Some first responders who served at ground zero following the 9/11 attacks have shown early signs of kidney damage, according to a study conducted by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
A moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday marked when the first plane hit the twin towers on a clear, sunny day in 2001. Then, families of the victims started reading aloud the names of those who died.
The ride started at 7 a.m., leaving from West 43rd Street and heading down to the World Trade Center site where participants held a memorial and prayer service.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is slated to open next spring, but there has been no word on how much it will cost to get in.
A small group of U.S. Army officers arrived at ground zero in Lower Manhattan, concluding a six-day, 500-mile relay run.
Nearly two-dozen wounded veterans took a life changing trip to the 9/11 Memorial on Thursday. Emotions ran high as New York’s Finest offered the group of heroes a salute.
Investigators on Saturday were searching the area around the World Trade Center, after a part believed to be from one of the planes in the 9-11 attacks was discovered in Lower Manhattan.
Some 2,750 people died at the World Trade Center in the Sept. 11 attacks, but remains of only 1,634 people have been identified.
A total of 18 pieces that might be human remains were found in debris from around the World Trade Center, according to a published report.
Pope Benedict XVI has traveled around the world, but one of the most poignant trips was to New York City in 2008.
In order to qualify for federal help, sick or injured Ground Zero volunteers who lack other proof must have two people swear they worked there. Quinn said the city should help these volunteers locate first responders and others who can attest to their service.
The most comprehensive study on whether the toxins in the air at ground zero after 9/11 are linked to cancers is unlikely to end the debate over health questions.
Sgt. Stephanie Moses “epitomized professionalism in her appearance, conduct and dedication to duty,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement.
Construction has resumed at the World Trade Center site a week after it was left flooded by Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
The federal government will reportedly announce that about 50 types of cancer will be added to the 9/11 compensation list, and that the funds will finally be distributed.