September 11

Pokemon Go is luring players to 9/11 Memorial

PokeStops seem to be popping up everywhere — but some of those spots are reportedly leading players of the viral app to inappropriate places.The 9/11 Memorial is one location that is littered with PokeStops, according to the New York Post. Pokemon Go allows players to “travel between the real world...

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 4:25pm

Philly is getting a 9/11 memorial

The Delaware River Port Authority board approved Wednesday plans to erect a memorial commemorating the 9/11 terror attacks.The memorial will be built on a triangular DRPA-owned plot of land at Fifth and Race streets, adjacent to the National Constitution Center and the entrance to the Ben Franklin...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 9:37pm

Watch final goodbye of last surviving 9/11 Ground Zero rescue dog

Bretagne, the last surviving Sept. 11 rescue dog that spent days searching through the rubble at Ground Zero, has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge.The 16-year-old golden retriever was put down on Monday at a veterinary clinic in Houston. According to BuzzFeed, she had been having difficulties...

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 7:44pm

Manhattan community saddened with death of beloved firehouse Dalmatian

One FDNY mascot — who helped a Manhattan firehouse get through the years following Sept. 11 — has left her mark in the heart of an entire community.Twenty, a Dalmatian who was donated to Ladder 20 as a puppy, died on Tuesday, FDNY Lieutenant Gary Iorio from Ladder 20 announced via Facebook.RELATED:...

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 5:00am

Bratton: Paris attacks as 'game-changing' as Sept. 11

New York City's top cop said certain things about the series of terrorist attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 rival Sept. 11, 2001 as far as police and intelligence efforts go."This event is in many respects similar to the events of 911 in terms of the game-changing aspects of it," said NYPD Commissioner...

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 2:44am

Leaders call on patriotism, not partisanship in Congress for 9/11 healthcare bill

NYPD Lt. Marci Simms, 51, contracted cancer after responding to Sept. 11 more than 14 years ago. She was among more than 33,000 first responders and survivors with illnesses related to the terrorist attack's aftermath.She died on Nov. 5.RELATED: Zadroga Act for Sept. 11 responders, survivors...

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 1:40am

Philly-bound flight grounded after man makes 9/11 speech on board

A packed jet en route to Philadelphia from Los Angeles was reportedly forced to divert to Phoenix after a passenger went on an unsettling rant about the 9/11 terror attacks.Airplane crew members and passengers worked together to restrain the unruly passenger, who was later transported to a...

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 5:07pm

About Steve Rannazzisi's September 11 survival story …

This is a big week for 9/11-related apologies. First Adrian Grenier for his Iraq tweet, then the guy from Devo for his terrible wedding reception and now this: "The League" star Steve Rannazzisi is sorry for lying about being in one of the Twin Towers on 9/11. Yikes. "As a young man, I made a...

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:45pm

#WhereWereYou when the world stopped turning?

As America reflects on the World Trade Center terror attacks of September 11, 2001, social media users are sharing their experience of that doomed day.#WhereWereYou when the Twin Towers fell?#WhereWereYou 7th grade, English. Assistant principal came in and told the teacher. After she left, the...

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:38am

NYC street closures map: September 11 Ceremony

The 9-11 memorial ceremony will take place tomorrow in lower Manhattan to remember the thousands of victims lost on September 11, 2001.During the ceremony the names of victims will be read aloud and there will be moments of silence taking place throughout the morning.The ceremony will begin at 8:39...

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 5:29pm

Visitors reminisce on the eve of the Sept. 11 commemoration ceremony

Visitors thronged to the 9/11 Memorial in preparation for Friday's commemoration of the terror attack that killed 2,977 in 2001.Similar to the last 13 years, there will be a name reading ceremony to honor those who died in the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil.RELATED:Council bill could ground...

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:21pm