Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter asks for trial by judge

U.S. 06/12/19, 17:18

The Arizona man who has acknowledged selling bullets to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has asked to be tried by a judge on his federal ammunition-manufacturing charge.The attorney for Douglas Haig argued that the connection to the massacre will have a "prejudicial effect" on ...

Some of the most recent deadly US mass shootings

U.S. 05/31/19, 19:40

A longtime city worker opened fire Friday in a building that houses Virginia Beach government offices, killing 11 people and wounding six others.A list of some of the deadliest mass shootings in the United States in the last two years:— Feb. 15, 2019: Gary Martin killed five co-workers at a ...

Army veteran indicted in California bomb plot against rally

U.S. 05/22/19, 18:21

A U.S. grand jury on Wednesday indicted an Army veteran in a plot to plant a bomb at a rally by white supremacists in California.The indictment charged 26-year-old Mark Domingo with providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, the U.S. attorney's office said.His ...

Legislature approves bill banning undetectable firearms

New York 05/21/19, 19:43

Making, selling, transporting or possessing 3D-printed guns and other undetectable firearms would be banned in New York under legislation approved by the Democrat-controlled state Legislature.The Assembly passed the bill Monday, five days after the legislation was approved by the Senate.The measure would ban all firearms whose components can't be detected ...

MGM Resorts reports ‘possible’ Vegas shooting settlement

U.S. 05/16/19, 17:32

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 — the deadliest in modern U.S. history."The company believes it is reasonably possible that a settlement will be reached" by next May, ...

CBS News names new evening anchor, revamps morning show

Entertainment 05/06/19, 20:38

Norah O'Donnell will become anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News" and Gayle King is getting two new morning show co-hosts as CBS News seeks to boost the programs' ratings and put a tumultuous, scandal-scarred period behind it.The changes announced Monday were orchestrated by Susan Zirinsky, a 47-year ...

Slain student hailed as hero for confronting campus gunman

U.S. 05/01/19, 17:04

A North Carolina college student tackled a gunman who opened fire in his classroom, saving others' lives but losing his own in the process, police said Wednesday. Riley Howell, 21, was among the students gathered for end-of-year presentations in an anthropology class at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte when a gunman ...

‘We don’t get over it’: Pain of mass shootings stretches on

U.S. 04/18/19, 00:20

Alex Rozenblat can still hear the cries of a wounded boy calling for help as she hid from the gunfire that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year.Talking to therapists at the school in Parkland, Florida, didn't help. Each session had a different counselor, and she ...

Gun control group targets Nevada sheriffs over new law

U.S. 04/16/19, 15:15

A national gun control lobbying organization on Tuesday made Nevada the latest Western state where it is trying to show that gun rights groups including the National Rifle Association are behind a "Second Amendment sanctuary" drive.The Brady advocacy group said it believes gun rights advocates improperly orchestrated resolutions by rural ...

Skoloff named to lead video across ‘s West region

U.S. 04/10/19, 15:33

Brian Skoloff, a video journalist who has covered numerous big stories across the United States while training many text reporters on visual storytelling, has been appointed West deputy news director for video.Skoloff will oversee and drive video coverage across 13 Western states from the regional hub in Phoenix, working closely ...

Federal agency frets about terrorism threats at Burning Man

Entertainment 04/03/19, 13:35

Burning Man organizers say the U.S. government wants to place unreasonable conditions on a proposal to expand the counter-culture festival's capacity to 100,000, including stepped-up security searches and new perimeter barriers that land managers say would reduce vulnerability to acts of terrorism.Group leaders say the Bureau of Land Management's proposed ...

Bump stocks are turned in or destroyed as ban takes effect

U.S. 03/28/19, 14:08

The largest supplier of bump stocks turned in its entire remaining inventory to be destroyed — some 60,000 devices. Washington state's buyback program was so popular it ran out of money. One dealer held a "Viking funeral" for his last bump stock, pouring a can of beer on it and ...

Police release more records in Las Vegas massacre

U.S. 03/20/19, 17:43

Accounts of Las Vegas police collecting bullet fragments and tracing gun purchases are among newly released records from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.More than 750 pages of documents were distributed Wednesday by Las Vegas police.However, a motive remains unknown for the carnage that killed 58 people and ...

Legislature passes halfway mark, key deadline

Health 03/14/19, 19:18

Washington lawmakers are now more than halfway through a 105-day legislative session that has so far included debate over a public health insurance option, raising the smoking age, tightening rules on school vaccination exemptions and a plastic bag ban, among other proposals.A key deadline also passed Wednesday, by which time ...

Year after Parkland massacre, 17 victims remembered

U.S. 02/14/19, 09:26

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre a year ago renewed the national debate on guns and school safety, turned some victims' parents and surviving students into political activists and at least temporarily ended the local sheriff's career. But Thursday's anniversary will primarily be about remembering the 14 students and three ...

Fire chief wants changes in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

U.S. 02/09/19, 12:18

A Las Vegas-area fire chief who warned lawmakers months before a 2017 mass shooting at a music festival that Nevada should bolster its emergency management planning says he wants to bypass state lawmakers to get changes made.Six months before the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting on the Las Vegas Strip that ...

FBI report on Vegas massacre prompts outrage over brevity

U.S. 01/31/19, 16:07

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. The brevity prompted disbelief and outrage from survivors and relatives of victims. ...

Update: Las Vegas survivor says to focus on gun control

U.S. 01/29/19, 15:36

The Latest on the FBI's investigation into the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting (all times local): 12:25 p.m. A Las Vegas Strip shooting survivor says despite the fact the FBI found no specific motive by the gunman, he shouldn't have have been able to stockpile the weapons he used to kill 58 ...

Political shifts, sales slump cast shadow over gun industry

U.S. 01/22/19, 00:35

When gunmakers and dealers gather this week in Las Vegas for the industry's largest annual conference, they will be grappling with slumping sales and a shift in politics that many didn't envision two years ago when gun-friendly Donald Trump and a GOP-controlled Congress took office. Some of the top priorities for ...

House of gunman in Las Vegas mass shooting sells for $425K

U.S. 01/08/19, 16:42

The house of the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been sold.Court records show District Judge Gloria Sturman approved the sale of Stephen Paddock's Nevada home for $425,000.The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the two-bedroom, 2,018-square-foot (187.5-square-meter) home, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of ...

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