Latest Las Vegas mass shooting News

The Latest: Family friend was 2nd gunman in North Vegas case

Oct. 19, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the killing of a North Las Vegas mother and two adult children in a convenience store parking lot last weekend (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Police say a family friend was the second gunman in a shooting that left a North Las Vegas mother and...

Today in History

Oct. 18, 2018 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2018. There are 74 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 18, 1892, the first long-distance telephone line between New York and Chicago was officially opened (it could only handle one call at a time). On this date: In 1648, Boston...

Vegas shooting videos show casino haven, injured in pickups

Oct. 17, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police have released officer body-worn camera video showing injured people packed into pickup truck beds and hundreds of people sheltering with blankets on the floor of a casino ballroom hours after last year's mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. The 17 video clips made public Wednesday...

Vegas shooting videos show police inside casinos

Oct. 10, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released more body-camera videos showing heavily armed officers in empty casinos and on neon-lit Strip sidewalks after the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history. The 30 video clips made public Wednesday are similar to others released in recent...

Today in History

Oct. 7, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2018. There are 85 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 7, 1991, University of Oklahoma law professor Anita Hill publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of making sexually inappropriate comments when she worked for...

Special FBI team helping probe deadly South Carolina attack

Oct. 5, 2018 11:15 PM EDT

A special FBI team that investigated the slayings five police officers in Dallas in 2016 and the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas last year is helping local authorities gather evidence in what's described as an ambush attack that killed one South Carolina law enforcement officer and wounded six others. "This is...

Democrat makes youth-focused pitch in Nevada governor's race

Oct. 5, 2018 7:50 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nevada (AP) — As he faces a battle for the Nevada governor's mansion, Democrat Steve Sisolak made an education and school safety-focused pitch Friday to a group of high school students, the kind of message those on the left hope will resonate with energized young voters. Over a pizza lunch...

Today in History

Oct. 5, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2018. There are 87 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 5, 1983, Solidarity founder Lech Walesa (lek vah-wen'-sah) was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. On this date: In 1829, the 21st president of the United States, Chester...

Vegas shooting victims' families view loved ones' portraits

Oct. 4, 2018 11:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Families of some of the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas met Thursday night with artists who spent days, weeks and months staring at pictures of their lost loved ones, trying to capture their likeness. The emotional reception at a Clark County building in Las...

Today in History

Oct. 4, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 4, the 277th day of 2018. There are 88 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 4, 1957, the Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into orbit. On this date: In 1777, Gen. George Washington's troops...