Since the September 11 attacks in 2001, thousands of people who worked on the post-9/11 recovery efforts have been sickened with, or have died from, illnesses related to their time spent at the World Trade Center.
Christine Lee Hanson was the youngest victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. If the bright and playful toddler were alive today, she would be turning 20 later this month.
Work is underway at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum to create a site honoring rescue, recovery and relief workers as well as survivors and downtown residents who got sick or died from 9/11-related illnesses.
Head and neck cancers among a group of first responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks are significantly higher than expected, a new study says.
A military judge has set a year-long timetable toward a February 2020 trial in Guantánamo’s case against an Iraqi man accused of commanding insurgents in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks.
American businessman Jason Spindler survived the September 11 attacks in New York only to die this week in another act of terror. Spindler was among those killed Tuesday in a terror attack on a Kenyan hotel compound, the company he founded said Wednesday.
A Rutgers study has found a significant increase in head and neck cancers among workers and volunteers who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC), pointing to newly emerging risks that require ongoing monitoring and treatment of those who were exposed during the i
A tribute to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is taking shape in Vermont, where workers are chipping at and chiseling slabs of granite that will be installed this spring at the national Sept. 11 memorial.
Somebody thought it would be a good idea to install a 9-foot-tall statue — paying tribute to Saudi Arabia and displaying its flag — near the 9/11 Memorial earlier this month, and New Yorkers are not happy.
A former city police officer who died from 9/11-related brain cancer was honored in Manhattan on Saturday.
A few days before this past September 11, 2018, one of my EMS managers came into my office prompted by a recent e-mail I’d sent out to our staff reminding them of the dress code expected for that day. He asked why we get dressed up on 9/11 every year since 2001.
On Sept. 11, 2001, New York City firefighter and longtime Long Beach resident John Moschella was living in East Atlantic Beach when he watched the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center unfold on TV.
The effort that Tony and Bob Ganga have led for the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 419 in Amagansett to construct a 9/11 memorial has been a six-year process filled with highs and low and plenty of red tape.
They survived the most horrific terror attack in our nation's history — but may not make it through another year.
Fifteen police officers died in 2018 from cancers related to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, according to a new report. The 9/11-related deaths were part of an overall uptick in fatalities among law enforcement officers this year.
Carole Johnson was recently relaxing by herself, doing a crossword puzzle in her car, when her eyes met clue No. 93: “Erstwhile global airline.” Answer: Pan Am. The reminders are unavoidable. They come when the clock hits 2:03 p.m. and 1:03 p.m., and every holiday season.
A first responder who battled flames on Sept. 11 in New York says toxins he inhaled then as a New York Police officer led to his early retirement after joining Richmond Police. Darin Pappeo moved to Richmond in 2003.
One of the World Trade Center Health Program’s top doctors says that as Congress contemplates a reauthorization of the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund, it must right a wrong baked into the original program, which is set to expire at the end of 2020 and may run out of money before that.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, eight-year-old Amy Gaines’ father, Scott, dropped her off at the school bus stop. It was supposed to be the first day of his last vacation before his retirement after 20 years as a New York City police officer.
John Mormando leaves his Times Square office a bit early each day to head downtown. The Oakland, New Jersey, resident is wrapping up radiation treatments on the heels of chemotherapy and surgery after his March diagnosis — with breast cancer.