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Felon caught with guns in Mandalay Bay room 3 years before Las Vegas shooting

A man was caught with multiple weapons inside a Mandalay Bay hotel room nearly three years before the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, a case that could have implications for civil litigation against the hotel.

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8/9/2018

article October 1 Lawsuit Could Jeopardize MGM’s New York Casino Purchase
(New York) -- A New York state senator is attempting to block MGM Resorts International from purchasing a racino in the Empire State. State Sen. Shelley Mayer, a...

8/8/2018

article Body camera images show officers searching Las Vegas casinos on 1 October
(Las Vegas) -- Police have made public officer body-camera video showing street scenes and searches of Las Vegas Strip casinos following the Oct. 1 shooting that killed...
article Police release 14th batch of records from Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police on Wednesday released another batch of records from the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting. It marked the 14th court-ordered release...

8/7/2018

article Las Vegas Shooter Spent $1.5M, Became Distant Before Rampage
(Las Vegas) -- In the months before unleashing a hail of bullets into a Las Vegas concert crowd, Stephen Paddock burned through more than $1.5 million, became obsessed...

8/3/2018

article Final Las Vegas police report fills in some of Oct. 1 gunman’s backstory
(Las Vegas) -- Those closest to Stephen Paddock described him as meticulous, calculating and sometimes cold, but none of them expected violence from the man, despite his...
article Las Vegas gunman lost money, became unstable before shooting
(Las Vegas) -- In the year before Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the high-stakes gambler appeared to have...
article Sheriff: No motive, no 2nd shooter in Las Vegas massacre
(Las Vegas) -- 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...

8/1/2018

article Arizonans encouraged to apply for Route 91 funds
(Arizona) -- Arizonans who survived the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting are encouraged to apply to the Nevada Victims of Crime Program to help pay for current or...
article More police body cam video shows aftermath of Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Newly released police body camera videos show SWAT teams searching stairways and offices of a Las Vegas hotel and officers directing people to flee a...

7/30/2018

article Murren apologizes to MGM employees over not explaining litigation surrounding 1 October
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren apologized to the casino company’s employees for not doing a “better job of communicating” the...

7/26/2018

article Country star Eric Church blames the NRA for Las Vegas festival mass shooting: 'We could have stopped the guy'
(Las Vegas) -- Country singer Eric Church was one of the headlining performers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas last October, where a gunman opened fire on...

7/25/2018

article Police to release more records from Las Vegas mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Police in Las Vegas are scheduled to release more records from the mass shooting at a country music festival last year. The records from the deadliest...

7/23/2018

article Shooting victims outraged over MGM's lawsuit against them
(California) -- Victims of a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival said Monday they were outraged when they learned they were being sued by the company...

7/22/2018

article MGM turns to never-tested law to sue Vegas shooting victims
(Las Vegas) -- The unprecedented move from MGM Resorts International to sue hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas using an obscure U.S. law...
article Dellwood couple adopt their grandchildren after Las Vegas shooting tragedy
(Minnesota) -- Bob and Patricia Krussell from Dellwood pulled their chairs out from a table near the pool area at the White Bear Country Inn and looked around with thin...

7/17/2018

article Casino owners sue Las Vegas shooting victims to try to avoid legal liability
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has filed lawsuits against more than 1,000 victims of the worst mass shooting in the United States in order to avoid liability....
article Lawsuits claim MGM has no liability to Las Vegas shooting victims
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has filed federal lawsuits against more than 1,000 Las Vegas mass shooting victims in an effort to avoid liability. The company...
article MGM Resorts Sues 1,000 Victims of Las Vegas Shooting, Seeking to Avoid Liability
(Las Vegas) -- Faced with potential lawsuits from hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International is trying an untested...
article MGM Resorts Sues Over 1,000 Las Vegas Shooting Victims in Bid to Dodge Liability
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International is litigating against more than 1,000 victims of the Las Vegas shooting as it seeks to swerve liability and millions in...
article Social media uproar follows lawsuit against victims with #BoycottMGM
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International’s public image took a bruising on social media Tuesday after the company filed a federal lawsuit against more than 1,000...

7/16/2018

article Lawsuits claim MGM has no liability to Las Vegas shooting victims
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has filed federal lawsuits against more than 1,000 Las Vegas mass shooting victims in an effort to avoid liability. The company...

7/11/2018

article Aerial footage shows aftermath of Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Aerial footage taken after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and released Wednesday shows the broken windows of a Las Vegas Strip hotel...

7/7/2018

article Felon caught with guns in Mandalay Bay room 3 years before Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A man was caught with multiple weapons inside a Mandalay Bay hotel room nearly three years before the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, a case that...

7/3/2018

article Video shows Las Vegas police inside Mandalay Bay theater on Oct. 1
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police officers received a round of applause from hundreds of people sheltering inside the Michael Jackson Theater at Mandalay Bay in the early...

7/2/2018

article Officer’s hesitation during Strip shooting prompts review
(Las Vegas) -- A veteran police officer's self-described freeze in a Las Vegas hotel hallway while a gunman fired on an outdoor concert crowd is prompting a review...

6/13/2018

article Darnage, chaos and terror: Police videos of Las Vegas shooting reveal a war zone
(Las Vegas) -- Some of the most graphic and terrifying videos of the mass shooting in Las Vegas were released by police Wednesday — the sixth cache of items...

6/1/2018

article Mass casualty incidents a dark reality South Jersey hospitals must prepare for
(New Jersey) -- About 10:15 p.m. Oct. 1, 2017, trauma surgeon Dr. Deborah A. Kuhls and her team at University Medical Center in Las Vegas got a call that there had been...

5/30/2018

article Las Vegas police release more video from Oct. 1 shooting site
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police on Wednesday released the largest batch of Oct. 1 shooting records yet. The records, which amounted to more than 70 GB of data, were...

5/27/2018

article Las Vegas, shaken by tragedy, finds an unlikely rallying point: Its first-year NHL team
(Las Vegas) -- Mixed into the light-brown walls, alongside a signed Pat Benatar record and a close-up shot of Jim Morrison and a poster of Led Zeppelin standing by a...

5/24/2018

article Jason Aldean’s statement shows actions at Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A document released Wednesday appears to detail country music star Jason Aldean’s account of the Oct. 1 shooting on the Strip. “I was onstage...
article Mandalay Bay Report: Hotel guest reported hearing Vegas shots nearby
(Las Vegas) -- The Latest on the release by Las Vegas police of witness statements and officer reports in the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S...
article Officers’ reports illustrate chaos, confusion of Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- It was the kind of overtime assignment cops dream about. On Oct. 1, Metropolitan Police Department officer Mark Bordoni was looking forward to a pleasant...

5/3/2018

article 'There's a shooter': Gamblers unalarmed amid Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The jangly music of slot machines echoed through the packed room as police officers methodically made their way across the casino floor with their guns...
article Plans call for new wall to honor victims of Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A slatted wood wall in downtown Las Vegas has been the landing place for an outpouring of emotion over the last seven months. A smiling, close-up photo of...

4/30/2018

article Court ruling could help Las Vegas shooting victims suing MGM
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada Supreme Court has refused to consider overturning a decision that could make it more difficult for MGM Resorts International to fend off...

4/29/2018

article Las Vegas sheriff candidate seems ill-informed on Strip security
(Las Vegas) -- The Baltimore Post-Examiner on April 24 was the first media outlet to report that MGM Resorts International hired retired Las Vegas SWAT officers to be...
article MGM Resorts Hires Former SWAT Team Members to Strengthen Security
(Las Vegas) -- According to a report in the Baltimore Post-Examiner, MGM Resorts International has hired a number of former military and police officers in recent months...

4/27/2018

article Nevada Supreme Court denies stay, requires police to make information available on 1 Oct. shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department cannot stop public records applications for information related...
article Vegas police lose bid to delay concert shooting records
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a bid by police to delay the release of records about the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, including...

4/26/2018

article MGM creates ‘civilian version of a SWAT team’ following Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has hired at least five former Metropolitan Police Department SWAT team members and several former military officers in recent...

4/13/2018

article Drones will be used to monitor conditions at Coachella Festival
(Las Vegas) -- The slaughter of 58 attendees at a Oct. 1 Las Vegas country music event has prompted Indio, Ca. officials to employ a fleet of drones to help monitor...

4/11/2018

article Assistant sheriff talks about Las Vegas shooting during NAB panel
(Las Vegas) -- The Oct. 1 shooting on the Strip served as a lesson to law enforcement about the importance of vetting information. Speaking from the annual National...
article New documentary "A Nightmare in Las Vegas" looks for answers surrounding deadliest mass shooting in US history
(California) -- On Oct. 1, 2017, 22,000 fans were enjoying a night of country music in the open air during the family-friendly Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. And then...

3/23/2018

article Hotel releases video of Las Vegas shooter in days leading to massacre
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock, the man who rained bullets down on a crowd of concertgoers last October, killing 58 people, appears in newly released surveillance video...

3/22/2018

article He Gambles. He Tips Staff. He Eats Alone. All the While, He’s Stocking His Vegas Suite With Guns.
(Las Vegas) -- Sometimes we see him as other hotel guests would have seen him: as the tall gambler intent on the video poker machine across the casino floor, or as the...
article Report: Hotel video shows gunman's movements in days before Las Vegas massacre
(Las Vegas) -- In surveillance video obtained by the New York Times, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's movements within the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino are seen...

3/10/2018

article After the Las Vegas shooting massacre, survival can be excruciating
(Las Vegas) -- On Rosemarie Melanson’s 153rd night in the hospital, she starts to vomit and can’t stop. She pulls her knees to her chest, closes her eyes and...

3/9/2018

article Judge: Police Can Recover Costs for Vegas Shooting Records
(Las Vegas) -- Police can recover costs of providing media with officer body camera videos, recordings of 911 calls and written evidence logs and interview reports about...

3/5/2018

article Las Vegas Strip Casino Win Has Fallen Every Month Since Shooting Massacre
(Las Vegas) -- January was a pretty bad month for the Las Vegas Strip, but it fit in with a longer losing streak for the casinos. Gaming win on the state’s main...
article Victims of Las Vegas mass shooting start receiving payments of up to $275,000 each
(Las Vegas) -- More than 500 victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas began receiving money Monday from a victims fund that collected in excess of $31 million after the...

3/3/2018

article $275,000 going to family of each person slain in Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A $31.5 million victims' fund that started as a GoFundMe effort announced plans Friday to pay $275,000 to the families of each of the 58 people killed...

3/2/2018

article Gaming’s donations are large part of Las Vegas Victims’ Fund
(Nevada) -- Contributions from the Southern Nevada gaming, tourism and entertainment industry accounted for almost 40 percent of the $31.4 million collected by the Las...

3/1/2018

article Value of Las Vegas shooter's estate may be worth less than thought
(Las Vegas) -- Victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas should have a firmer idea within the next three months of how much money might be available for disbursement...

2/28/2018

article More records released from Las Vegas shooting investigation
(Las Vegas) -- More than 500 pages of federal search warrant records pertaining to the Las Vegas mass shooting were disclosed early Tuesday after the Las Vegas Review-...

2/19/2018

article Atlantic City resort adds safety procedures in wake of Las Vegas shooting
(Atlantic City) -- An Atlantic City hotel will have two new policies for safety; the 'do not disturb' signs used on hotel doors, and a safety button, according...
article Las Vegas Victims’ Fund officials won’t reveal amount raised
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund is slated to begin distributing payments to eligible victims next month — but fund officials have not yet said how...
article Man uses casino jackpot to honor Las Vegas mass shooting victims on 18-day, 9,500-mile journey
(Las Vegas) -- A Long Island firefighter who set out on an 18-day, 9,500-mile journey in his van to honor the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting had a little bit of...
article Caesars Switching ‘Do Not Disturb’ Policy to Mandated Daily Room Checks, in Line with New Industry Trend
(Worldwide) -- Caesars Entertainment is the latest gaming firm to announce a change to its “do not disturb” policy, saying that they will now have employees...

2/16/2018

article Caesars to Check Guest Rooms Every 24 Hours, Even if They Say 'Do Not Disturb'
(Worldwide) -- One of the world's largest casino companies will check its guests' hotel rooms every 24 hours, even if they have a "Do Not Disturb" sign...

2/14/2018

article Four Big Questions Still Hang Over The Las Vegas Police Mass Murder Report
(Las Vegas) -- Seasoned law enforcement and military experts contacted by The Daily Caller News Foundation have expressed serious doubts about the thoroughness of the...
article Las Vegas Autopsies Reveal The True Brutality Of Mass Shootings
(Las Vegas) -- Media coverage often serves to sanitize the graphic, uncomfortable reality of these tragedies. Maybe we don’t deserve the privilege of that comfort.

2/10/2018

article Las Vegas shooter’s autopsy gives no clues
(Las Vegas) -- Autopsy records obtained Friday by the Review-Journal shed no new light on what might have contributed to Stephen Paddock’s motives for committing...
article Selling Guns In The Shadow Of The Vegas Massacre
(Las Vegas) -- Lee Goodman had a question to ask as he walked slowly in front of the Sands Expo Convention Center. “When?” When was the firearms industry...

2/9/2018

article A big casino jackpot is creating some kindness after mass shooting
(Florida) -- The memory of Hannah Lassette Ahlers and the other Las Vegas concertgoers killed during the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is being kept alive...

2/8/2018

article Their daughter died in Las Vegas shooting. One firefighter is using his big jackpot to keep her memory alive
(Las Vegas) -- The memory of Hannah Lassette Ahlers and the other Las Vegas concertgoers killed during the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history is being kept...

2/6/2018

article Las Vegas hotel re-numbers floor where gunman opened fire on music festival
(Las Vegas) -- The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, where a gunman converted a suite to a sniper's nest in October and opened fire on an outdoor country music concert...
article Widow of Las Vegas police officer sues over autopsy records
(Las Vegas) -- The widow of a Las Vegas police officer killed in the Oct. 1 massacre has filed suit against the Las Vegas Review-Journal and others, asking a judge to...

2/3/2018

article Man accused of selling armor-piercing ammo to Las Vegas killer arrested
(Las Vegas) -- An Arizona man has been arrested for manufacturing illegal ammunition that was found in the hotel room of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, CNN reports....
article Man Who Sold Las Vegas Shooter Ammo Is Arrested on Federal Charges
(Las Vegas) -- The ammunition seller that sold Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock tracer ammunition was arrested for manufacturing and selling armor-piercing bullets....

1/31/2018

article Arizona man reveals he met Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, sold ammunition to him
(Las Vegas) -- An Arizona man named in court documents as a "person of interest" during the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history...

1/29/2018

article Stephen Paddock requested a suite in another wing of hotel before being internally reassigned to 32-135
(Las Vegas) -- Based on information contained in the 81-page Force Investigation Team Report, the alleged gunman of the 1 October massacre Stephen Paddock requested a...

1/28/2018

article Ambulances warned to avoid UMC after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- This week, reporter Jessie Bekker discusses why a Clark County dispatcher told emergency responders that University Medical Center was “completely...
article Country stars honor Las Vegas shooting victims at Grammys
(Las Vegas) -- Country music stars Maren Morris, Eric Church and Brothers Osborne honored victims killed at the Las Vegas Strip shooting during their performance Sunday...

1/23/2018

article Las Vegas Shooting: Inside The Preliminary Investigative Report
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock acted alone, without a known motive or any known affiliations to terrorism, when he opened fire from the 32nd floor of a Mandalay Bay...

1/20/2018

article Federal grand jury probing Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- This report is not going to answer every question or even answer the biggest question as to why he did what he did, he said. The report shares no...
article Las Vegas gunman carefully planned attack; motive is mystery
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking...
article Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock was germophobe, possibly bipolar: records
(Las Vegas) -- After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak,...
article Las Vegas Police: No Other Suspects In October Massacre, And No Motive
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police say they don't know what drove a man to rain gunfire on some 22,000 music fans at an outdoor concert last October, an attack that...
article Vegas shooter's deadly arsenal revealed
(Las Vegas) -- Machine guns and bullet casings litter the floor of a hotel room in photos released Friday by the Las Vegas Police Department that show the spot from...
article Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting: We Need More Help
(Las Vegas) -- Christine Caria flips through pictures and videos she took at the Route 91 Country Music Festival on her phone. She was having so much fun, working with...

1/18/2018

article MORON ALERT: GOP lawmaker: 'Something's not adding up' on Las Vegas shooting
(Washington D.C.) -- A GOP lawmaker on Thursday night disputed local and federal investigators’ claim that October’s Las Vegas shooting was not a terrorist...

1/16/2018

article Released FBI warrants reveal chilling extent of Las Vegas shooter’s attack planning
(Las Vegas) -- Federal court documents relating to the mass shooting in Las Vegas last October have given some insight into the disturbing extent to which killer Steven...

1/14/2018

article Gunman in Las Vegas shooting continues to puzzle authorities
(Las Vegas) -- In the months leading up to the Oct. 1 shooting, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock methodically planned a massacre, carefully sidestepping detection from...

1/13/2018

article Las Vegas gunman methodically sought to 'thwart' investigation of massacre, FBI says
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas gunman who opened fire on concertgoers in October carefully prepared both for the attack and the investigation that would follow, according...

1/12/2018

article Gunman’s girlfriend deleted Facebook account after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Within hours of the Las Vegas massacre that left 58 people dead, the gunman’s girlfriend had deleted her Facebook account, according to search...
article Las Vegas Gunman Took Elaborate Steps to Hide His Tracks, New Documents Show
(Las Vegas) -- As he meticulously planned the Las Vegas attack, the man responsible for the worst mass shooting in modern American history took elaborate steps to stymie...
article Search warrants reveal Las Vegas gunman had more than 20 firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammo in his hotel room
(Las Vegas) -- The gunman who opened fire on a music festival from the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino came to Las Vegas armed with an arsenal — more than 20...

1/6/2018

article Mandalay Bay staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter more than 10 times in days before Oct. 1
(Las Vegas) -- Mandalay Bay hotel staff had more than 10 interactions with Stephen Paddock in the days leading up to his Oct. 1 massacre of 58 people on the Strip,...

1/1/2018

article The Day That Changed Las Vegas in 2017: How a Mass Murderer Shook Up Everything We Know About Casino Security
(Las Vegas) -- In October 1, 2017, high rolling gambler Stephen Paddock brutally murdered 58 people and injured 546 more when he opened fire on a country music concert...

12/30/2017

article Vegas Strong Fund pays 12 Las Vegas shooting victims — then stops
(Las Vegas) -- P.J. DeMasseo, a survivor of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting, cashed a check for $1,000 Friday from the Vegas Strong Fund. He is one of 12 people who...

12/29/2017

article Disney World swaps ‘Do Not Disturb’ signs for ‘Room Occupied’ signs
(Florida) -- Walt Disney World swapped out its “Do Not Disturb” signs for “Room Occupied” signs last week at four of its Florida resort...

12/28/2017

article Disney World adjusts housekeeping policy in wake of Las Vegas attack
(Florida) -- From no-fly zones, to unprecedented safety checks, when it comes to guest safety, over the years Disney has been known to go to extremes few others are...
article Heightened Security in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve
(Las Vegas) -- An unprecedented number of law enforcement officers and National Guard members will be on duty when tens of thousands of people gather to ring in 2018 on...
article Snipers Will Be Perched in New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, Say Officials
(Las Vegas) -- In anticipation of thousands of New Year’s revelers pouring into the city, Las Vegas officials said they’re adding more security—more than two months...

12/27/2017

article Casino emergency response plans found lacking in Nevada
(Las Vegas) -- About half the 155 casinos in Nevada that were required to file emergency response plans or updates a decade ago did not submit them, a newspaper review...

12/26/2017

article After Las Vegas shooting, questions about casino response plans
(Nevada) -- When a gunman plunged the Las Vegas resort corridor into chaos on Oct. 1, it had been nearly five years since key public safety officials had seen an...

12/25/2017

article Security beefed up on Strip for New Year’s Eve
(Las Vegas) -- New Year’s Eve could be rockin’ more than ever just days from now, officials said. Between 300,000-350,000 tourists are expected for the...

12/24/2017

article Las Vegas casino emergency response plans have lax oversight
(Las Vegas) -- When a gunman plunged the Las Vegas resort corridor into chaos on Oct. 1, it had been nearly five years since key public safety officials had seen an...

12/23/2017

article The Las Vegas Gunman Was Rich. Will His Wealth Go to the Victims?
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock stands out among American mass killers because of his wealth. He became a millionaire, according to his family,...

12/21/2017

article All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died from gunshot wounds, many to the head, coroner says
(Las Vegas) -- The 58 victims killed in the mass shooting at a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip in October died of gunshot wounds, the Clark County coroner...
article Nearly 800 safety posts installed along Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Crews have finished installing nearly 800 steel posts between street and the sidewalk along the Las Vegas Strip to keep pedestrians safe from vehicle...

12/20/2017

article FBI chief says report on Las Vegas shooting expected by anniversary
(Las Vegas) -- The chief of the FBI’s Las Vegas office said he expects the agency to release a report on the Oct. 1 massacre before the tragedy’s first...

12/19/2017

article Airport fuel tanks targeted by Las Vegas shooter are safe, report says
(Las Vegas) -- McCarran International Airport’s fuel supply system, which was struck by gunfire during the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting, is safe and secure, a leading...
article Las Vegas Casino Tests Gun-Detecting Radar System
(Las Vegas) -- The Westgate Las Vegas Casino and Resort is testing a Patscan Cognitive Microwave Radar system, which is designed to detect firearms—even those...

12/18/2017

article How Country Music Is Helping Las Vegas Heal After Route 91 Tragedy
(Las Vegas) -- With tall casino buildings surrounding him, Matt Farmer stood near the sound booth watching country star Kip Moore perform a 90-minute set outdoors on Las...

12/16/2017

article The Las Vegas Resort Using Microwaves to Keep Guns Out of its Casino
(Las Vegas) -- 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....
article This is how donations to the biggest Las Vegas shooting fund will be distributed
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund now has more than $22 million in contributions and commitments, the committee chairman said Friday. Money raised will go...

12/13/2017

article Search warrant records offer insight into Las Vegas shooting investigation
(Las Vegas) -- Search warrant records obtained Tuesday by the Las Vegas Review-Journal offer a peek into the massive investigation that ensued in the first few hours and...

12/9/2017

article Mandalay Bay crowds appear low after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- It was by no means quiet in Mandalay Bay the night of Dec. 1, a Friday. But at certain points that evening, the crowds and energy levels seemed higher in...

12/8/2017

article Mandalay Bay struggles to find footing after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Around dusk on a late November weekday, hundreds of people walked through Mandalay Bay, past empty restaurants just off the casino floor and toward the...

12/3/2017

article Security practices enter spotlight after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Like a sharp poker player, Las Vegas casinos keep their cards close to their vests when it comes to security. Few, if any, are willing to say how many...

12/1/2017

article Las Vegas Strip Revenues Fall in October, Mandalay Bay Tragedy Continues to Impact Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas mass shooting on October 1 led to a decrease in gambling revenue last month, as Strip casinos saw their wins lowered by six percent. The...
article Vegas Strip gambling revenue plunges in aftermath of mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The mass shooting in Las Vegas by a gunman perched high above concert grounds left 58 people dead, hundreds wounded and thousands scarred by the trauma of...

11/29/2017

article Stanford launches investigation on Las Vegas shooter’s brain
(California) -- The investigation into the brain of Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock began this week, a process expected to take at least two weeks, Hannes Vogel,...

11/26/2017

article How the Texas, Vegas and California shooters got their guns
(Las Vegas) -- In the weeks, months and even years leading up to the mass shootings in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, and Tehama County, California, the...

11/25/2017

article After Las Vegas shooting, 87 children cope with loss of parent
(Las Vegas) -- Each day during the Route 91 Harvest festival, Rocio Guillen video-chatted with her children. The mother of four wanted to see their faces and tell them...
article Fourth Las Vegas shooting survivor dies suddenly as Clark County Sheriff dismisses internet rumors
(Nevada) -- A fourth Las Vegas shooting survivor has died suddenly in the weeks following the deadly gun massacre; this time in a hit-and-run accident as the victim was...
article Las Vegas massacre survivor Roy McClellan killed in hit and run
(Las Vegas) -- A man who survived the Oct. 1 mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas was killed last week in a hit-and-run in southern Nevada. Roy...

11/24/2017

article Las Vegas’ New TV Ad Campaign, Like Sin City Itself, Has an Identity Crisis
(Las Vegas) -- “Visit Las Vegas.” It’s not quite as compelling as “What Happens Here, Stays Here,” with the illicit sex, drugs, and rock...

11/22/2017

article Sheriff says more than 1,100 rounds fired in Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Gunman Stephen Paddock fired more than 1,100 rounds the night of the Las Vegas shooting, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told the Las Vegas Review-...

11/21/2017

article More Than 450 Las Vegas Shooting Victims Sue Over Attack
(Las Vegas) -- Hundreds of victims of the October mass shooting in Las Vegas are suing over the attack, arguing that the owners of the hotel the gunman used to stage the...
article Agent expects it won’t take FBI long to release Las Vegas shooting report
(Las Vegas) -- An FBI official said Tuesday that he thinks local and federal authorities will eventually come close to answering a central question remaining after the...
article Las Vegas shooter wasn’t a standout college student, records show
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas shooter may have possessed a keen mathematical understanding of gambling, but records show he did not stand out in college.

11/20/2017

article Mandalay Bay and concert promoter sued by hundreds of Las Vegas massacre survivors
(Las Vegas) -- Lawyers representing more than 450 victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre filed multiple lawsuits Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, arguing...

11/18/2017

article Nevada Supreme Court ruling could expose MGM Resorts in Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Just days after the Oct. 1 shooting, a Nevada Supreme Court panel issued a decision that could sharpen questions about the adequacy of security at...

11/17/2017

article Nevada Supreme Court ruling could expose MGM Resorts in Mandalay Bay shooting
(Nevada) -- Just days after the Oct. 1 shooting, a Nevada Supreme Court panel issued a decision that could sharpen questions about the adequacy of security at Mandalay...
article Plans call for off-Strip music venue to break ground in 2018
(Las Vegas) -- More details have emerged about a massive off-Strip music venue that will break ground next year if all goes according to plan. Plans recently filed with...
article Record number of security forces slated for New Year’s Eve on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Ideal three-day weekend on the calendar? Check. Massive choreographed fireworks show? Check. Financing in place for “America’s Party” in...
article RJ reporters discuss shooting lawsuits, shooter’s Mesquite home
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Review-Journal reporters bring you the latest stories and updates on the Oct. 1 mass shooting. This week, reporters Jeff German and Eli Segall...

11/11/2017

article After massacre, Las Vegas police beef up marathon security
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is posting snipers and surrounding tens of thousands of runners with other safety measures at a weekend marathon, the first large-scale outdoor...
article Inside the Las Vegas shooter’s gambling world
(Las Vegas) -- Watching Jean Scott play video poker, it is easy to see how Mandalay Bay shooter Stephen Paddock could have burned through big money during his trips to...

11/10/2017

article Las Vegas Casinos Implement 12 – 24hr ‘Do Not Disturb’ Policies
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos are now changing their “do not disturb” policies in response to the call for more stringent security measures after the...
article Murren: MGM bookings rebounded after Las Vegas mass shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Things are almost back to normal inside MGM Resorts International a month after a gunman opened fire from one of its Las Vegas buildings and killed 59...
article Travel Bookings to Las Vegas Decline After Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Last month’s mass shooting at a country-music festival in Las Vegas has prompted a slowdown in travel bookings to the nation’s gambling...

11/7/2017

article Las Vegas casinos change 'do not disturb' policies, MGM refused to comment
(Las Vegas) -- Some Las Vegas casinos have reevaluated security policies to keep guests safe and prevent tragedies in the wake of the 1 October shooting. Most recently,...
article Las Vegas Steps Up Security Ahead of Marathon-Rock Festival
(Las Vegas) -- Organizers of the first major outdoor festival to be held on the Las Vegas Strip since last month’s mass shooting are moving key events and ramping...

11/6/2017

article COLUMN: Resort security in the wake of the Las Vegas tragedy
(Atlantic City) -- Q. My cousin go and I to casinos very often in South Florida. We were discussing casino security after the mass shooting in Las Vegas and were...

11/4/2017

article Journalist’s photos became iconic images of Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- From the glow of his laptop inside the country music festival’s now-dark media tent, filled with people whispering and whimpering, David Becker...
article Bus driver ferried Las Vegas shooting victims to hospital
(Las Vegas) -- Antonio McLandau wasn’t even on the job for a full two months when his public bus was transformed into an oversize ambulance on Oct. 1. With no...
article Hospital heroes offered aid, comfort after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The Regional Transportation Commission bus that pulled up to the main entrance of Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center the night of Oct. 1 was more...

11/3/2017

article Las Vegas hotels donate nearly 2K room nights to shooting victims’ families
(Las Vegas) -- Following the Las Vegas shooting, Las Vegas hotels provided at least 1,875 cumulative room nights to families of victims. A couple of airlines also...
article Las Vegas Mass Shooter Stephen Paddock Had Been on Gambling Losing Streak Prior to Shooting, MGM CEO Jim Murren Speaks Out
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock had seen his net worth decrease substantially in the two years prior to the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooting on October 1, according to the...
article Las Vegas shooter's brother threatened to kill nursing home employees, report says
(Las Vegas) -- Bruce Paddock, the brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, is banned from a nursing home in California after he reportedly screamed at and...

11/2/2017

article CMA Awards Asks Media Not to Reference Las Vegas Tragedy, Gun Rights on Red Carpet
(Las Vegas) -- The Country Music Association is warning media outlets to avoid questions about a recent mass shooting in Las Vegas, gun rights or political affiliations...
article Couple who survived Las Vegas mass shooting die in car crash
(Arizona) -- Dennis and Lora Carver were among thousands of people who found themselves caught in the middle of chaos after gunfire erupted at the Route 91 Harvest...
article Fire chief: Ambulances turned into buses on Oct. 1
(Las Vegas) -- Memories of the chaos and tragedy at the Route 91 Harvest Festival will remain forever for everyone affected by the 1 October shooting. That includes...
article Las Vegas shooter had been losing money for two years and 'was going in the wrong direction,' sheriff says
(Las Vegas) -- The man who shot hundreds and killed 58 at the Route 91 Harvest music festival a month ago was a narcissist who may have seen his image as a high-rolling...
article Media files lawsuit against Las Vegas police for public records in 1 October shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is being sued by seven news organizations after refusing to release public records related to the Route 91...
article Sheriff reflects on 1 October as Metro prepares for New Year's Eve
(Las Vegas) -- Metro Police and the FBI continue to hone in on the motive behind shooter Stephen Paddock's murderous spree one month ago and how he was able to pull...
article Vegas sheriff: Shooter's girlfriend may be hiding something
(Las Vegas) -- The sheriff in Las Vegas now says an officer accidentally fired his gun inside the high-rise hotel suite where the assailant responsible for the worst...

11/1/2017

article Las Vegas Strip Gaming Revenue Solid In Wake Of Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The Nevada state gaming control board released its report Tuesday on gaming revenue for the Las Vegas area in September. Nevada's non-restricted...
article A month later, Las Vegas shooting crime scene still frozen in time
(Las Vegas) -- Signs still beckon fans inside to join the “three-day neon sleepover” despite police cars posted at entrances and the reams of caution tape...
article Las Vegas shooting spreads chaos — one month since Oct. 1
(Las Vegas) -- There was no theater or nightclub for police to surround, no school or office building to lock down. The attack on Las Vegas unfolded in the open, and...
article Mandalay Bay says four armed officers were on the 32nd floor as the Las Vegas shooter attacked. Should they have acted?
(Las Vegas) -- At least two Las Vegas police officers and two armed private security officers were on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel during the time that...
article Jesus Campos, guard injured in Las Vegas shooting, back at work
(Las Vegas) -- Jesus Campos is back at work at Mandalay Bay, a month after the security officer was shot in the leg by the Strip gunman, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has...
article Las Vegas shooting victims' lawsuits are rolling in — and they're suing everyone but the gun makers
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a month after the Las Vegas shooting, the movement to ban bump stocks is losing steam. However, for victims and their families, the process of...

10/31/2017

article Officer accidentally fired weapon in Las Vegas gunman’s Mandalay Bay suite
(Las Vegas) -- A Metropolitan Police Department officer accidentally discharged his weapon inside the Mandalay Bay gunman’s suite the night of the Oct. 1 mass...

10/30/2017

article Weapons, poison, even bodies can turn up in Las Vegas hotel rooms
(Las Vegas) -- After the Las Vegas Strip shooting, questions remain for how over a week’s time the shooter smuggled an arsenal of weapons into a hotel room. But...

10/28/2017

article Drop in Asian visitors at Caesars Casino after Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- The top executive of casino operator Caesars Entertainment has said that the company is experiencing a slight drop in the levels of land-based casino play...
article Steve Wynn says deadly shooting hasn't hurt business
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas shooting that left 58 people dead and almost 500 injured outside Mandalay Bay doesn't seem to be affecting tourism. Casino mogul Steve...
article ‘You’re a Quadriplegic’: A Las Vegas Victim Faces a Hard Reality
(Las Vegas) -- “This is your life,” the doctor said. “You’re a quadriplegic.” When she heard the news, Kim Gervais broke down. The tears...

10/27/2017

article Audio of Mandalay Bay security guard reporting shooting is released
(Las Vegas) -- Raw audio was released Friday of a Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard reporting the early shots of a mass shooting that left 58 dead and about...
article Should California Deputies at the Vegas Shooting Get Worker's Comp?
(California) -- The Orange County deputy sheriffs' union president, in a recent interview with the Orange County Register, made a shockingly cynical statement about...
article Wynn CEO: Las Vegas massacre hasn't measurably hurt business
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts chief Steve Wynn insisted Thursday the mass shooting in Las Vegas didn't measurably hurt business for the company's Las Vegas...
article After a mass shooting, Las Vegas can find resilience in its shady past
(Las Vegas) -- On the night of Oct. 1, Stephen Paddock fired from his 32nd floor hotel suite into a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and injuring...
article In Las Vegas, tourism meets tragedy
(Las Vegas) -- Arnie DeGeorge sat weeping in an airport bar in Toronto as a television broadcast images from his hometown of Las Vegas. Worried strangers asked whether...
article Las Vegas shooting victim slammed with death threats
(Las Vegas) -- A Canadian man who survived getting shot in the head during the massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival has been bombarded with death threats from...
article MORON ALERT: Milo Yiannopoulous: Ellen DeGeneres is involved in a coverup of the Vegas shootings
(Australia) -- Milo Yiannopoulous is touring Australia with his one-man alt-right schtick and, of course, he’s trying to stir as much controversy as possible. As...
article Tropicana Las Vegas Says Cancellations Increased 35 Percent Following Shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Penn National Gaming, parent company to Tropicana Las Vegas, says cancellation rates at the Strip resort surged 35 percent year over year following the...

10/26/2017

article 1 October mass shooting impacting casino play on Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- The 1 October attack that occurred at the Route 91 music festival is impacting gambling statistics for casinos on the Las Vegas Strip. For example,...
article Caesars boss says Asian players steering clear of Las Vegas after shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora says the company’s Las Vegas Strip properties have seen a decline in the number of Asian gamblers in the...
article Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s quest for ‘perfect play’ on video poker
(Las Vegas) -- It was the raggedy sweatshirt and rundown jeans that first caught the attention of an employee at a Reno casino’s fancy high-limit gaming area three...
article Boyd Gaming sees greater effect from hurricane than Strip shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Boyd Gaming Corp. said it has seen a greater effect on its business from Hurricane Harvey than from the shooting on the Strip. Boyd properties near the...
article Authorities put brakes on information flow in Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Fifty-eight people killed. More than 500 injured. And yet, nearly a month after the Las Vegas Strip experienced the worst mass shooting in modern American...
article How the FBI and ATF are aiding the Las Vegas shooting investigation
(Nevada) -- A painstaking investigation is being carried out by federal agencies assisting Las Vegas law enforcement officials piecing together a puzzle left by the...
article Nevada AG gives $600K to help Las Vegas shooting investigation
(Nevada) -- Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s office announced Tuesday it is giving $600,000 to the Metropolitan Police Department to defray investigative...
article New center for Las Vegas shooting victims, families set to open
(Las Vegas) -- A long-term resource center for Las Vegas shooting victims and families, the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, opens Monday morning. Since Oct. 2, the day...

10/25/2017

article Lawsuits pile up against MGM Resorts, Live Nation, Slide Fire Solutions and Paddock estate
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts international is facing a long legal battle fighting when it comes to 1 October lawsuits. So far, at least five law firms have taken on cases...
article Caesars sees drop in Asian guests after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment’s top executive said his company is seeing a slight downturn in casino play from Asian guests as a result of the Route 91...

10/24/2017

article Mural pays tribute to victims of Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Mynda Smith paused when she reached the purple heart with her sister’s name painted inside. Smith, 42, patted her hand on the letters: “Neysa...
article The High-Rolling Habits of Stephen Paddock
(Las Vegas) -- As the quest for answers ensued after the horrific events of 1 October, an angle surfaced that captured the imagination of both the media and the public....

10/22/2017

article Vegas rebranding shows difficulty of messaging after tragedy
(Las Vegas) -- As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S...

10/21/2017

article Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting
(Las Vegas) -- 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...
article NY TIMES: 10 Minutes. 12 Gunfire Bursts. 30 Videos. Mapping the Las Vegas Massacre.
(Las Vegas) -- The shots began at 10:05. Twelve bursts of gunfire later, police broke down Stephen Paddock’s door at the Mandalay Bay. Using forensic analysis, The...

10/20/2017

article Las Vegas Shooting Surveillance Video, Stephen Paddock Gambling Records and Photos Must Be Secured for Evidence, Nevada Judge Declares
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas hotel from which gunman Stephen Paddock shot innocent concertgoers has been ordered by a Nevada judge to preserve evidence, including...
article MGM: No plans to rent gunman’s room at Mandalay Bay
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International said today it has no plans to rent the 32nd-floor Mandalay Bay suite from where a gunman shot and killed 58 people and wounded...
article Union: MGM warned Campos about interviews after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Officials with MGM Resorts International warned Oct. 1 shooting hero Jesus Campos that he could be facing difficult interviews just hours before he was...

10/19/2017

article Inside the dark, fantasy world of millionaire 'whales' at casinos
(Las Vegas) -- The life of a Las Vegas high roller is the stuff of fantasy, with things like penthouse suites, gourmet meals, and VIP concerts — and most of it...

10/18/2017

article Father of H.B. woman killed in Las Vegas shooting files wrongful death suit
(California) -- The father of a Huntington Beach woman who was fatally wounded during a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas this month filed a lawsuit...
article Mandalay Bay security guard appears on ‘Ellen’ — VIDEO
(Las Vegas) -- By all accounts, Jesus Campos has not disappeared. He’s landed on Ellen DeGeneres’ couch. The 25-year-old had been dodging reporter interviews...
article Mandalay Bay Security Guard Jesus Campos Breaks His Silence with Ellen DeGeneres Interview, Says He’s Doing Better Each Day
(Las Vegas) -- Jesus Campos, the Mandalay Bay security guard who was the first to respond to the 32nd floor the night of October 1, is finally opening up publicly, more...
article No long-term effects on tourism expected after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- A return to normalcy for Las Vegas tourism may still be weeks away, but there should be no long-term effects on tourism to Southern Nevada because of the...

10/17/2017

article Macau plans 'simulated attacks' in security ramp-up after Vegas shooting
(Hong Kong) -- Authorities in the Chinese territory of Macau have ramped up security measures following the deadly Las Vegas shooting this month and unveiled plans for a...
article Mandalay Bay contractor bags Resorts World Las Vegas project
(Las Vegas) -- The construction of the multi-billion dollar integrated resorts project of casino operator Genting Americas on the Las Vegas Strip will soon commence...

10/14/2017

article Homeland Security funding formula doesn’t recognize Vegas’s real population
(Nevada) -- Even before the Las Vegas shooting, Nevada's Division of Emergency Management and its Clark County counterpart were warning that too little federal...
article Gaming panel studying Vegas tragedy
(Massachusetts) -- In the wake of the mass shooting that left 58 dead in Las Vegas last week, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission began talking to regulators in other...
article During Las Vegas shooting, journalists ran into gut-wrenching chaos
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been almost two weeks since the “Las Vegas shooting.” It still doesn’t feel real. Apparently that’s normal, I learned...
article Shifting Las Vegas massacre narrative has gamblers on edge
(Las Vegas) -- A shifting narrative about when officials at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino alerted cops before the worst mass shooting in US history has Las Vegas on...
article What Is Active Shooter Insurance? After Las Vegas, Demand Increases As Gun Control Debate Fizzles
(Las Vegas) -- 58 people died and over 500 were injured in the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas almost two weeks ago. The suspect shot at a crowd attending a music...
article Gambling, drinking and shooting ranges: Is gun tourism just another Las Vegas attraction?
(Las Vegas) -- After the Route 91 Harvest festival massacre, Las Vegas residents created an informal memorial at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue, not...

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