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 ...

Final records released by police in Las Vegas mass shooting

California 01/03/19, 16:56

Police in Las Vegas said Thursday they have finished releasing audio, video and written records about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history 15 months ago during an open-air concert. The department said that after 34 releases of material since May, officials believe they have complied with a court order ...

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection as world greets new year

World 01/01/19, 00:15

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and religion. A look at how people ...

Ring in the new: NYPD drone to oversee Times Square revelry

New York 12/30/18, 10:33

It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep revelers — and ...

Police release officers’ accounts of Las Vegas shooting

U.S. 12/27/18, 20:23

Documents made public Thursday recounted anew how police officers took cover next to patrol vehicles on the Las Vegas Strip while a gunman rained bullets from a high-rise hotel into an outdoor music festival during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history almost 15 months ago.Also among statements ...

UMBC’s win over Virginia was biggest surprise of 2018

Sports 12/25/18, 12:16

The University of Maryland-Baltimore County had no chance. Not against mighty Virginia, certainly not against history.No 16th seed had ever beaten a No. 1 in NCAA Tournament history, the lopsided ledger climbing to 135-0 through the opening weekend of 2018.The Retrievers also had the daunting task of facing the bracket's ...

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

U.S. 12/18/18, 11:26

The Trump administration moved Tuesday to officially ban bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, and has made them illegal to possess beginning in late March. The devices will be banned under a federal law that prohibits machine guns, according to a senior Justice Department official. Bump ...

US promises nearly $17M for survivors of Las Vegas massacre

U.S. 11/30/18, 12:18

The U.S. Justice Department is allocating $16.7 million to help people affected by the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that became the deadliest in the nation's modern history.Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Friday in Cincinnati that the money will defray costs of counseling, therapy, rehabilitation, trauma recovery and ...

names Johnson all-formats news director in Europe, Africa

Europe 11/29/18, 10:03

The Associated Press on Thursday named Anna Johnson as its news director for Europe and Africa, selecting a veteran leader of journalists with experience reporting from around the world to lead its coverage of two continents.Johnson is currently the cooperative's news director for the western United States. Her appointment was ...

Could country’s new class cause an upset at the CMA Awards?

Entertainment 11/12/18, 14:25

The Country Music Association Awards tend to be fairly predictable as far as winners go, but could this year be different? Can the new class of country artists upset the longtime favorites on Wednesday? The well-researched music writers of The Associated Press weigh in on predictions.Chris Stapleton is the top ...

Airplane banner denounces Jets’ partnership with MGM

Sports 11/11/18, 14:40

An airplane banner criticizing the New York Jets' gaming deal partnership with casino operator MGM Resorts International circled MetLife Stadium several times a few hours before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills.The banner trailing the plane Sunday read: "SHAME ON JETS/MGM #ENDGUNVIOLENCE #STOPMGM."In July, MGM sued more than 1,900 ...

Artist at Vegas memory site reflects on California slayings

California 11/09/18, 18:26

Amateur artist Michael Eramdjian (RAHM'-john) was working on a watercolor image at a memorial to 58 people killed in a shooting last year at a Las Vegas Strip country music festival when he reflected on the shooting deaths of 12 people this week at a country music bar in Thousand ...

A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings

U.S. 11/09/18, 03:10

Barely a year after surviving a massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Brendan Kelly found himself in a terrifyingly familiar scene.Kelly, 22, said he was dancing with friends at a bar in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday night when the bullets began flying. When the gunfire was ...

Southern California city mourns in wake of bar massacre

U.S. 11/09/18, 03:06

The mourners gathered to hold hands, to sing and to wonder how one of the safest cities in America could become a killing zone. Hundreds of people gathered Thursday evening to remember the dozen people shot and killed by a Marine veteran at the packed Borderline Bar & Grill the night ...

Update: Calif. shooting survivor was at Vegas massacre

California 11/08/18, 23:15

The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California bar that left 13 dead including the gunman (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A survivor of the mass shooting at a Southern California bar was also at the Las Vegas music festival that ended in a massacre last year. Dani Merrill says she's upset ...

Some survivors of bar shooting also lived through Vegas

California 11/08/18, 21:26

Southern California's Borderline Bar and Grill had become a safe haven for dozens of survivors of last year's massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival, a place where they gathered for line dancing and drinks. On Wednesday night, some of those survivors found themselves in a terrifyingly familiar scene, when ...

Some of the most recent deadly US mass shootings

U.S. 11/08/18, 17:22

The shooting at a bar in southern California marks the second deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. in 2018.A list of the deadliest mass shootings in the last year:— Nov. 7, 2018: Ian David Long killed 12 people at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California, before taking his ...

Naming disaster: When home becomes shorthand for heartbreak

U.S. 11/03/18, 10:15

As the neighborhood where she grew up became national news, as the synagogue where her bat mitzvah took place 37 years ago became the font of a thousand unwelcome tears, Sarah Bloom watched TV — and listened.What she heard as she sat in her Florida home last weekend made her ...

Police videos show scenes at Vegas shooting site, hotels

U.S. 10/24/18, 19:07

Police have released more body-worn camera videos showing officers searching a Las Vegas Strip concert venue that became a killing field a year ago and advising evacuated hotel guests that it could be hours before they're allowed to return to their rooms.Among the 46 video files made public Wednesday, officers ...

Vegas shooting videos show casino haven, injured in pickups

U.S. 10/17/18, 15:08

Police have released officer body-worn camera video showing injured people packed into pickup truck beds and hundreds of people sheltering with blankets on the floor of a casino ballroom hours after last year's mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.The 17 video clips made public Wednesday include scenes of a ...

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