NY Lawmakers Applaud Passage Of 9/11 Health Bill After Congress OKs Year-End Budget DealThe House on Friday easily passed a $1.14 trillion spending bill to fund the government through next September, which includes an agreement to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Bratton, NY Lawmakers Pressure Congress To Permanently Renew Zadroga ActPolice Commissioner Bill Bratton pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to a health program for first responders and others who got sick working in the rubble of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Jon Stewart Returns To 'The Daily Show' To Push Zadroga ActComedian Jon Stewart returned to "The Daily Show'' where he made a push to renew a law that provides health benefits for first responders who became ill after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Jersey City Mayor Fires Back After Trump's Controversial 9/11 CommentsJersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says Trump is "plain wrong" and is politicizing an emotionally charged issue.
Square Renamed For EMT Who Worked At Ground Zero Following 9/11Amsterdam Avenue at 172nd Street in Washington Heights is now Luis de Pena Jr. Square.
First Responders Heading To DC To Rally For Permanent Extension Of Zadroga ActHundreds of first responders are heading to Washington D.C. to rally for a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
9/11 Cop Marci Simms Being Laid To Rest Sunday After Succumbing To CancerLt. Marci Simms, 51, died of lung cancer Thursday at her Long Island home. Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. in Jericho.
NYPD Lieutenant Dies Of 9/11-Related IllnessBrooklyn-born officer Marci Simms was diagnosed with lung cancer after she spent months at ground zero.
Inaugural Stair Climb At Citi Field Honors Fallen FirefightersParticipants climbed more than 2,200 steps.
911 Operators' Lawsuit Against NYPD, City Granted Class-Action StatusA group sued two years ago, accusing the NYPD of forcing them to work 16- and even 24-hour shifts with barely any breaks.
Lottery Ticket Winners Look Forward To Pope's Interfaith Service At 9/11 MuseumWhen Pope Francis visits the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Friday, members of the 9/11 community will be joining him.
Comedian Steve Rannazzisi Says He Lied About Being In World Trade Center During 9/11 AttacksIn a series of Tweets, Rannazzisi said he didn't know why he told the story, which he called "a mistake that I deeply regret and for which apologies may still not be enough."
Tribute In Light 9/11 Memorial Turned Off Repeatedly As Birds Get Stuck In Soaring BeamsThe Tribute in Light memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks was briefly turned off twice Friday night, after birds became trapped in the beams of light.
Mourners Gather For Sunrise Ceremony At Point Lookout To Remember 9/11 VictimsMore than 1,000 people attended the Point Lookout ceremony, which is held on the same beach where crowds spontaneously gathered on Sept. 11, 2001 and looked across the water as part of the Manhattan skyline disappeared.
Biden, Billy Joel Visit Firefighters Before 9/11 Motorcycle RideVice President Joe Biden and singer Billy Joel have honored firefighters at a station whose ranks were decimated on 9/11.