Ground Zero

Sen. Kirk Pushes For Funds To Help Ground Zero Workers Pay Medical BillsRepublican Senator Mark Kirk is giving some bipartisan support to renew money for a bill many of his colleagues were reluctant to endorse the first time around: helping pay medical bills of those who worked at Ground Zero.
Chicago Police Sergeant Remembers Volunteering At Ground ZeroA Chicago Police Sergeant who led a group of 19 officers from Chicago to New York City 10 years ago is looking back on the days they spent volunteering at Ground Zero.
Supt. McCarthy Recalls His Own Experience At Ground ZeroOn Sept. 11, 2001, the man who is now Chicago's police superintendent was deputy commissioner of operations for the New York Police Department -- and he was at Ground Zero.
Firefighters Set Off On Motorcyle Ride To Ground ZeroIt was quite a sight on the road on Tuesday: hundreds – and, soon, thousands – of motorcycles traveling together to Ground Zero for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Oak Lawn To Dedicate 9/11 Sculpture With Beams From WTCAmong the many memorials planned for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, one in particular will bring actual pieces of the World Trade Center to Oak Lawn, permanently.
George W. Bush Details 9/11 Memories For DocumentaryFormer President George W. Bush says Sept. 11 will be marked on calendars like Pearl Harbor Day — a day never forgotten by the people who lived through it.
Sugar Grove Family Watches Wreath-Laying At Ground ZeroSue Mladenik lost her husband Jeffrey on Sept. 11, 2001. On Thursday, she watched as President Obama visited Ground Zero following the death of Osama bin Laden.
Stitches Added To 9/11 Flag In IllinoisMemories of the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 are thick today at the Hines Veterans’ Administration Hospital near Maywood.
Hope For Chicago Firefighters In 9-11 RescueTwo Chicago firefighters who were denied compensation for health problems they believe were caused by their work at Ground Zero, are expected to benefit from a $4.2 billion package passed by congress.
Local Firefighters Left Out Of WTC SettlementSome Chicago firefighters who volunteered to help at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are being left out of a settlement to cover health claims.