Las Vegas’ Metropolitan Police Department cannot charge journalists hundreds of thousands of dollars for records related to the Route 91 Harvest festival massacre, a judge ruled Friday.
Survivors of the Oct. 1 massacre and those concerned about gun violence hope to effect change through a fledgling group dedicated to reducing gun deaths.
An Arizona man who provided ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was barred Monday from possessing gun powder as part of his release from custody.
Nearly two months after a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest music festival crowd, Roy McClellan killed himself. His story — one of good days and bad in the struggle against depression — is not unlike others in a community still grieving.
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.
The fund’s committee reveals donation total and says it will distribute the money to at least 532 claimants by the end of the month. Some other claims are still going through the vetting process.
The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund is slated to begin distributing payments to eligible victims Monday, according to the original plan, but fund officials have not yet said how much money has been collected.
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.
Volunteers are helping the broad array of Oct. 1 memorial items take a permanent place in the Clark County Museum.