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Marcy Borders covered in dust as she takes refuge in an office building after one of the World Trade Center towers collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001. Borders was caught outside on the street as the cloud of smoke and dust enveloped the area. (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Seen Covered In Dust In 9/11 Attacks Dies Of Cancer

A hazy image of a woman coated in ash was one of the iconic images of Sept. 11, 2001, and now, the woman in the picture has died of cancer.

08/25/2015

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)

Fight For Zadroga Bill Extension Continues

The law is expiring next fall and lobbying to extend it is underway.

08/09/2015

A Jersey City Medical Center ambulance. (credit; CBS 2)

Jersey City Training Volunteers To Help With 911 Medical Calls

According to Mayor Steven Fulop, when a 911 medical call is received, GPS technology will be used to alert a volunteer who is nearby.

07/30/2015

(credit: Tunnel to Towers/Facebook)

The Tunnel To Towers 5K Run Guide

The 14th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers 5K Run & Walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 27.

07/28/2015

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)

First Responders Sickened By Toxins At Ground Zero After 9/11 Testify Before Congress

First responders who were seriously hurt in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks appeared before a congressional committee in Washington on Thursday.

06/11/2015

Michael O'Connell Helmet (Facebook)

Retired Firefighter Turns To Facebook In Quest To Find Stolen Helmet He Wore On 9/11

Former FDNY Firefighter Michael O’Connell posted on Facebook that his helmet was stolen and he was hoping to get it back.

06/03/2015

(Photo by Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images)

Austrian Baker’s Sept. 11 Cake Stirs Up Controversy

An Austrian baker, reportedly upset with his government’s governing coalition, baked up a cake showing the World Trade Center being struck by planes.

05/01/2015

A mechanic claims police never responded to 911 calls after he was assaulted at this Queens Sunoco station. (credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Mechanic Claims Police Never Responded To 911 Calls

David Zwang said Monday was a typical day at the Sunoco gas station and garage where he works in Forest Hills until an unpleasant customer came in, upset that a part needed for his car wasn’t in stock.

04/21/2015

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

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