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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

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

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.

05/15/2014

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Jon Stewart, How Could You? ‘The Daily Show’ Insults Chicago Pizza

John Stewart, angered by Chicago’s response to the decision to declare One World Trade Center the tallest building in the U.S. over Willis Tower, said some unsavory things about Chicago’s famous deep dish pizza.

11/14/2013

Michael Hingson and Roselle the guide dog

Blind 9/11 Survivor From Chicago Remembers Escape With Guide Dog

On Sept. 11, 2001, Michael Hingson and his guide dog, Roselle, were on the 78th floor of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, when the first jetliner hit the building.

09/11/2013

On the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an Evanston firefighter rings a fire bell to honor fellow firefighters who died at the World Trade Center. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Chicago Area Remembers Horror Of 9/11

Fire stations throughout the Chicago area marked the 12th anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday, with the ringing of bells, and recollections of where people were on the day of the terrorist attacks.

09/11/2013

Surrounded by family and friends, Ellen Saracini (center)  and her two daughters Brielle (left) and Kirsten (right), attend a funeral mass for her husband, Victor Saracini, the pilot  of United Flight 175, which was hijacked and crashed into the World Trade Center during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.  (Photo credit: TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Widow Recalls Last Words With Pilot Husband: ‘I Love You’

Ellen Saracini’s husband, Victor, was the pilot of United Flight 175, which crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center on 9/11.

09/11/2013

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

Naperville residents place their hands over their hearts during a ceremony to honor the victims of 9/11 on the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, at a memorial dedicated to a local Navy officer who was killed in the attack on the Pentagon. (Credit: CBS)

9/11 Survivor Speaks At Memorial In Naperville

For years, west suburban Naperville has hosted a 9/11 commemoration on the anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. This year was no different, although the crowd heard from a survivor of the Trade Center attack.

CBS 2–09/11/2012

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Chicago Firefighters Commemorate 9/11 Attacks

A number of remembrances of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were held Tuesday morning in the Chicago area.

WBBM Newsradio–09/11/2012

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One World Trade Center To Supplant Willis Tower As Nation’s Tallest Building

Depending on how you figure, the Willis Tower could be about to lose bragging rights as the nation’s tallest building once the skyscraper at New York’s Ground Zero is completed.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

Flight attendant Jeffrey Collman was on board American Airlines Flight 11, the first plane to hit the World Trade Center. (CBS)

Oswego Couple Remembers Son Who Died When Plane Hit WTC

The village of Oswego commemorated the 9/11 anniversary on Sunday with a special contribution from two parents who feel the loss of the attacks every day.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2011

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Photographer Remembers Chilling 9/11 Image

The photographer who captured one of the most memorable pictures of the terrorist attack on New York City 10 years ago is looking back at that moment.

WBBM Newsradio–09/09/2011

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy (Photo courtesy Steve Miller, WBBM)

Supt. McCarthy Recalls His Own Experience At Ground Zero

On 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.

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2011

Sept. 11 victim Christine Olender (CBS)

Family Still Grieving Over Daughter’s Death On Sept. 11

ong those being remembered this week as we look back on the 9-11 attacks on America 10 years ago, is a 39-year old woman from the city’s Northwest Side who had moved to New York.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2011

Sculptor Erik Blome has created a sculpture honoroing the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, using four steel beams from the World Trade Center. The sculpture will be dedicated in Oak Lawn on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. (Credit: CBS)

Oak Lawn To Dedicate 9/11 Sculpture With Beams From WTC

Among 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.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011

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9/11 Memorial To Be Unveiled In Des Plaines

Memorials will be unveiled crafted from World Trade Center girders in several suburbs, including Des Plaines.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

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

9/11 Widow: ‘It Feels Like It Just Happened’

Sue Mladenik won’t be watching any of the 9/11 anniversary programs that will be all over television in the coming 10 days. Reliving the death of her husband Jeff is too much, she tells CBS 2’s Mike Parker.

09/01/2011

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Special Programming Set For 9/11 Events

CBS will provide a broad look back and forward with special programming during the weekend marking the historic 10th anniversary of the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

09/01/2011

A memorial wall near Ground Zero is filled with written homages to those that died in the attack of Sept. 11, 2001. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Story Corps Helps Preserve Voices On 9/11 Memories

The Story Corps project gives strangers a place to share and connect through quick audio clips recorded in booths around New York and San Francisco, as well as those submitted online.

09/01/2011

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