Luis Alvarez
US Network Pool via AP, Pool
July 01, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A funeral will be held Wednesday for a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Detective Luis Alvarez appeared with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart last month to plead with Congress to extend the...
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Jon Stewart
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
June 18, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks. Stewart mocked McConnell on Colbert's "Late Show" Monday...
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Mark Bingham and Alice Hoagland
April 10, 2019 - 7:35 am
By Eoghan Macguire (CNN) -- Alice Hoagland recalls the last time she spoke with her son, Mark Bingham. It was September 11, 2001, and Bingham was on board the hijacked United Flight 93. "He just called and said, 'Mom, I want to tell you that I love you. I'm on a flight from Newark to San Francisco...
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Andrew Kramer
October 11, 2018 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Saracini Aviation Safety Act was recently signed into law by President Donald Trump as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. Ellen Saracini has been an advocate of the bill since it was introduced in February 2017. "The Saracini Aviation Safety Act would...
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Lou Giaccardo, who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks, shares his story at Philadelphia International Airport.
John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
September 11, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A South Jersey man who survived the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center 17 years ago shared his emotional story at a 9/11 observance ceremony at the Philadelphia International Airport Tuesday. . @PHLAirport holding 9/11 observance at this hour. @KYWNewsradio...
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After the ceremony, people placed flowers by plaques with names of the 18 Bucks County residents who died on 9/11.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
September 11, 2018 - 2:35 pm
LOWER MAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The tolling of a bell to mark each plane, the reading of the names of the 18 Bucks County residents who were killed that day, and a song from the Council Rock High School South choir marked a ceremony in remembrance of the 9/11 terror attacks at the...
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Members of passenger families, friends and volunteer repesentatives pull the ropes to ring the chimes at the dedication of the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool
September 11, 2018 - 8:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Here is some information on a number of September 11 remembrance cderemonies happening arond the Philadelphia region. Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony 8:30 a.m. 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua...
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A member of FDNY salutes after placing a flower at the 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, in New York, the United States, Feb. 26, 2016.
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Kristen Johanson
September 10, 2018 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seventeen years have passed since 9/11. Over the last two decades, scientists have made significant strides in DNA technology that have since helped identify victims in the terror attacks. So far, 60 percent of the World Trade Center victims have been identified, and...
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Laura Bush and President George W. Bush
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Paul Kurtz
July 26, 2018 - 5:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year's Liberty Medal will go to a former first couple, former President George W. and Laura Bush. National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeff Rosen said they are being honored for what he calls their tireless post-White House efforts on behalf of veterans...
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Mark Abrams
June 06, 2018 - 4:04 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mental health care treatment program for military vets is being launched in Philadelphia. Headstrong was founded six years ago by three combat veterans who wanted to get help for those who served in the military post-9/11 who were struggling with post-traumatic...
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