Brian K. Ahr, 49, a former West Brighton resident, retired FDNY firefighter, master carpenter and steadfast family man, died Thursday at his home in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Mr. Ahr was a first responder at Ground Zero on Sept.
U.S. Army Combat Medic Garrett Goodwin responded at both Ground Zero and the Pentagon after the 9/11 terror attacks. He even helped save the life of a baby who stopped breathing on flight from Tampa to Phoenix last year. However, now Goodwin is the one in need of rescuing.
Immigrants who got sick after working at Ground Zero and have inadequate health insurance could get some help from the Archdiocese of New York, according to newly filed court documents.
A team from the US Defense Department’s policy shop will spend three days this week in Colorado to determine if two prisons in the state might indefinitely hold dozens of Guantánamo detainees.
Retired Detective Ronald Richards, 45, of the NYPD bomb squad, died Sunday after a long, 9/11-related illness. Richards was assigned to Emergency Service Truck 5 in Staten Island on 9/11 and he responded when the planes struck the World Trade Center.
NYPD cops who worked at Ground Zero after 9/11 had 50 percent more cancer diagnoses than officers did in the years before the terror attacks, a long-awaited study has found.
Two Boston University students skipped their lunch date last fall after reading an email blast that encouraged students to attend a “depression screening” on campus. The boy didn’t want to go, but his girlfriend encouraged him, promising that she would come with him.
The terrorist attack of September 11th 2001 destroyed lives and changed lives. It is impossible to be here without feeling an immense emotional connection to the victims, their families and to this city and this country.
In August 2013, one of five men accused of helping carry out the September 2001 terrorist attacks met with his defense lawyers in the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Pope Francis said a prayer and laid a white rose at the slabs of names of victims by one of the two reflecting pools. He then met with several relatives of first responders who died in the attack, as well as former New York City Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Comedian and late night host Jon Stewart is joining hundreds of firefighters to push for the renewal of a bill to compensate first responders who grew ill working at ground zero in the wake of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
While most students were sleeping this morning, Najum Junaid was awake at 7:30 a.m. arranging miniature American flags across the Voorhees Mall lawn.
Often when we are reminded of horrific events, unless personally involved, we pause for a moment and think about the event that has been brought to our attention, again, and move on to what we doing or thinking before such a reminder.
With his head bowed during a moment of silence outside the White House, President Barack Obama set the tone Friday for a nation marking a dark day with solemn ceremonies. Fourteen years ago Friday, terrorists hijacked four passenger planes and smashed two into New York's World Trade Center.
The weeks that retired NYPD Detective Barbara Burnette spent at Ground Zero after 9/11 - shoveling away debris, first searching for survivors in the thick air and then sifting through the toxic wreckage to find the dead - have come to haunt her in ways far beyond the emotional trauma.
Gordon W. Felt stood perfectly still, his head bowed slightly, as he listened to the frightened voices of three long-dead victims of Flight 93, their final words captured on answering machines just before the plane crashed into a reclaimed strip mine on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
The city of Atlanta is joining the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) to host a 9/11 stair climb on Saturday, August 29 at 9:10 a.m. at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta.
The final preparations are underway for the September 11th Memorial being built at Cos Cob Park. “We are doing the implementation of the planting of the 9/11 Memorial,” said Roberto Fernandez of Roberto Fernandez Landscaping.
A woman who became known as the "Dust Lady" after being captured on camera in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on New York City has died after a battle with cancer, her brother confirmed to NBC News.
It is a wonder that any of it is here at all: The scattered faithful gathering into Beulah Land Baptist Church on a Sunday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward. The men on stoops in Mid-City swapping gossip in the August dusk.