Jim Riches

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Mothers of 9/11 victims protest decision to house unidentified remains underground in the museum, May 8, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/WCBS 880)

9/11 Families Blast ‘Greedy,’ ‘Disrespectful’ Decision To Store Unidentified Remains Underground In Museum

The National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum will house the remains at bedrock level of the World Trade Center site. Some families have labeled that plan as disrespectful and want an above-ground entombment on the Memorial Plaza.

05/08/2014

WTC B.A.S.E Jump

Men Charged In World Trade Center BASE Jump Plead Not Guilty

Marko Markovich, James Brady, Andrew Rossig and Kyle Hartwell were arraigned in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

National Sept. 11 Museum, as seen from Chopper 880, April 11, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

7-Minute ‘Rise Of Al Qaeda’ Film To Be Shown At 9/11 Museum Stokes Controversy

Some clergy members have written letters demanding the museum change the documentary, which they say unfairly links Islam and terrorism.

04/24/2014

A look at the rescue and recovery exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial Museum. (credit: Jin Lee)

9/11 Memorial Museum To Open In May

The long-awaited museum dedicated to the victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks will open to the public at the World Trade Center site on May 21.

03/24/2014

A police officer stands in front of the building on Park Place in lower Manhattan where a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the September 11 attacks has been discovered on April 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Plane Wreckage Found Near WTC Site Is Wing Gear

Boeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.

04/29/2013

Rendering of the 9/11 Museum (credit: Thinc Design with Local Projects)

9/11 Families, Fearing Flood, Battle Plans For Remains At Museum

More than 11 and a half years later, the battle continues over where to house unidentified 9/11 remains at the World Trade Center site.

04/15/2013

9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Service Fee At 9/11 Memorial Angers Some Victims’ Families

The memorial has added a $2 service fee to online and phone reservations. But the Memorial Foundation said the fee is temporary.

04/14/2013

9/11 Memorial in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

9/11 Families Press Fight Over Remains At Museum

A group of Sept. 11 families is pressing on with its fight over a plan to put unidentified remains from the 2001 attacks in the museum at the World Trade Center site.

01/09/2013

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families View Pretrial Hearings Of Self-Professed 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters

Military installations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Maryland are welcoming families of 9/11 victims this week to watch pretrial hearings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for five men charged in the terrorist attacks.

10/15/2012

In this photograph of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin, reviewed by the US Military, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (C), and Waleed bin Attash, two of the September 11, 2001 attacks co-conspirator suspects, attend their arraignment inside the war crimes courthouse at Camp Justice, the legal complex of the US Military Commissions, at Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base, Cuba, on June 5, 2008. (credit: BRENNAN LINSLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims’ Families Invited To Watch 9/11 Mastermind, Plotters Pretrial Hearings

The hearings set to begin Monday are closed to the public, but victims’ families were invited to watch the proceedings via closed-circuit television.

10/14/2012

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

World Trade Center Site (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

More Legal Action Over Final Resting Place For 9/11 Victims’ Remains

The group 9/11 Parents And Families of Firefighters And World Trade Center Victims has sued the city for not releasing a list of all victims’ families.

08/19/2012

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

9/11 Families Call For Feds To Take Over Memorial, Museum

Some 9/11 victims’ family members want to have the National Park Service run the museum and memorial the World Trade Center site, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

06/12/2012

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

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