This time, Congress actually may be answering the call of ailing 9/11 responders and others who are still getting sick and dying 18 years after hijackers perpetrated the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history.
US Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced Monday bipartisan legislation to update the first responders federal benefits program so that first responders and their families can receive full benefits.
A Newark firefighter is trying to return a photo he found in the rubble of the 9/11 attacks. It's a Polaroid photograph of a little boy playing with a toy golf club. The firefighter spent days at Ground Zero searching for survivors. That's when he found the picture.
The DMV has finally put the pedal to the metal — selling 168 of its new commemorative 9/11 license plates in less than three days, officials told The Post. And that’s before the DMV has even announced the patriotic plates, officials said.
Under the arched ceilings of a majestic red-brick church where the stained glass windows bathed the sanctuary in a pastel glow, New York bid farewell on Friday to another firefighter who died in the line of duty. The difference is that Lt.
New York has unveiled a new license plate that commemorates Sept. 11, 2001, and raises money for scholarships for 9/11 families.
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.