Dust

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

Williamsburg Construction

Constant Construction Rattles Some Williamsburg Parents

Construction has been booming in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for some time, but it has meant for a big headache for some mothers in the neighborhood.

06/19/2013

Water line at the Heckman's home after Sandy (credit: Danielle Heckman)

City Warns Of Continuing Health Threats In Wake Of Sandy

Superstorm Sandy may be more than a month behind us, but the danger still lingers in damaged homes.

12/01/2012

Firefighters are seen at the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Ron Agam/Getty Images)

Gov’t Panel Wants Aid For WTC Victims Who Are Cancer Patients

Congress has set aside billions of dollars to compensate and treat people suffering from illnesses potentially caused by the clouds of soot and smoke released on Sept. 11, 2001.

02/16/2012

Second Avenue Subway Project (credit: MTA / Patrick Cashin)

Dust Complaints Lead To Temporary Halt Of Dynamite Use On Second Avenue Subway Construction

Officials say they’re trying to change their ventilation systems to limit the amount of smoke and debris blowing up from underground.

11/23/2011