Clifton Fire Lt. William Ricci, a decorated firefighter and former Ground Zero volunteer, says he didn't want much: just a few more weeks of pay before he was forced to retire. On Wednesday, he got the news that the city had reconsidered his status and was granting him that time.
A bill that would require New York’s public schools to mark each Sept. 11 with a day of remembrance and a brief moment of silence is appearing more likely.
A doctor and a medical supplies salesman, both Long Islanders, were honored posthumously for their 9/11 service during an Albany ceremony that unveiled their names Tuesday on the Tree of Life EMS Memorial. Dr.
A doctor and a medical supplies salesman, both Long Islanders, were honored posthumously for their 9/11 service during an Albany ceremony that unveiled their names Tuesday on the Tree of Life EMS Memorial.
The time for waiting is done. The time for action is now. Congress has argued about everything, dragged its feet on issues that really matter. It is time to act on this issue. Earlier this month, the New York Daily News reported that “steep cuts in the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund are turnin
A US Navy ship partially made from steel taken from the wreckage of the World Trade Centre has arrived in New York harbour, poignantly sailing past One World Trade Center which was built in the wake of 9/11.
In firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, high-intensity dust exposure and early symptoms were associated with an increased likelihood of evidence of emphysema, bronchial wall thickening and air trapping on CT scan, according to data presented at the American Thoracic Socie
Long Island's Ground Zero heroes took their health care fight to Washington, D.C. today as the number of 9/11 first responders dying from toxic dust exposure grows.
Children who were directly exposed to the 9/11 terrorist attack that occurred in New York City in 2001 have significantly more long-term psychiatric and physical disorders than those who were not directly exposed to this trauma, new research reveals.
At 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001, hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. Six minutes later, the first contingent of New York City firefighters—two ladder and two engine companies—had arrived at the stricken building.
In his condemnations of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s remarks about 9/11, President Trump offered his followers the taken-for-granted aphorism: “We will never forget.” Yet, for those of us engaged in scholarship on national security, U.S. racism or U.S.
Lt. Bill Ricci knows he will continue to have respiratory problems. He also knows it will be because of 9/11. Ricci, a professional firefighter in Clifton, Passaic County, wasn’t asked to respond to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
When September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya saw the ever-growing numbers of people felled by illnesses caused by exposure to the toxic air at the World Trade Center, she had no choice but to reduce the monetary awards, especially with the fund due to expire next
A bill aimed at helping September 11th first responders has passed unanimously in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is one of the co-sponsors of the bill. The legislation will help erase some of the problems first responders and their families face when trying to get federal benefits.
The bill to renew the cash-strapped 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is getting a major boost, with the backing of the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), who regularly spars with Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep.
For nearly two decades, one of the most overlooked and little known arrests made in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks was that of the so-called “High Fivers,” or the “Dancing Israelis.” However, new information released by the FBI on May 7 has brought fresh scrutiny to the possibility tha
Nichole Gupton lost her fiance, Atlantic City police Officer Kevin Wilkins, eight months before their wedding day.
The Protecting America's First Responders Act proposed by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has passed unanimously in the Senate. The legislation will change the way the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program calculates the benefits it distributes.
The families of 9/11 victims are fighting to have the FBI release the names of Americans who supported Al Qaeda.
Survivors of the 9/11 attacks and victims' families are demanding answers from the FBI, calling for the release of government documents they claim will reveal a "Saudi Arabian role." Tim Frolich, who worked as an accountant in the World Trade Center's south tower, explained on "Fox and Friends" W