World Trade Center
Investigators on Saturday were searching the area around the World Trade Center, after a part believed to be from one of the planes in the 9-11 attacks was discovered in Lower Manhattan.
More than 11 years after the horrific attack on the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers by two commercial airliners, the NYPD said Friday that a piece of the landing gear from one of those planes had been found.
Among nearly 21,000 rescue and recovery workers, the overall cancer rate is 15 percent higher than the general population, according to a new study.
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.
There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.
A New York appeals court has ruled that a construction company started by Osama bin Laden’s father cannot be held liable for the Sept. 11 attacks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Of the 2,752 victims killed at the World Trade Center site — previously known as ground zero — 1,634 have been identified.
The observation deck will occupy the tower’s 100th through 102nd floors. Elevators will whisk visitors to the top in just one minute but the experience of visiting the attraction will take an hour.
The work began Monday and is expected to continue for about 10 weeks on Staten Island.
The grim and sad search for human remains in the debris from the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks resumes Monday.
U.S. District Judge Deborah Batts in a ruling released publicly Friday rejected the arguments of American Atheists, which had sued the National September 11 Memorial & Museum’s operators in 2011 on constitutional grounds.