A team of researchers at Stony Brook University conducted a pilot study that suggests there may be a link between chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 9/11 responders and cognitive degeneration, leading to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
May 2 marks the eighth death anniversary of one of the most controversial and feared men in the world: Osama bin Laden.
Sisters Kathy Dillaber and Patricia “Patty” Mickley both worked at the Pentagon in nearby corridors just one floor apart.
Voices of September 11th (VOICES), which for 17 years has provided support services for those impacted by 9/11, hosted preparedness trainings March 28 and 29 at Grace Farms.
There is a new book out about a day that changed the world: “Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11.” It’s by journalist Mitchell Zuckoff, who spent years researching the stories of individuals whose lives were forever altered on Sept.
John McLoughlin, a Port Authority Police Department sergeant who overcame being trapped beneath the rubble of the World Trade Center on Sept.
The death this month of yet another FBI employee who responded to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and a looming deadline for 9/11 responders to sign up for some health-related benefits is leading to renewed efforts inside the Bureau to make sure everyone who worked the expansive crime sc
Hundreds of climbers, some in full firefighter gear, climbed the more than 1,200 steps to the top of the Duke Energy Building Saturday. The fourth annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Climb is to honor the first responders who died saving lives on September 11, 2001.
Life changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and few know this better than the first responders to the World Trade Center. Now, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is ensuring they receive the recognition they deserve.
The political bickering that consumes Washington, D.C., and much of the nation has been a death knell for many bipartisan pieces of legislation that have come before Congress in recent years.
A woman has been making hundreds of quilts in memory of those killed on September 11th, 2001. She stopped in Champaign this week to share the stories behind her 9 Eleven WTC Memorial Quilt Project. Beverly Kuemin said 20,000 squares were sent from 30 different countries.
The wave of bombings on Sunday targeting churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka is among the worst terrorist attacks carried out worldwide since September 11, in which 2,977 people died. On Monday, police said the death toll had surged overnight to 290, with the number expected to rise further.
FDNY firefighter Henri Gaudin Jr seemingly had the perfect life: he was about to become a dad of twins, he had a great job and a deep commitment to community and family that prompted him to buy an entire building in New Jersey for his mother to launch her dream of a social services center for low
When he takes the stage at his graduation ceremony Thursday, FDNY Probationary Firefighter Aric Tegtmeier knows that somewhere his dad, an FDNY firefighter killed on 9/11, is grinning from ear to ear.
Lt. John McArdle was about to retire, using up accrued paid time off when two airliners crashed into the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. He got in his car and ended up by City Hall. By Sept. 12, he was leading the Ground Zero command center.
The New York Police Department on Wednesday announced the death of a detective who is believed to have died of a 9/11-related illness. Detective Lisa Rosado, who recently retired from the NYPD’s Real Time Crime Center, died, a senior NYPD official announced on Tuesday.
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.