The Mandalay Bay digital sign went dark for about four minutes around 10 p.m. on October 1, 2018 and came back to display “#VegasStronger” for at least 30 minutes. Some Las Vegas shooting survivors expected more, however.
Mandalay Bay President Chuck Bowling says, “For every bad story you heard there are three stories about the humanity of Las Vegas.”
An increased number of security guards stood by the elevator bank Monday.
The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund will complete its payouts this month.
Speaking Tuesday at the annual National Association of Broadcasters convention, Assistant Sheriff Charles Hank said the Metropolitan Police Department wants to avoid future miscommunication like the changing timeline for how the Oct. 1 shooting unfolded.
While the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority was celebrated for its role in the weeks immediately following the Oct. 1 shooting, that isn’t likely to be the case when it comes to memorializing the tragedy and building a permanent tribute to the victims and heroes.
MGM Resorts released more than an hour of security footage of Oct. 1 gunman Stephen Paddock. In the Mandalay Bay videos released to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, gunman Stephen Paddock appears calm and collected as he begins executing the setup for the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The Vegas Strong Fund is still completing its needs assessment, fund chairwoman Jan Jones Blackhurst said.
The company that bartenders say hired them for the Route 91 Harvest music festival went out of business, resulting in an investigation surrounding its hiring practices and many bartenders claiming they didn’t receive proper pay.
Contributions from the Southern Nevada gaming, tourism and entertainment industry accounted for almost 40 percent of the $31.4 million collected by the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund, organizers of the fund said Friday.