Firefighters across the valley remember the events of 9-11 and pay their respects to comrades lost on that tragic day.
Bagpipers lead the march into a special memorial service on the grounds of the Metro Police Academy. A special honor guard from most all area law enforcement agencies and fire services also took part.
Although the biggest of today’s 9/11 commemorations have been in the communities most directly affected by the attacks — New York, Washington and Shanksville, Pa. — the anniversary is being observed around the country, including here in Southern Nevada.
About 275 southern Nevada firefighters and police officers ascended the tallest building in Las Vegas to mark the memories of colleagues killed in the collapse of New York’s World TradeCenter towers 10 years ago.
Ten years ago, DJ Sammy & Yanou released a version of “Heaven” featuring the words of a 5 year old girl who lost her father in the 9/11 attacks.. Listen to the Heaven 9/11 Remix
If you haven’t heard the news Osama Bin Laden is buried at sea. Sources confirmed to CBS News his body was released into the sea from a U.S. Navy vessel on Monday, into the Indian Ocean.
The former mayor who helped lead the city through the tragic aftermath of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, came out in opposition of building a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero.