• Las Vegas Oct 1, 2019

    Las Vegas Massacre Anniversary Sparks Debate on Gun Control

    In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations.

  • Europe Sep 25, 2019

    Brain Exams Aim to Predict Who Is at Risk of Committing Murder

    Cutting-edge research is revealing new ways to potentially prevent violent acts, including mass shootings, years before the thought of violence ever crosses the minds of murderers. A study of roughly 1,000 prisoners revealed across-the-board brain abnormalities in those who committed homicide, leading researchers to believe such behavior, if identified early enough, can be quashed with therapy and medication.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Apr 23, 2019

    Balean a oficial de la policía en Tijuana

    Investigators say Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock expected to survive his shooting spree, and may have had an accomplice. The FBI says there are still no clues about what might have pushed a retired real estate investor and professional gambler to murder 58 people and wound close to 500 others during Sunday’s attack on a Las Vegas country music festival.

  • United States Jan 30, 2019

    FBI Finds Infamy, Zeal for Carnage Inspired Vegas Gunman, But Specific Motive Remains Unclear

    The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans. While the agency found no “single or clear motivating factor” to explain to explain why Stephen...

  • The Associated Press Dec 19, 2018

    Trump Administration Moves to Ban Bump Stocks

    The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The regulation gives gun owners until late March to turn in or destroy the devices. After that, it will be illegal to possess them under the same federal laws...

  • Las Vegas Aug 3, 2018

    No Motive, No 2nd Shooter in Las Vegas Massacre, Sheriff Says

    More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to unleash a hail of gunfire that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more?

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation May 24, 2018

    Hairstylist: Client Named Paddock Talked About Concert Attack

    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 2,100 pages of police reports, witness statements and dispatch records after losing...

  • United States May 3, 2018

    Police Body-Camera Videos Show Views of Vegas Shooter's Room

    Some of the first officers to reach the Las Vegas hotel room where a gunman unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history busted in with shields and found his body and assault-style weapons scattered around, according to police body-camera video released Wednesday. Hours of footage from two officers’ body-worn cameras show police walking into a casino that was...

  • texas Apr 18, 2018

    Bump Stock Maker Shutting Down Business

    The largest Texas-based manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next month. The announcement comes about a month after President Donald Trump said his administration would “ban” bump stocks, which he said “turn legal weapons into illegal machines.”

  • The Associated Press Mar 23, 2018

    Trump Says DOJ Will Ban Bump Stocks

    President Donald Trump said in a March 23 tweet that the Department of Justice will ban bump stocks.

  • New York Feb 15, 2018

    These Are the Deadliest Modern US Mass Shootings

    The shooting at a high school in South Florida is one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. At least 17 people were killed and over a dozen people were taken to the hospital, according to authorities. Here is a list of some of the worst mass shootings in recent years:

  • Las Vegas Dec 14, 2017

    How ‘Bump Stocks' Work

    Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock had at least 12 “bump stocks” attached to his guns, which allowed him to fire his weapons at a machine gun-like rate. Lawmakers are now pushing for them to be banned. Here is how these devices work.

  • Las Vegas Nov 29, 2017

    Suspected Nevada High-Rise Gunman Dead, Hostage Safe

    Authorities said a gunman opened fire from a high-rise building of luxury condominiums in Reno, Nevada, and he was later killed after a shootout with police.

  • Chicago Nov 16, 2017

    Las Vegas Shooting Lawsuits Stack Up With 14 More Filed

    Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of 14 concertgoers, including some who were shot or injured trying to escape and one woman who is so traumatized that she has since mistaken the sound of rain for gunshots. The hotel-casino from where Stephen Paddock fired, concert organizers...

  • Stanford Oct 30, 2017

    Doctors Prepare for Deep Dive Into Las Vegas Shooter's Brain

    Scientists are preparing to do a microscopic study of the Las Vegas gunman’s brain, but whatever they find, if anything, likely won’t be what led him to kill 58 people in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, experts said.

  • Las Vegas Oct 18, 2017

    Las Vegas Security Guard Opens Up on ‘Ellen' About Vegas Massacre

    A Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard and building engineer, who were the first to encounter Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, recounted their harrowing experience Wednesday on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Jesus Campos and Stephen Schuck were both working at Mandalay Bay the evening of Oct. 1 when shots rang out from the 32nd floor of the resort onto...

  • NBC Oct 6, 2017

    Police ‘Confident' No One Else in Shooter's Las Vegas Room Before Attack

    Investigators are “confident” that no one else entered the Las Vegas hotel suite before a gunman opened fire on a crowd of thousands of concertgoers, killing 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said Friday in an interview that police don’t believe anyone entered the room at Mandalay...

  • Las Vegas Oct 6, 2017

    OC Woman Dies in Las Vegas Massacre During Birthday Celebration, Boyfriend Planned to Propose

    Huntington Beach resident Andrea Castilla was enjoying her 28th birthday celebration at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on over 22,000 concertgoers....
    She and her sister Athena Castilla were having the time of their lives enjoying the music as big country fans before tragedy struck....
    “Being there in the moment was insanely beautiful,” Athena Castilla...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 6, 2017

    Las Vegas Gunman Scouted Other Locations

    Investigators have confirmed gunman Stephen Paddock considered other outdoor concert venues in other cities prior to Sunday’s massacre in Las Vegas.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 5, 2017

    Las Vegas: Search For Motive Continues

    Investigators say Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock expected to survive his shooting spree, and may have had an accomplice. The FBI says there are still no clues about what might have pushed a retired real estate investor and professional gambler to murder 58 people and wound close to 500 others during Sunday’s attack on a Las Vegas country music festival.

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