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This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Osama bin Laden sitting between his Egyptian lieutenant Ayman al-Zawahri (L) and Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the spokesman of his al-Qaeda network, in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Under Way In NY Trial Of Bin Laden Son-In-Law

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith is accused of conspiring to kill Americans as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

03/03/2014

Upper West Side Cell Tower

Upper West Side Residents Frustrated As 911 Calls Are Bounced To New Jersey

Concerns have arisen on the Upper West Side, as some residents have said they have been running into issues calling 911. As CBS 2’s Don Champion reported, the callers have found themselves connected to dispatchers across the Hudson River in New Jersey.

02/24/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Never Forget Feb 26, 1993

9/11 is part of our national language. It’s mere mention evokes scenes of fire and death. What we sometimes forget is that 21 years ago next Wednesday, six people were killed and more than a thousand injured in the first terror attack on the World Trade Center

02/21/2014

Outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith #53 of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: MVP Malcolm Smith Interrupted By Man Calling For 9/11 Probe

The man said: “Investigate 9/11. 9/11 was perpetrated by people with your own government.” He quickly walked away, and security converged on him.

02/02/2014

Rendering of the 9/11 Museum (credit: National September 11 Memorial & Museum)

Mayor De Blasio Calls On Feds To Contribute Funding For 9/11 Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is set to open this spring after years of delays. But officials at the museum have not yet secured funding for its $60 million annual budget.

01/15/2014

911 operator (file/credit: CBS 2)

City Launches New 911 Response Tracking Website

New York City residents have a new tool to track 911 response times: a website that shows weekly averages for how long it took to get to fires, medical emergencies and other types of calls.

12/30/2013

Ariel Russo (Handout)

City Council Passes Emergency-Response Bill In Honor Of Girl Killed By SUV

The New York City Council passed legislation Tuesday honoring a 4-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle in June.

12/10/2013

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)

Group Says 9/11 Compensation Fund’s Pace Of Distribution ‘Unacceptable’

The federal fund for people with illnesses related to the Sept. 11 attacks said Friday it has been able to issue compensation decisions to only 112 people out of nearly 55,000 who have applied so far.

11/22/2013

4 World Trade Center (credit: CBS 2)

Marking A Milestone: 4 World Trade Center Opens

Designed by architect Fumihiko Maki, 4 World Trade Center is 72 stories high and 2.5 million square feet and features waterfalls, lush trees and blue skies.

11/13/2013

One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Lower Manhattan Residents Sue NYPD Over WTC Security Plan

The lawsuit seeks to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.

11/13/2013

Volunteers at St. Paul's Church prepare care packages for soldiers on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

9/11 Families Prepare Care Packages For Troops On Veterans Day

A group of volunteers who lost a spouse or parent on 9/11 spent Veterans Day at St. Paul’s Church preparing care packages to send to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

11/11/2013

USS New York arrives in NYC For Veterans Week. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Tours Available On U.S.S. New York For Veterans Week

The U.S.S. New York was in town this weekend to help the city celebrate Veterans Day, and she will be open for public tours both Saturday and Monday.

11/09/2013

One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

One World Trade Center Tallest Building In The Country, Or Is It?

The new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest building in the country. Or has it?

11/08/2013

A home along the shore in the Rockaways ravaged by Superstorm Sandy - Nov. 2, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects City’s Evacuation Plans For The Disabled During Emergencies

A federal judge has ruled that New York City has violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks.

11/07/2013

People leave the Garden State Plaza Mall after reports of a shooter inside a store on November 04, 2013 in Paramus, New Jersey.   (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

911 Dispatchers Kept Mall Shoppers, Workers Calm During Garden State Plaza Shooting

Frightened shoppers and employees inside the mall began calling for help when an armed man walked in and opened fire.

11/07/2013

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