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Las Vegas police officer hailed as hero after Strip shooting

Casey Clarkson, a 32-year-old Las Vegas police officer who was injured at the Route 91 country music festival, was seated Wednesday next to first lady Melania Trump at a news conference inside police headquarters.

First Route 91 emergency responders recount triage

Before the 32nd-floor window of Mandalay Bay was obliterated, the night hadn’t been particularly eventful for Glen Simpson, an emergency medical responder. That was before 64-year-old Stephen Paddock fired an automatic-style rifle into a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers Sunday.

To shield fiance, woman took bullet in back at Route 91 Harvest Festival

Summer Clyburn didn’t realize what was happening at the Route 91 Harvest Festival until she turned around and saw her fiance, Michael Gracia, on the ground. Gracia, an officer with the Ontario (California) Police Department, had been shot in the head. Summer shielded Michael with her own body and took a bullet in the back.

Families of mass shooting victims offer solace to Las Vegas

After Las Vegas on Sunday experienced the worst mass shooting in modern American history — breaking the record no community wants to break — comfort is on the way.

Daughter of ex-UNLV QB aids Las Vegas Strip shooting victims

Her father was UNLV’s quarterback after Randall Cunningham, so perhaps it wasn’t a big surprise how Savannah Stallworth reacted after deadly shots rang out at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival that left 58 dead and more than 500 injured.

President Trump, first lady meet victims, heroes in Las Vegas

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, met privately Wednesday in Las Vegas with victims and heroes of Sunday’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, praising the “love and courage” that prevented an even-worse tragedy.

Trump to visit with first responders, victims’ families in Las Vegas

President Donald Trump will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday to meet with families of victims of the deadly mass shooting and thank police and first responders for the countless lives they saved.