World Trade Center
In this May 10, 2013 file photo, the final piece of spire is hoisted in place on top of 1 World Trade Center in New York. The new World Trade Center tower in New York knocked Chicago's Willis Tower off its pedestal as the nation's tallest building when an international panel of architects an…
This year's anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on our citizens and soil carries even more gravity than the 10-year mark we observed just two short years ago.
“Brian, we’re going to get hit again. It’s going to happen. I just hope when it happens, I’m not in Washington.”
On most construction projects, workers are discouraged from signing or otherwise scrawling on the iron and concrete. At the skyscraper rising at ground zero, though, they're being invited to leave messages for the ages.
SCHERERVILLE | It’s been almost a year since Schererville received a 16 foot beam from the World Trade Center.
The Anatomy of a Skyscraper: Author Kate Ascher explains the science behind the world's tallest structures
Ever wonder what happens when lightning strikes a tall building? What about how elevators travel so rapidly in a commercial building versus a residential building? Have you witnessed winds so strong or earthquakes so fierce that you wonder how any skyscraper could withstand the elements? The…
Please excuse me for not doing a column on politics. I was so touched by what I saw in the 9/11 history broadcast on TV and in the newspapers. It became so fresh again as we watched those who told their stories of parents, family members and friends in the downing of the two World Trade Cent…
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Local communities remember September 11, 2001
Has it really been 10 years since the attack on the World Trade Center in New York? For me, I could not believe what I was seeing on TV. I thought, what the heck is this? I was seeing a building with flames coming out near the top.
The 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the skies over Pennsylvania demands considered reflection.
If somehow we could realize the British and the Soviets -- then among the most powerful nations in the world -- could not bring rag-tag Afghan rebels to their knees, then why are we there?
I wasn't supposed to come into the newsroom until the afternoon on Sept. 11, 2001.
Removing debris from ground zero 10 years ago felt "unreal" at times for four Merrillville firefighters as they saw the destruction, blood-stained sidewalks and buildings still burning days after the terrorist attacks.
Former Calumet City Alderwoman Cindi Pallick spent Sept. 11, 2001, bouncing between the neonatal intensive care unit and her partner's hospital room, oblivious to what was happening in rest of the nation.
Broadcaster Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and director of team travel Ed Cassin remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001, as the White Sox were playing in New York that day.
NEW YORK | Mariano Rivera remembers being home that day on what started out as a beautiful morning. His mother-in-law was watching the news and he heard her screaming: The first plane had hit the World Trade Center. Then he saw the second one do the same.
SCHERERVILLE | The Town of Schererville has been selected to receive a piece of steel from the World Trade Center. They will reveal the piece at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Town Hall, 10 E. Joliet Street.
If you were alive at the time and old enough to do so, you remember with clarity where you were when you heard that President John F. Kennedy had been shot. I was 9, a fourth-grader at John H. Vohr Elementary School in Gary.
Ten years ago, we were so much more innocent.
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