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Letters: Vegas horror rests on the shooter

Letters: Vegas horror rests on the shooter

The letter from my high school friend Jim Grice exhibited great passion in his opinion on gun control. Unfortunately, like most anti-gun opinions, it had passion, but no facts. In...
After the Las Vegas concert attack, event workers say they aren't trained on how to handle mass shootings

After the Las Vegas concert attack, event workers say they aren't trained on how to handle mass shootings

What should a stagehand do if the event they are working is suddenly interrupted by a man with a gun?...
27-year-old woman shot in the Las Vegas massacre woke up from her coma

27-year-old woman shot in the Las Vegas massacre woke up from her coma

Tina Frost was shot in the head and lost her right eye as a result of the tragedy....
27-year-old victim of Las Vegas shooting wakes up from coma, fundraiser held

27-year-old victim of Las Vegas shooting wakes up from coma, fundraiser held

A fundraiser was held Saturday night in Maryland to help pay for the mounting medical bills for a 27-year-old woman who on Friday night woke up and took her first steps after being...
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Danny Heitman's "At Random": In autumn of anxiety, almanac endures

Our house painter came a few weeks ago to give the bricks and siding a fresh coat of color, and putty and paint the windows to give them courage against...
Dozens gravely wounded in Las Vegas shooting face long road to recovery

Dozens gravely wounded in Las Vegas shooting face long road to recovery

For the dozens of people who remain hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the onslaught isn’t over....
After Las Vegas, we must ban high-capacity magazines

After Las Vegas, we must ban high-capacity magazines

We have introduced the Keep Americans Safe Act to ban high-capacity magazines....
Supporting a bump stock ban won’t slow the NRA

Supporting a bump stock ban won’t slow the NRA

NRA will continue to resist true gun control, even after Las Vegas...
They were in love. He was planning to propose. How the Las Vegas shooting tore this couple apart

They were in love. He was planning to propose. How the Las Vegas shooting tore this couple apart

He was planning on proposing marriage to her, but then the shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas changed all that....
Chargers' visit to Oakland to play the rival Raiders is not a very moving experience

Chargers' visit to Oakland to play the rival Raiders is not a very moving experience

Imagine a person walking down the stairs in the house shared with a spouse. They need to talk. The last 22 years have been great. There have been good times and bad, but more bad...
Shifting Las Vegas massacre narrative has gamblers on edge

Shifting Las Vegas massacre narrative has gamblers on edge

A shifting narrative about when officials at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino alerted cops before the worst mass shooting in US history has Las Vegas on edge. And now gamblers are...
Las Vegas police and Mandalay Bay owners totally disagree on when police arrived on killer’s floor

Las Vegas police and Mandalay Bay owners totally disagree on when police arrived on killer’s floor

The Las Vegas sheriff says his officers didn't arrive on the floor of the shooting until it was over. The owners of Mandalay Bay say the police were there at the start. Who is...
Las Vegas gunman fired on jet fuel tanks, police, authorities say

Las Vegas gunman fired on jet fuel tanks, police, authorities say

Las Vegas investigators offer a new version of events in a shifting timeline surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern US history....
Guadagno wears NRA blinders in gun control debate

Guadagno wears NRA blinders in gun control debate

She wouldn't change a thing. Because what happened in Vegas stays in Vegas....
“I’ve been hit!” Frederick couple escaped hail of gunfire in Las Vegas shooting

“I’ve been hit!” Frederick couple escaped hail of gunfire in Las Vegas shooting

Frederick resident Shannon Renke was annoyed when she heard someone light a string of firecrackers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival shortly after country music singer Jason Aldean...
Las Vegas police and Mandalay Bay owners disagree on when police arrived on killer’s floor

Las Vegas police and Mandalay Bay owners disagree on when police arrived on killer’s floor

An enormous, important discrepancy has emerged over what happened during the Las Vegas massacre: When did police arrive on the 32nd floor where Stephen Paddock was firing his...
What was Andre Agassi doing in Charlotte Friday? Fulfilling his new mission

What was Andre Agassi doing in Charlotte Friday? Fulfilling his new mission

Agassi, formerly the No.1 tennis player in the world, has found a second act in life – building schools for at-risk kids....
Mandalay Bay management says Las Vegas rampage began 'within 40 seconds' after security guard reported shooting

Mandalay Bay management says Las Vegas rampage began 'within 40 seconds' after security guard reported shooting

The management of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, in its first detailed statement on the timeline of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, said the shooting rampage began...
Essential California: Death toll climbs to 17 as California fires continue to rage

Essential California: Death toll climbs to 17 as California fires continue to rage

At least 17 people have died in Northern California fires that continue to ravage multiple counties, while the Anaheim Hills fire in Southern California has scorched around 7,500...
Officials struggling to clear up key facts on Vegas massacre

Officials struggling to clear up key facts on Vegas massacre

Las Vegas investigators offered a new version of events Friday in a shifting timeline surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history as they described how the gunman...
Mandalay Bay just denied a claim that victims are using to blame the hotel for the Las Vegas shooting

Mandalay Bay just denied a claim that victims are using to blame the hotel for the Las Vegas shooting

Mandalay Bay shut down police officials' claims that there was a six-minute gap between when the first shot was fired and when security was called....
What drove Las Vegas shooter to kill? We don't know, and it drives us crazy

What drove Las Vegas shooter to kill? We don't know, and it drives us crazy

Days after 64-year-old Stephen Paddock rained down bullets on a country music festival in Las Vegas, investigators are no closer to understanding the gunman’s motives. For...
Suburban Chicago Republicans moving ahead with gun giveaway fundraiser 2 weeks after Las Vegas massacre

Suburban Chicago Republicans moving ahead with gun giveaway fundraiser 2 weeks after Las Vegas massacre

At least a dozen firearms will be given out to donors Friday night, less than two weeks after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in Las Vegas....
What Americans think about gun control after Las Vegas massacre

What Americans think about gun control after Las Vegas massacre

A record-high percentage of voters answered yes to this question in a recent Quinnipiac University poll....
Debate gun control but not at expense of saving other lives

Debate gun control but not at expense of saving other lives

We should try to save lives wherever we're able, but the facts do matter. So do political realities....
At Mandalay Bay, precious minutes passed before 1st call to police in shooting

At Mandalay Bay, precious minutes passed before 1st call to police in shooting

Hotel officials say authorities' timeline “may not be accurate.”...
Barrett-Jackson, The NASCAR Foundation will auction vehicle to support Las Vegas

Barrett-Jackson, The NASCAR Foundation will auction vehicle to support Las Vegas

Barrett-Jackson, in conjunction with The NASCAR Foundation, today announced the charity sale of a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Edition at Barrett-Jackson’s 10th Annual Las Vegas...
Official says Mandalay Bay didn’t immediately report gunfire from Las Vegas shooter’s room

Official says Mandalay Bay didn’t immediately report gunfire from Las Vegas shooter’s room

Mandalay Bay hotel officials didn’t notify police about a shooting in a hallway inside the high-rise until after Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd at a country music...
Feighan: No way to predict next mass shooting, says dad

Feighan: No way to predict next mass shooting, says dad

Retired Detroit cop Mark Bando lost his son Drew in the Pulse nightclub shooting last year. Reflecting on the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, Bando says there's no way to...
Mandalay Bay hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

Mandalay Bay hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

The maintenance worker told hotel dispatchers to call police to report a gunman had opened fire....
Autopsy of Las Vegas gunman's brain reportedly doesn't reveal any clues to his motive

Autopsy of Las Vegas gunman's brain reportedly doesn't reveal any clues to his motive

It's a mystery why Stephen Paddock targeted concertgoers in Las Vegas from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino....
How does Vegas do fall? Flower peacocks and a talking tree come to Bellagio's indoor gardens

How does Vegas do fall? Flower peacocks and a talking tree come to Bellagio's indoor gardens

The flashy birds made of flowers and a conversational tree mean it's autumn at the conservatory and botanical garden. Best of all, the decorations are free and open to all....
In Las Vegas, the casino is always watching — and yet it missed Stephen Paddock

In Las Vegas, the casino is always watching — and yet it missed Stephen Paddock

Casinos in Vegas pay for top-notch security. Yet a gunman was able to haul 10 suitcases worth of weapons and fire out a window unimpeded for 10 minutes. What went wrong?...
In the wake of mass killing, Las Vegas reaches out to tourists with a new ad

In the wake of mass killing, Las Vegas reaches out to tourists with a new ad

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority launches an ad in the wake of the mass shooting, feature Twitter posts from people who vow to return....
Las Vegas shooting survivors are suing the makers of 'bump stock' devices

Las Vegas shooting survivors are suing the makers of 'bump stock' devices

The suit accuses Slide Fire Solutions of negligence leading to the infliction of emotional distress on thousands of people who witnessed the Las Vegas......
The Making of a Millionaire and a Massacre

The Making of a Millionaire and a Massacre

Bump stock inventor Jeremiah Cottle built an empire on the sort of device that let the Las Vegas gunman fire up to 800 rounds a minute...
Mass shooting media reports inflate number, white men’s role

Mass shooting media reports inflate number, white men’s role

Whether you agree with the widely reported statistic that there have been nearly 300 mass shootings this year might depend on how you define “mass shooting.”...
Las Vegas shooting: 1,000 leads later, authorities still stumped by gunman

Las Vegas shooting: 1,000 leads later, authorities still stumped by gunman

More than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history investigators are stumped about the key question: What led a 64-year-old high-stakes gambler to kill 58...
'This Changes Everything.' New Vegas Shooting Timeline Raises Questions

'This Changes Everything.' New Vegas Shooting Timeline Raises Questions

Officials gave new information about when Stephen Paddock shot a security guard...
Lawsuit targets Las Vegas bump stock manufacturer

Lawsuit targets Las Vegas bump stock manufacturer

A law put in place by Republicans and gun lobby protects the industry from liability for customers criminal actions...
New disclosure shows a casino guard alerted hotel to gunman before Vegas massacre began. So why did it take so long to stop him?

New disclosure shows a casino guard alerted hotel to gunman before Vegas massacre began. So why did it take so long to stop him?

Before the Las Vegas massacre began, a wounded Mandalay Bay casino hotel security guard called hotel officials to warn them about a gunman on the 32nd floor, an investigator told...
Here's a timeline of the Las Vegas shooting — with the crucial detail police left out last time

Here's a timeline of the Las Vegas shooting — with the crucial detail police left out last time

Police now say a security guard was shot at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino six minutes before the deadly assault that left 58 concertgoers dead and injured nearly 500 others...
Mass shooting scene cut from ‘American Horror Story’ episode after Vegas massacre

Mass shooting scene cut from ‘American Horror Story’ episode after Vegas massacre

A mass shooting scene that was supposed to be featured on “American Horror Story” this week has been edited substantially in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, according to FX....
Mandalay Bay weighs fate of Vegas gunman’s infamous suite

Mandalay Bay weighs fate of Vegas gunman’s infamous suite

LAS VEGAS — What will become of the now-notorious Las Vegas hotel suite that a 64-year-old retiree used to stage the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history? That is the...
Police change timeline in deadly Las Vegas shooting

Police change timeline in deadly Las Vegas shooting

The Las Vegas gunman opened fire on a security guard six minutes before he rained down bullets on a crowd and killed 58 people, officials say....
Viva Las Vegas no more? Mets to move Triple-A team to Syracuse

Viva Las Vegas no more? Mets to move Triple-A team to Syracuse

The Mets are reportedly set to purchase the International League franchise in Syracuse and move their Triple-A affiliate out of Las Vegas....
Rep. Tim Ryan gives his NRA donations to gun control groups

Rep. Tim Ryan gives his NRA donations to gun control groups

Ryan, who once had an "A" rating from the gun owners' group, announced last week that he'd donate the roughly $20,000 its political action committee gave him over the years to gun...
Pence's flights to and from NFL game he left early cost nearly $250,000

Pence's flights to and from NFL game he left early cost nearly $250,000

The trip that Vice President Mike Pence took this weekend to see the Indianapolis Colts play in his home state -- which he later left in protest after players did not stand for the...
Las Vegas lights dim in tribute to shooting victims, heroes

Las Vegas lights dim in tribute to shooting victims, heroes

Las Vegas' bright lights dimmed Sunday night, exactly one week after a mass shooting killed 58 people and injured hundreds of others. The digital marquees on The Strip darkened...
Las Vegas gunman said he kept a doctor on retainer for Valium prescriptions, would gamble $1 million a night: report

Las Vegas gunman said he kept a doctor on retainer for Valium prescriptions, would gamble $1 million a night: report

"I'll gamble all night," Stephen Paddock told lawyers in 2013. "I sleep during the day."...