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N.Y. trooper dies from cancer after working 9/11 search and recovery

A state trooper has died as a result of cancer caused by toxins at the World Trade Center collapse site, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. More.

Trial Guide: The Sept. 11 Case at Guantánamo Bay

Five men are facing charges in the United States military tribunal at Guantánamo Bay of aiding the 19 men who hijacked passenger planes and crashed them into the World Trade Center, Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001. More.

NYS Trooper dies from illness stemming from 9/11

New York State Trooper Steven A. Tyrrell passed away from 9/11-related illness after working at the World Trade Center site. More.

Bob Beckwith, Firefighter Who Stood With Bush After 9/11, Dies at 91

Bob Beckwith, a retired firefighter from Long Island who aided in the search for survivors after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and who was catapulted to fame after photographs showing him and President George W. Bush standing atop the rubble-strewn remains of a fire truck became symbols of the stunned nation’s grit, died on Sunday. More.

City of New Bedford to hold meeting on monument honoring veterans of post 9/11 conflicts

The City is hosting a public meeting to gather feedback on the proposed monument in the South End to honor veterans of the Global War on Terror. The monument’s advisory committee and professionals from Martha Schwartz Partners, the internationally renowned design firm chosen to build the monument, will meet on Monday, Feb. 12 at the Fort Taber Community Room at 6 p.m. More.

Remembering John Niven, one of the victims of 9/11

Tim Lee was driving when he heard that the remains of his best friend, John Niven, had been identified. A senior vice president at the consulting firm Aon, Niven, 44, had perished on Sept. 11, 2001, in the south tower of the World Trade Center. More.

9/11 victim’s remains identified years later

The 1,650th victim in the attacks on 9/11 has been identified as John Ballantine Niven after NYC officials examined his remains. More.

Push for new avenue to compensation for NJ 9/11 responders

On Sept. 11, 2001, Michael Boll was a Union Township police officer when he received a statewide alert to help remove debris from the World Trade Center towers and to find people who were trapped. He responded hours later with a group of fellow police officers. More.