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$275K promised to families of those killed in Vegas shooting

Updated on  March 2, 2018 at 12:01 pm
A $31.5 million victims’ fund that started as a GoFundMe effort will to pay $275,000 to families of the 58 people killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Read More

Caesars to check hotel rooms daily, even with ‘Do Not Disturb’

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 12:18 pm
One of the world’s largest casino companies will check its guests’ hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a “Do Not Disturb” sign hanging on the doorknob. Read More

Maids to ask Las Vegas hotels for panic buttons

The union representing tens of thousands of hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give every housekeeper a “panic button” as it begins negotiating new contracts amid the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct. Read More

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 1:30 pm
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 least four cities, authorities said today. Read More

Las Vegas shooter had lost money and been depressed, sheriff says

Updated on  November 3, 2017 at 2:24 pm
The man who killed 58 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas last month had been depressed after losing a significant amount of money in the past two years and that may have been a “determining factor” in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city’s sheriff said. Read More

Lawyers to inspect, diagram Las Vegas shooting site

A judge will allow lawyers for a California woman who was critically wounded in the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival to inspect and photograph the concert site. Read More

Guard wounded in Vegas shooting is staying in hotel for free

Updated on  October 27, 2017 at 2:46 pm
The corporate owner of the Las Vegas hotel where a gunman unleashed the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history is giving a free hotel room at one of its properties to a hotel security guard who is expected to be a key witness in lawsuits against the company, officials said today. Read More

Vegas rebranding shows difficulty of messaging after tragedy

As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything. Read More

Judge orders hotel to secure evidence in Las Vegas massacre

The Las Vegas resort from which a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been ordered to preserve photos, surveillance video and gambling records of the shooter and notes by investigators. Read More

Las Vegas hotel guard recounts massacre on ‘Ellen’

Updated on  October 18, 2017 at 4:08 pm
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 TV interview broadcast today with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is credited with saving. Read More

Vegas hotel security guard’s disappearance draws attention

The cancellation of scheduled TV interviews last week by a hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter raised questions today about the location of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history. Read More

Hawaii aims to help heal Las Vegas, survivors of shooting

Updated on  October 15, 2017 at 1:21 pm
A group of former Hawaii residents who now make their homes in Las Vegas on Saturday joined others who still live in the islands to bring the city’s people a special lei. Read More

Dozens gravely wounded in Vegas face long road to recovery

Updated on  October 14, 2017 at 10:46 am
The bullets are still there. 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. Read More

Las Vegas gunman targeted responding police, jet fuel tanks

Updated on  October 13, 2017 at 2:45 pm
Las Vegas investigators offered a new version of events today in a shifting timeline surrounding the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history as they described how the gunman opened fire on nearby airport jet fuel tanks and on police officers arriving at the massacre. Read More

Father’s history could offer insight into mind of Vegas shooter

Updated on  October 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm
Nearly two weeks after the shooting in Las Vegas, investigators have found few clues to explain why Stephen Paddock amassed an arsenal of assault-style weapons and turned them on concertgoers at acountry music festival. FBI profilers are trying to construct a psychological makeup of Paddock, which probably includes the family history of mental illness. Read More

Official says Vegas hotel didn’t immediately report gunfire

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 festival outside, a federal official told The Associated Press today. Read More