Ground Zero

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

The site of a proposed mosque is seen in New York, NY - May 25, 2010 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Photo Exhibit Opens At Planned Islamic Center Site Near Ground Zero

Organizers of an Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero will hold its first event Wednesday evening.

09/21/2011

Art for Heart (credit: CBS 2)

Art For Heart

The 9/11 attacks were very difficulty for children to comprehend, and some turned to their creative side for comfort. Their work has been put into a collection called “Art For Heart,”

09/17/2011

Holland Tunnel (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

AAA Declares War On Port Authority Toll Hikes, Says They Are Illegal

The American Automobile Association is demanding that the federal government put the breaks on huge rate hikes to cross the Hudson River that go into effect Sunday, calling the increase illegal and absurd.

09/15/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg greets the first public visitors to the 9/11 Memorial plaza - New York, NY - Sep 12, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

9/11 Memorial Plaza Opens To The Public

The plot of land known for a decade as “the pile,” “the pit” and “Ground Zero” is opening to the public for the first time since that terrible morning in 2001

09/12/2011

Visitors at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J., view  the "Empty Sky" memorial on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim Gerberich)

9/11 Observances Take Place Across Garden State

New Jerseyans across the state are marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with events offering a poignant mixture of sadness and hope while honoring the 746 state residents killed on that day.

09/11/2011

The Lacoffs of Battery Park City (credit: CBS 2)

Many Lower Manhattan Residents Who Lived Through 9/11 Say They Will Never Leave

The financial district surrounds Ground Zero, but there are also thousands of people who live there and many residents who were there on 9/11 still live near the World Trade Center.

09/10/2011

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Hackers Send Fake Ground Zero Attack Terror Tweets From NBC’s Twitter

Brazen hackers were able to briefly take over NBC News’ Twitter feed, sending out false reports of a plane attack on the World Trade Center site.

09/09/2011

Dictionary - File / Photo: AP

Taking Issue With ‘Ground Zero’

Alex Silverman had our weekly chat with language maven Ben Zimmer.

09/09/2011

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

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Fallen Fire Lt. Kevin Dowdell’s Sons Remember Him

The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.

09/09/2011

The rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: John Devlin Lives With The Aftermath Of Working At Ground Zero

Since the toxic dust cloud engulfed Lower Manhattan on 9/11, thousands have died or gotten sick. Many have cancer and that number is growing.

09/08/2011

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