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Richard Root
October 03, 2017 - 12:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as "Free Fallin,' "Refugee" and "American Girl," has died. Petty passed away Monday night at UCLA Medical Center in...
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People load into buses destined to different Strip Casinos following a mass shooting at the Route 91 music festival along the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center was opened as a place of refuge. (Yasmina Chavez/Las Vegas Sun via AP)
October 02, 2017 - 2:35 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Without providing any evidence to support the claim, the Islamic State group on Monday said the gunman in the mass shooting in Las Vegas was "a soldier" from its ranks who had converted to Islam months ago. Authorities have yet to identify a motive for the shooting, and said initially...
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Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Richard Root
October 02, 2017 - 4:57 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 1:55 a.m. Country music star Jason Aldean took to social media to say he and his crew are safe after a gunman killed more than 20 people at an outdoor concert Sunday. Aldean was in the middle of his performance when the...
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Richard Root
October 02, 2017 - 3:20 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people and wounding as many as 500 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives,...
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A police officer takes cover behind a police vehicle during a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Richard Root
October 02, 2017 - 3:02 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 11:55 p.m. A Las Vegas hospital says at least two people are dead and dozens wounded after a shooting late Sunday at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said 26 people...
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Allan Harris
October 01, 2017 - 5:09 am
(WBEN/AP) Former Buffalo Bills football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man again Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel-room heist in Las Vegas that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided in the killings of his wife and her friend after his 1995 acquittal. Nevada state...
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September 26, 2017 - 11:17 am
(WBEN/AP) A federal court has granted ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam a new trial in their corruption cases. Skelos was convicted in 2015 on extortion, bribery and conspiracy charges. He was sentenced last year to five years in prison and appealed to the 2nd U.S. Circuit...
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