Las Vegas Shooting
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Body cam video shows response to Vegas shooting

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/03/18, 11:08 am

Body camera footage released Wednesday shows what police saw as they entered the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Oct. 1, 2017, to confront mass shooter Stephen Paddock. Patrons kept right on gambling as officers with guns drawn crossed the casino floor and shouted, “There’s a shooter!” Then police carefully worked their way up to the 32nd floor, where Paddock had released a barrage of bullets from a broken window, killing 58 people at an outdoor concert. As they approached Paddock’s room, an officer yelled, “Breach! Breach! Breach!” before a loud bang.

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Trump directs DOJ to impose bump stock ban

by Evan Wilt
Posted 2/20/18, 05:23 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has directed the U.S. Department of Justice to impose new regulations to ban bump stocks, devices used to increase the firing rate of semi-automatic weapons. Bump stocks became the subject of debate after the October massacre at a country music concert in Las Vegas, where investigators discovered the gunman used the device to rain down bullets on the audience. That attack left 58 people dead and hundreds more injured.

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A night to remember

Culture | Country music calls upon the Lord in America’s time of need
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/10/17, 01:39 pm

Country music showed off its best side Wednesday night at the 51st annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Performers who previously shied away from commenting on politics and current events delivered timely speeches and performances that set a tone of respect.

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