Latest Las Vegas mass shooting News

Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

May. 24, 2018 2:02 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear. Other officers raced casino-to-casino, debunking reports of multiple shooters and false bomb...

Texas shooting survivors seek purpose in shadow of Parkland

May. 24, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — She had seen the memorials on television, the familiar white crosses erected after each massacre, and now there were 10 of them lined up on her high school's lawn. Kyleigh Elgin was part of a new set of young victims, like many before her, who left flowers and letters and searched...

The Latest: Vegas shooting witnesses describe police heroism

May. 23, 2018 9:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 6 p.m. Police and witnesses in newly released documents described acts of heroism by Las Vegas officers responding to the deadliest mass...

Stylist: Man with Vegas gunman's name talked concert attack

May. 23, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday. Las Vegas police released about...

Guns, minimum wage, taxes among topics in Democrats' debate

May. 22, 2018 12:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gun control, minimum wage and taxpayer support for a Las Vegas stadium were among the topics two top Democratic candidates for Nevada governor sparred about Monday during a live televised debate just three weeks before the primary. Asked to raise their hands if they would pledge not to...

Georgia GOP primary race centers on guns and immigration

May. 19, 2018 2:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Never mind cutting taxes, creating jobs and other pocketbook mainstays of past Republican campaigns. Amid fierce competition in the GOP primary race for Georgia governor, the five remaining candidates are battling it out over who loves guns the most, who would prove toughest on people in the...

Chilling stories of Las Vegas shooting shared in New Orleans

May. 17, 2018 1:40 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the doctors and nurses at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas found themselves inundated with victims of October's mass shooting at a country music festival there, their heroic efforts to save lives and stem the carnage relied heavily on expertise developed by a renowned New Orleans...

Column: Misfits no more, Knights 2 wins from Cup final

May. 17, 2018 3:07 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A year ago at this time the Vegas Golden Knights had one minor league player on an otherwise empty roster and no idea what to expect when an entire team was finally assembled. Now, they are two wins away from playing for the Stanley Cup. The best story in sports got even better Wednesday...

Las Vegas shooting witnesses describe chaos and compassion

May. 17, 2018 12:24 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police documents about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history included reports from at least two people who said a person they believed to be the gunman ranted in the days prior to last October's Las Vegas Strip attack about the federal government and gun control. The claims by...

Vegas shooting papers hint some may have encountered gunman

May. 16, 2018 11:48 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police documents released Wednesday about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history included reports from at least two people who said a person they believed to be the gunman ranted in the days prior to last October's Las Vegas Strip attack about the federal government and gun...