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Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

May. 24, 2018 11:54 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...

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...

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...

The Latest: Hotel guest reported hearing Vegas shots nearby

May. 16, 2018 10:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the release by Las Vegas police of witness statements and officer reports in the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A person staying in a room two floors below and six rooms away from the gunman on the Mandalay...

June hearing set for man who provided ammo to Vegas shooter

May. 16, 2018 3:10 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A June 21 court hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man accused of providing armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The hearing for Douglas Haig had been scheduled for next week, but was moved to June to provide more time for...

Cincinnati votes to ban bump stocks

May. 10, 2018 12:07 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bump stocks are now illegal in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Cincinnati City Council voted 7-2 Wednesday to ban bump stocks within city limits, with Republicans Amy Murray and Jeff Pastor casting no votes. Bump stocks are attachments that turn semi-automatic rifles into...

Police response to Vegas shooting divides experts, survivor

May. 3, 2018 8:54 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police and hotel employees' actions as gunfire rained from a Las Vegas resort onto an outdoor concert drew mixed reactions Thursday after newly released video showed authorities making their way through a casino and carefully checking rooms before bursting into the shooter's suite....

Video: Police inspect wires, weapons in Vegas shooter's room

May. 3, 2018 2:07 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police used explosives to blast into a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and found him dead, with a cache of assault-style weapons and broken windows that had a view of a concert venue killing field, according to...