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May 24, 2017

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.

May 24, 2017

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.

May 22, 2017

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.

May 17, 2017

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’

May 14, 2017

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.

May 12, 2017

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.

May 10, 2017

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.

May 9, 2017

State memorializes largest group of fallen police officers since 9/11

May 6, 2017

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.

April 28, 2017

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.

April 25, 2017

 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.

March 30, 2017

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.

March 29, 2017

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.

February 22, 2017

They came to Lower Manhattan from around the world to visit the 9/11 Memorial on an unseasonably warm winter day.

February 6, 2017

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.

January 30, 2017

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.

January 26, 2017

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.

January 22, 2017

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.

January 18, 2017

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.

January 15, 2017

The recent conclusion of Dylann Roof's trial is the latest reminder that homegrown terrorism has become part of the fabric of life in America. This problem shows no signs of fading, yet reveals a threat that is both rarer and more complex than simple explanations suggest.


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