A woman has been making hundreds of quilts in memory of those killed on September 11th, 2001. She stopped in Champaign this week to share the stories behind her 9 Eleven WTC Memorial Quilt Project. Beverly Kuemin said 20,000 squares were sent from 30 different countries.
The wave of bombings on Sunday targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka is among the worst terrorist attacks carried out worldwide since September 11, in which 2,977 people died. On Monday, police said the death toll had surged overnight to 290, with the number expected to rise further.
FDNY firefighter Henri Gaudin Jr seemingly had the perfect life: he was about to become a dad of twins, he had a great job and a deep commitment to community and family that prompted him to buy an entire building in New Jersey for his mother to launch her dream of a social services center for low
The New York Police Department on Wednesday announced the death of a detective who is believed to have died of a 9/11-related illness. Detective Lisa Rosado, who recently retired from the NYPD’s Real Time Crime Center, died, a senior NYPD official announced on Tuesday.
Lt. John McArdle was about to retire, using up accrued paid time off when two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. He got in his car and ended up by City Hall. By Sept. 12, he was leading the Ground Zero command center.
When he takes the stage at his graduation ceremony Thursday, FDNY Probationary Firefighter Aric Tegtmeier knows that somewhere his dad, an FDNY firefighter killed on 9/11, is grinning from ear to ear.
This time, Congress actually may be answering the call of ailing 9/11 responders and others who are still getting sick and dying 18 years after hijackers perpetrated the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history.
US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced Monday bipartisan legislation to update the first responders federal benefits program so that first responders and their families can receive full benefits.
A Newark firefighter is trying to return a photo he found in the rubble of the 9/11 attacks. It's a Polaroid photograph of a little boy playing with a toy golf club. The firefighter spent days at Ground Zero searching for survivors. That's when he found the picture.
The DMV has finally put the pedal to the metal — selling 168 of its new commemorative 9/11 license plates in less than three days, officials told The Post. And that’s before the DMV has even announced the patriotic plates, officials said.
New York has unveiled a new license plate that commemorates Sept. 11, 2001, and raises money for scholarships for 9/11 families.
Under the arched ceilings of a majestic red-brick church where the stained glass windows bathed the sanctuary in a pastel glow, New York bid farewell on Friday to another firefighter who died in the line of duty. The difference is that Lt.
A veteran of the FBI who re-established emergency communications in the wake of 9/11 was laid to rest Tuesday, the seventh employee from the Bureau to die from an illness related to toxins at the Pentagon crash site.
Right after the Twin Towers were leveled on September 11, 2001, New York volunteer firefighter Dan Moynihan went to work in the rubble at Ground Zero. “It was 10:40 in the morning and black as night. It looked like it was 10:40 at night,” he said, remembering the dust that filled the air.
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan is designating a pathway to honor those affected by 9/11-related illnesses. The pathway, called the 9/11 Memorial Glade, will be flanked by six stone monoliths that were installed Saturday.
Three retired FDNY firefighters suffering from 9/11 illnesses died within 48 hours this week as the number of those succumbing to lethal toxins at Ground Zero continues to swell, officials and 9/11 survivor advocates said Saturday. Retired FDNY Lt.
Arlene Howard, the mother of a Port Authority police officer killed on Sept. 11, 2001, and a symbol of a nation's grief after presenting President George W. Bush with her son's shield days after the attacks, died Sunday.
Thomas Wilson rarely left Ground Zero in the dizzying month following the attacks of September 11, 2001. A New York City police sergeant at the time, Wilson spent his days sifting through the tangled, charred rubble of the World Trade Centre.
Two dozen city workers have finally been granted unlimited sick leave as they fight the illnesses linked to their time at Ground Zero — as critics hammer Mayor de Blasio for doling out the much-needed help on a chaotic, piecemeal basis, the Daily News has learned.
A group of 20 9/11 first responders lobbied in Congress Wednesday to drum up support for more funds as the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund runs dry. The group spent Tuesday night preparing and then walked the halls of Congress for hours Wednesday morning trying to sell the bill.