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Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

Rep. Maloney Stands With New Yorkers In Support Of Terrorism Insurance Bill

The future of a federal backstop to protect insurers in the event of terrorist attacks is uncertain.

07/12/2014

FILE -- The sphere from the original World Trade Center (Credit: Getty Images)

Calls Mount To Return Sphere Sculpture To World Trade Center Site

After years of controversy, there still has been no decision made on what to do with a popular sculpture that stood on the plaza at the old World Trade Center.

07/07/2014

Melissa Brengel of Huntington Station points to empty bracket which held special 9/11 flag. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Special American Flag Returned To Woman Who Lost Brother On 9/11

A Long Island woman who lost her firefighter brother on September 11, had a special American flag returned to her after it was stolen earlier in the week.

07/05/2014

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)

9/11 Illness Victim Compensation Decisions Picking Up After Slow Start

The fund that compensates those suffering from illnesses related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks has picked up the pace of evaluating applications after a slow start.

07/03/2014

Hank Hunt and his wife DaLonna, who came to Long Island to push for Kari's Law (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Texas Family Comes To L.I. To Show Support For Proposed ‘Kari’s Law’

Suffolk County is considering legislation, dubbed “Kari’s Law,” that would eliminate the need to dial 9 before 911 while staying at a hotel.

06/12/2014

People walk the grounds at the National September 11 Memorial Museum.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Museum Responds To Gift Shop Criticism

National September 11 Memorial Museum officials say victims’ families will continue to be consulted regarding merchandise on sale in its gift shop.

05/29/2014

Suspenders Bar

Last Call For Financial District’s Suspenders Bar

A Financial District bar that had become a part of the fabric of the neighborhood in some of the city’s darkest days was set to close its doors for good on Friday night.

05/23/2014

Piece of World Trade Center beam unveiled aboard the USS McFaul (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Fleet Week Sailors Visit Firehouse With WTC Beam Connection

For one ship visiting New York for Fleet Week, there’s a special connection with a lower Manhattan firehouse.

05/23/2014

Five people were injured during a fire at the St. Joseph Hill Academy convent in October 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

911 Recordings Reveal Confusion Among Dispatchers During Fire At S.I. Convent

911 recordings released Wednesday show confusion and disorganization at a dispatch center being notified about a fire at a Staten Island convent.

05/21/2014

A woman peers into the reflective glass of the gift shop at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in lower Manhattan. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

9/11 Museum Gift Shop And Cafe: Appropriate Or Insulting To Victims?

Is it appropriate to have a gift shop, cafe and black-tie affairs at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

05/21/2014

People line up to enter the 9/11 Memorial Museum on May 21, 2014, the first day the museum has opened to the public. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum Opens To The Public

The new museum, which was officially dedicated last week, features prominent videos of the twin towers collapsing, photos of people falling from them and voice mail messages from people in hijacked planes.

05/21/2014

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

05/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Texting 911 (credit: CBS 2)

911 Text Technology Coming By Year’s End Under Federal Statute

The text 911 technology rolled out Thursday in several upstate New York counties and will soon arrive closer to home.

05/15/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial Museum as an image of Welles Crowther, known as "the man in the red bandanna," is displayed behind him on May 15, 2014. (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Honors WTC Hero Known As ‘Man In The Red Bandanna’

President Barack Obama honored the memory of a young man who saved others before losing his own life at the World Trade Center.

05/15/2014

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