Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre
The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast Wednesday with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is credited with saving.
Las Vegas victim from Tewksbury remembered for deep faith, love for others
Nearly 1,000 people gathered at Tewksbury Memorial High School on Saturday to remember Rhonda LeRocque.
Pressure mounts for Vegas police to explain response time
Two hotel employees reported the gunman sprayed a hallway with bullets six minutes before he opened fire on a crowd at a musical performance.
Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?
The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he could kill and wound so many people.
Could Las Vegas police have gotten to the gunman sooner?
The revised timeline for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly.
Las Vegas gunman shot guard before attack, not after
It’s a significant change in the timeline of events in last week’s attack.
Casino magnate says his hotels attempt to identify dangerous guests
Security measures include using magnetometers to detect metal and training housekeeping staff to report suspicious actions.
Las Vegas Strip’s lights dim in remembrance of shooting
More than 50 properties around town took part, officials said.
Lost items from Las Vegas shooting returned to some who fled
Federal agents have spent the week collecting evidence amid the thousands of items, some of them stained with blood.
FBI searches Las Vegas gunman’s house again
The local police chief said authorities were not looking for anything specific in their search.
FBI begins removing belongings left after Las Vegas shooting
Authorities plan to return the belongings to concertgoers and relatives over the next week.
‘He was the king of microaggression’
Unlike most mass shooters, who are usually younger, Stephen Paddock was the product of decades of experience and rumination.
Las Vegas gunman’s vast arsenal included tracer bullets
Tracer rounds illuminate their path so a gunman can home in on targets at night. But they can also give away the shooter’s position.
Eric Church breaks down as he debuts song he wrote in tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims
The country star struggled to hold back tears and debuted a song he wrote in their honor called ‘‘Why Not Me.’’
Fear on both sides makes answers hard to find in gun debate
It is fear that dominates both sides of the American debate about the millions of semi-automatic weapons in the hands of our neighbors.
NRA calls on federal government to review ‘bump stocks’
The NRA is calling on the federal government to review a device used by the Las Vegas shooter that makes semi-automatic guns behave like automatic weapons.
Paul Ryan says Congress must look at gun device used in Las Vegas shooting
“Apparently this allows you to take a semi-automatic and turn it into a fully automatic so clearly that’s something that we need to look into,” Ryan said.
‘Oh my God. It’s gunfire, it’s shooting.’ Mass. woman recounts escape from Vegas attack
Michele Murray said she couldn’t tell where the gunfire was coming from. And no one knew how many shooters there were.
Clues remain few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman
Those seeking to know the motive of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock have had little more to chase than hints and shadows.
Shooter’s girlfriend says she didn’t know about massacre plans
‘‘It never occurred to me in any way whatsoever that he was planning violence against anyone,’’ Marilou Danley said in a statement.
Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend was ‘madly in love’
“He sent her away so that he can plan what he is planning without interruptions,” Marilou Danley’s sister said. “In that sense, I thank him for sparing my sister’s life.”
Does Las Vegas shooter’s race change the words we use?
When a white American was identified as the gunman who rained bullets on multitudes at a Las Vegas concert, he was quickly characterized as a “lone wolf.”
Are white shooters called ‘lone wolves’ by default?
Had Stephen Paddock been of another ethnicity, would he have been branded a terrorist instead?
After massacre, Las Vegas gets back to beers, slots, shows
‘‘The show must go on,” one tourist said. “We’re not going to let terrorists dictate our lives.’’
A look at the victims killed in the Las Vegas shooting
At least 58 people were killed in the worst mass shooting in US history.
How do we protect kids from the nightmare of violence?
We are living in a time that’s awash in disaster — natural, environmental, societal. It’s time to wake up.
Las Vegas police release body camera footage from Mandalay Bay
The video shows police officers responding to the hotel, where shooter Stephen Paddock was holed up on the 32nd floor.
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Why do comedians talk about gun control? Because our leaders won’t
Late-night hosts are speaking truth to power, while dismissing the notion that it’s “too soon” to discuss how to prevent future massacres.
Husband killed while protecting wife on their anniversary
‘‘He told me, ‘I love you, Laurie,’ and his arms were around me and his body just went heavy on me,’’ Jack Beaton’s wife said.
Vegas gunman transferred $100,000, set up cameras at hotel room
Said a top law enforcement official: “It was preplanned, extensively, and I'm pretty sure that he evaluated everything that he did in his actions, which is troublesome.”
The Las Vegas shooter may have altered his guns so they’d fire faster
Stephen Paddock possessed a device that is intended to allow a person with a semiautomatic gun to fire it rapidly, as if it were an automatic.
Las Vegas shooting forces country music industry to talk about gun control
Already, one member of a band who performed Sunday has changed his position on guns.
What we know about Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooting suspect
Stephen Paddock transferred $100,000 overseas before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he set up cameras to spot anyone coming for him.
‘You know what it’s like to feel hunted’: Maine couple describes fleeing Las Vegas gunfire
Nikki Goodheart was recording one of Jason Aldean’s songs when the first round of gunfire went off.
Evidence sought amid crushed plastic cups at Las Vegas shooting scene
FBI investigators walked the vast crime scene wearing protective shoe coverings as they occasionally picked up and bagged items from the field.
At Las Vegas hospital, staff treat physical and mental wounds
The wounds were worse than what doctors normally see because of the high-caliber weaponry that was used.
‘I can’t even describe the horror’: Kingston native escaped gunfire at Las Vegas concert
In a post on Instagram, Courtney McGarth said she crawled on the ground as she searched for safety.
‘I know your pain,’ Jeff Bauman tells Las Vegas survivors
In a Facebook message, the Marathon bombing survivor addressed people waking up in a hospital “wondering how life will ever be the same.”
‘We’ll be talking about gun laws as time goes by,’ Trump says
President Trump called the Las Vegas gunman “demented” and said “we’re looking into him very seriously.”
After slaughter in his hometown, Kimmel slams ‘so-called leaders’ on gun control
Jimmy Kimmel slammed GOP congressional leaders, saying “they should be praying to God to forgive them for letting the gun lobby run this country.”
In Las Vegas, the acts of heroism during a moment of terror stand out
There was the former soldier who treated the wounded. And the man who guided people out of harm’s way.
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock thoroughly prepared for massacre
Law enforcement sources say Paddock had two tripods — used by military snipers in urban spaces — in the hotel room.
Tewksbury mother killed in Las Vegas massacre
Rhonda LeRocque had been at the outdoor concert with her husband and their 7-year-old daughter when the gunman opened fire.
Don’t expect Congress to take action on mass shootings
Leaders of the Republican majority showed no inclination to do anything, aside from condemning, standing in silence, and praying.
Las Vegas concertgoers on friend also in attendance: ‘We don’t know if he got out or not’
Jake Velzl and his wife were standing in the tightly packed crowd when the shooting started.
Las Vegas suspect was a wealthy gambler, with no known radical inclinations
Stephen Paddock and his companion drew little attention to themselves, relatives and neighbors said.
The latest from the scene of the Las Vegas shooting
The dead suspect is believed to have checked into the Mandalay Bay as a hotel guest.
How far was the Las Vegas shooter from the concert?
A gunman on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay rained heavy fire down on a crowd of over 22,000 at an outdoor country music festival.
Eiffel Tower goes dark in tribute to Las Vegas, Marseille victims
The Eiffel Tower went dark Monday night to pay homage to the victims of the weekend knife attack in Marseille and the mass shooting in Las Vegas.