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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • 9-11 museum a soul-searching experience: My Word

    My son, Robert David Peraza, was murdered on Sept. 11, 2001, during the World Trade Center terrorist attack in New York City. He was single, 30 years old and worked as a bond trader for Cantor Fitzgerald in Tower 1, floor 104. Suzanne, my wife, and I...
  • Too much information about Ray Rice — and not enough about everything else [Letter]

    Too much information about Ray Rice — and not enough about everything else [Letter]
    Where was your 9/11 coverage? I'm sick of hearing about the Ray Rice video. What did people think he was doing in that elevator, knitting doilies? I don't have any respect for a man who puts his hands on a woman. Period. As for the NFL, one has to ask...
  • Hyperpartisan Congress can't act rationally

    This Congress has difficulty in putting aside hyperpartisanship and rigid ideology long enough to do anything rational. So it may be just as well that members ran for the hills to avoid voting on bombing Iraq (and now Syria). Republicans want to avoid...
  • Bolton Volunteer Fire Department remembers 9/11

    On September 11, The Bolton Volunteer Fire Department hosted a ceremony at the fire station that commemorated the 13th anniversary of 9/11 attacks on the U.S. Several guest speakers shared their memories of the tragic event. Speakers included First...
  • Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself

    Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself
    The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release. Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
  • L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule

    L.A. to allow spires on skyscrapers, easing 40-year-old flat-roof rule
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti heralded a rule change Monday that will allow the construction of skyscrapers with spires or slanted roofs -- revising a longstanding regulation that forced builders to make flat-topped structures. The decades-old rule...
  • Virtual hate to actual terrorism: Front & Center

    Despite its favorable uses, social media's often a cesspool where mankind's better angels don't rinse their wings. Gossip, racism and revenge porn all collect in the virtual gutter. Now, terrorist groups, particularly ISIS, have hijacked social media,...
  • Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'

    Islamic State has offered to trade hostages for imprisoned 'superstar'
    For months, Islamic State militants have engaged in a high-stakes game of deadly extortion, threatening to behead American captives they are holding in the Middle East unless their demands are met, including an end to U.S. airstrikes targeting their...
  • FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13

    FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13
    The number of flights in and out of Chicago airports was steadily rising Sunday after a fire at an Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on the nation’s air-travel system, federal aviation officials said, but the time frame for normal operations...
  • Hobbled VA caregiver program dims chance of expansion

    For older generations of spouses, mothers and other family caregivers of severely disabled veterans, the startling feature of the Family Caregiver Program that Congress enacted in 2010 was its exclusivity. The unprecedented package of caregiver benefits...
  • Pull a 180,000-pound plane for Special Olympics Illinois this weekend

    Pull a 180,000-pound plane for Special Olympics Illinois this weekend
    When Brent Kampert was 3 years old, it wasn’t clear if he’d be able to walk or talk properly. Now, at 28, Kampert is a Special Olympics USA Games silver medalist, and he'll be competing in a 180,000-pound plane pull at O’Hare this...