Ground Zero

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

More Possible Human Remains Found In WTC Debris

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.

04/04/2013

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 18 Potential Human Remains Found In WTC Debris

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.

04/03/2013

Pope Benedict XVI In New York

A Look Back At Pope Benedict XVI’s 2008 Visit To New York City

Pope Benedict XVI has traveled around the world, but one of the most poignant trips was to New York City in 2008.

02/11/2013

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Quinn: City Should Help 9/11 Volunteers Get Health Compensation

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.

01/03/2013

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds Increased Rate Of 3 Types Of Cancer Among 9/11 Recovery Workers

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.

12/18/2012

President Barack Obama speaks with New York City Police Sergeant Stephanie Moses after laying a wreath at the 9/11 Memorial at Ground Zero May 5, 2011. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Commissioner Kelly Mourns Loss Of Sgt. Stephanie Moses, ‘The Face Of The NYPD’

Sgt. Stephanie Moses “epitomized professionalism in her appearance, conduct and dedication to duty,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said in a statement.

12/12/2012

Gov. Cuomo at Ground Zero. (credit: Flickr.com)

Construction Resumes At Ground Zero After Flooding From Sandy

Construction has resumed at the World Trade Center site a week after it was left flooded by Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

11/05/2012

First Responders Rally Near Ground Zero/file (credit: Getty Images)

Significant Help Reportedly On The Way For Those Who Got Sick After 9/11

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.

09/09/2012

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

9/11 Families Express Anger And Frustration Over Absence Of Museum At Ground Zero

Families of 9/11 victims have expressed anger and disappointment that another anniversary will pass without a museum at Ground Zero.

09/09/2012

The South Pool at the National September 11 Memorial is seen on September 12, 2011 (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Families Split Over How To Honor 9/11 Victims’ Remains

A group of mostly parents of slain firefighters argued a plan for a repository inside the memorial museum – seven stories down at bedrock – is disrespectful.

08/20/2012

9/11 Memorial - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Politicians Will Not Speak At 9/11 Anniversary After Families Claim Museum Progress Stalled By Politics

Politicians will be excluded from speaking at this year’s Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at Ground Zero, following a year in which families have expressed concern that political struggles are hindering progress on a 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site.

07/11/2012

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf (Credit: AP)

Imam Who Supported Islamic Community Center Near The World Trade Center Says His Life Was Threatened

One of the leaders of the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center says someone threatened to kill him during the furor over the project.

07/11/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Favor Expanding 9/11 Health Compensation Program To Include 50 Cancers

People with any of the cancers on the list could qualify for treatments and payments as long as they and their doctors make a plausible case that the disease might be connected to the caustic dust.

06/08/2012

Rescue Workers At Ground Zero (credit: Beth A. Keiser/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds To Rule On Cancer Aid For WTC Dust Exposure At Ground Zero

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health director Dr. John Howard is scheduled to make a determination by Saturday, though his decision might not be announced until Monday.

06/01/2012

Rush hour on the West Side Highway at 8:15 a.m. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: N.J. Cop Stops Traffic On West Side Highway Without Much Of An Explanation

It was morning rush hour in New York City, but things came to a dead stop on the West Side Highway for the convenience of a convoy of New Jersey police officers. Why were cops from across the river stopping traffic in New York?

05/09/2012

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