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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

Calif. town honors soccer mom who died in Vegas massacre

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
In Las Vegas, Stacee Etcheber was just one in a crowd, part of a list. But she and her family were all anyone talked or thought about back in Novato, Calif. There were beautiful and crushingly sad Facebook posts in her honor, the kind you see after every tragedy — except these were written by people I knew well. Read More

Hotel worker warned of shooter before Las Vegas massacre

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:18 pm
A maintenance worker said today 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. Read More

Hotel questions revised timeline of Las Vegas massacre

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
A day after authorities revised the timeline of events on the night of the Las Vegas mass shooting, the hotel where the gunman was staying is casting doubt on the changes. Read More

Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
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. Read More

1,000 leads later, authorities still stumped by Vegas gunman

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
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 people and wound hundreds of others at a country music concert? Read More

Gunman shot guard before firing on concertgoers, sheriff says

Updated on  October 9, 2017 at 6:32 pm
Law enforcement authorities today made a significant change to the timeline of the Las Vegas mass shooting, saying the gunman shot a hotel security guard before he opened fire on concert-goers. Read More

FBI searches Las Vegas gunman’s house again

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
Federal investigators returned to search the home of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock today, while the officers who raided his hotel room door the night of the shooting gave a harrowing account of a barricaded door they had to bust through and the booby-traps they feared they’d find. Read More

Lost items from Las Vegas shooting returned to some who fled

Updated on  October 8, 2017 at 12:14 pm
The abandoned baby strollers, shoes, phones, backpacks and purses strewn for days across the huge crime scene of the Las Vegas massacre were slowly being returned to their owners Sunday to become sad souvenirs of a horrific night. Read More

Many in country music mum over gun issues after Vegas deaths

Updated on  October 11, 2017 at 6:21 pm
The mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas has rocked the tight-knit community of country musicians. But even in the renewed debate about gun control, many of those musicians have not weighed in. Read More