Surrounded by the debris and dust of the fallen Twin Towers, Ray Pfeifer slept in his fire truck for a week after the terror attack on September 11, 2001. He would spend the next eight months scouring through the rubble, "searching for friends," he said.
Bill Doyle, a former Staten Island resident who became an outspoken advocate for families of 9/11 victims after his own son was killed in the terrorist attack, has died. Doyle died of natural causes at his home in Ocala, Fla., the Daily News reported. He was 70 years old.
A historic site’s worst enemy is a wrecking ball. But at an important spot in Lower Manhattan, a demolition crew isn’t the problem - it’s the landlord and rising rent. St. Joseph’s Chapel has been part of daily life at Battery Park City since 1983.
Children may learn about a terrorist attack in a number of different ways. They may see or go through the event themselves. They may see or hear about it on TV, from other people at school, or from adults talking about the event.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health have renewed two contracts funding the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence (CCE) and the WTC General Responder Data Center at the Icahn School of Medicine’
Pretrial hearings resume in the 9/11 death-penalty case Monday with a bid by a lawyer for an accused terrorist to stop the proceedings.
U.S. Homeland Security officials met with major U.S. airlines and a trade group on Thursday to discuss the impact of possibly expanding a ban on large electronic gadgets on planes to flights from some European airports, three sources briefed on the meeting said.
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the married couple who created ‘Come From Away,’ describe how 9/11 formed the foundation of a multi-Tony-nominated musical hit.
State memorializes largest group of fallen police officers since 9/11
The impact of the 9/11 terror attacks is hitting the NYPD hard as more officers continue to die. NY1 Criminal Justice Reporter Dean Meminger was at a ceremony Friday for the fallen heroes and has the details.
Today, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) publishes its first Quarterly Report of 2017 (available here) and I want to take the opportunity to give you an update on our progress.
A petition drive is underway to name one of the future new Staten Island ferryboats after Firefighter John G. Chipura, a Staten Islander who died in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.
Imagine that the United States is hit by a cyberattack that takes down much of the U.S. financial infrastructure for several days. Internet sites of major banks are malfunctioning. ATMs are not working. Banks' internal accounting systems are going haywire. Millions of people are affected.
After Congress handed President Trump legislation Tuesday that would wipe away landmark privacy protections for Internet users, we received a lot of reader questions about what happens next.
They came to Lower Manhattan from around the world to visit the 9/11 Memorial on an unseasonably warm winter day.
The final passing of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act was a major milestone for first responders. Zadroga was a New York City detective whose heroic response to the terrorist attacks the morning of Sept. 11 became the direct reason for his death.
It’s been more than 15 years since the 9/11 attacks spread a cloud of toxic chemicals and dust across Lower Manhattan, and advocates say that many of the people who were harmed by it still don’t realize how they were affected - or that help is available.
Chronic health conditions ranging from cancer to “World Trade Center cough” have been attributed to exposure to dust from the September 11, 2001, attack and collapse of the World Trade Center towers.
Sometime Tuesday, two days after leaving her East Brainerd home, Marvina Baksh will walk into a courtroom at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and come face-to-face with the men the U.S. government says killed her brother.
The White House said Tuesday that the Guantánamo Bay detention center in Cuba will still be open when President Barack Obama leaves office, conceding that a core campaign promise will go unfulfilled.