It took nearly 18 years, but anyone sickened or dying from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, finally will have the backing of the federal government after President Trump signed the bill Monday to make 9/11 aid essentially permanent.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office said Friday that he would host a parade – or another type of event – to honor the 9/11 first responders as President Donald Trump prepares to sign a permanent reauthorization of the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Act into law.
Mayor de Blasio should host a parade up the Canyon of Heroes to thank and honor 9/11 first responders and survivors, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney said Friday and the mayor agrees something should be done to honor them.
Respect and tears silenced Pleasant Plains on a sunny Friday morning as family members, friends and police officers said their final goodbye to Det. Thomas Santoro, who lost his life to a 9/11-related illness on Sunday.
Closing the door for now to providing families information to hold Saudi Arabia liable for the 9/11 attacks, the plot’s accused “mastermind” Khalid Shaikh Mohammad told their attorneys that he may be available for a deposition if his life is not on the line.
The Senate has voted 97-2 to approve a bill that will virtually ensure permanent funding for rescue workers whose work after the Sept. 11 attacks caused health problems.
The people of Kentucky and Utah should be proud that they have senators representing them in Washington who upheld the honor of their states.
The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.
Like thousands of other emergency responders, NYPD Det. Christopher Cranston dropped everything and rushed to Ground Zero in Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 after learning of the World Trade Center attacks.
Nathan Vrzic was not even alive when the 9/11 terrorist attacks occurred, but the 16-year-old nonetheless devoted the past year to creating a First Responders 9/11 Memorial for Brook Park.
The 200th New York City firefighter has died from ailments stemming from working at the toxic World Trade Center site in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, according to city officials. Richard Driscoll, 73, died one day after the death of fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan.
A woman killed in the 9/11 World Trade Center attack became its 1,664th identified victim through DNA testing of remains recovered in 2002, the city Medical Examiner’s office announced Thursday.
It’s been almost 18 years since 9/11, but more than 1,100 victims — or 40 percent — have yet to be identified. On Thursday, the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner announced a woman had been identified through DNA testing.
FDNY Firefighter Richard Driscoll is the 200th FDNY member to die of World Trade Center illness, the department announced. He retired from Engine 91 in East Harlem in 2002.
Increased inflammation and immune response may partially explain the excess incidence of prostate cancer among first responders exposed to dust at the World Trade Center after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, according to a study recently published in Molecular Cancer Research.
The city lost another firefighter to a 9/11 illness, officials said Tuesday — the 199th member of the FDNY to die of a Ground Zero-related sickness. Firefighter Kevin Nolan, 58, was part of the rescue and recovery effort following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, officials said.
Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) joined New York Senator Chuck Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and 9/11 first responders and health and compensation advocates to celebrate the overwhelming House passage of H.R.
Members of the Colonia Senior Citizens Club will be going to Rutgers University on Tuesday to see an artifact they acquired and gave to the university: a piece of a beam from the World Trade Center, which was destroyed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Nearly two decades after several terrorist attacks killed thousands of people on American soil, the U.S.
The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero.