Here are your Thursday morning headlines:
1. The Vegas Golden Knights beat the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday night 4-2 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final at T-Mobile Arena. With the win, Marc-Andre Fleury passed Jacques Plante for ninth all time with his 72nd career postseason victory. Wednesday’s victory gives the Knights a 2-1 series lead. Game 4 is at 5 p.m. Friday at T-Mobile Arena.
2. The Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas will become the Waldorf Astoria in August. The sale of the 47-story non-gaming hotel was announced in April for a price of $214 million. The brand, owned Hilton Hotels & Resorts, is part of the Waldorf’s planned western United States expansion. including a new Beverly Hills location and a planned San Francisco property. The company currently has 20 properties in the works.
3. The Review-Journal received over 1,200 pages of witness statements Wednesday related to the October 1 shooting. The files, released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, were the first of many Las Vegas police must release in the next several months in compliance with a court order.
It remains unclear how many witness interviews were completed throughout the mass shooting investigation. It also remains unclear when the next batch of records will be released.