Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Police Officer Killed in Las Vegas Shooting Left Heartfelt Funeral Instructions: ‘Remember Me for Who I Was’

Charleston Hartfield, an officer of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, was one of the 58 lives lost in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. …

Policing

WATCH: Trayvon Martin’s Mom Blasts NRA ‘Murder Insurance’ In New Gun Control Ad

The mother of <b>Trayvon Martin</b> has made a passionate plea for the nation’s largest gun lobby to stop offering so-called “murder insurance” for people …

Gun Control

Social Media Can Stress You Out During Mass Emergencies

With an hour of the start of this month's historic mass shooting at the Route 99 Harvest festival the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department …

Los Angeles

Did a Mandalay Bay Hotel Worker ‘Vanish’ After Giving an Interview?

A disreputable web site published an illogical and inaccurate conspiracy theory about a valet worker who reportedly had a brush with the Las Vegas …

Stephen Paddock

Man tortured girlfriend’s son to death because he thought he was gay: prosecutor

Crime

Is the Mandalay Bay Security Guard ‘Missing’?

Police told us that despite widespread rumors and speculation, Jesus Campos is not missing.

Fact Checking

Las Vegas gunman targeted police responding to his shooting rampage, investigation now shows

Police have once again shifted their timeline of how the Oct. 1 massacre unfolded in Las Vegas, saying on Friday that a hotel security guard was shot only moments before the gunman fired on a concert crowd — not six minutes before the attack began, as they had previously stated.<p>But investigators’ …

Policing

Father’s History Could Offer Insight Into Mind of Las Vegas Gunman

Facing prison for a string of bank robberies, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock beamed cheerfully at a psychiatrist evaluating his fitness to stand trial, and mused at length — at times with “becoming modesty” — about his life stealing cars, running cons, enduring solitary confinement and getting fired from …

Crime

Newsweek labels Values Voter Summit as 'hate group' ahead of Trump appearance

Newsweek has labeled the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit a "hate group" in a headline published in advance of President Trump's speech there.<p>The online story that appeared Thursday was headlined, “Donald Trump to speak at hate group’s annual event, a first for a president.” It doesn’t …

Racism

Mandalay Bay owner is 'confident' Las Vegas police timeline of shooting is 'not accurate'

Mandalay Bay owner MGM Resorts International continues to question the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's timeline of the Oct. 1 shooting …

MGM Resorts International

CNN Legal Going After ‘Fake’ CNN Site Pushing Story Claiming Vegas Security Guard Arrested

<i>LawNewz.com</i> has learned that CNN’s Legal Department is now looking into a hoax website that is pushing a story about a security guard in Las Vegas …

Crime

After Las Vegas massacre, victims search for their heroes of the night

<i>Fellow concertgoers helped get Elle Gargano over the fence and out of the festival grounds after she was wounded last Sunday.; Credit: /Courtesy</i> …

Southern California

Girlfriend Of Stephen Paddock ‘Flagged’ By FBI, Not Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Las Vegas Mass Shooting: Reports

Marilou Danley, the 62-year-old girlfriend of Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock, has been “flagged” by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, …

Crime

Mandalay Bay owner disputes police timeline of Las Vegas massacre - MarketWatch

MGM Resorts International Inc., the owner of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, is officially disputing the police account of when a casino security …

Las Vegas

Stacee Etcheber, victim in Las Vegas attack, mourned and celebrated at San Francisco funeral

It was not lost on anyone at Saint Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco that Stacee Rodrigues Etcheber was exactly the kind of person the Bay Area needs at a time like this.<p>With the disastrous Wine Country wildfires blowing smoke and ash over her funeral Mass on Thursday, the 50-year-old mother of two …

San Francisco

Hotel: Gunman Shot at Crowd Seconds After Shooting Guard

Even as investigators struggle to unravel the mystery of what motivated a gunman to open fire on a Las Vegas concert crowd, confusion surrounds the …

MGM Resorts International

Conspiracy Theories Spring Up, Spread in the Wake of Las Vegas Mass Shooting

A week after a mass shooting turned an outdoor country music festival into the site of a massacre, Las Vegas was a city mourning, and its iconic …

Fact Checking

Beyond the Shooting: How More Victims Ended Up at Las Vegas Hospitals Throughout the Week

People may have put off hospital visits because of shock or adrenaline, or because they didn't want to take up space right after the shooting.

Health Care

Former Navy SEAL and FBI Special Agent: Terror tactics are advancing faster than police tactics

The recent attack in Las Vegas once again demonstrated how vulnerable special events actually are and how little police tactics have advanced to mitigate potential threats. Also, the attack displayed our citizenry’s continuing unawareness of the possibility they could be caught up in a violent …

Opinion

8 Important Questions Las Vegas Conspiracy Theorists Should Consider

After offering up some reasonable answers to conspiracy theorists and internet sleuths in my last piece, the tin foil hat brigade went nuts. …

Conservative View

WATCH: UNLV Professor Tells Class Donald Trump Is To Blame For Vegas Mass Shooter

A University of Nevada, Las Vegas history professor is in hot water after telling her senior students that Donald Trump was to blame for the mass …

Conservative View

Las Vegas Officers Can Describe Shooter's Hotel Room in One Unsettling Word

As 64-year-old Stephen Paddock ruthlessly opened fire on a crowd of unsuspecting concertgoers, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department sprang …

Stephen Paddock

Brady Center sues bump stock maker Slide Fire

A gun control group has filed suit against a bump stock manufacturer seeking damages and counseling for the survivors of a mass shooting in Las Vegas earlier this month.<p>Gunman Stephen Paddock had 12 rifles mounted with bump stocks when he fired from his 32nd floor suite in the Mandalay Hotel at the …

Guns

Vegas survivors collect the things they left behind, souvenirs of heartbreak and hope

LAS VEGAS — From high above the Las Vegas Strip, the scene of last week’s terror was flecked with color. Spots of yellow, blue, white and red dotted the field of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival — a patchwork of phones, clothes, purses, lawn chairs and other belongings 22,000 …

News (U.S.)

Las Vegas shooter took 20 cruises, some to foreign ports

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> In addition to his frequent forays into casinos and gun shops, Las Vegas strip killer Stephen Paddock took 20 cruises, many of them in Europe and the Middle East, investigators have learned.<p>The cruises included stops at ports in Spain, Italy, Greece, Jordan and the United Arab …

India News

Investigators say mystery woman seen with Vegas gunman is a hooker

The mystery woman seen with Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock days before the massacre has been identified, at least by profession — she’s a …

Cryptic note full of numbers found in Las Vegas shooter’s hotel room

A cryptic note full of random numbers has been found in the Las Vegas shooter’s hotel room, police say.<p>Authorities are still trying to find out what …

Guns

Vegan says she doesn’t care about ‘meat eaters’ killed in Las Vegas

The owner of a vegan food truck says she regrets a Facebook post in which she dismissed the deaths of ‘meat eaters’ in the Las Vegas massacre.<p>Delinda …

Vegan

New evidence may suggest Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was not alone in hotel room

Investigators are looking into two key pieces of evidence that seem to suggest that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was not entirely alone in his Mandalay Bay hotel room.<p>Senior law enforcement officials told NBC News that they have made two discoveries in Paddock's 32nd-floor hotel room that they …

Las Vegas

Trump targets Senate intel committee over Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing the Senate intelligence committee over its investigation into possible collusion between Russia and associates of the Trump campaign.<p>Trump said on Twitter Thursday: "Why Isn't the Senate Intel Committee looking into the Fake News Networks in …

Politics