Stephen Paddock

Manager of $22 million fund: Many Las Vegas shooting victims won’t receive anything

Thousands of people impacted by the Las Vegas shooting are ineligible to receive aid from a $22 million fund set up to help them. And it’s happening even though members of the Las Vegas Victims Fund Committee expanded their eligibility guidelines, the Los Angeles Times reported.<p>Why can’t victims …

Las Vegas

One Player Will Honor Shooting Victims by Changing His Jersey Number During Las Vegas Bowl

On October 1, 58 innocent people lost their lives when Stephen Paddock open fired on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas.<p>The tragedy touched every …

Conservative View

Video Demonstrates How to Easily, Selectively Kill People with Tiny "Slaughterbots"

Autonomous weapons are coming<p>The problem with a nuclear bomb is that it wipes out everything within its blast radius, then renders the land …

Las Vegas Shooting

Compassion fatigue? Donations following Las Vegas massacre lag behind other victims funds

She’s jumpy, sitting outside the Starbucks on a bright morning in an upscale Las Vegas neighborhood. People walk by, and she watches most of them closely. A helicopter flying toward the Las Vegas Strip causes her to jerk her head upward. She stops talking.<p>“Helicopters are a trigger,” Christine …

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting Documents Obtained By Review-Journal

Documents obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal show what search warrants related to the Oct. 1 shooting hopes to yield.<p>LAS VEGAS, NV - Search …

Las Vegas

We made a list of all the mass shootings since Sandy Hook, and it's a national travesty

In December 2012, a gunman opened fire in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. In the wake of what was one of the deadliest mass shootings …

Gun Control

Las Vegas Massacre Survivors 2 Months Later: ‘We’re in the Dark’

More than two months have passed since 58 country music fans were gunned down in the Las Vegas massacre, and survivors as well as victims’ families …

Las Vegas Shooting

Asked About Preventing Next Sandy Hook Shooting, White House Pivots to Immigration

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded Thursday to a question about efforts to prevent school shootings by citing President …

Education

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s $5M estate to be settled in court, judge says

Lawyers for some of the Las Vegas shooting victims appeared in court on Thursday to help determine how to control the $5 million estate gunman Stephen Paddock left behind, KSNV reported.<p>In the court hearing, Judge Gloria Sturman asked the victim’s attorneys to help create a plan to regulate claims …

Las Vegas

Las Vegas massacre search warrants reveal massive scale of investigation

Newly revealed search warrant records show the massive scale of the investigation that authorities undertook following the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre that left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured.<p>The information, obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, details the requests authorities made in …

News

Some Las Vegas Shooting Victims May Get Shut Out Of Donated Funds

“They’re basically saying, ‘You’re not a big enough victim.’"<p>When Stephen Paddock opened fire on a concert crowd in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, he left 58 people dead and 546 injured. One of those wounded was Jasara Requejo.<p>She was struck by bullets three times. One became lodged in her right arm. Another …

Healthy Living

New York to adapt New Year's Eve security after botched suicide bomb

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police will adjust security plans for the traditional New Year’s Eve celebrations attended by hundreds of thousands of revellers in Times Square after a botched suicide bombing in a subway tunnel beneath the famous district, the city’s counterterrorism chief said on …

Las Vegas Shooting

2017 in pictures: The 100 best news photos of the year

What a year! Our gallery featuring the 100 best photos of 2017 kicks off with Barack Obama shedding a tear and ends with his successor inflaming the …

Grenfell Tower

The fiction that got me through 2017

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fiction is the closest I will ever get to feeling like someone else.<p>This year, this polarized year, this year of Trump tweets and #MeToo and hurricanes and Klan rallies and mass shootings, I really needed that.<p>So I made a list of the books that helped me better understand the news and …

Justice

Would You Buy Your Child This Bulletproof Backpack?

The image is arresting: a row of smiling, backpack-wearing children, under the words “Back to School Protection,” in an advertisement for a bulletproof backpack.<p>“It does potentially start controversy, but it has become a reality,” says Yasir Sheikh, the 32-year-old president and CEO of Guard Dog …

Guns

35 Of The Most Powerful Pictures From The Year In Politics

A look back at the dumpster fire that was US politics in 2017.

Donald Trump

'Huge milestone' for woman shot in head in Vegas massacre

CROFTON, MD (WUSA9) - A Maryland woman shot in the head during the October 1 shooting massacre in Las Vegas has left an inpatient rehab facility just …

Portland, OR

A Year Punctuated by Tragedy

Powerful hurricanes and tropical storms hit the Gulf Coast and Caribbean in 2017, killing more than 200 people, causing billions of dollars in damage and upsetting the lives of tens of millions, from Texas to Puerto Rico.<p>The storms, from mid-August through September, raised fundamental questions …

Devin Kelley

The Las Vegas Resort Using Microwaves to Keep Guns Out of its Casino

Activate satellite view in Google Maps and head to the Las Vegas strip, and you'll see it: a strange smattering of Y-shaped buildings. Mandalay Bay. …

Las Vegas

ATF on "bump stocks": On second thought ...

More than two months after their use in the worst mass shooting sprees in US history, Congress still has not acted on “bump stocks” — and now they …

Conservative View

House Republicans voted on a "concealed carry reciprocity" bill that could weaken states’ gun law enforcement

A top priority for the NRA will face an uphill battle in the Senate.<p>In October, Stephen Paddock fired round after round from the window of his Las Vegas hotel room, spraying bullets on thousands of concertgoers below. He killed 58 people and injured more than 500. About a month later, in Sutherland …

Guns

Pictures of the Year: A picture and its story

(Reuters) - Reuters photographers witnessed the biggest stories of 2017 -- from Donald Trump's first year as U.S. president to the flight of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, from Venezuela's crisis to the fall of Islamic State and a tower block inferno in London.<p>This feature presents some of their …

World News

After NYC Blast, Trump Calls for Restricting Immigration

Someone tried to commit mass murder in the United States again on Monday. The last couple times this happened, the perpetrator was a white, …

Immigration

2017 deemed deadliest year for mass shootings in modern US history

As a new year inches closer, Americans reflect on the devastating events that made 2017 the deadliest year of mass shootings in modern U.S. history.<p>According to Gun Violence Archive, a nonprofit organization that continuously tracks gun-related death and injury reports based on official records, …

Las Vegas

The fascinating stories behind some of 2017's most powerful photos

In this photo essay, Reuters photographers tell the stories behind some of the most memorable news images of 2017, from Donald Trump's inauguration …

Khalid Masood

Westgate Resorts To Scan All Guest for Weapons, So Much for Personal Privacy

Patscan CMR Microwave Scanner<b>U.S.A.</b> –-(Ammoland.com)- Back on October 1st, 2017 Stephen Paddock shot and killed 59 concertgoers attending a country …

Guns

Mass Shootings Aren't More Frequent, But Are Deadlier: Study

It can sometimes seem as though mass shootings are occurring more frequently. Researchers who have been studying such crimes for decades say they …

Guns

20 of the Most Ridiculous Anti-Gun Moments of 2017

Just when we thought things couldn’t get any crazier than the whirlwind year we had during the presidential election of 2016, we were served 2017. …

Guns

The Shooting of Daniel Shaver: The Law Enforcement Perspective

Yesterday, an Arizona jury acquitted Philip Brailsford of murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Daniel Shaver. The online reaction has …

Policing

Las Vegas Concert Massacre Victim's Family Seeks $45M in Damages from Gunman's Estate

The husband and three children of a victim in the October’s Las Vegas concert massacre are seeking $45 million in damages from the estate of the …

True Crime