Hundreds Of Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting File Lawsuits

Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday. The largest of the suits names 450 plaintiffs. Among those being sued are MGM Resorts International, owner of the Mandalay Bay resort; Live Nation, organizer of the country music festival at which 58 people were killed; and the estate of Stephen Paddock, the shooter. The victims claim negligence by both MGM and Live Nation. They accuse MGM of not having adequate security...

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A federal judge in Las Vegas on Friday will consider a motion to delay the start of next week's high profile trial of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia associates.

Last weekend's massacre in Las Vegas is only the latest reminder of the persistent gun violence in the United States. And a new set of statistics on the rates of gun violence unrelated to conflict underscores just how outsize U.S. rates of gun deaths are compared with those in much of the rest of the world.

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La iglesia del Ministerio Palabra de Vida en Reno organizó un foro con agencias de seguridad y organizaciones de la comunidad para conversar sobre temas para inmigrantes y refugiados. La reportera Natalie Van Hoozer tiene la historia.

Todos los asientos de Ministerio Palabra de Vida estaban ocupados, con cientos de miembros de las distintas comunidades de la ciudad.

Para el Pastor Cesar Minera, la ubicación del foro en su iglesia fue crucial para la asistencia al evento.   

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Hundreds of students gathered at the University of Nevada, Reno last night for a vigil. It was held in honor of those hurt or killed in Las Vegas Sunday, and our reporter Jacob Solis has the story.

The night started with music performed by students, and its melodies set the tone for an hour filled with grief, sadness, and hope.

About one-fifth of UNR’s students come from Southern Nevada, which means the campus community has been hit particularly hard.

The Nevada State Medical Association (NSMA) is a nonprofit agency representing doctors in the state. After the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night, NSMA Executive Director Catherine O’Mara says she received many calls from around the country from medical and trauma groups offering to help.

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People are slowly starting to get back to the Las Vegas Strip, after Sunday night's mass shooting. And stories are beginning to trickle out about how residents and visitors helped save lives during the massacre.

Paul Boger

Mourners gathered in downtown Reno, Monday night to hold a vigil for the 59 people killed and more than 500 injured during Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas. Reno Public Radio's Paul Boger has this report.

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After a mass shooting during a country music concert in Las Vegas left dozens dead and hundreds more injured, the community is left to come together to make sense of the tragedy.

A Reno police officer blocks off a road that leads to a house owned by Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas shooter who opened fire at a crowd attending a country music concert.
Paul Boger

Tuesday, 4 p.m. update:

Investigators have finished searching Stephen Paddock's Reno home, the man who planned the Las Vegas shooting rampage on Sunday. They've found five handguns, two shotguns and a plethora of ammunition.

That brings the total number of guns owned by Paddock to 49. He had 23 guns in his hotel room at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, many of which were high-powered, and another 19 at his home in Mesquite.

Updated Oct. 6 at 6:20 p.m. ET

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