The north tower was already billowing smoke when Mark Desire, then a 33-year-old criminalist with the city Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, made it to Ground Zero to assess the dead. Instead, he nearly joined them.
The only incomplete 9/11 memorial site in the country gets its final major component this year. The Tower of Voices, the final part of the Flight 93 National Memorial, is making its debut Sept. 9 in Shanksville, Pa., the National Park Service says.
New York is getting its own commemorative license plate honoring the Sept. 11 terror attacks. The bill was sponsored by state Sen. Kenneth LaValle and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. "It's a great way of us honoring people who lost their lives there," LaValle says.
In the hours after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Carol Mesimer knew she would create a memorial quilt. And 17 years later, this labor of love still holds her attention. Thousands of people have seen it in quilt shows, museum exhibits, on the internet and on television.
An air traffic control supervisor believed terrorists were targeting his tower at Pittsburgh International Airport as he tracked the hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Chuck McLiverty, a retired detective with the New York Police Department, lives with skin allergies, a crushed hand, and painful memories nearly 17 years after responding to the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Officer Kathleen O'Connor died Thursday from a 9/11-related illness, the city's police department announced today. She was 56. "In the end, her dignity, good spirits and courage were intact and unbreakable," said Detective Christopher Greco, of the city's Police Benevolent Association.
Actor Ron Perlman’s brother-in-law worked just three blocks away from the World Trade Center when the towers came down, and exposure to the poisonous air around Ground Zero left him with kidney disease, he says.
Many types of cancer have been reported among the life-threatening illnesses that have attacked hundreds of thousands of people who were in the vicinity of Ground Zero after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
Nearly 10,000 people have suffered cancers linked to the toxic dust and smoke resulting from 9/11.
The city is approaching a terrible milestone — nearly 10,000 people have suffered cancers linked to the toxic dust and smoke at Ground Zero, The Post has learned. With the 17th anniversary of the Sept.
The federal government has hired Eden Prairie-based Optum to operate a new clinic in Manhattan for survivors of the 9/11 attacks who have enrolled in an ongoing health program.
The annual "Walk with Joe" will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018.
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.
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 city’s medical examiner’s office identified Wednesday the remains of a victim who died at the World Trade Center on 9/11.
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.