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Tracing the footsteps of Las Vegas gunman

Details of Stephen Paddock’s gun-buying behavior were included in the more than 700 pages of interview summaries, evidence logs, voluntary statements and other information released this month by the Las …


‘A surreal shock’: Las Vegas shooting survivors live through California massacre

When the first shots were fired at Borderline Bar & Grill, David Anderson immediately knew he was in the middle of a mass shooting. He had lived through one last …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 5:18 p.m.

Carrie Underwood’s new album isn’t political, but here’s why it still makes a statement

Country star Carrie Underwood has 13 songs on her sixth studio album, “Cry Pretty,” released on Friday. But two tracks in particular have been receiving a lot of attention.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Las Vegas massacre investigation closed without motive; acted alone

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 …


UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 7:47 p.m.

Vegas NHL team retires jersey 58 to honor shooting victims

On the night the Vegas Golden Knights clinched the NHL’s Pacific Division title, the expansion team retired the No. 58 jersey and raised a banner with the names of the …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter is charged

An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was charged Friday with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets, according to court documents obtained …


Arizona man says he sold ammunition to Las Vegas shooter

An Arizona man named in court documents as a “person of interest” during the investigation of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Tuesday he had met the …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 4:26 p.m.

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at …


Las Vegas shooting lawsuits stack up with 14 more filed

Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of 14 concertgoers, including some who were shot or injured …


Jason Aldean says he hopes for healing after Vegas shooting

Country star Jason Aldean says he hopes that healing can start for those affected by a mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival in his first interview since the …


Officials project cost of response to Vegas shooting at $4M

The costs of emergency police, fire and other services related to the Las Vegas shooting massacre were projected Wednesday at about $4 million and climbing.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 11:51 a.m.

Brother of Vegas shooter suspected of child porn possession

A brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of possessing child pornography, authorities said Wednesday.


Jason Aldean releases ‘I Won’t Back Down’ for charity

Jason Aldean’s moving rendition of “I Won’t Back Down” on “Saturday Night Live” will soon be raising money to help victims of the Las Vegas shooting.


Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a …


Vegas hotel security guard’s disappearance draws attention

The hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter inside a hotel before the concert massacre canceled scheduled TV interviews last week because of a medical appointment, a missed …


Country duo Big & Rich to perform at Las Vegas benefit

Big & Rich played at the Route 91 Harvest Festival the night of the Oct. 1 shooting, performing several hours before shots were fired.


Spin Control: Let’s come to terms with what mass shooters really are

Maybe we should rethink the way we refer to people who engage in mass shootings.


Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas 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. The pain lingers. They remain haunted …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 9:18 p.m.

Las Vegas gunman targeted responding police, jet fuel tanks

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 2:07 p.m.

Country star Jason Aldean to resume tour after mass shooting

Country star Jason Aldean is set to make an emotional return to the stage after cancelling tour dates following the mass shooting in Las Vegas.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 4:08 p.m.

Hotel: Gunman shot at crowd seconds after shooting guard

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 …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:57 a.m.

FBI director: Motive in Las Vegas shooting still unclear

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.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:46 p.m.

Country artists rethink gun rights

Country music has long idealized the gun-owning lifestyle. But after a mass shooter killed himself and at least 58 people at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest country music festival, voices …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 8:49 p.m.

Pressure mounts for Vegas police to explain response time

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 …


Ryan says bump stocks should be addressed by regulation

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.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 7:27 p.m.

Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

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 …


‘American Horror’ tones down scene after Las Vegas shooting

The network said Monday it would substitute the edited version of that opening sequence “in light of the tragedy last week in Las Vegas.”


What’s happening: FBI rechecks Vegas gunman’s house

Federal investigators returned to search the home of the Las Vegas gunman for “re-documenting and rechecking.”


NRA opposes full ban on ‘bump stocks’ used by Vegas gunman

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 …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

Red Sox increase security at Fenway Park for playoff game

The Red Sox and the city of Boston increased security at Fenway Park for Game 3 of the AL Division Series when the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 10-3.