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  • Las Vegas Oct 1, 2019

    Las Vegas Massacre Anniversary Sparks Debate on Gun Control

    In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jul 11, 2019

    Vegas Police Release Report on Lessons From 2017 Massacre

    Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Wednesday. Among 93 recommendations in a newly released department “after-action review” are requirements to plan ahead with neighboring police, fire,...

  • JUDGE Jun 23, 2019

    Hotel Owner Sues Insurance Company After 2017 Vegas Mass Shooting

    More than 4,000 people are seeking damages from MGM Resorts International related to the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that left 58 people dead, the casino giant said in a lawsuit alleging its insurance company has failed to pay promised legal costs. Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts alleges breach-of-contract and accuses Illinois-based Zurich American Insurance Co. of failing to pay defense...

  • attorney May 17, 2019

    MGM Might Pay $800 Million in Las Vegas Shooting Settlement

    Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern U.S. history. “The company believes it is reasonably possible that a settlement will be reached” by next May, it told the Securities and Exchange Commission in a...

  • Mexico Sep 5, 2018

    Mexican Rock Band Mana Is Latin Grammys' Person of the Year

    Mana will be honored as Person of the Year 2018 by the Latin Recording Academy, and Fher Olvera, lead vocalist of the influential Mexican rock band, can’t help but recall its beginnings “in a little truck,” as they say, chopping wood and carrying water. “The band Mana started from way, way down,” Fher told The Associated Press in an interview...

  • Las Vegas Aug 3, 2018

    No Motive, No 2nd Shooter in Las Vegas Massacre, Sheriff Says

    More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to unleash a hail of gunfire that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more?

  • JUDGE Jul 20, 2018

    MGM Banks on Never-Used Anti-Terrorism Law in Suing Victims

    The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law never tested in court has been framed by the casino-operator as an effort to avoid years of costly litigation — but the legal maneuver may not play out that way. The company is not seeking...

  • United States Jul 18, 2018

    MGM Sues Vegas Shooting Victims in Push to Avoid Liability

    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed Friday in Nevada and California that it has “no liability of any kind” to survivors or families...

  • driver Jun 23, 2018

    New Jersey Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre While Expecting Welcomes Baby

    A New Jersey couple who survived one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history have a new reason to smile: they’re holding one of the youngest survivors of that horrible night.

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jun 14, 2018

    Footage Shows Vegas Police Helping People Dodge Gunfire During Concert Massacre

    Some of the first Las Vegas police officers to respond to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history huddled with people taking cover, organized escape routes, carried wounded victims to safety and ducked behind barriers as bullets rained around them....
    The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released 28 clips of police body-camera video ranging from a few seconds to more...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jun 7, 2018

    ‘There's People Shot Everywhere!': Vegas Shooting 911 Calls Depict Desperate Cries for Help

    Screams and pleas for help, descriptions of people falling amid rapid gunfire, and breathless questions about what to do next emerged Wednesday in 911 audio made public by Las Vegas police eight months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. “Shots fired! Shots fired! Hurry!” a woman screams, crying as a dispatcher asks where she is and the...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation May 24, 2018

    Hairstylist: Client Named Paddock Talked About Concert Attack

    A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday. Las Vegas police released about 2,100 pages of police reports, witness statements and dispatch records after losing...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation May 16, 2018

    Vegas Shooting Witnesses Described Chaos, Compassion

    Witness accounts of gunfire, chaos, bloody bodies and desperate bids to survive last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas emerged Wednesday in police reports made public seven months after the deadliest event of its kind in modern U.S. history. “I was laying next to my mom and she said, “I got hit. I got hit,” one woman told police in...

  • United States Apr 28, 2018

    Police Won't Immediately Release Las Vegas Shooting Records

    Police in Las Vegas said Friday they won’t immediately release records that include officer body camera videos, 911 recordings, evidence logs and interview reports about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history....
    The development came after the Nevada Supreme Court rejected a bid by police to delay the release of records about the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people...

  • Las Vegas Apr 27, 2018

    ‘Despacito,' Urban Artists Biggest Winners of Latin Billboard Awards

    It was a “Despacito” night in Las Vegas, where Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber’s hit song became the biggest winner of the Latin Music Billboard Awards.

  • Florida Mar 23, 2018

    Students Scarred by Vegas Massacre Join Florida Rallying Cry

    Kaitlynn Willoughby was frustrated by how quickly gun control debates stalled after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Her friend, 20-year-old Quinton Robbins, was among the 58 people killed Oct. 1 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. By the holidays, just weeks later, calls for change dissipated. “No one was listening to us yet,”...

  • JUDGE Mar 23, 2018

    Hotel Video Shows Vegas Gunman ‘Normal' Before Deadliest Modern US Mass Shooting

    Hotel surveillance video from the days before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, made public Thursday, shows the gunman as an unremarkable Las Vegas hotel guest and casino patron. Footage provided by MGM Resorts International shows Stephen Paddock interacting with Mandalay Bay resort staff members, wheeling suitcases toward elevators and pulling his Dodge Caravan into the hotel valet....

  • JUDGE Feb 10, 2018

    Autopsy Gives No Insight on Motive in Vegas Mass Shooting

    The much anticipated autopsy report on Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock did nothing to help explain why he carried out the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history — his body didn’t hold diseases or drugs or other substances that could have caused aggressive behavior. In fact, it showed he was a sober, healthy 64-year-old. The report — released Friday in...

  • lawyer Feb 3, 2018

    Man Who Sold Ammo to Vegas Shooter Is Charged

    An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was charged Friday with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets, according to court documents....
    Unfired armor-piercing bullets found inside the Las Vegas hotel room where Stephen Paddock launched the attack on Oct. 1 contained the fingerprints of ammunition dealer Douglas Haig, according to a...

  • New Jersey Jan 15, 2018

    Senate Committee Hears Testimony on Gun Control Bills

    A couple who survived last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas were among those who asked a Senate panel Monday to pass a slate of bills that include a measure to prohibit so-called bump stocks, a trigger modification devices designed to accelerate a firearm’s rate of fire. Opponents to the measures told lawmakers on the Senate Law and Justice Committee...

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