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June 15, 2019

They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

June 14, 2019

A ceremony was held Friday to rename an intersection in Queens for a longtime fire chief who led rescue and recovery efforts at Ground Zero. The corner of 90th Street and Rockaway Boulevard in Ozone Park was renamed Chief Ronald Spadafora Way.

June 13, 2019

According to a leading World Trade Center medical expert, there could be as many as 20,000 more cancers as a consequence of exposures to the contaminants that were released by the collapse of the Twin Towers and fires that burned for months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

June 12, 2019

The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday.

June 12, 2019

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee passed a bill that would ensure that victims of the Sept. 11 attacks would be compensated for any physical harm they or their family members suffered.

June 12, 2019

Wednesday in Washington the House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously in support of a bill that would give fresh money to the 9-11 victims' compensation fund. Local firefighters from our area responded too.

June 12, 2019

On Tuesday, former Daily Show host and frequent advocate for 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart appeared before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, encouraging representatives to vote on Wednesday to re-up the funding of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

June 12, 2019

The heroes and survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are one step closer to getting life-long medical support. The “Never Forget the Heroes Act” passed another hurdle on Wednesday morning in Washington, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported.

June 12, 2019

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously in support of a bill that would give fresh money to a compensation fund for those who are sick or dying from illnesses linked to their work amid the toxic debris at 9/11 attack sites.

June 12, 2019

Jon Stewart, speaking on Capitol Hill about the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, was not the cool, detached comedian that television viewers are accustomed to.

June 11, 2019

Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart's demeanor on Capitol Hill Tuesday was vastly different from the one his fans were accustomed to seeing on Comedy Central.

June 11, 2019

What can bring together a Republican from farm country and a Democrat from midtown Manhattan? Our 9/11 heroes. On Sept. 11, 2001, 2,997 people were taken from us — killed just for living, working or being in United States.

June 10, 2019

New York City has used DNA testing to identify another victim of the Sept. 11 attacks, nearly 18 years after terrorists flew two airliners into the World Trade Center, officials said Monday.

June 10, 2019

The remains of another victim killed at the World Trade Center during the 9/11 terror attacks have been identified, officials said Monday.

June 9, 2019

Their heroism on 9/11 should not be forgotten. More than a half-dozen Capitol Hill lawmakers, including New York’s Democratic Reps.

June 9, 2019

Congressional leaders and FDNY firefighters gathered for a rally in Manhattan Sunday to help first responders who are dealing with 9/11-related illnesses and cancers. The event comes before critical vote on the Never Forget The Heroes Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.

June 9, 2019

Sept. 11 first responders, emergency workers and civilians suffering from related illnesses and the families of those who have died since the attack are one step closer to knowing they will be compensated for their heroism.

June 9, 2019

New York Congressional delegation, including Jerry Nadler, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, along with representatives of the FDNY Firefighters association will give a “major” announcement about the 9/11 victim compensation fund Sunday.

June 9, 2019

The 9/11 victims compensation fund is expected to get crucial funding to help extend it for years when it finally hits Congress next week, it was announced at a Ground Zero rally on Sunday.

June 8, 2019

When the twin towers crumbled on Sept. 11, 2001, emergency personnel swarmed Ground Zero. They were followed by workers who spent nearly a year removing debris and recovering victims’ remains.

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