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

Vegas shooter’s girlfriend may have known something was up

Even before her boyfriend was named as the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, Marilou Danley knew something was up. An hour before Las Vegas cops released Stephen Paddock’s name, Danley deleted her Facebook account, according to newly released documents about the Oct. 1

FBI documents unsealed in Las Vegas massacre investigation

LAS VEGAS — FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. A U.S. judge in Nevada unsealed

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

Mandalay Bay won’t rent Vegas shooter’s infamous suite again

The Mandalay Bay suite that Stephen Paddock was holed up in during the Las Vegas massacre will be shuttered indefinitely as hotel employees work to preserve evidence related to the shooting, a report says. MGM Resorts International, which owns and operates the resort and casino, announced Thursday that they had no

Vegas shooter’s brain probed for hidden diseases

Investigators are continuing to probe the brain of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock as they search for clues to explain why he opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers two weeks ago. Paddock’s body has been transported to Stanford University, where neuropathologists will turn their microscopes on the mass murderer’s gray

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

Brain exam on Vegas shooter shows no signs of abnormalities

Doctors have begun Stephen Paddock’s autopsy — with an examination of his brain revealing no abnormalities on Tuesday, according to police. Little is known about the 64-year-old retiree’s mental health, but his brother had previously told reporters that he was hoping authorities would find “a tumor in his head” in the

Mandalay Bay weighs fate of Vegas gunman’s infamous suite

LAS VEGAS — What will become of the now-notorious Las Vegas hotel suite that a 64-year-old retiree used to stage the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history? That is the difficult decision facing the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino a week after Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd at

Friend says Las Vegas shooter seemed to have a heart

The man behind the country’s deadliest mass murder “actually cared about everybody,” a friend claimed on Monday. Stephen Paddock “ tried to make people happy, he tried to make people care and I don’t know what happened to him,” Lisa Crawford told ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Crawford worked as a property manager

NRA CEO won’t back bill banning bump stocks

WASHINGTON – The head of the National Rifle Association Sunday wouldn’t commit to a new law banning bump stocks in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre. “There are monsters like this monster out there every day,” the CEO of the NRA, Wayne LaPierre told CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “There are

Vegas shooting wouldn’t have happened at my casino: Steve Wynn

Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn suggested Sunday that Stephen Paddock would have set off alarm bells at his properties had he tried launching his mass murder from one of them. Wynn, namesake of the glitzy Wynn Las Vegas on the strip, said his housekeeping staff is trained to do a

Vegas gunman liked “violent’ rape fantasies, prostitute says

Las Vegas madman Stephen Paddock hired hookers to play out “violent” rape fantasies and bragged to the call girls about having “bad blood,” one of his high-priced prostitutes revealed. The prostitute, who did not give a name, said Paddock had a habit of hiring hookers on his frequent jaunts to Sin

Vegas gunman’s father used bingo to scam churchgoers

The father of Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock pretended to be a minister — but he was no saint. As investigators on Saturday continued to struggle to find a motive for the shooting on that left 58 concertgoers dead last week, they are probing every corner of the madman’s life,

Vegas shooter showed off his “gun room’ to houseguest

Mass killer Stephen Paddock once gave an acquaintance a tour of his Nevada home, where he made sure to point out his “gun room” – and stressed that firearms shouldn’t fall into the hands of “the wrong people,” according to a report. Adam Le Fevre — who was in a relationship

Vegas shooter and Chelsea bomber had similar explosive compound

The explosive compound found in the car and home of the Las Vegas mass shooter was similar to the one used last year by the Chelsea bomber. Authorities recovered an undisclosed amount of the compound Tannerite from 64-year-old gunman Stephen Paddock’s home in Mesquite — and 50 pounds of the substance

Towie star Mark Wright interviews and comforts Las Vegas massacre victims

TOWIE star Mark Wright has jetted into Las Vegas to interview traumatised victims caught up in the music festival massacre. The TV personality was filmed speaking to Route 91 concert-goers who fled the scene of the worst mass shooting in modern US history on Sunday. Speaking to radio DJ Storme

Las Vegas shooter planned mass shooting for Muse festival

A mass shooting took place at the  Route 91 festival in Las Vegas [Getty] Stephen Paddock smuggled 23 weapons into the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas while the Route 91 Harvest country music festival was on. The attack is the deadliest in American history, with at least 59 people killed and