9/11

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Kimberly Dole
September 17, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio honored the late Detective Luis Alvarez on Tuesday by presenting his family with a Key to the City. Alvarez was an NYPD Detective and 9/11 first responder who spent his last days lobbying with Congress to continue funding for other 9/11 first responders...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 12, 2019 - 7:31 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Seedlings from the 9/11 survivor tree will be donated and planted in Pittsburgh as a memorial for the mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue that killed 11 people. The Callery pear tree was found in the rubble after the Sept. 11 terrorist attack at the World Trade Center and...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sits with fellow Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee during a bill markup, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is weighing in on the most recent controversy involving Omar, retweeting video edited to suggest that the Minnesota congresswoman was dismissive of the significance of the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
David Caplan
September 11, 2019 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A New Jersey man whose mother was killed in the World Trade Center attack broke away from the script of reading victims' names at the annual memorial ceremony Tuesday, and took aim at Rep. llhan Omar, who earlier this year said "some people did something," referring to the...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 10, 2019 - 7:11 pm
FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (AP) -- A firefighter from Long Island who died in the World Trade Center attacks is being remembered for a second time on the eve of the 18th anniversary of 9/11. Friends and family gathered at a memorial service for firefighter Michael Haub in Franklin Square on Tuesday...
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9/11 wedding ring
Monica Iken
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 08, 2019 - 6:39 pm
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.
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July 26, 2019 - 6:18 pm
New York City officials are welcoming a congresswoman's proposal for a parade honoring 9/11 responders and survivors.
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Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart, speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington
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Andrew Weber
July 23, 2019 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS\AP) – The Senate has given final legislative approval to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The vote came after...
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FDNY
David Caplan
July 18, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A retired FDNY hero who worked at Ground Zero following the 9/11 terror attacks died Wednesday, making him the 200th member of the FDNY to die from an illness related to the site, officials announced Thursday. He was 73. “It is almost incomprehensible that after losing 343...
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In this July 17, 2018, photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a television interview as he defends President Donald Trump and his Helsinki news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paul certainly has his differences with Trump. They were once Republican rivals for the White House. But on a cornerstone issue, a resistance to U.S. intervention abroad, they’ve found common ground.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
David Caplan
July 17, 2019 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill's 70-year time frame and notes that the federal government already faces a $22...
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Andrew Weber
July 09, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The bill to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeiffer. Alvarez died just a couple of weeks ago after fighting for reauthorization. His NYPD badge was given to a Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
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