State Sen. Suzi Schmidt

Sen. Suzi Schmidt Won’t Be Running Again After All

A state lawmaker at the center of controversial 911 calls from her home has decided not to run for re-election, reversing an earlier statement.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Chicago Cubs' Carlos Pena (22) hits an RBI triple off of New York Mets' Miguel Batista in the first inning of a baseball game on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Cubs Beat Mets In 11 Innings, Following Touching Tribute To 9/11 Victims

The Cubs beat the New York Mets 10-6 Sunday night following a six-run 11th inning, in a game that ended nearly five hours after the Mets held a touching ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.


Naperville on Sunday honored Navy Cmdr Dan Shanower, who died in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. (CBS)

Naperville Honors Native Who Perished At Pentagon

Dan Shanower, a 40-year-old U.S. Navy commander, was among the 183 killed when terrorists slammed a plane into the Pentagon where he worked.


Soldier Field. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Just Give Me The Black and Blue, Not The Red, White, And Blue

It began Thursday night, prior to the matchup between the Saints and Packers, when Kid Rock let us know his parents were Elton John and Uncle Sam and continued to not only ruin music but also force feed viewers another big ol’ slice of jingoistic pie.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2011

Flight attendant Jeffrey Collman was on board American Airlines Flight 11, the first plane to hit the World Trade Center. (CBS)

Flight Attendant From Yorkville Filled In For Colleague On 9/11

Jeffrey Collman switched shifts with someone on that fateful day 10 years ago and ended up on Flight 11, the first jet to strike the World Trade Center. His parents talked with CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2011

Lonny Glover, left, and Pamela Hogue talk about Sept. 11. (CBS)

Flight Attendants Reflect On Sept. 11 And Its Aftermath

On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of them put on their uniforms, kissed their loved ones and went to work. But 33 flight crew members never made it home.


A security dog is present at a downtown Chicago train station on Friday. (CBS)

Security Tightens In Chicago

CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with train passengers about enhanced security at stations as the Sept. 11 anniversary nears.


A school for Muslim students in Morton Grove is teaching pupils how to deal with the repercussions of 9/11. (CBS)

Muslim School Teaches Students About 9/11

Member of the Muslim faith have been the target of discrimination. Ten years later, their children are being taught to be ambassadors of peace.


9/11 Ceremony

Students Take Part In Schoolwide Ceremony To Commemorate 9/11

Thousands of students from UNO Charter Schools rallied outside their classrooms Friday to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

CBS 2–09/09/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Police Officer’s Bomb-Sniffing Dog Honors 9-11 Hero

One Chicago Police officer doesn’t need an anniversary as a remembrance of 9-11. He has his personal reminder every day at the end of a leash.


Image From 'Ground Zero 360'

Visitors Moved By Field Museum Exhibit Commemorating 9/11

As America prepares to honor the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, crowds are heading to the Field Museum of Natural History for the moving exhibit, “Ground Zero 360: Never Forget.”

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

77th MLB All-Star Game

White Sox Remember New York On 9/11

The White Sox were in New York on Sept. 11, 2001, to play the New York Yankees. Two members of the 2001 Sox who are still with the team today are looking back.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011

Lance Briggs Gear

Briggs To Risk Fine, Wear Patriotic Gear For 9/11

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs says he doesn’t care if he has to pay a fine for donning some patriotic gear when the Bears play their season opener this coming Sunday.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

Photo Of Decorative Element Atop A Minaret. (Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images)

Islamic-American Group: Link Between 9/11, Muslim Religion Must Stop

The head of a local Islamic-American organization says that after this year, except for remembering its victims, it’s time for America to move on from the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2011

Canoe Paddle

Chicago Canoeist Didn’t Know About 9/11 Attacks For 2 Days

A Chicago man has been the subject of envy, because he has no recollection of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as they happened. Find out why.


Sept. 11 victim Christine Olender (CBS)

Family Still Grieving Over Daughter’s Death On Sept. 11

ong those being remembered this week as we look back on the 9-11 attacks on America 10 years ago, is a 39-year old woman from the city’s Northwest Side who had moved to New York.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

World Trade Center Attack

9/11 Memorial To Be Unveiled In Des Plaines

Memorials will be unveiled crafted from World Trade Center girders in several suburbs, including Des Plaines.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

Jeffrey Mladenik was killed on Sept. 11, 2001. (CBS)

9/11 Widow: ‘It Feels Like It Just Happened’

Sue Mladenik won’t be watching any of the 9/11 anniversary programs that will be all over television in the coming 10 days. Reliving the death of her husband Jeff is too much, she tells CBS 2’s Mike Parker.


Roses float in the reflecting pool during a ceremony commemorating the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11, 2007, in New York City. (credit: Mike Segar/Getty Images)

Many Voices Share Reflections On Hope Since 9/11

Nine spiritual leaders from many walks of life and faith in New York share stories of hope about 9/11.


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Special Programming Set For 9/11 Events

CBS will provide a broad look back and forward with special programming during the weekend marking the historic 10th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.