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March 17, 2020

A New York City fire marshal sickened at Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks has died of COVID-19 complications, according to reports. John Knox was 84 and had been sick with COVID-19 for about a week, WCBS-AM reported.

March 17, 2020

Retired NYPD Sgt. Sean Cameron is in the fight of his life, against not only the 9/11-related cancer that has ravaged his body, but with the city, which has denied him a disability pension.

March 17, 2020

In the last few days, most Americans, even President Trump, have come to terms with the need for social distancing. Though they feel fine, they are staying home and developing new routines — killing time baking, binge-watching, figuring out how to home-school their kids.

March 13, 2020

One of the groups at higher risk for coronavirus are 9/11 first responders. Many of those first responders became ill from toxins at Ground Zero after the terror attacks at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

March 13, 2020

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum in Manhattan was shut down Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic — irking tourists who traveled thousands of miles to pay their respects at the site.

March 13, 2020

A federal judge has ordered the United States military to have a panel of American and foreign doctors examine a Saudi man who was tortured at Guantánamo Bay to determine whether he should be released from the prison there and sent home for psychiatric care.

March 13, 2020

Albert J. Gatti Jr. of East Brunswick died at home Saturday from cancer related to his work at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. He was 58. Gatti was one of many first responders who searched for survivors after 9/11.

March 12, 2020

An employee at One World Trade Center in New York, the tallest building in the U.S., has a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, according to a memo to tenants reviewed by The Chronicle. The employee works on the 27th floor, according to the memo.

March 10, 2020

Albert J. Gatti Jr. of East Brunswick died at home Saturday from cancer related to his work at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. He was 58. Gatti was one of many first responders who searched for survivors after 9/11.

March 4, 2020

A little less than a year before his murder in Istanbul, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi spoke to an investigator for the 9/11 families suing Saudi Arabia and sent a text message to senior officials for the kingdom that day.

February 25, 2020

On Wednesday, February 26, we will mark the 27th anniversary of the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center with a ceremony at the North Pool parapet N-73, where the names of the six victims of the attack are engraved on the 9/11 Memorial.

February 22, 2020

A retired FDNY firefighter, whose older brother died when they both responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, passed away Saturday from an illness related to the tragedy, the FDNY said. Daniel Foley, 46, rushed to the World Trade Center with his firefighter brother, Thomas, 32, on Sept.

February 20, 2020

The students sit at desks in groups of four, watching videos about the recent bush fires in Australia. One shows an apocalyptic landscape in flames, the other a tourist paradise, with assurances that much of the continent is safe.

February 18, 2020

Airport public areas, like ticket counters and baggage claims, are vulnerable to attack because people can enter them without screening. For example, in 2013, a TSA officer was killed at a security checkpoint in Los Angeles. In 2017, 5 people were killed at a Florida baggage claim.

February 15, 2020

In the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, hundreds of dogs served a harrowing and crucial role in the search for survivors, and for victims’ remains. Now these four-legged heroes and their teams are getting their do in an exhibition at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

February 12, 2020

The Federal Air Marshal Service deploys air marshals to help ensure the security of, and to prevent threats to, civil aviation. We assessed several air marshal workforce issues. Among other things, air marshals have expressed concerns about schedule unpredictability and sleep deprivation.

February 11, 2020

Government-funded health care is being extended to the families of all New York City municipal workers — not just uniformed personnel like cops and firefighters — who die in the line of duty or from 9/11-related illnesses.

February 11, 2020

A long-serving capital defense lawyer for one of the five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks asked the judge on Tuesday to be excused from the case, citing his health and other issues, casting doubt on whether the trial can begin as scheduled next year.

February 9, 2020

After a 7.7-magnitude earthquake struck in the Caribbean, the Navy captain in charge of this remote Pentagon outpost declared a tsunami warning.

February 6, 2020

Survivors of the 2001 terrorist attack on New York City's World Trade Center who developed PTSD have a lasting risk of premature death, a new study finds.


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