9/11 anniversary

NYC Commemorates 18th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks at World Trade Center

LISTEN: Extended coverage of today's 9-11 ceremony NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) — New Yorkers are commemorating the 18th anniversary of 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders. WEB EXTRA: 1010 WINS...
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High School's Moving Tribute to 9/11 Victims

(WCBS 880) -- Nearly 3,000 flags cover a lawn at a high school in Essex County, New Jersey, in a moving tribute to each victim of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Students at Cedar Grove High School on Monday installed the flags behind tags bearing the name of each victim. "It is 2,977 markers, 2,977...
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Americans Honor 9/11 Victims With Day of Service

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is not just a day to remember the victims – it is also a day to do good deeds in their memory. When the story of 9/11 is told, Jay Winuk hopes it includes the chapters of the days and months that followed. "And that it...
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9/11 Widow Desperate to Find Missing Wedding Ring Ahead of Anniversary

NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) – The widow of a 9/11 victim is pleading for the return of her missing wedding ring just days before the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Monica Iken is offering $500 for the return of the band, which she says they vanished from a nightstand at her co-worker’s...
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NYC Health Clinic Still Treating New 9/11 Victims Years Later

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) — Nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, the death toll continues to rise and the story continues to unfold. “It certainly is evolving,” says Dr. Michael Crane. When commercial jetliners struck the World Trade Center on that day nearly 18 years ago, the...
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Remembering 9/11: FDNY Chief Joe Downey Carries on His Father's Legacy

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- After 18 years, a New York City fire chief is at peace with the loss of his dad who died responding to the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. On that fateful day , Joe Downey raced to the rescue operations command hoping for word on his father, Ray, who was the deputy chief of...
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Remembering 9/11: How a Queens Hardware Store Became an Unlikely Hero

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Stories of heroism and determination continue to emerge nearly two decades after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks . Heading into Manhattan after the Twin Towers were struck, then-Fire Captain Jack Joyce said firefighters were in their personal vehicles without the most basic...
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WATCH: NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill Discusses Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, and 9/11

"The biggest issue is the stigma of coming forward. It's a sign of strength to come forward, not a sign of weakness. That's the message we have to get out to all of our officers."
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Find Out What’s the World’s Safest City

Many things go into picking the ultimate vacation, such as budget, weather, local attractions, and dining options. But regardless if you’re spending a week on the beach or traipsing through one of the biggest cities in the world, everyone wants to feel safe when they’re playing tourist. With that...
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22 Names to Be Added to FDNY 9/11 Memorial Wall

NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Days before the nation marks 18 years since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the FDNY will honor members of New York’s Bravest who have died of 9/11-related illnesses. Twenty-two names will be added to the department's World Trade Center Memorial Wall at FDNY...
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