Latest Las Vegas mass shooting News

Congressional baseball game comes a year after shooting

Jun. 14, 2018 8:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a doctor who...

Videos show Vegas police helping people duck, escape gunfire

Jun. 13, 2018 9:42 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some of the first Las Vegas police officers to respond to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history huddled with people taking cover, organized escape routes, carried wounded victims to safety and ducked behind barriers as bullets rained around them, according to video released...

The Latest: Vegas officer video: 'We're in the firing zone'

Jun. 13, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the release of 911 audio and officer body camera video from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 4:30 p.m. One Las Vegas police officer's body camera captured him helping terrified concertgoers duck rapid gunfire and then carrying a wounded...

A year after shooting, GOP lawmakers hold firm on gun rights

Jun. 13, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a doctor who...

In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanford

Jun. 13, 2018 9:48 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration. Trump tweeted Wednesday that his advisers didn't want him to get involved in the Republican primary, thinking Rep....

Democrats settle bruising primary for Nevada governor

Jun. 13, 2018 2:50 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats settled a bruising primary for Nevada governor on Tuesday, nominating Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak to take on the state's Republican attorney general in November — one of two close races expected in the battleground state this year. Sisolak, who had the...

Test of Trump loyalty topples South Carolina's Sanford

Jun. 13, 2018 1:34 AM EDT

Rep. Mark Sanford, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, lost his South Carolina congressional seat Tuesday hours after the president injected himself into the bitter Republican primary by stoking memories of the incumbent's public extramarital affair seven years ago. In the most dramatic result in primaries...

Nevada voters will see familiar names, new primary battles

Jun. 11, 2018 2:21 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dean Heller, the most vulnerable Republican senator seeking re-election this year, has an easy primary battle on Tuesday thanks to President Donald Trump, leaving a contentious Democratic battle for governor as Nevada's most closely-watched primary race. Heller, the only GOP senator...

Golden Knights' future bright after awesome inaugural year

Jun. 8, 2018 7:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — While the Washington Capitals celebrated their first Stanley Cup title amid strewn sticks and gloves Thursday night, the T-Mobile Arena fans rose and gave one more stirring ovation to the bowed, kneeling figures in grey sweaters on the other end of the ice. The Vegas Golden Knights didn't...

Democrats blast Trump, NRA in fierce Nevada governor primary

Jun. 8, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The fiercest primary election battle in Nevada this year is a race between two Democrats vying to become the swing state's first Democratic governor in almost two decades. The contentious primary has seen longtime Clark County Commissioners Steve Sisolak and Christina Giunchigliani spar...