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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

Courtroom drawing shows Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C) and co-defendant Walid Bin Attash (L) attending a pre-trial session in 2008 in Guantanamo Bay. (AFP PHOTO/POOL/ Janet Hamlin)

As Alleged 9/11 Plotters Face Judge, Those Who Lost Loved Ones Feel Bevy Of Emotions

Retired Deputy Fire Chief Jim Riches, who lost his son on 9/11, is spending the day watching the proceedings via closed circuit at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn along with about three-dozen other families.

05/05/2012

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

City Agrees To Turn Over 9/11 Health Information To Mount Sinai

Pending a confidentiality agreement, the health information of more that 300 police department personnel who developed cancer after working at the World Trade Center site will be given to Mount Sinai Medical Center.

03/20/2012

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

Ground Zero Claimants Can Register With $2.8B Fund Created By Congress

The fund is designed to help people suffering from lung disease and other respiratory ailments connected to the tons of caustic dust that blanketed Lower Manhattan after the collapse of the twin towers.

10/03/2011

Rescue workers approach the rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Reopened 9/11 Victims Fund Now Taking Applications

The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at ground zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site. Residents, workers and those whose claims to the first fund were denied can apply beginning today.

10/03/2011

James Zadroga - File / Photo: WCBS-TV

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund To Accept Applications Starting Monday

The fund is intended to help people who became ill after working at Ground Zero and others whose sicknesses can be tied to the site.

10/02/2011

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