The nation will commemorate the 9-11 attacks this morning at the three sites where hijacked planes crashed eleven years ago, killing nearly three-thousand people. At the World Trade Center in New York City, family members of victims will read the names of loved ones.
Locally, Loma Linda fire officials are inviting the public to attend a dedication ceremony of the city’s new 9-11 Memorial Monument today. The recently-installed memorial at Fire Station One (11325 Loma Linda Drive) features a section of steel recovered from Ground Zero. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m..
Air quality officials are trying to determne the cause of a foul rotten eggs odor that has been detected in many areas of the Inland Empire. Residents in Banning, Moreno Valley and even in the San Fernando Valley have reported the awful odor. A fish die off at the Salton Sea is one of the possible sources of the odor.
Negotiators for the Chicago school district and the teachers union are headed back to the bargaining table his morning. Chicago School Board President David Vitale says he believes both sides are close and could work out a deal quickly.
Pro wrestling legend and WWE color commentator Jerry “The King” Lawler suffered a heart attack during Monday’s broadcast of “Raw” in Montreal. Lawler was taken to a hospital, and is said to be in stable condition. Lawler may be best remembered for his fictitious feud with comedian Andy Kaufman in the 1980s. The feud was featured in the Kaufman biopic “Man on the Moon.”
September 11, 2012 at 5:05 am | Local News | No comment