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  • In this April 1, 2018, file photo, people carry flowers as they walk near the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino during a vigil for victims and survivors of a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

    MGM Resorts might pay $800M in Las Vegas shooting settlement

    May 16, 2019

    Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas ...

  • Survivor of Las Vegas mass shooting sues employer

    April 3, 2019

    A Connecticut man who survived the 2017 mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival says in a lawsuit he was told to "suck it up" and "get over it" after informing his employers he was ...

  • In this Oct. 4, 2017, photo, a device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah.

    Supreme Court won’t stop enforcement of bump stock ban

    March 28, 2019

    The Supreme Court won't stop the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns. The ban took effect Tuesday. Gun rights groups asked ...

  • In this Oct. 4, 2017, photo, a device called a "bump stock" is attached to a semi-automatic rifle at the Gun Vault store and shooting range in South Jordan, Utah.

    Texas retailer gives 60,000 bump stocks to feds to destroy

    March 27, 2019

    A Texas retailer of now-banned bump stocks has transferred about 60,000 of the gun-related items to the federal government to be destroyed. RW Arms of Fort Worth turned over the bump stocks to ...

  • In this Feb. 1, 2013, file photo, an employee of North Raleigh Guns demonstrates how a "bump" stock works at the Raleigh, N.C., shop.

    Supreme Court so far won’t stop bump stock ban

    March 26, 2019

    The Supreme Court is so far declining to stop the Trump administration from enforcing its ban on bump stock devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to ...

  • Taylor Swift arrives at the American Music Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

    Taylor Swift feared touring after Las Vegas shooting

    March 6, 2019

    Pop superstar Taylor Swift says she was afraid to tour following a pair of tragic attacks carried out at concerts in 2017. "After the Manchester Arena bombing and the Vegas concert shooting, I was ...

  • Douglas Haig takes questions from reporters at a news conference Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Chandler, Ariz. Haig spoke about his experience selling ammunition to the gunman who killed 58 people and injured hundreds more in the Oct. 1, 2017, Las Vegas shooting.

    Trial delayed for man who sold ammo to Strip shooter

    March 6, 2019

    A trial date has been reset for a 56-year-old Arizona man facing a federal ammunition-manufacturing charge in Las Vegas in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in the ...

  • Legal Aid takes over Las Vegas shooting assistance center

    March 5, 2019

    The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is taking over administration of a program that assists survivors, family members and ...

  • Justice Department gives California $8.3M for Las Vegas victims

    February 7, 2019

    The U.S. Justice Department is giving $8.3 million to California to help victims of the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip where a gunman opened fire on a country music festival. Officials have estimated that nearly half ...

  • Congresswoman Dina Titus, D-Nev, speaks during a RiseNVote rally at the Las Vegas Academy Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.

    State of the Union: Titus will leave guest seat empty in protest of gun control inaction

    February 4, 2019

    Rep. Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas has long been supportive of gun control measures — including increased background checks and bans on assault weapons ...

  • Nearly 16 months after the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting, the FBI's long-awaited report — shown here — did little to shed light on the investigation and left its main question about motive unanswered.

    Survivors question brevity of FBI report on Strip massacre

    February 1, 2019

    After a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School seven years ago, the FBI released 1,500 pages of documents from its investigation. Its report on the 2017 massacre in Las Vegas was just three pages ...

  • President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Hispanic pastors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019.

    Trump ‘disappointed’ FBI can’t find motive in Strip shooting

    January 31, 2019

    President Donald Trump is "disappointed" the FBI couldn't figure out what specifically motivated a gunman to carry out the deadliest shooting in ...

  • In this Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, photo, people visit a makeshift memorial for victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas.

    FBI finds no specific motive in Strip mass shooting

    January 29, 2019

    The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans. While the agency found no "single or clear motivating factor" to explain to explain why Stephen Paddock opened fire from ...

  • People leave messages at a makeshift memorial for victims of a shooting, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. Authorities said Stephen Craig Paddock broke windows on the Mandalay Bay casino and began firing with a cache of weapons, killing dozens and injuring hundreds at the festival. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Anonymous donor gives $62,000 to destroy Las Vegas gunman’s weapons

    January 28, 2019

    A San Francisco software executive has donated more than $62,000 to try to ensure that the cache of firearms that was owned by the gunman in the Las Vegas massacre will be destroyed. In the aftermath of ...