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.
River Forest Honors 9-11 Victims With 13th Annual LemonAid Charity EventIn River Forest, people are honoring the victims of 9-11 by raising money for charity at the 13th Annual LemonAid event.
World Trade Center Beam Hauled To Chicago Area For MemorialA cluster of motorcycles has escorted a concrete-encrusted World Trade Center beam into the Chicago area, for storage until a heroes museum is built north of the city.
12th Anniversary Of 9/11 Highlights Legacy Of Search And Rescue DogsThe terrorist attacks that day took an enormous human toll and included a massive mobilization of rescue workers at Ground Zero along with nearly 300 search and rescue dogs from across America. The author of a new book says the legacy of the dogs includes some painful memories but valuable lessons too.
Widow Of 9-11 Pilot In Chicago To Call For More Cockpit SecurityThe widow of a United pilot who died on 9-11 is in Chicago today to ask United Airlines to mandate secondary barriers for airline cockpits.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.