Here's a peek at ongoing coverage and an important milestone for Kansas City and the people who remember the history of this town . . .
On July 17, 1981, two suspended walkways collapsed inside Kansas City's Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event became one of the worst man-made disasters in American history, and the shockwaves are still being felt four decades later. It was a dark day, and Kansas City will never be the same.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - This weekend marks 40 years since the deadliest non-deliberate structural failure in U.S. history. When the Skywalk at the Hyatt Regency collapsed, 114 people were killed in Kansas City and more than 200 injured. A memorial was dedicated in 2015 near the site of what is now a Sheraton Hotel.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Bob Berkebile calls July 17, 1981, the longest night of his life. There are a lot of people who could describe that night the same way, but Berkebile's story of that night is different. Around 7 p.m., two of the skywalks in the Hyatt Regency hotel lobby collapsed onto the dance floor below.
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