President Donald Trump sent his “thoughts and prayers” to the victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 dead “exactly one year ago today.”
“We’re still recovering from the events that took place on 1 October,” Nevada’s junior senator says. “We’re still grieving for the family members who are no longer with us.”
Victims, survivors and heroes of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas were recognized during a Senate floor speech by Republican Dean Heller, who said Wednesday the community “is still grieving and will never be the same.”
In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, Congress filed a flurry of bills, including those that would ban or restrict bump stocks. But lawmakers failed to pass any of the gun bills.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday honored four Metropolitan Police Department for their efforts the night of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
Nevada will receive full reimbursement from the federal government for overtime costs through a Justice Department program that helps states and communities with extraordinary events, like the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.
The state of Nevada was urged to immediately apply for funds tucked into the $1.3 trillion spending bill for law enforcement costs incurred in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting and subsequent investigation.
Citing the Las Vegas Strip shooting, a bipartisan group of Western states’ senators, including Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, filed a bill Thursday to ban bump stocks, which increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic rifles to nearly that of fully automatic weapons.
Clark County has stopped releasing autopsy reports for all 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, despite a district judge’s ruling that the reports are public records.
President Donald Trump directed the U.S. attorney general Tuesday to craft regulations that would ban “bump stocks” and other devices that accelerate the firepower of legal semiautomatic rifles like those used in the Las Vegas mass shooting.