed 911.

09/29/2014

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