MGM Resorts International and lawyers representing potentially thousands of victims of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip have reached a tentative settlement of between $735 million and $800 million. (Mat Luschek /Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Oct. 1 was the second day on the job for Officer Brandon Engstrom who saved a critically injured woman amid the chaos of the Route 91 shooting. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
MGM Resorts International has announced its plans for converting the Route 91 Harvest music festival site, where 58 people lost their lives in the 2017 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The Happy Place popup at Mandalay Bay intends to capture all things happy in one brightly-lit, hyper-photogenic venue. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
The Las Vegas Aces came away with a 79-74 win over the Minnesota Lynx, despite being down one of their leading scorers in A’ja Wilson (ankle injury). Dearica Hamby stepped up in Wilson’s place, making her first season start and notched 14 points. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and Aces beat writer Sam Gordon break down the win and discuss how long Wilson will be out.
Las Vegas Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer and Aces forward A’ja Wilson discuss her recording setting night. Wilson scored a career-high 39 points, tying for the most in franchise history.
The Las Vegas Aces turned the ball over 17 times in the 60-56 win over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. LVRJ host Cassie Soto and Las Vegas Aces beat writer Sam Gordon discuss how the Aces were able to sneak away with a win over the defending WNBA champions.
Despite beating the defending WNBA champions, Aces head coach Bill Laimbeer was not impressed with his team’s play versus the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night. Aces forward A’ja Wilson mirrored her coach’s comments and said not all wins are pretty.
The 2019 NHL Awards took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Though Vegas Golden Knights forward Mark Stone came close to winning the best defensive forward trophy, St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’ Reilly took home the coveted Frank Selke Trophy. Jason Zucker, who was raised in Las Vegas and plays for the Minnesota Wild, accepted the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership and humanitarianism. Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov took home the NHL’s MVP Award.
The Las Vegas Aces suffered another heartbreaking loss, this time on Sunday afternoon to the Connecticut Sun. The Aces 21 turnovers were a major factor in the 80-74 loss.
Construction workers began installing 3,000 steel posts along Las Vegas Strip sidewalks early Tuesday morning to protect pedestrians from nearby traffic. Government officials say the 4-foot-tall posts are strong enough to stop a flatbed truck traveling 55 mph. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
During the 2018 NHL Awards in Las Vegas, tribute was paid to first responders and survivors of the Oct. 1 shooting by a handful of Vegas Golden Knights. NHL Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer said that’s why the league is moving the show to the site of the tragedy. The Mandalay Bay Events Center will host the ceremony on June 19th.
The MAGIC fashion convention has come to Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center to showcase some of the hottest clothing trends for men. (Nathan Asselin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Two Las Vegas police officers hold their position in the Mandalay Bay hallway one floor beneath the Oct. 1 gunman as rounds are fired into the concert crowd below.
A group of people gatheres in the Mandalay Bay lobby on Oct. 1, 2018 in protest of what they considered a minor visual tribute to the 58 victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival attack. (Leah Wells-Tuckman)
People on the street react to the Mandalay Bay not dimming their lights for the October 1 victims.
Two Las Vegas police officers rush to respond to the Oct. 1 shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival and Mandalay Bay when they are stuck behind a gate at a parking garage trying to get out.
Las Vegas police respond to the Oct. 1 shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival and to Mandalay Bay resort in this body camera footage.
Newly released body camera footage from the Oct. 1 shooting shows the tense moment as two officers crept into a Mandalay Bay hallway to strap explosives to a hotel room door riddled with bullet holes. SWAT officer Levi Hancock placed the charges while K-9 officer David Newton protected him with a ballistic shield held up in front of the door that killer Stephen Paddock had fired through earlier, wounding hotel security guard Jesus Campos. The moment was captured by the body camera strapped to Newton’s shoulder. Newton can be heard breathing as Hancock works. Then they retreat silently back into a nearby stairwell. The whole thing lasts less than a minute.
Victims of the Las Vegas shooting gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Bayview in California on Monday, June 23, in response to two federal lawsuits filed by MGM Resorts International in an effort to avoid liability for the events of Oct. 1. (Briana Erickson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Officers responding to the scene at Mandalay Bay comment on difficult communications on the night of the Oct. 1 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.
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Las Vegas Morning Update – Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The initial police response to emergency calls at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. This video has no audio.
Six survivors share their lives after surviving Oct 1. Their relationships with each other have given them the tools to slowly overcome the trauma. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Body camera footage shows Las Vegas police in Stephen Paddock’s Mandalay Bay hotel room after breaching the door on the night of the Oct. 1 shooting.
Mandalay Bay, the site of the Oct. 1 shooting, is not turning around as fast as expected, MGM Chief Executive Officer Jim Murren said Thursday. “This is a property that is undertaking a tremendous challenge” and it ”has lagged behind what we had predicted in terms of its performance,” Murren said. The property had a convention cancellation in February and several smaller meeting cancellations, Chief Operating Officer Corey Sanders said. While Mandalay Bay caters mainly to convention attendees some leisure tourists are also “electing to stay away” from the property, Sanders said.
The Las Vegas Aces host a WNBA draft party at the Mandalay Bay for season-ticket holders, and have the number one overall pick.
A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper had an emotional reunion Sunday. Trooper Travis Smaka saw Leala Tyree for the first time since Oct. 1. The reunion happened at a butterfly release event at the Community Healing Garden. Tyree’s son drove a family to a hospital in his truck on Oct. 1. Smaka escorted her son through interstate traffic to the hospital. The injured woman and her father, who were in the truck’s bed, survived.
Survivors and the community met on the eve of the six month anniversary of the Route 91 shooting Sunday night. After having a moment of silence for the 58 killed, they circled the perimeter of the festival venue. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae