Maybe we should rethink the way we refer to people who engage in mass shootings.
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. The pain lingers. They remain haunted by the uncertainty of their recovery.
The gunman who sprayed more than 1,000 rounds of bullets into a Las Vegas country music concert also took shots at jet fuel tanks and targeted police officers responding to the scene, investigators said Friday in portraying a killer who seemed determine to inflict even more carnage than the 58 people he murdered.
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 outside at a country music festival, a federal official told the Associated Press on Thursday.
The FBI director says investigators haven’t yet determined a motive behind a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival, but they’re still digging.
A maintenance worker said Wednesday he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire with a rifle inside Mandalay Bay before the shooter began firing from his high-rise suite into a crowd at a nearby musical performance.
House Speaker Paul Ryan says bump stocks – devices that can effectively turn semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons – should be addressed through a regulatory change.
The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he could kill and wound so many people.
Federal investigators returned to search the home of the Las Vegas gunman for “re-documenting and rechecking.”
The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on “bump stocks” like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns, stressing its support for more limited regulations.
Queried by the Idaho Statesman, the four members of Idaho’s congressional delegation have said little about any steps Congress could take to reduce mass violence like the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas. Statesman reporter Cynthia Sewell reports that only two of the four, Sens....
How to deal with a mass shooting was an agenda topic that was set months ago for the fall conference of the Idaho Chiefs of Police Association, which kicked off today in Twin Falls, KBOI2 News reports; the Idaho chiefs were saddened to start off...
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter issued this statement on social media this morning on the Las Vegas shooting: “Idahoans join with our Nevada neighbors and all Americans in praying for the victims of last night’s terrible shooting in Las Vegas.” Also weighing in on Twitter early...