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Mass shooting in Las Vegas

A gunman attacked a Las Vegas country music festival Sunday night, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500 others. 

The suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nev., opened fire at the concert across the street from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Man labeled 'person of interest' in search warrants says he didn't detect anything wrong with Vegas shooter

Man mistakenly outed in unsealed search warrant relating to Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock tells CBS he didn't detect anything wrong with the man when selling him ammunition.

Warrants in Las Vegas mass shooting reveal name of additional 'person of interest'

While Stephen Paddock has been identified as the lone gunman in the Oct. 1 massacre, and authorities had been looking at his girlfriend as a person of interest, a new name emerged when the court mistakenly failed to redact a name from the warrants.

The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded

For months, there has been uncertainty over the timeline of the October mass shooting in Las Vegas. Now, police have released a final report that answers most of the questions. But not all of them.

Las Vegas shooter researched La Jolla, Santa Monica, San Diego before mass shooting

On May 18 — about four months before the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history unfolded on the Las Vegas Strip — gunman Stephen Paddock was thinking about San Diego.

Las Vegas shooter began to act 'strangely' leading up to carnage, girlfriend says, as motive remains a mystery

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo addresses media for first time in three months regarding mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Vegas gunman’s girlfriend told investigators her fingerprints would probably be on ammo. And they were

Judge unseals more than 300 pages of search warrants and affidavits directed toward Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas mass shooter, and girlfriend Marilou Danley.

Husband and wife who survived Las Vegas shooting die in car crash

A Murrieta couple who grew closer after surviving the Las Vegas shooting Oct. 1 has died in a car crash not far from their home, relatives and authorities said.

Las Vegas' delicate balancing act: Promoting tourism while acknowledging mass shooting

Las Vegas, which relies on tourism, walks the delicate line of trying to lure tourists back in the wake of the shooting while at the same time acknowledging the hurt, worries and fears that came with it

How California's wine country and Las Vegas are trying to win tourists back after tragedies

In the wake of tragedy, Las Vegas and the wine country in California are trying to bring tourists back while remaining sensitive to the losses suffered.

Business travelers return to Las Vegas in the wake of mass shooting, resort operators say

Las Vegas casino and hotel operators say the mass shooting on Oct. 1 has not had a major impact on conferences, meetings and hotel occupancy.

Mandalay Bay and concert promoter sued by hundreds of Las Vegas massacre survivors

Lawyers representing more than 450 victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas massacre filed multiple lawsuits Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Las Vegas shooter had been losing money for two years and 'was going in the wrong direction,' sheriff says

Sheriff Joe Lombardo says the Las Vegas shooter was a narcissist who had been depressed and losing money, but he's still not sure what prompted the Oct. 1 attack that left 58 people dead.

She searched desperately for a man she helped after the Las Vegas shooting. Then she found him

Sheri Sletten spent weeks trying to find the man she helped save during the Vegas shooting, even hiring a private investigator to find him. Then she did and the reunion almost a month later was an emotional release and relief to her.

They were in love. He was planning to propose. How the Las Vegas shooting tore this couple apart

He was planning on proposing marriage to her, but then the shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas changed all that.

Las Vegas gunman targeted police responding to his shooting rampage, investigation now shows

Las Vegas police have tried to clarify the timeline around the Oct. 1 mass shooting at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. But the new answers leave the most persistent question remaining: What took the police so long to close in on the gunman's room?

Dodgers ballgirls who survived Las Vegas shooting spree will return to work this weekend

Dodgers ballgirls Christina Zambrana and Amy Moore will make their postseason debuts during Game 2 of the National League Championship Series. The two are fortunate to get the opportunity after surviving the tragic shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas.

Mandalay Bay management says Las Vegas rampage began 'within 40 seconds' after security guard reported shooting

The management of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, in its first detailed statement on the timeline of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, said the shooting rampage began within 40 seconds of the shooting of one of its security guards.

New disclosure shows a casino guard alerted hotel to gunman before Vegas massacre began. So why did it take so long to stop him?

Before the Las Vegas massacre began, a wounded Mandalay Bay casino hotel security guard called hotel officials to warn them about a gunman on the 32nd floor, an investigator told the Los Angeles Times.

In the solitary world of video poker, Stephen Paddock knew how to win. Until he didn't

In the lonely world of video poker that Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock called home, it's not a matter of outguessing an opponent. It's purely beating the odds. Paddock thought he knew how to do that.

Las Vegas survivors take aim at 'bump stock' maker as lawsuits begin

Like any mass shooting, the lawsuits have started in the days since the shooting at Mandalay Bay. The investigation is ongoing, but that's not stopping people from filing suits.

In the wake of mass killing, Las Vegas reaches out to tourists with a new ad

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority launches an ad in the wake of the mass shooting, feature Twitter posts from people who vow to return.

Las Vegas looks to its new NHL team, the Golden Knights, as an anchor after tragic shooting

After tragedies, sports teams often become points of pride. Las Vegas has never had a major sports team until the Golden Knights kicked off their season. The city, it turns out, has needed them more than they realized

Tourists coming to Las Vegas add stops at memorials to victims of deadly shooting to their itineraries

Visitors to Las Vegas are stopping at three memorials that have popped up to mourn the 58 people who lost their lives in deadly shootings on Oct. 1.

Hundreds turn out for vigil on Huntington Beach Pier for victims of Las Vegas massacre

Among those who died in the Las Vegas mass shooting was Andrea Castilla, a Huntington Beach resident killed while celebrating her birthday. At the pier in her hometown, survivors of the attack were scattered in the crowd of hundreds.

Las Vegas shooting updates: Deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history

At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 others injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday night at a country music festival across the street from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, authorities said. What you need to know: The mystery of Stephen Paddock -- gambler, real estate investor, mass killer Who were the victims ? A special education teacher. An off-duty police officer. 'The best dad.' How a Las Vegas concert went from melody to mayhem

First person: Difficult to focus on work after the shooting in Las Vegas

Shooting at the Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas hits close to home for L.A. Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire.

Here's a timeline of the Las Vegas shooting — with the crucial detail police left out last time

Police now say a security guard was shot at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino six minutes before the deadly assault that left 58 concertgoers dead and injured nearly 500 others

The geography of death in Las Vegas: Remembering the 58 who died

The death toll from Sunday’s massacre in Las Vegas cut through a cross-section of America. The fallen had come from 14 states and two Canadian provinces. More than half, 33, were from California.

Trump's ardent pro-gun stance is new, but will Las Vegas force him to give ground?

No one on either side of the gun debate knows exactly when or why Trump shifted from support for gun controls. Yet he has become one of the most forceful pro-gun presidents in decades. Las Vegas is complicating that image.

Las Vegas gunman was a laid-back 'goofball,' longtime business associate says. 'He made you laugh'

A longtime property manager for Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock portrayed him as a highly intelligent man who dealt with people with a tremendous sense of humor.

'We have looked at everything': Still no clear motive for Las Vegas attack, officials say

The gunman who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas did not have help from a second attacker, officials said.

After a journey to Vegas ends in sorrow, a brotherly bond endures

Two childhood friends from Alaska travel to Las Vegas to see country singer Jason Aldean. Only one makes it back.

For second time in two years, the same message from his fiancee: 'Active shooter.' And so began a night of hell in Vegas

For the second time in his life, the firefighter got a text from his fiance: "Active shooter." They were both in Vegas - she was at the concert, he was at Luxor. He spent the night helping victims while also trying to stay in touch with her by phone. It was a night of hell.

Guns, like cigarettes, are legal products that kill people. That's not OK

The issue is how, or if, the makers of these products should be held accountable for the trouble they cause.

Of course we need to talk about gun violence in America. The question is how to do it effectively

We ask what can be done to stop mass shootings.  The proper question is what can be done to lower the number of incidents and reduce the harm from each one.

Mandalay Bay gunman spent two weeks in Las Vegas before killings; researched outdoor concerts in other large cities

Police said they are aware of reports Thursday that the Las Vegas gunman also booked rooms this summer in a Chicago hotel overlooking Lollapalooza, one of the nation’s largest music festivals, as investigators try to retrace the killer’s steps in the days and weeks before the attack.

UFC understands its role as a distraction in light of Las Vegas shooting

Kevin Lee is fighting Costa Mesa’s Tony Ferguson in Saturday night’s UFC 216 main event at T-Mobile Arena, a card expected to draw more than 10,000 fans just a few blocks north from where Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd at the Route 91 country music festival.

Trump to families of Las Vegas victims: 'We will never leave your side'

In a visit with victims and first responders in Las Vegas on Wednesday, President Trump praised those who rushed into action during the massacre that claimed 58 lives.

Here's what we know (and don't know) about the Las Vegas shooting

Here’s what we know so far about the Las Vegas shooting and the ongoing investigation.

Hey, NRA: Stop assuming everyone who's a good guy will never become a bad guy

Stephen Paddock, the shooter in Las Vegas, was the exact kind of criminal the NRA says is being harmed by gun control.

Police say they are trying to determine whether Las Vegas gunman acted alone

A federal source told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that while Paddock first began buying guns two decades ago, the majority of the at least 47 guns he owned were bought since October 2016

San Diego woman shot in the eye in Las Vegas massacre remains in a coma

A 27-year-old San Diego woman who lost an eye in the mass shooting Sunday remains in critical condition, a family friend said. Her boyfriend carried her to safety after she was shot.

The frantic, bloody hours in a Las Vegas hospital as doctors rushed to save lives

Inside the busiest hospital in the hours after a gunman wounded hundreds in Las Vegas.

The L.A. Kings will honor employee Christiana Duarte, one of the victims of the Las Vegas massacre

Kings employee was one of victims at Las Vegas shooting and she will be honored on opening night.

In a commandeered truck, Marine veteran drives dozens of Las Vegas shooting victims to a hospital

A Marine veteran knew Las Vegas shooting victims needed to get to a hospital right away, so he commandeered a truck.

Survivors from California recount their terrifying escape from danger in Las Vegas

Harrowing stories of survival from Las Vegas concert massacre

Understanding the minds of mass killers like Stephen Paddock can't be blocked by politics

UC Davis violence prevention research program could save lives

Las Vegas gunman was a former IRS agent who 'preplanned extensively' for the attack

New details emerged Tuesday about Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock and his weapons, his girlfriend and his past.

The mystery of Stephen Paddock — gambler, real estate investor, mass killer

What we know about Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman who shot and killed at least 59 people and wounded 500 others in Las Vegas.

As Las Vegas grieves, the slot machines keep beeping and the shows go on

In Las Vegas, the Strip is still full and gamblers are still at their machines just up the street from the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. There are few flowers at the scene, and the mourning is taking place among the tourist attractions.

Facebook and Google pledged to stop fake news. So why did they promote Las Vegas-shooting hoaxes?

Blog posts filled with rumors and even threads from 4chan have been presented on Google and Facebook alongside legitimate news stories about the Las Vegas shooting, illustrating the challenge of stopping the spread of false information in the critical early moments of a breaking news story.

Nevada was warming to gun restrictions before this week's mass killing. What now?

Nevada is no stranger to gun law reform efforts and the political battles that ensue. Last year, voters in the state narrowly passed Question 1, an initiative that required most private buyers and sellers of guns to conduct a background check through a licensed dealer.

Part of Las Vegas Boulevard reopens; airlines offer help to those affected by shooting

Southbound lanes of the Strip, site of the deadly Sunday night shooting in Las Vegas, have reopened to traffic as of Thursday afternoon.

When the bullets started flying on their wedding anniversary, he died protecting her

Bakersfield couple Jack and Laurie Beaton were happily celebrating their 23rd anniversary at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas when the shooting began.

The slaughter in Las Vegas is all too familiar, yet Americans refuse to stop it

The mass shooting in Las Vegas highlights, once again, a nation too willing to put up with gun violence. To the point that we have ritualized the experience: Shock, offers of prayers, crackpot excuses for yet more guns, and in the end, the table remains set for the next one.

If we can’t gather for a concert without fear for our lives, we are doomed

In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting a theater critic asks: Can we see a concert, movie or play without fear of mass violence anymore? At what point does the right to bear arms infringe on our First Amendment right to peaceably assemble? To connect with others over music, story or art? To live?

Las Vegas shooting, no matter how horrific, won't bow music fans; we don't break like that

The latest attack at a musical event is horrifying but will not change our need to connect through the songs we love.

She was shot by a sniper in 1966. The Las Vegas massacre brings her pain — and anger about inaction on guns

A far bigger issue than mass shootings is the daily toll of gun violence, most of which doesn’t make headlines.

MGM Resorts sets up hotlines following shooting; airlines waive change fees

Parts of the Las Vegas Strip are open for business, including many hotels, after a deadly mass shooting Sunday night. But parts of the Strip road remain closed.

The trigonometry of terror: why the Las Vegas shooting was so deadly

Arthur B. Alphin is all to acquainted wit the trigonometry of terror. The West Point graduate and retired colonel has testified about ballistics in multiple mass shootings. He says the killer couldn't have picked targets, but knew enough to hold a steady kill zone that guaranteed high casualties.

Will the Las Vegas massacre change country music's view of guns?

If the National Rifle Assn. has its way, the connection will continue unabated. But there are fissures within the country music community

At first, they thought it was fireworks — but it wasn't. How a Las Vegas concert went from melody to mayhem

Witnesses describe the panic, the bloodshed and the heroics that accompanied a gunman's rampage across an outdoor country concert in Las Vegas.

Army veteran risked his life to save others at Las Vegas concert massacre, but don't call him a hero

Army veteran risked his life to save others at Las Vegas concert massacre, but don't call him a hero

LAPD officer took his wife to a Las Vegas concert and ended up in a 'war zone'

LAPD officer took wife to Las Vegas concert — then he had to survive without his gun

'Thoughts and prayers' — and fistfuls of NRA money: Why America can't control guns

NRA political contributions are the reason America can't control guns.

Disney's Bob Iger criticizes gun violence in wake of Las Vegas shooting

Walt Disney Co.'s Chief Executive Bob Iger is particularly outspoken about Las Vegas massacre.

When the shooting stopped, 59 distant lives ended together at a Vegas country music concert

The stories of the victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Festival attacked by Las Vegas shooter had been success story in creating outdoor music destination

Site of Las Vegas mass shooting is key venue in effort to make the city a live-music destination

Trump calls for unity in the face of 'pure evil' while resisting talk of gun control

President Trump called for unity in the face of "an act of pure evil" in a somber address from the White House on Monday, hours after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, at a country music concert on the famed Las Vegas Strip.

When he could no longer walk, the wounded man's fiancee dragged him to safety

A woman helps rescue her fiancée after the deadly shooting in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, the mecca of fantasy, gets a grotesque reminder that no place in America is safe from guns

Las Vegas has always been the ultimate American escape fantasy – escape from worry, escape from sobriety, escape from the restraints of puritanical sexuality. But the sickening events of Sunday have shown, once again, that there is really no such thing as a safe public space.

Congressman briefed on Las Vegas shooting probe says no motive has emerged for the attack

At least 59 people were killed and 400 taken to hospitals in Las Vegas Strip shooting.

MGM Resorts shares sink after shooting in Las Vegas

Shares of MGM Resorts drop after the Las Vegas massacre, where the gunman shot from the Mandalay Bay hotel, which the company owns.

Trump offers the expected rhetoric of gun massacres, but little is expected to change

In disasters, presidents look for solutions. In gun disasters, they are constrained by the angry disagreements among Americans

GOP still plans to vote on NRA-backed legislation that eases gun restrictions

Congress is unlikely to consider new bills after the attack in Las Vegas.

From the 32nd floor, Las Vegas gunman caused mass carnage despite security measures at concert

The Las Vegas gunman found way around security measures to target outdoor concert.

Southern California police, deputies and firefighters among the wounded in Las Vegas

Multiple police officers were killed or injured in the deadly shooting in Las Vegas.

9 books to help us understand mass shootings

9 books to help us understand mass shootings, from survivors, journalists and novelists.

ICYMI: A new absurdity from the gun lobby is the deregulation of silencers

This absurd bill to deregulate silencers is horrifically relevant today.

L.A. firefighter in Las Vegas: 'With 30,000 people ... it was kind of like shooting goldfish.'

The violence that unfolded in the shadow of the Mandalay Bay hotel Sunday night in Las Vegas was like war, said Los Angeles firefighter Robert Hayes.

A note to our readers: The Times has lifted its paywall on stories about the Las Vegas shooting

The nation awakened Monday morning to learn that a gunman opened fire at an outdoor country musical festival last night near the Las Vegas strip, killing at least 58 people, and injuring more than 500 — — the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.

More than 50 dead and 400 injured in shooting on Las Vegas Strip; police say lone suspect is dead

Multiple people are being treated for gunshot wounds in Las Vegas after at least one shooter opened fire at the Mandalay Bay hotel and casino.

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