First Fire Chief To Rush Into Twin Towers On 9/11 Becomes The Last To RetireThe first fire chief to enter one of the Twin Towers on 9/11 is now the last fire chief who responded that day to retire.
9/11 Survivor Speaks To High-Schoolers In LaGrange ParkFifteen years ago, Stu Breslow was an employee of Lehman Brothers and was at his desk on the 40th floor when the first plane hit the World Trade Center north tower, about 40 stories above him.
Fire Truck That Responded To 9/11 Attacks Visits Chicago SchoolA New York Fire Truck that responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center paid a visit to a grade school in Portage Park on Thursday, as part of an effort to teach children who were too young to understand the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
Chicago Police And Fire Departments Salute NYC Comrades On 9/11 AnniversaryChicago first responders paid tribute to counterparts who lost their lives in New York on this day 14 years ago, at a solemn ceremony outside Chicago Public Safety Headquarters.
9/11 Survivor Marking Anniversary In EvanstonCeremonies today mark the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and one memorial is especially important to an Evanston native who survived the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.
9/11 Survivors And Relatives Strive To Honor VictimsA northwest Indiana man who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center 13 years ago said the fight against terrorism is a never-ending battle.
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.
Blind 9/11 Survivor From Chicago Remembers Escape With Guide DogOn 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.
Chicago Area Remembers Horror Of 9/11Fire 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.
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.
Names Of Soldiers Killed In Iraq, Afghanistan To Be Read At Thompson CenterA daylong memorial for the 6,600 Americans killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan was scheduled for 9:11 a.m. Friday at the plaza outside the Thompson Center.
9/11 Survivor Speaks At Memorial In NapervilleFor 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.
Retired Firefighter: 9/11 Is Our Generation's Day Of InfamyFirst responders in Palatine marked the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Tuesday with a ceremony at the town's firefighters’ memorial.
One World Trade Center To Supplant Willis Tower As Nation's Tallest BuildingDepending 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.
Oswego Couple Remembers Son Who Died When Plane Hit WTCThe 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.