More than five years have passed since the mass shooting that made Newtown shorthand for a depth of tragedy that, several years and several scores of school shootings later, remains unplumbed.
Three days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Brielle Marie Saracini, whose father was the pilot of one of the four hijacked airplanes, wrote a letter to the Yankees superstar Derek Jeter.
For some of those working in the New York City medical examiner’s office, the events of 9/11 are relived constantly. It cannot be otherwise when their task, nearly 17 years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, is to put names to unidentified remains.
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says he plans to introduce a resolution that calls for declassifying all remaining documents related to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The city’s medical examiner’s office identified Wednesday the remains of a victim who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11.
Mark Desire estimates that his team had tried to identify the bone half a dozen times over the past 17 years — ever since it was recovered amid the rubble of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. Each time, they came up short.
The death of retired White Plains Fire Lt. Clark Douglass brings another 9/11 loss for our communities. And sadly, there will be more to come. Douglass died on July 21. He was 53.
Kelly Korchak was smart, observant and kind.
In the hours and days following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of people arrived at the crash sites to help in the response. It is estimated that more than 300 working dogs aided in the search, rescue, recovery or therapy work at Ground Zero.
Three years after a racist blood bath in its fellowship hall — and 200 years after its defiant founding as one of the South’s first black congregations — Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., unveiled designs on Sunday for a contemplative memorial to the nine victims and
A new study finds that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may increase the long-term risk for stroke and heart attack among many of those who helped clear debris after the World Trade Center attack in 2001.
For 17 years, Frank and Mary Fetchet have dedicated their lives to becoming experts in the one subject most of us would rather not know anything about: tragedy.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may increase the long-term risk for stroke and heart attack in blue-collar clean-up crews who worked in the aftermath of The World Trade Center plane attack on September 11, 2001, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes,
The remaining wreckage of United Flight 93 has been buried near the Pennsylvania memorial marking where it crashed on 9/11.
John Vigiano Sr., a former Marine and decorated retired FDNY captain whose first responder sons lost their lives on 9/11, died Sunday after a battle with cancer, according to a family friend. He was 79.
A bipartisan effort by four members of New York’s Congressional delegation has helped scuttle a move by President Donald Trump’s administration to transfer a program handling critical health care issues for 9/11 first responders, according to Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford).
Over the past several years, more and more volunteers from the World Trade Center disaster have been diagnosed with cancer, linked to their exposure to the toxic smoke and fumes rising from the rubble. One of those people is Michael Dorian.
In the days and weeks after the Twin Towers fell, many New Yorkers turned to the one place they knew they could always count on to bring them together and raise their spirit: a sports stadium seat.
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) is an international interdisciplinary professional organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress by bringing together experts in mental health, policy, and service delivery from across the glo
A 40-year FDNY veteran who oversaw rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site after 9/11 has succumbed to cancer linked to his efforts at ground zero.