Connecticut has suffered many horrors, from the Sandy Hook school massacre to the Petit home invasion. This month, we recall the Sept.11 attack that took so many lives. But such horrors are hardest on those who have lost loved ones.
It was a regular day at work for Angie Houtz. Sept 11, 2001 carried no special meaning. She was 27 years old, working as a civilian intelligence analyst in the Pentagon when the plane hit, killing her and 183 others.
The morning after President Obama stood before a national audience to announce a new campaign against Islamist terrorism in the Middle East, Jordan Thompson stood before television cameras in Lower Manhattan for a few moments and read a short list of names.
A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania.
After the 9/11 attacks, people from all over America headed to New York City, wanting to help in any way they could. Since then, New Yorkers like Charlie Sadler have been working to return the favor.
A heroic dog is heading back to the site where she earned her superpup status. Bretagne the golden retriever is the last surviving rescue dog who searched Ground Zero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
John Meyers remembers standing at ground zero, feeling like a small speck amid mountains of debris. "Everything was pulverized," said Meyers, a former New York police officer and first-responder who provided security after the September 11 terror attacks. "It was nothing but dust."
A worn metal bracelet inscribed with the name of a fallen 9/11 firefighter washed up 10 days ago on the shores of New York's Robert Moses State Park. As the surf rolled away from her feet, Marlene Quinn picked it up. For Quinn, it was more than a serendipitous find.
Memories of the 9/11 attack will shadow President Obama's upcoming week.
An Army lawyer assigned to defend Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at Guantanamo Bay has resigned his commission after being told he was being pulled from the case to attend a graduate program required for promotion. Maj. Jason Wright, one of a team of lawyers defending Mohammed, resigned Aug.
Two upcoming TV specials argue that it’s time to salute what replaced New York’s Twin Towers, not just focus on what brought them down.
The major components of the 9/11 ceremony will remain the same, including the reading of names and the moments of silence, however a few things will be different this year.
The Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville will honor the 40 passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 on the 13th anniversary of 9/11 with two days of special programs.
Though “9/11 Stories: The Children,” an iBook produced by Rutgers University, began as an ordinary conversation between two seasoned journalists, the multimedia package consists of all but ordinary conversations.
In honor of those whose lives were lost or forever changed by the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, County Executive Robert P. Astorino has once again joined with Volunteer New York! to host "9/11: Serve + Remember" at the County Center on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 12 noon to 6 p.m..
The military judge in charge of the 9/11 terrorism trial bowed to a Pentagon prosecution protest Wednesday and agreed to go forward with a single, five-man, Sept. 11 death-penalty tribunal.
Out-of-towners and locals alike have shown enormous interest in sites connected to the Sept. 11th attacks. More than 700,000 people from all 50 states and 131 countries have been to the National Sept. 11 Museum since it opened May 21.
Expecting mothers who lived near the World Trade Center when the twin towers fell on September 11, 2001 were more likely to give birth prematurely and have babies with low birth weights, according to new research.
First responders who became ill after working at Ground Zero deserve every penny of compensation they get. But does that mean anyone claiming to be such a person should automatically be believed?
Just one month remains for first responders and volunteers who helped in 9/11 recovery efforts to register for future workers' compensation benefits with the state should they fall ill. Last year, Gov.