9/11

Peter Haskell
September 11, 2019 - 3:57 am
(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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Peter Haskell
September 11, 2019 - 3:50 am
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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Sean Adams
September 09, 2019 - 2:00 pm
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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Marta Zielinska
September 05, 2019 - 9:37 am
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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June 29, 2019 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- Retired NYPD Detective Lou Alvarez has died of 9/11-related cancer at age 53. Alvarez became the face of the battle for a renewed 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund when he testified with comedian Jon Stewart at an emotional Congressional hearing earlier this month. In the final...
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 12, 2019 - 10:04 pm
The video pulls a snippet of Omar's speech last month to the Council on American-Islamic Relations in which she described the 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center as "some people did something," as well as news footage of the hijacked planes hitting the twin towers. Trump tweeted, "WE WILL NEVER...
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