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Assistant Chief of FDNY EMS dies of 9/11 illness

FDNY EMS Assistant Chief Alvin Suriel, a lifelong lifesaver who helped oversee the department’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic died Tuesday following a short battle with an aggressive 9/11 cancer, the FDNY said. He was 52. More.

9/11-Related Cancer Claims FDNY EMS Chief

A veteran FDNY EMS chief veteran died Tuesday from cancer related to his work at during the World Trade Center Attack. Alvin Suriel, 52, was the city's first Hispanic assistant chief of operations of EMS. More.

What Support is There for 9/11 Survivors?

The attacks of September 11 2001 were a defining moment in modern American history, and continue to influence everything from foreign policy to pop culture over 20 years later. More.

Sam Gladding, Wake Forest professor who counseled relatives of 9/11 victims, dies at 76

Sam Gladding, who counseled the survivors of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, died Monday in Winston-Salem. He was 76. Gladding, a professor in the department of counseling at Wake Forest University, died of complications of brain cancer at Trellis Supportive Care, said his wife, Claire Gladding. More.

9/11 families push ahead in court with new front against Saudi Arabia

The families who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks have ramped up their pursuit for justice. The group filed a motion in the Southern Manhattan federal court Tuesday seeking to sue the Saudi government for supporting charities that propped up al-Qaeda terrorists who attacked the U.S. on 9/11, killing 2,977 people. More.

Rise, St. Petersburg’s 9/11 memorial, is dedicated

Rise St. Pete, the city’s memorial to the lives lost on 9/11, was dedicated in a brief ceremony Sunday afternoon. A crowd of approximately 100 gathered near the intersection of 22nd Street and 5th Avenue South as the $500,000 project’s founders talked about its beginnings, and the process of bringing it to fruition. They also discussed the symbolism in the memorial’s design. More.

Hannibal American Legion hosts 9/11 flag dedication

For many Americans, 9/11 will always be a day they can never forget no matter where they were when it happened, but for others it is a memory that is fading. That is why the American Legion in Hannibal hosted a flag dedication Thursday with a flag from the 9/11 Memorial in New York that is printed with all the names of victims from the attacks. More.

More Sept. 11 Victims Who Sued the Taliban Want Frozen Afghan Funds

A fight is breaking out among lawyers for different groups of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks over who can try to seize $7 billion in Afghan central bank funds deposited at the New York Federal Reserve — money the Taliban now claims is theirs. More.