September 11th

LemonAid

River Forest Honors 9-11 Victims With 13th Annual LemonAid Charity Event

In River Forest, people are honoring the victims of 9-11 by raising money for charity at the 13th Annual LemonAid event.

09/11/2014

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

World Trade Center Beam Hauled To Chicago Area For Memorial

A 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.

07/17/2014

Photo provided by Nan Walton.

12th Anniversary Of 9/11 Highlights Legacy Of Search And Rescue Dogs

The 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.

09/15/2013

Ellen Saracini. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Widow Of 9-11 Pilot In Chicago To Call For More Cockpit Security

The 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.

09/04/2013

Mitt Romney speaks to the National Guard Association (Photo by David Calvert/Getty Images)

Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can’t Resist Political Attacks

The 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.

09/12/2012