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Ensan, 55, becomes oldest world poker champion in 20 years

Jul. 17, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Germany's Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy's Dario Sammartino and Canada's Alex Livingston to claim the $10 million title early Wednesday at the 50th World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas. The 55-year-old native of Iran who immigrated to Germany 30 years ago became the oldest world...

Vegas police release report on lessons from 2017 massacre

Jul. 10, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Wednesday. Among 93...

Vegas police release report on lessons from 2017 massacre

Jul. 10, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Wednesday. Among 93...

Family of deadly Vegas shooting victim sues gun makers

Jul. 3, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The parents of a young woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre said Wednesday they blame gun manufacturers for their daughter's death. "Someone murdered our daughter," said James Parsons, whose 31-year-old daughter Carrie Parsons was one of 58 people killed when a gunman rained down...

The Latest: Gun group says no basis for Vegas shooting suit

Jul. 3, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit against gun makers and dealers from the family of a Las Vegas shooting victim (all times local): 4:55 p.m. A firearms industry trade group says there's no legal basis for a lawsuit filed in Las Vegas against gun manufacturers by the family of a woman killed in the...

Vegas police fire officer who hesitated during mass shooting

Jul. 3, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran Las Vegas police officer who froze in the hallway of a casino-hotel as a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been fired from the force, police said. Officer Cordell Hendrex was fired from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on March...

Today in History

Jun. 28, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 28, the 179th day of 2019. There are 186 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 28, 1978, the Supreme Court ordered the University of California-Davis Medical School to admit Allan Bakke (BAHK'-ee), a white man who argued he'd been a victim of reverse...

Hotel owner sues insurance company after Vegas mass shooting

Jun. 22, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 4,000 people are seeking damages from MGM Resorts International related to the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that left 58 people dead, the casino giant said in a lawsuit alleging its insurance company has failed to pay promised legal costs. Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts alleges...

Swalwell says in Las Vegas he'd support licensing gun owners

Jun. 12, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell said Wednesday that he would support laws in every state requiring gun owners to be licensed and wants to explore requiring gun owners to carry insurance. Swalwell detailed some of his plans for tackling gun violence during a campaign...

Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter asks for trial by judge

Jun. 12, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge. The attorney for Douglas Haig argued that the connection to the massacre will have a...