New timeline in Vegas shooting raises questions on police response

By Tim Reid and Alex Dobuzinskis Undated, Oct 11 : Las Vegas police faced new questions on Tuesday about their response to this month’s mass shooting after a county sheriff disclosed the gunman shot a security guard before, not after, opening fire on a crowd below his window at the Mandalay Bay hotel. Las Vegas […]

Pence offers solace as Las Vegas police puzzle over shooter’s motive

By Sharon Bernstein LAS VEGAS, Oct 8 : US Vice President Mike Pence visited Las Vegas on Saturday stressing unity and offering solace as police appealed to the public for help in uncovering a wealthy retiree’s motive for massacring 58 people at an outdoor concert this week. “We are united in our grief, in our […]

US gun lobby agrees to examine ‘bump stocks’ after Las Vegas massacre

By Alexandria Sage and Sharon Bernstein LAS VEGAS, Oct 6 : The U.S. gun lobby, which has seldom embraced new firearms-control measures, voiced a readiness on Thursday to restrict a rifle accessory that enabled a Las Vegas gunman to strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained fire as if from an automatic weapon. Police have […]

A day after a massacre, Vegas is not quite Vegas

By Alexandria Sage LAS VEGAS, Oct 3 : The slot machines were still ringing and the drinks still flowing but the party didn’t feel quite the same along the world-famous Las Vegas Strip on Monday evening, 24 hours after a gunman staged the bloodiest shooting in modern U.S. history. The somber mood was especially pronounced […]

Police seek clues to Las Vegas mass shooting, bloodiest in modern U.S. history

By Alexandria Sage and Lisa Girion LAS VEGAS, Oct 3 : Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree with a penchant for gambling but no criminal record set up a sniper’s nest in a high-rise Las Vegas hotel and poured gunfire onto a concert below, slaying dozens of people before killing himself. […]

A day after a massacre, Vegas is not quite Vegas

By Alexandria Sage LAS VEGAS, Oct 3 : The slot machines were still ringing and the drinks still flowing but the party didn’t feel quite the same along the world-famous Las Vegas Strip on Monday evening, 24 hours after a gunman staged the bloodiest shooting in modern U.S. history. The somber mood was especially pronounced […]