After massive investigation, motive in Vegas massacre still a mystery

View Slideshow FacebookTwitterGoogleFacebook MessengerWhatsAppEmailCopy A photo released by Las Vegas authorities shows the 32nd-floor window at the Mandalay Bay Hotel from which gunman Stephen Paddock unleashed his massacre, killing 58 people and injuring 700 more. The image was released Friday in a preliminary, 81-page report on the Oct. 1 mass shooting. In

Las Vegas shooter’s computer was loaded up with child porn

Authorities found “several hundred images” of child porn on a computer belonging to Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock, according to a preliminary report on the case released Friday. Paddock’s estranged brother, Bruce Paddock, was arrested in October on child pornography charges. Bruce Paddock had over 600 explicit images of minors

Charges may still be filed in connection to Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS — Charges could be filed in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, even though the gunman responsible for killing 58 people is dead, a lawyer for Las Vegas police told a judge Tuesday. Attorney Nicholas Crosby did not identify new evidence or suspects

Police to release new report on Sandy Hook massacre

The Connecticut State Police are set to release a report on Friday analyzing their response to the 2012 Sandy Hook gun massacre of 26 young children and educators at Newtown elementary school, the Hartford Courant reported. The report will detail state police response to the attack on Sandy Hook

All the things in 2017 we want to forget

Goodbye to 2017 — and good riddance! Last year was a hot mess of terror, toxic political fights, subway disasters, nuclear dread and mass killings — and New Yorkers couldn’t wait to see the end of it. Here are some things we’re all hoping to leave behind in 2018: 1.

Coroner releases grim report on Vegas massacre

Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock blew himself away with a gunshot into the mouth after he slaughtered 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, according to a coroner’s report. According to Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg, none of the victims killed at an outdoor concert

Mandalay Bay adds 24/7 elevator security after gunman’s rampage

The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas is beefing up security at its elevator banks more than a month after the mass shooting carried out from its hotel, according to a report. Permanent, round-the-clock guard posts are now stationed by elevator banks leading up to hotel rooms,

Trump accused of copy-pasting tweets on mass shootings

President Trump was slammed on social media for an apparently errant tweet about last week’s mass killing in Texas — sent on the same day a gunman went on a killing spree in California. “May God be with the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. The FBI and Law Enforcement

Husband and wife killed in Texas church shooting buried together

A husband and wife who died together in the Texas church shooting were laid to rest together Saturday. White hearses carrying the bodies of Theresa Rodriguez, 66, and her husband, Richard, 64, led a procession of dozens of cars to a cemetery in the tiny community of Sutherland Springs. The

Texas gunman threatened to kill ex-wife and her family

The former wife of Devin Kelley, the man who opened fire at a Texas church last Sunday killing at least 26 people, said he had a lot of “hatred inside him” and threatened to kill her whole family. Tessa Brennaman, 25, told “Inside Edition” that her first husband was

Texas church shooting hero doesn’t want the praise

He has been hailed as a hero for shooting the Texas mass killer outside the First Baptist Church and then chasing him down – but Stephen Willeford has mostly shunned the limelight since the massacre. The 55-year-old plumber was at home when he heard the rapid staccato of gunfire

Hero recounts how he put ‘well-placed shots’ in church killer

With hands trembling and voice quivering, Stephen Willeford recounts in newly released video how he “put some well-placed shots” on the Texas mass killer in the moments before the madman killed himself. Willeford, a 55-year-old plumber, was in his home across the street from the First Baptist Church in

Texas church shooter was a troubled student

As a high-schooler, Texas mass murderer Devin Kelley was perpetually in trouble and finished at the bottom of his class, according to a new report. Kelley, who Sunday opened fire on a church service in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 and wounding 20, was suspended from New Braunfels High

Pence blames Air Force, ‘evil’ gunman for church massacre

Vice President Mike Pence says he blames the Air Force, in addition to the gunman, for the church massacre in Texas last weekend. Speaking Wednesday outside the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, where the shooting happened, Pence blasted military officials for making “bureaucratic failures” that allowed Devin Patrick

Texas church shooter reportedly executed some of his victims

Black-clad gunman Devin ​Patrick ​Kelley executed some of his victims inside a Texas church by shooting them in the head, ​officials who viewed video of the massacre said Wednesday. Gruesome video footage from inside First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs shows Kelley firing at worshipers for about seven minutes,

Victim killed in Texas church massacre was recent cancer survivor

He beat cancer, only to be killed by a madman in a Texas church. Another of the 26 dead from Sunday’s church shooting has been identified: 61-year-old granddad Keith Braden. Braden, a veteran who worked at a local grocery store, had finally regrown his hair and gained back the weight

Video shows aftermath of chase for Texas killer

Video shot by one of two men who pursued the Texas church killer shows the scene where Devin Kelley lost control of his Ford Explorer, ended in a ditch and blew himself away. Johnnie Langendorff — who helped Stephen Willeford chase the mass killer for 10 miles after the

New timeline in Las Vegas massacre may offer new insights

The New York Times has now formed like authorities claim. Digital investigators working for the newspaper’s video unit pieced together footage that was captured at the scene and apparently discovered that local police were wrong yet again about what happened that night. Instead of being shot right before the assault, they claim

Will Las Vegas’ tourism industry recover after deadly shooting?

LAS VEGAS — As volunteers streamed in to donate blood, doctors tended to the wounded and investigators scoured the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas tourism officials moved quickly to protect their valuable franchise in a city where branding is everything. “What happens here, stays

Slain Vegas cop left heartfelt funeral notes on computer

HENDERSON, Nev. — A Las Vegas police officer and U.S. Army veteran who was among 58 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history provided instructions ahead of time for those at his memorial not to mourn, a pastor told the crowd at his funeral on Friday. “If

Hero guard at center of Vegas massacre opens up on “Ellen’

The two Mandalay Bay employees first on the 32nd floor in the Las Vegas massacre have spoken out on TV for the first time — describing to Ellen Degeneres how they narrowly dodged death as killer Stephen Paddock shot at them through a hotel door. Security guard Jesus Campos said he

Mandalay Bay staffers didn’t call cops after security guard was shot

Hotel staffers at the Mandalay Bay did not call Las Vegas police until after Stephen Paddock started his mass shooting spree, according to phone records. An anonymous source who has reviewed the records told ABC’s “World News Tonight” that employees initially refused to alert authorities — even after security guard Jesus

Police chief defends shifting timeline of Vegas massacre

The Las Vegas police chief defended his department shifting timeline of the Mandalay Bay massacre — even claiming the details of the mass shooting could change again. Sheriff Joe Lombardo gave a television interview Wednesday after key details of the shooting were rearranged this week and the Mandalay Bay ownership said

MGM says police timeline of Vegas massacre “may not be accurate’

MGM issued a statement Tuesday night questioning the “most recent” timeline that was provided by police for the Las Vegas massacre — saying it “may not be accurate.” “This remains an ongoing investigation with a lot of moving parts,” said MGM Resorts spokesperson Debra DeShong. “As evidenced by law enforcement briefings