MGM Resorts International is converting the Las Vegas Village and Route 91 Harvest music festival site into parking for events at Allegiant Stadium, and also a community and athletic center.
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.
MGM Resorts International has hired at least five former Metropolitan Police Department SWAT team members and several former military officers in recent months as it strengthens security at its properties following the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
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.