On October 1, a man armed with a gun opened fire at the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 20 people were killed and more than 200 injured. The Las Vegas police confirmed that the suspect, who was identified as a 64-year-old local resident Stephen Paddock, was “down.”
Tina Frost, a 27 year old woman, has begun walking with assistance and started breathing on her own for several hours as a campaign to raise money for her recovery has already amassed over $500,000.
FBI warning over social media threat leads to schools in Charlottesville, US, being put on a lockdown down amid safety fears.
US police have revealed new details on the timeline of the deadliest shooting in US history, which happened in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 1.
The US public needs to force Congress to pass the gun control measures, amid the opinion polls show three quarters to two-thirds of Americans really want, Australian gun control advocate and activist Rebecca Peters told Sputnik.
Stephen Paddock, who killed 59 people and injured hundreds more in last week’s shooting spree in Las Vegas, had carefully calculated the trajectory and the drop of the bullets he fired at the crowd of more than 20,000 people attending a country music festival, police officers who were the first to enter his hotel room told media.
The mass shooting in Las Vegas should prompt American policymakers to take steps to try and prevent such incidents, according to political science researcher at SUNY Cortland Prof. Robert Spitzer. He, however, suggested that the recent tragedy is unlikely to push President Donald Trump to change his stance on gun control.
No stranger to building crosses, Greg Zanis towed a total of 58 hand-crafted white crosses to Las Vegas on Thursday to pay tribute to those who died in the mass shooting Sunday night.
US country music singer and songwriter Eric Church presented his new song on Wednesday night to commemorate the victims of the Las Vegas massacre, just a few days after the shooting that claimed the lives of 58 people during a three-day country music event.
Jonathan Smith, the 30-year-old hero who saved 30 people during Sunday's mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, was reunited live on television with the off-duty police officer who saved his own life after Smith caught two bullets to his neck and arm.
Police say the Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock had spent years stockpiling weapons before Sunday's attack, the deadliest shooting in US history.
The gunman responsible for the deadliest shooting in US history that happened in Las Vegas on Sunday night also researched locations in Boston and Chicago, US media reported citing senior law enforcement officials on Thursday.
A photo of an iPhone that saved a woman’s life by blocking a bullet headed her way at the Sunday Las Vegas massacre has gone viral.
The Las Vegas Police Department Sheriff said that Sunday's mass shooting gunman Stephen Paddock spent years acquiring weapons.
American citizens make up 42 percent of the 650 million civilian firearms owners in the world, according to the Small Arms Survey, an independent research project based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Speaking through her lawyer, Marilou Danley, girlfriend of the man who murdered 59 people Sunday night in Las Vegas, she did not have any prior knowledge of the mass shooting that Stephen Paddock was preparing.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police has released new police body camera footage revealing the utter chaos police officers felt as they attempted to figure out the location of the gunman and save lives in the Vegas Strip shooting.
The girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock has returned to the US for questioning by police investigating the worst-ever shooting in US history.
Though the FBI stated the day after the attack that Las Vegas mass-murderer Stephen Paddock had "no connection" with international terror groups, on Tuesday evening, US President Donald Trump undercut that assessment, telling reporters aboard Air Force One "I have no idea" whether the killer is linked to Daesh.
Although the Las Vegas tragedy has reignited the gun control debate it won't result in any changes in US legislation despite a series of similar episodes, American professor and author Timothy Lytton told Radio Sputnik, adding that the gunman had no obstacles in his way to bring weapons to his hotel room, unpack them and commit the crime.
As the death toll from Sunday's Las Vegas shooting continues to climb, confusion and outrage are growing online after Facebook, Google and YouTube were caught promoting fake news stories about the shooter's supposed identity and political affiliations.
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