More than half of the claims submitted to the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund remain incomplete, the result of a process that advocates and lawyers say had been too labor-intensive.
The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) has issued a report it claims offers evidence that action – and inaction – by government officials contributed to the toll of death and disease.
Two weeks ago, a pair of F.B.I. agents appeared unannounced at the door of a member of the defense team for one of the men accused of plotting the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
An effort to prosecute the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack and four co-defendants veered off track again Thursday as a pretrial hearing ended with new obstacles that threaten to further derail the case before a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.
A group of Boston Marathon runners met up with city firefighters Friday at the September 11th Museum in a show of solidarity between victims of terrorist attacks. The gathering was held in the honor of two Boston firefighters who died in the line of duty last month.
The following is an excerpt from Marlo Thomas’s new book, It Ain’t Over... Till It’s Over. This chapter is titled, “Her Brother, Peter,” and features Jane Alderman Zeitz of Scarsdale, New York, and her parents, Liz and Steve Alderman, of Pound Ridge, New York.
Victims of the September 11th attacks are entitled to a tax break that has gone unrecognized by many. The Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief law states that disability income resulting from a terror attack is not taxable.
Dozens of families who lost loved ones during Sept. 11, the shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook elementary school and other attacks are trying to support victims of similar tragedies with a new fund, and its first efforts will focus on last week’s shootings at Fort Hood.
Imagine being trapped on the 105th floor of the World Trade Center when the 9/11 attacks took place. For Joe Dittmar, that was a reality. He’s never been so close to death. But in a powerful speech he’ll describe his escape and journey home,
Last month, NY1 told viewers about another link discovered between the toxic dust many were exposed to in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks and a higher risk of heart disease, and now, the doctor heading up the research is going into more detail.
A new study estimates that more than 1.1 million spouses, parents and friends have been caring for injured and disabled veterans who served in the military since Sept.
The last time Patrick Nassaney visited the World Trade Center site in New York was the fall of 2002, the first anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Between hugs and handshakes, New York City firefighter Louis Strandberg could hardly get a moment to himself. “It’s hard to put into words.”
During the trial of al Qaeda spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghaith in Manhattan federal court that ended last week, a special group spectators went largely unnoticed. They sat in the second row just twenty feet behind the defendant.
Hanging below the traditional green street sign on Corey Lane in East Meadow is another one, a blue commemorative sign reading “Officer Francis T. Pitone Ln,” in honor of a 20-year New York Police Department officer, a first responder after the Sept. 11 attacks, who died last August.
The Needham 9/11 Memorial Committee announces that Needham Bank has become the lead sponsor of the upcoming First Responders Party.
UK broadcaster Channel 5 has commissioned a doc about the world’s largest forensic recovery project at New York’s Ground Zero site, tentatively titled 9/11: The Final Chapter.
The following numbers are drawn from the Rand Military Caregivers Study: There are 1.1 million post-9/11 caregivers, 59 percent are female, 37 percent are under between 18-30, 49 percent are between 31-55.
The “shantytown” temporary trailers which educated displaced B.M.C.C. students after 9/11 and assisted in Lower Manhattan’s recovery after Hurricane Sandy, are finally being removed from West St. after more than a dozen years Downtown.
Monuments traditionally require visitors to look up, but the National 9/11 Memorial in New York City brings the eyes down into the earth.