Latest Las Vegas mass shooting News

Woman's death blamed on wound from 2017 Vegas Strip massacre

Sep. 18, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Medical officials in Las Vegas have attributed the death of a 29-year-old Las Vegas woman to complications from a gunshot wound she received during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history nearly three years ago. However, Las Vegas police said the department does not plan to...

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, windows are broken at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino in Las Vegas, the room from where Stephen Craig Paddock fired on a nearby music festival, killing 58 and injuring others, on Oct. 1, 2017. An $800 million settlement by casino giant MGM Resorts International could be in the hands of more than 4,400 relatives and victims of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history by January 2021. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Las Vegas shooting victims closer to getting $800M payout

Sep. 10, 2020 9:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 4,400 relatives and victims of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history could receive a total of $800 million in payouts from MGM Resorts International and its insurers by January, the casino giant and attorneys said Thursday. After a year arranging details, Robert...

FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2020, file photo, police in riot gear clear the area in front of Kenosha County Courthouse during clashes with protesters, in Kenosha, Wis. After the Wisconsin protest over Jacob Blake's shooting by police turned deadly, a member of an anti-government extremist group started posting updates from the scene for comrades in an encrypted chat room. For months, the nationwide protests against racial injustice and COVID-19 lockdown orders have attracted all kinds of extremists using online platforms to plan, coordinate and drum up support for their activities. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Online bans fail to silence US extremists drawn to protests

Sep. 4, 2020 10:20 AM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After Wisconsin protests over Jacob Blake's shooting by police turned deadly last week, a member of an anti-government extremist group started posting updates from the scene for comrades in an encrypted chat room. The group member named “Jake” said “two of my...

Gov. Gary Herbert applauds for Sgt. Chasen Brown, a service member of the Utah National Guard, after presenting him with the Utah Medal of Valor in the Gold Room at the Utah State Capitol on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Brown, a gunner for Charlie Battery, 2nd Battalion, 222nd Field Artillery, attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, during a mass shooting at a concert on Oct. 1, 2017. Officials said he immediately started rendering aid to those wounded by the gunshots while still under a constant barrage of gunfire, saving at least six lives during the country's worst mass shooting. (Steve Griffin/The Deseret News via AP)

Guardsman honored for saving lives during Las Vegas massacre

Sep. 2, 2020 1:44 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Even though a gunman was still firing into a Las Vegas crowd in 2017, a Utah National Guardsman ignored the bullets and tried to save as many as he could during the country’s worst mass shooting. And for that bravery, Gov. Gary Herbert Tuesday presented the Utah Medal of Valor...

FILE - In this June 2, 2020, file photo, Las Vegas Police Assistant Sheriff Chris Jones stands by a photo of Metro Police officer Shay Mikalonis, 29, a four-year veteran of the department, during a media briefing at police headquarters in Las Vegas. A motel security guard told a judge on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, he was steps away and saw a man fire a handgun toward police and demonstrators on the Las Vegas Strip, critically wounding police officer Mikalonis. Juan Pablo Hernandez-Rodriguez testified he saw 20-year-old Edgar Samaniego pull a gun, cross his arms and shoot late June 1. Officer Shay Mikalonis was wounded in the head and left paralyzed. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP)

Guard says he saw man shoot at protest, wound Vegas officer

Aug. 27, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A motel security guard told a judge Thursday he saw a man fire a handgun toward police and demonstrators on the Las Vegas Strip, then heard a wounded officer groan and people begin screaming. Juan Pablo Hernandez-Rodriguez testified he was steps away from Edgar Samaniego, the 20-year-old...

Today in History

Aug. 26, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2020. There are 127 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago; the four-day event that resulted in the nomination of Hubert H. Humphrey for president was...

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, people visit a makeshift memorial for victims of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas. A coroner in Southern California has attributed the death of a woman to wounds she received in the Las Vegas mass shooting in October 2017. The decision by authorities in San Bernardino County would add Kimberly May Gervais to the list of 58 people killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Coroner attributes California death to Vegas mass shooting

Aug. 25, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The death of a California woman last November stemmed from wounds she received in the Las Vegas mass shooting in 2017, a coroner has determined. The decision by authorities in San Bernardino County, California, could add Kimberly May Gervais to the list of 58 people killed in the deadliest...

Police say man in trailer park shot dead by neighbor

Aug. 24, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman has been arrested after police say she fatally shot her neighbor in his trailer. Las Vegas police responded Sunday around 6 p.m. to Riviera Mobile Home Park to reports of gunfire. They found the victim, who was in his 50s, in his trailer. He was pronounced dead at the...

Today in History

Aug. 20, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Aug. 20, the 233rd day of 2020. There are 133 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 20, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act, a nearly $1 billion anti-poverty measure. On this date: In 1862, the New York...

Today in History

Aug. 3, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 3, the 216th day of 2020. There are 150 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 3, 1993, the Senate voted 96-to-three to confirm Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On this date: In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr went on...