Las Vegas mass shooting

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file photo, Megan Murphy, right in hat, embraces Cara Knoedler as Kenneth Wright wipes his eyes on the first anniversary of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have taken some action to tighten gun regulations. But advocates say they're frustrated more hasn't been done since the attack in Las Vegas killed 58 people on Oct. 1, 2017, and that mass shootings keep happening across the country. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Associated Press
September 30, 2019 - 1:55 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations. But advocates say they're frustrated that more hasn't been done since 58 people died at a concert on the Las Vegas Strip, and that mass...
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Mitch Kelly
September 30, 2019 - 10:18 am
The audience was smaller, but emotions were just as raw for some of the hundreds of people attending a second annual sunrise memorial to the 58 people killed on Oct. 1, 2017, in a mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.
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Vegas Strong Resiliency Center
Mitch Kelly
September 30, 2019 - 6:03 am
In conjunction with the 2nd anniversary of the 1October mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevadans can purchase a “Forever Strong” specialty license plate starting Tuesday
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Associated Press
September 28, 2019 - 5:22 am
Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to Las Vegas on Friday to hold a town hall on the city’s east side and an evening fundraiser.
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Mitch Kelly
September 27, 2019 - 6:44 am
It has been stalled for over a year, but now Nevada and Clark County officials are resuming talks to build a memorial to the victims of the deadly Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting.
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018, file photo, thousands of people gather on the grounds of the Texas State Capitol during a "March for Our Lives" rally in Austin, Texas. The vast majority of mass shooters have acquired their firearms legally with nothing in their background that would have prohibited them from possessing a gun. But there have been examples of lapses in the background check system that allowed guns to end up in the wrong hands. Very few states also have a mechanism to seize firearms from someone who is not legally allowed to possess one.(Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
September 07, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Most mass shooters in the U.S. acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their backgrounds to disqualify them, according to James Alan Fox, a criminologist with Northeastern University who has studied mass shootings for decades. But in several attacks in recent years...
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Associated Press
September 04, 2019 - 5:46 am
MGM Resorts plans to convert the shuttered Las Vegas Strip festival grounds that were the site of a 2017 mass shooting into a community and athletic center and parking for the new stadium being built for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, the company announced Tuesday.
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FILE - In this April 10, 2013, file photo, a stag arms AR-15 rifle with 30 round, left, and 10 round magazines is displayed in New Britain, Conn. High-capacity magazines have been a common denominator in several mass killings in recent years, and lawmakers are making a renewed push to ban them. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine capacity to 10 to 15 bullets, and the Democratic-led Congress is returning early from its summer recess this week to consider a similar ban at the federal level. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
Associated Press
September 02, 2019 - 5:46 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing them to inflict mass casualties at a startling rate before police can stop the carnage. Nine states have passed laws restricting magazine...
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Daniel Munoz talks about his experience being injured in Saturday's shooting incident during an interview in a park in Odessa, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Associated Press
September 02, 2019 - 9:13 am
The owner of a trucking company who was killed in West Texas had moved from Las Vegas after a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival because he thought it would be safer, a sister said. Rodolfo "Rudy" Arco, a native of Cuba, "felt that Odessa was the place to go. He sold everything in Vegas and...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:56 am
A federal judge has issued a ruling involving where the trial will be for an Arizona man suspected of illegally manufacturing bullets sold to the gunman who staged the 2017 Las Vegas Strip shooting.
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