Night Before 9/11: WABC's late night newscast hours before September 11th attacks

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Eyewitness News at 11 began after midnight 18 years ago, delayed by Monday Night Football.

Michael Jordan, a wild high school party and the New York Giants dominated headlines on WABC-TV's newscast.

No one could have predicted what would happen the next day, a day Meteorologist Sam Champion forecasted as "sunny and pleasant."

Check out the newscast in the video below:

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