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Stories tagged: mass shooting

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 7:48 p.m.

Suspect walked off job hours before Colorado Walmart attack

A man accused of opening fire inside a suburban Denver Walmart, killing three people, abruptly walked away from his roofing company job hours before the attack, his former boss said …

Suspect named in Colorado Walmart shooting that killed 3

THORNTON, Colo. – Colorado authorities have identified a man who police say nonchalantly walked into a Walmart and immediately opened fire with a handgun, killing two men and a woman …

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 9:56 p.m.

Doctors prepare for deep dive into Las Vegas shooter’s brain

Scientists are preparing to do a microscopic study of the Las Vegas gunman’s brain, but whatever they find, if anything, likely won’t be what led him to kill 58 people …

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 …

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.”

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 11:24 a.m.

Jason Aldean opens ‘SNL’ with tribute to Las Vegas victims: ‘We hurt with you’

“Saturday Night Live” didn’t begin how it normally does – with jokes at the president’s expense – but rather with an emotional tribute to those affected by the Las Vegas …

‘He was raised right’: Vegas victims remembered

It’s been nearly a week since hundreds of people lost their mothers, their fathers, their brothers, sisters, husbands, wives and friends. But it’s only the beginning of grief for the …

Froma Harrop: U.S. is proficient in massacre cleanup

A country that refuses to lift a finger to curb gun violence needs a big cleanup crew to deal with it.

Local police chief’s daughter recovering from injuries in Las Vegas shooting

Toppenish police Chief Curtis L. Ruggles said his daughter is back home and recovering from injuries she suffered in Sunday’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:44 p.m.

Vegas probe examines possible bombing plan

Authorities hunting for a motive behind the carnage at a Las Vegas concert are looking into the possibility that gunman Stephen Paddock planned additional attacks, including a car bombing.

Acts of heroism emerge in chaos of Las Vegas shooting

Rob Ledbetter’s battlefield instincts kicked in quickly as bullets rained overhead. The 42-year-old U.S. Army veteran who served as a sniper in Iraq immediately began tending to the wounded, one …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

What’s Happening: Vegas gunman had arsenal in hotel, at home

The retired accountant who opened fire on country music concertgoers in Las Vegas had an arsenal of 23 guns in the hotel room he used as a sniper’s perch. Authorities …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

Gun stocks rise anew, and more people own them than know it

After a gunman killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas in the nation’s latest mass shooting, stocks in the gun industry followed a familiar pattern. They rose.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

Once an obscure device, ‘bump stocks’ are in the spotlight

The man who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two accessories that could have allowed his semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 1:35 p.m.

Investigators looking for clues to what set off Vegas gunman

LAS VEGAS – Investigators trying to figure out why Stephen Paddock gunned down 59 people from his high-rise hotel suite are analyzing his computer and cellphone, looking at casino surveillance …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

GOP leaders say no action on gun legislation

House Republican leaders called for unity and prayer after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill to …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

‘You were always there’: Las Vegas shooting victims mourned

Through tears and in heart-wrenching tributes, relatives and friends are remembering the dozens of people killed in the shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip.

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter ‘sick’ and ‘demented man’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the gunman who killed 59 people and wounded hundreds others at a music festival in Las Vegas a “very, very sick individual.”

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

Some automatic weapons, possibly used in Las Vegas shooting, are legal but heavily regulated

The fusillade emanating from the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas on Sunday night sounded to many as if it came from one or more automatic rifles, which fire continuously …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 11:52 a.m.

America’s deadliest shooting incidents are getting much more deadly

List of deadliest mass shootings in the United States.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 7:21 p.m.

‘I’m going to die’: High-rise gunman kills 59 in Las Vegas

A gunman on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino rained heavy fire down on a crowd of over 22,000 at an outdoor country music festival, turning the expanse …

UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:13 p.m.

Four dead, including shooter, at San Francisco UPS center

A UPS employee opened fire at one of the company’s package delivery facilities in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers and then himself as officers closed in and workers …

UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 7:03 p.m.

Deputy slain in Mississippi rampage had worked in ministry

A Mississippi deputy killed in a shooting rampage had worked in Christian ministry before going into law enforcement, and liked doing puppet shows to deliver uplifting messages to children.

Superhero funeral to honor 6-year-old fatally shot at school

TOWNVILLE, S.C. – A 6-year-old boy who died after a teen gunman opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school will be remembered Wednesday as a superhero. Jacob Hall’s family …

Roseburg marks one-year anniversary of mass shooting

To mark the one-year anniversary of one of the deadliest shootings in Oregon, a moment of silence fell Friday over the campus of a community college near Roseburg where the …

Before Burlington mall shooting, courts ordered mental health treatment for suspect

Assaults on his parents and inappropriate sexual behavior at school led judges to order mental health treatment for the young man charged with killing five people at a Washington state …

Houston gunman had two weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

HOUSTON (AP) – Houston authorities say a gunman who wounded six people at a strip mall on the city’s southwest side before dawn Monday is dead. The Houston Police Department …

Mall shooting suspect: ‘Creepy,’ multiple arrests, disputes

The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he …