Sept. 11

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm To Hold 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Forum On Staten Island

Grimm said the information session is aimed at those who may not even realize they are eligible for federal help.

08/20/2013

FDNY Patches (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Children Of FDNY Firefighters Want Loophole Closed

The children of firefighters killed on 9/11 get a bump in points on the fire department’s list, but the children of those who died from 9/11-related illnesses do not.

07/31/2013

New York City Medical Examiner's Office (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner To Continue Holding 9/11 Remains At Different Site

The medical examiner’s office said Tuesday that the remains were moved from the 30th Street building as a precaution before superstorm Sandy hit.

05/28/2013

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file /credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lhota Slammed For ‘Offensive’ Comment Labeling Port Authority Police ‘Mall Cops’

The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.

05/08/2013

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

Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook, NH said Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two "Lock and Load'' reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2).

Boston Bombing Suspect Bought Fireworks From Same Company As Failed Times Square Bomber

Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two “Lock and Load” reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, said April Walton, the manager of Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook.

04/24/2013

A worker searches through the debris field from the south tower of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Mar 7, 2002 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

More Possible Human Remains Unearthed In WTC Debris

About 60 truckloads – or 600 cubic yards – of debris that could contain tiny human bone fragments have been unearthed by construction crews working on the new World Trade Center tower in recent years. Investigators will spend 10 weeks trying to find remains in that debris.

04/21/2013

Damage at Staten Island's WTC Memorial "Postcards," April 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Vandals Hit Staten Island’s World Trade Center Memorial

The “Postcards” Memorial on the St. George Waterfront contains 274 plaques in honor of Staten Islanders who died in the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. In recent weeks, officials said some of the plaques have been damaged or removed.

04/11/2013

9/11 Garden

NYC Parks Department Criticized For Destroying Bronx ‘9/11 Garden’

A Bronx couple is furious with the city’s Parks Department. It seems the city destroyed a garden they had planted to honor the victims of 9/11.

09/13/2012

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Long Island Health Clinic For 9/11 Survivors Expanding

Stony Brook University’s World Trade Center Health Program is expanding to neighboring Nassau County. Officials will open the second site on Friday. The new location is at Winthrop-University Hospital’s “wellness pavilion” in Garden City.

01/13/2012

NYC Medical Examiner's Office

Advances In Technology Making Identification Of 9/11 Victims A Less Arduous Process

In the decade since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, more than 1,000 victims remain unidentified. But that might not be the case for much longer. Ten years of advances in technology are speeding up the process.

09/07/2011

In this file photo of  Sept. 27, 2001, rescue workers remove their hats and bow their heads as they circle a body recovered at the World Trade Center site  in New York. (credit:Mark Lennihan, File/AP)

Ground Zero Workers Mark Another 9/11 Anniversary

Monday marks the ninth anniversary of the formal end of the recovery operation at Ground Zero, which concluded in 2002 with a ceremony to remove the last 65-ton column of steel still standing at the site.

05/30/2011

Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen arrives for a graduation and commissioning ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., on Saturday, May 21, 2011.   (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Adm. Mike Mullen Addresses More Than 1,000 Cadets Graduating From West Point

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen told cadets graduating from West Point on Saturday they should build bridges to a public that doesn’t always understand the “full weight” of military service after a decade of deadly conflicts.

05/21/2011

Smoke rises from the Deutsche Bank Building bordering Ground Zero (credit: AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

Judge: Deutsche Bank Fire Trial Could Last Four Months

Propective jurors groaned during the selection process Monday as the judge told them how long the trial could last. Only 18 of 130 people said they would be willing to participate.

03/21/2011

In this file photo taken August 18, 2007, the former Deutsche Bank Building (center) burns near Ground Zero. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

Finally Gone, Ground Zero Tower In Focus At Trial

The toxic tower contaminated by debris from the Sept. 11 terror attacks is finally gone. But it will be in the spotlight again at an upcoming trial surrounding the deaths of two firefighters in a 2007 blaze there.

03/20/2011

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