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2 years 7 months ago

Shove Chapel remembers the 9/11 massacre

Candles glow at Shove Memorial Chapel during its 9/11 Remembrance. The chaplains' office invites anyone who wishes to come and light a candle for the victims of the 9/11 massacre. The chapel is located on Colorado College's campus at 1010 N. Nevada Ave. (between Uintah and Cache La...

2 years 7 months ago

Colorado Springs remembers 9/11

A citizen lead 9-11 Commemorative Ceremony is about to begin at America the Beautiful Park in downtown Colorado Springs. The event aims to solemnly and respectfully mark the 10 year anniversary of the terror attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the skies above Pennsylvania. ...

2 years 7 months ago

Two terror suspects may be US citizens

WASHINGTON (AP) - Government officials say at least two of the men suspected of being involved in a possible al-Qaida attack to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks are believed to be U.S. citizens or have U.S. traveling documents. The officials say the information comes from...

2 years 7 months ago

NORAD and USNORTHCOM remembers 9/11

Many gathered in front of the 9/11 Memorial at NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters for a wreath laying ceremony on Friday morning. The memorial is made up of several elements including soil from Pennsylvania, a mangled beam from the remnants of the World Trade Center, and both are embedded in...

2 years 7 months ago

9-11 blood drive planned at Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital is asking people in the community to honor those who lost their lives on 9-11 by giving blood. The blood drive will happen from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the East Branch of the Pikes Peak Library, 5550 N. Union. No appointment is necessary.

2 years 7 months ago

BBB warns of 9/11 scams

Scam artists can come out at the most tragic times trying to make quick buck, even for the 10th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. Now the Southern Colorado Better Business Bureau is warning people to make sure the organization they're donating to is reputable. What you need...

2 years 7 months ago

Local couple shares stories from 9/11

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, all U.S. flights were grounded just after 9 a.m. However Marta Hannon was one of the few that left that morning; she flew from Washington D.C. to Newark, New Jersey. "I remember looking down at New York and I kept thinking,...

2 years 7 months ago

Free award winning 9/11 film showing tonight

Tonight, at Armstrong Hall at Colorado College a riveting 9/11 film "Rebirth" will be shown for free. The film's editor, Kevin Filippini, will be available following the film for Q&A. "Rebirth" follows the lives of five people whose futures were forever altered by the horrific events surrounding 9/11. Event...

2 years 7 months ago

Defense Secretary to visit Ground Zero

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is getting an early start on Sept. 11 commemorations by traveling to ground zero of the terrorist attacks on New York and to Shanksville, Pa., where hijacked United Flight 93 crashed in an open field, killing all 40 passengers and crew members. ...

2 years 7 months ago

Many 9/11 charities failed with donated money

Americans eager to give after the 9/11 attacks poured $1.5 billion into hundreds of charities established to serve the victims, their families and their memories. An Associated Press investigation shows that many of those nonprofits have failed miserably over the past decade. One charity raised more than $700,000...

2 years 8 months ago

9/11 responders honored in Pueblo

Next month marks ten years since the September 11th terrorist attacks; Saturday survivors and heroes were honored at the Riverwalk in Pueblo. For Captain Mark Guerra, who was running fire crews in New York City on 9/11, it's a tough memory to talk about. He remembers when the first...

2 years 10 months ago

9-11 charges re-filed against Khalid Mohammed

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department says military prosecutors have re-filed terrorism and murder charges against the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and four others, under a revamped trial process at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the others allege that they were...

2 years 11 months ago

Update: Bin Laden killed by U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation ledby the United States. A small team of Americans carried out the attack and took custody of bin Laden's remains,...

3 years 7 months ago

Ground Zero fire fighter remembers the fallen

As the names of 135 fallen firefighters and emergency medical personnel are read at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service, friends and family remember their fallen heroes. Perhaps none more than Lt. James Joyce, a New York City firefighter who experienced first hand the horrors of the September 11th attacks. "That...

4 years 4 months ago

Gitmo detainees finally get day in court

In courtrooms barred to the public, dozens of terror suspects are pleading for their freedom from the Guantanamo Bay prison, sometimes even testifying on their own behalf by video from the U.S. naval base in Cuba. Complying with a Supreme Court ruling last year, 15 federal judges in the...

4 years 5 months ago

Asthma affecting first responders to WTC

The responders who worked so hard to save lives after the September 11th terrorist attacks may be facing a new battle . Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York analyzed the medical records of over 2000 World Trade Center responders. They found they were two times more likely to...

4 years 7 months ago

Mitchell High JROTC 9/11 ceremony

Colorado Springs High schoolers honor and remember 9/11 victims and heroes. Mitchell High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps held a special tribute outside the school Friday morning. The 8:30am ceremony honored military personnel, firefighters, police and civilians who died in e terror attack. The kids also...

4 years 7 months ago

9-11 Remembrances in Southern Colorado

Today is the 8th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks on our country. Here are some local remembrances: * 2,977 flags will be placed outside UCCS's new Science and Engineering Building in honor of the victims. * Mitchell High School, J-ROTC will hold a memorial honoring a Mitchell...

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