2 Retired Chicago Firefighters Remember Harrowing Experience Of Working At Ground Zero Right After 9/11Twenty years ago this week, about 100 Chicago firefighters packed up and headed to New York City after the Twin Towers fell in the 9/11 attacks.
20 Years After Being On Scene At WTC And Being Rescued On 9/11, Carol Marin Emphasizes Need To Share HistoryCarol Marin didn't hesitate when the jets hit the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. The renowned Chicago reporter was in New York that morning. She jumped in cab, and then walked blocks to the cover the story.
Chicago Area Remembers 9/11: Firefighters Honor Fallen Comrades, Cantigny Park Displays World Trade Center BeamsEighteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, two of the beams from the World Trade Center have found a permanent home in west suburban Wheaton.
9/11 Victim's Remains Identified 17 Years LaterThe New York City medical examiners' office on Wednesday identified the victim as Scott Michael Johnson, an employee at the investment banking company Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.
Feds Will Finally Cover Illinois Residents Who Rushed To World Trade Center Site And Then Became IllRetired Chicago firefighter Art Noonan spent five days working at "the pile" -- Ground Zero -- after 9/11.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Twin Towers Survivor Has Mixed Emotions About New 9/11 MuseumJoe Dittmar, formerly of Aurora, was on the 105th floor of the south tower on September 11, 2001.
Jon Stewart, How Could You? 'The Daily Show' Insults Chicago PizzaJohn 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.
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.