Sept. 11

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Bush’s Press Secretary Ari Fleischer Tweets Events Of Sept. 11

In a dramatic retelling of the events of Sept. 11 from the perspective of a White House insider, President Bush’s press secretary on Thursday used a format unavailable at the time: Social media.


The rubble of the World Trade Center smoulders following the terrorist attack Sept. 11, 2011 in New York. (ALEXANDRE FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

Twin Towers Survivor Has Mixed Emotions About New 9/11 Museum

Joe Dittmar, formerly of Aurora, was on the 105th floor of the south tower on September 11, 2001.


Honoring The Fallen Heroes Since Sept. 11

Starting at 9:11 a.m., volunteers have been reading the names of the American men and women who have been killed while serving in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, at a ceremony outside the Thompson Center.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2012

The skyscraper formerly known as the Sears Tower. (Credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

The Onion Sparks Anger With Picture Of Plane Flying Into Willis Tower

Headline: Sears Extremists Fly Plane Into Willis Tower. To the satirical newspaper “The Onion”, that’s comedy–the kind their writers have been doing for decades. However, many people believe any humor about the tragedy of Sept. 11 crosses the line.


Paul McCormack, Nicola McClean

Field Museum Exhibit Seeks To Ensure America Never Forgets 9/11

The Field Museum of Natural History is getting all ready to open its exhibit commemorating the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as the 10-year anniversary of the attacks comes in less than two weeks.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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

Sugar Grove Family Watches Wreath-Laying At Ground Zero

Sue 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.


Sept. 11 victim Christine Olender (CBS)

Victim’s Parents Relive The Grief With Bin Laden’s Death

Stella and John Olender, two Chicagoans who lost their daughter on Sept. 11, have mixed feelings about the reported death of Osama bin Laden, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


911 operator Lisa Jefferson. (CBS)

Chicago 911 Operator Reflects On Death Of Bin Laden

Ten years ago, a Chicago area woman was thrust into history and the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2011

Osama Bin Laden (CBS)

Indiana 9/11 Survivor Relieved At Bin Laden’s Death

Osama Bin Laden’s death comes are great news to a Dyer, Ind., man, who was in the north tower of the World Trade Center when American Airlines Flight 11 hit the building on Sept. 11, 2001.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2011

George Talhami

9/11 Victim’s Brother: Why Was Bin Laden Buried So Fast?

While the nation celebrates the news of Osama bin Laden’s death, it provides just small comfort to those who lost loved ones on Sept. 11, 2001.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Stanley Salata (left); Art Noonan (CBS)

Hope For Chicago Firefighters In 9-11 Rescue

Two 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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/23/2010