Legacy of 9/11

People viewing an old newscast showcasing the twin towers and 9/11. (KSL TV)...
Mike Anderson and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Utahns get an immersive look back at 9/11

The Weber Fairgrounds hosted a special and reflective display of 9/11, taking Utahns back to those difficult moments.
7 months ago
Diane Massaroli holds a picture of her late husband, Michael Massaroli, before the commemoration ce...
Jennifer Peltz and Karen Matthews, Associated Press

The US marks 22 years since 9/11 with tributes and tears, from ground zero to Alaska

Bells tolled at ground zero and solemn tributes unfolded across the country as Americans looked back on the horror and legacy of 9/11. People gathered Monday at memorials, firehouses, city halls, campuses and elsewhere to observe the 22nd anniversary of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.
7 months ago
The 'Tribute in Light' rises skyward on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Septemb...
Mary Culbertson

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox issues order to lower flags in 9/11 remembrance

Gov. Cox issued an official order to state facilities to fly their American Flags and Utah Flags at half mast until sunset in remembrance of 9/11.
7 months ago
The 2001 terror attacks on the World Trade Center continue to cause cancer, respiratory disease, an...
Jason Carroll and Zoe Sottile, CNN

First responder deaths from post-9/11 illnesses nearly equals number of firefighters who died that day

The number of first responders who have died from 9/11-related illnesses now almost equals the number of firefighters who died during the terror attacks themselves.
7 months ago
SHANKSVILLE, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. first lady Jill Biden speaks during a ceremony commemorating t...

Jill Biden shares memories of Sept. 11 as wife, sister, more

The first lady recalls in an Associated Press interview how "scared to death" she was that her sister Bonny Jacobs, a United Airlines flight attendant, was on one of the hijacked planes that crashed in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.
2 years ago
President Joe Biden participates in wreath laying ceremony at The Pentagon...
Nikki Carvajal and Jasmine Wright, CNN

Biden honors 9/11 victims at Pentagon ceremony: ‘This is a day not only to remember, but a day of renewal and resolve’

President Joe Biden commemorated the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks at a remembrance event Sunday at the Pentagon, delivering heartfelt remarks that honored those killed there. 
2 years ago
The Utah State Capitol (Photo: Derek Petersen, KSL TV)...
Doug Wright & Shelby Hintze, KSL TV

Vaccine mandate impact on Utah; a possible end to the death penalty in Utah

This week, a concerted effort to end the death penalty in Utah--from the Utah County Attorney to Republican lawmakers. And for a generation, they grew up in the shadow of 9/11, not really knowing a world without the tragedy. We talk with Katie McKellar from the Deseret News about the way the tragedy has shaped a generation. But first, President Biden this week announcing a vaccine or weekly testing requirement for US companies employing over 100 people. The details are scant right now but it's a decision already bringing praise and ire.
3 years ago
Carrie Pike (pictured left) became lifelong friends with the widows of the fallen firefighters on 9...
Ashley Moser, KSL TV

FDNY widows invite Utah woman to attend 9/11 anniversary in NYC

In 2001, Carrie Pike helped sew more than 400 grief teddy bears for the families of the firefighters killed on 9/11. Through that project, she became lifelong friends with the widows of the fallen, and that friendship turned into an invitation of a lifetime.
3 years ago
Members of NYPD, POPD, and FDNY hold a U.S. flag during the singing of the National Anthem at the a...

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end

Americans are solemnly marking the 20th anniversary of 9/11, just weeks after the fraught end of the Afghanistan war that followed the terror attack.
3 years ago
Jennilee Miller pays respect to victim Todd Beamer at the Wall of Names at the Flight 93 National M...
The Associated Press

The Latest: Flight 93 victims remembered for their spirit

The victims and heroes of Flight 93 are being commemorated at a ceremony at the site where the plane crashed in a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001.
3 years ago
Veterans assemble to take a hike at Farmington Ponds. Josh Hansen (pictured front and center) cofou...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

Legacy of 9/11: Utah veteran develops program to help others heal from the wounds of war

Following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, an entire generation of men and women fought the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan. Many came home with the unseen psychological and emotional scars of war. That part of the mission continues every day for many Utah veterans.
3 years ago
Cheryl and Josh Felt welcomed their baby boy named Alexander on September 11, 2001. They reflected ...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

Legacy of 9/11: Family reflects on birth of son on Sept. 11, 2001

September 11, 2001 — that's the day the Felt family from Lehi welcomed their newborn son into the world. KSL's Jed Boal spoke with them two decades ago and talked with them again Friday about that day and the growth of their family since then.
3 years ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Legacy of 9/11: Utah family draws closer together after deployment, injury

The lasting impact of 9/11 has been especially profound for military families, including members of one Utah family that are grateful for everything they have after tough deployment completely changed their lives.
3 years ago
Matt Rascon & Shelby Hintze, KSL TV

KSL+: Looking back at long term impacts of 9/11

All this week, KSL has been examining the lasting impacts of 9/11 as we approach the 20th anniversary. On KSL+ we dive deeper into the missed opportunities that may have kept us from the great divide we experiencing today
3 years ago
Mary Alice Wahlstrom and Carolyn Beug....
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Utah family remembers lessons learned from 9/11 tragedy

Utahns who lost two family members on 9/11 say the lessons learned back then are needed now more than ever as the 20th anniversary of the attacks approaches.
3 years ago
FILE: Photographs of victims are displayed in a room in the new 9/11 Tribute Museum, June 13, 2017 ...
BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press

9/11 artifacts share ‘pieces of truth’ in victims’ stories

Nearly 3,000 people who died from the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 aren't being forgotten.
3 years ago
Firefighters walk towards one of the tower at the World Trade Center before it collapsed after a pl...
Ashley Moser & Emiley Dewey, KSL TV

Legacy of 9/11: How the Sept. 11 attacks shaped a generation

For many Americans, Sept. 11, 2001 is their earliest, most searing memory. They’ve grown up in a world shaped by that day – and a legacy of service, unity and compassion.
3 years ago
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents help travelers place their bags through the 3-D...
DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

How 9/11 changed air travel: more security, less privacy

Ask anyone old enough to remember travel before Sept. 11, 2001, and you're likely to get a gauzy recollection of what flying was like.
3 years ago
Sherry Poulson (left), Carrie Pike (middle) and Beth Cole (right) have reunited to create grief ted...
Dan Rascon, KSL TV

Legacy of 9/11: Group of women reunite to create grief teddy bears for fallen soldiers

A group of women who helped orchestrate the making of more than 400 grief teddy bears for a 9/11 project 20 years ago are back at it again. This time, they're remembering the American service men and women who lost their lives in the suicide bombing attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan on Aug. 26. 
3 years ago
FILE: President George W. Bush signs a bill to create an independent commission to investigate the ...
Peter Rosen, KSL TV

Legacy of 9/11: US sees more political division after unity that followed Sept. 11 attacks

It may be hard to fathom a time when politics weren't so polarized and the middle ground didn't seem like a no man’s land. But for a moment 20 years ago, the United States was a united nation.
3 years ago
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the August jobs numbers in the State Dining Room at th...

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at 3 memorial sites

President Joe Biden will visit all three 9/11 memorial sites to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and pay his respects to the nearly 3,000 people killed that day.
3 years ago
A large number of American flags, honoring the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, are on di...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

9/11 flag remembrance display at Riverton City Park

America will soon commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. In Riverton City Park, a large display of American flags, honoring the victims of the attacks in 2001, has already been set up.
3 years ago
Jennie Taylor, whose husband, Major Brent Taylor, was killed in Afghanistan three years ago, decide...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

‘Weber Remembers’ event being planned for 20th anniversary of 9/11

Jennie Taylor, whose husband was killed in Afghanistan three years ago, decided to plan an event to remember Sept. 11 — the day that changed the world 20 years ago and ultimately got the U.S. involved in Afghanistan. She said the Weber County event might just be her biggest project yet.
3 years ago
FILE: The 9/11 Tribute in Light shines above the lower Manhattan skyline on September 10, 2020 in N...
Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

‘Weber Remembers’ exhibit memorializes events of 9/11 ahead Of 20th anniversary

The Major Brent Taylor Foundation is planning a special tribute to honor the lives lost on 9/11 as the nation remembers the 20th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
3 years ago

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