Friday, October 20, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting

A woman reacts as she listens to Big & Rich perform during a benefit concert honoring first responders and those affected by the recent Las Vegas mass shooting, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, in Las Vegas.

BY SALLY HO LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting said they were ready for closure, though they confessed feeling engulfed by anxiety and security fears while gathering in a large group for the first ...
Andra Day, center, Lee Ann Womack, right and Danielle Bradbery perform at 2017 CMT Artist of the Year Awards at Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.

BY KRISTIN M. HALL NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Jason Aldean and other stars honored victims of a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas instead of accepting awards at the CMT Artists of the Year show ...
Jenni Tillett writes a message at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Las Vegas.

BY ANITA SNOW LAS VEGAS (AP) — The day after a gunman opened fire on a country music festival from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, a local landscaper was at City Hall with an idea for remembering the 58 people ...
In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, Las Vegas police officers watch over the T-Mobile arena before an NHL hockey game in Las Vegas.

BY REGINA GARCIA CANO LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival. Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s ...
In this Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 file photo, drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, following a deadly shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas.

BY KEN THOMAS and ANDREW TAYLOR Mandalay Bay hotel officials didn’t notify police about a shooting in a hallway inside the high-rise until after Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd at a country music festival outside, a federal official ...
This combination photo shows CMT Artists of the Year honorees, Chris Stapleton, from left, Jason Aldean, Kieth Urban and Luke Bryan.

BY KRISTIN M. HALL NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — CMT is forgoing formal award presentations during this year’s Artists of the Year show and devoting the entire live show to “a night of hope and healing through the power of music” ...
Flowers, candles and other items surround the famous Las Vegas sign at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock opened fire on an outdoor country music concert killing dozens and injuring hundreds.

BY MICHAEL BALSAMO A maintenance worker said Wednesday he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire with a rifle inside Mandalay Bay before the shooter began firing from his high-rise suite into a crowd ...
In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, shooting instructor Frankie McRae demonstrates the grip on an AR-15 rifle fitted with a "bump stock" at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C.

BY LISA MARIE PANE ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of “bump stocks,” the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting ...
A hearse containing Las Vegas shooting victim Christopher Roybal arrives at McCarran International Airport, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Las Vegas, for a short flight to Southern California.

BY KEN RITTER and MICHAEL BALSAMO LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than a week after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history investigators are stumped about the key question: What led a 64-year-old high-stakes gambler to kill 58 people ...
In this photo provided by NBC, Jason Aldean performs "I Won't Back Down" on "Saturday Night Live," Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in New York.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Country star Jason Aldean has returned to Las Vegas a week after a mass shooting during his performance at a music festival left 58 people dead and hundreds more hurt. University Medical Center of Southern Nevada ...
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