Some of the most important stories marking this day according to Kansas City history . . .
Kansas City First Responder Story
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One of the many firefighters from across the country that reported to New York City following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 was Kansas City Fire Department Chad Dailey. Shortly after the attacks, Dailey left for New York with a federal assistance team the day after the attack.
JoCo 9/11 Testimony
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT PENNSYLVANIA. STEVEN: 17 YEARS AGO, THE WORLD WAS CHANGED BY TERRORISM. TONIGHT A LOCAL FAMILY REMEMBERS THEIR SON WHO KILLED WAS A PLANE HIT THE PENTAGON. BRIAN? BRIAN: YEAH, THIS IS A PERMANENT MEMORIAL BUT NEW TONIGHT, SPECIAL TONIGHT, TAKE A LOOK.
Support From KCMO Troops Here & Now
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An idea born and cultivated in Kansas City to help veterans is going national. By this time next year, as many as three more cities will have developed tiny home community for homeless veterans like the ones at the Veterans Community Project on 89th and Troost.
Local Helping Hands
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A group of local restaurants in Kansas City decided to donate 10 percent of their sales to a charity that aims to help first responders. The charity, started a year ago, was founded by a Blue Springs man who retired from 30 years fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Home Team Tribute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - September 11th, 2001, was a day that would shape America. "I was in 4th grade. He was in 6th grade. We never thought there was going to be a moment in our lives that what happened on that day would directly impact our adulthood," Courtney Fields said.
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