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