Right after the Twin Towers were leveled on September 11, 2001, New York volunteer firefighter Dan Moynihan went to work in the rubble at Ground Zero. “It was 10:40 in the morning and black as night. It looked like it was 10:40 at night,” he said, remembering the dust that filled the air.
A veteran of the FBI who re-established emergency communications in the wake of 9/11 was laid to rest Tuesday, the seventh employee from the Bureau to die from an illness related to toxins at the Pentagon crash site.
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan is designating a pathway to honor those affected by 9/11-related illnesses. The pathway, called the 9/11 Memorial Glade, will be flanked by six stone monoliths that were installed Saturday.
Three retired FDNY firefighters suffering from 9/11 illnesses died within 48 hours this week as the number of those succumbing to lethal toxins at Ground Zero continues to swell, officials and 9/11 survivor advocates said Saturday. Retired FDNY Lt.
Arlene Howard, the mother of a Port Authority police officer killed on Sept. 11, 2001, and a symbol of a nation's grief after presenting President George W. Bush with her son's shield days after the attacks, died Sunday.
Two dozen city workers have finally been granted unlimited sick leave as they fight the illnesses linked to their time at Ground Zero — as critics hammer Mayor de Blasio for doling out the much-needed help on a chaotic, piecemeal basis, the Daily News has learned.
Thomas Wilson rarely left Ground Zero in the dizzying month following the attacks of September 11, 2001. A New York City police sergeant at the time, Wilson spent his days sifting through the tangled, charred rubble of the World Trade Centre.
A group of 20 9/11 first responders lobbied in Congress Wednesday to drum up support for more funds as the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund runs dry. The group spent Tuesday night preparing and then walked the halls of Congress for hours Wednesday morning trying to sell the bill.
Nearly two decades after the deadly Sept. 11 attacks, a lawyers’ group claims the federal government did not properly assess evidence known to the FBI but left out of the 9/11 Review Commission findings, including reports of pre-placed explosives at the World Trade Center.
A mesothelioma lawsuit currently making its way through the New York City Asbestos Litigation courts provides the perfect snapshot of how dangerous asbestos is. The case involves Mrs Albina Licul, a 73-year-old woman who was diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma on May 11th, 2015. Mrs.
Peter B. Kaplan who was known for high angle photography shots of the New York City Twin Towers and Statue of Liberty died on March 19, 2019, in Wilmington, Delaware due to 9/11 related lung issues he contracted by breathing the debris at the 9/11 site. Sharon R.
Military prosecutors say they have tapes of telephone calls between the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, and three of his accused co-conspirators talking in code about the plot months before it took place, a defense lawyer disclosed on Monday.
New Yorkers finally will get 9/11 commemorative license plates after a businessman and a first responder teamed up to end state inaction that blocked the plates from being issued.
The dust was so thick he couldn’t see street signs above him. Beneath the crumbling remains of the twin towers, New York City firefighter Brian McGuire joined hundreds of emergency and rescue workers searching for survivors in a dark cloud of billowing dust lingering over ground zero.
FDNY Firefighter Steven "Bubba" Pascale, of Westerleigh, is fighting for his life against stage 3 kidney cancer. But he has an important message he would like to share with all the first-responders and volunteers who were at Ground Zero on or soon after Sept.
For firefighters who worked at "Ground Zero" around September 11, 2001, a group of heart-disease risk factors also predicted who was likely to develop World Trade Center-related lung injury years later, researchers say.
Exposure to dust in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks increased the risk of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) among responders, according to an evaluation of self-reported surveys. Researchers found that higher levels of dust exposure were associated with increased PF incidence.
Today, the Problem Solvers Caucus, Co-Chaired by Congressmen Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) and Tom Reed (NY-23), voted to formally endorse the Never Forget the Heroes Act, which will extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and restore full benefits to victims.
Bungling at the state’s DMV has prevented New Yorkers from getting special license plates that honor the memory of 9/11 — while car owners in 13 other states already have them.
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum is expanding to honor not only those who were killed in the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, but also the thousands more who have died or gotten sick from the aftermath. CBS2’s Cindy Hsu got an exclusive look at how the heroes are being honored.