Thomas Wilson was a sergeant at the NYPD’s 90th Precinct, covering Williamsburg and Bushwick in Brooklyn, on Sept. 11, 2001. He helped shut down the Williamsburg Bridge as part of a virtual army of police, firefighters and others who answered the ultimate call to duty.
Voices of September 11th (Voices) will be hosting its 4th annual charity golf outing on Monday, July 23, 2018. The event will be held at the Westchester Country Club’s West Course in Rye, New York.
Lt. William Gleason was awake for six straight days following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as he worked to rescue people from the rubble of the World Trade Center.
On 9/11 and in the weeks and months following the attacks, an army of tens of thousands of firefighters, police officers, construction workers, search-and-rescue dogs, volunteers and more converged at the World Trade Center site to aid in search and rescue and ultimately recovery efforts at Groun
A New York man who volunteered on September 11 and is now battling cancer linked to his time at ground zero is finally getting the help he needs after the News 4 I-Team helped find indisputable proof he was there that day.
On Tuesday, A U.S. judge ruled that Iran must pay billions of dollars to the families of more than 1,000 9/11 victims. The default order was issued after Iran failed to respond to a 2004 lawsuit alleging that the country provided assistance to the 9/11 hijackers, ABC News reported.
Two new studies show that nearly 17 years after 9/11, the attacks continue to take a toll on first responders. Both studies were published Thursday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
It's been nearly 16 years since cleanup work officially ended at New York City's ground zero, but the health effects for rescue and recovery workers are still making themselves known.
Very few people grow up and get to do what they dreamt about as a kid. Matt Adamek is one of them. More.
Three New York congressional representatives are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate reports that scammers are posing as Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund staffers to get first responders' and survivors' personal information.
The capacity for communities, individuals, states and organizations to share and represent the past through artifacts, objects and in places is constantly and rapidly evolving.
A New York state bill would give 9/11 first responders unlimited sick leave. News12 reported that the bill would extend the unlimited sick leave to all 9/11 responders who live in the state of New York instead of just those who live in New York City.
When Thomas Phelan and Keith Young died within a day of each other last week, it was as a result of cancer, from which both had been suffering. More.
The FBI says one of its first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks has died of brain cancer linked to exposure to contaminants. Special Agent Melissa S. Morrow died Thursday at the age of 48.
An FDNY firefighter who helped hundreds of people escape Lower Manhattan when he was a ferry boat captain on Sept. 11, 2001, died of a related illness, officials said.
Governor Andrew M Cuomo today urged all workers and responders who participated in the rescue, recovery, or clean-up of the World Trade Center following the 9/11 attacks to register their service with the New York State Workers' Compensation Board by September 11, 2018, in order to preserve their
For five and a half hours on Feb. 26, 1993, Carl Selinger was trapped alone in an elevator at the World Trade Center, wondering if the smoke seeping in from the elevator shaft would kill him.
On Sept. 11, 2001, a brief encounter between two chaplains stuck with them forever. Sixteen years later, they were finally reunited as part of a PBS series airing Tuesday night.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the attack, which killed six people, including a pregnant woman, and foreshadowed a much more devastating attack eight years later.
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum, in partnership with VOICES of September 11th, will host a special program tonight for those affected by the 1993 and 9/11 attacks.