9/11 Anniversary

Julia LeDoux
September 30, 2019 - 10:27 am
(Connecting Vets) The New Mexico Veterans Memorial is shoeless. That’s after five pairs of military shoes made of bronze were taken from the Albuquerque memorial the night of September 27. “They were bronze shoes at the bottom of five pillars,” said James Lehner, vice president of the New Mexico...
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Kimberly Dole
September 11, 2019 - 3:44 am
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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Peter Haskell
September 11, 2019 - 1:57 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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Sean Adams
September 09, 2019 - 12:00 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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Peter Haskell
September 09, 2019 - 9:23 am
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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Peter Haskell
September 06, 2019 - 11:20 am
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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Marta Zielinska
September 05, 2019 - 7:37 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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Craig Fiegener
September 11, 2018 - 11:17 am
(KNX 1070) —The 17th anniversary of 9/11 is being marked across Southern California with a series of ceremonies by local fire and police departments. Orange County firefighter Scott Townley has an unofficial memorial at his home in Fullerton where hundreds of people turn out to see flags for every...
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