FROM THE WMBD ARCHIVES: Central Illinois’ response to 9/11 in 2001


(WMBD) — WMBD continues to look back at the events of 9/11, the most significant terrorist attack on American soil which claimed 2,997 American lives.

20 years later, WMBD is sharing stories from our own station archive. Our reporters of the time showed how Central Illinois came together in one of America’s darkest times.

WMBD Assistant News Director Andrew Harvey found and put together our archived coverage from 2001.

This weekend, we will continue our tribute coverage. Join us this Saturday at 6 p.m. for the “9/11 20th Anniversary: We Remember” special on WMBD News.

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