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Petition seeks administrator for Las Vegas gunman's assets

Petition seeks administrator for Las Vegas gunman's assets

They know he had a plan to survive the shooting and try to escape, though would not say how. Paddock, the 64-year-old gambler and real estate investor, rained down about 1,600 rounds of ammo from the 32th floor suite of Mandalay Bay hotel into a crowd of more than 22,000 people attending Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival Sunday night, killing 58 concertgoers and injuring almost 500.



Note in Las Vegas shooter's room contained distance calculations to festival crowd

He said he felt it was unlikely Paddock could have pulled off the elaborate plan alone, though investigators have no idea who may have helped him. Despite pursuing more than 1,000 leads, authorities still have not discovered a motive behind the October 1 mass shooting, which has become the deadliest in recent US history.


Vegas Shooter May Have Scouted Fenway Park

Vegas Shooter May Have Scouted Fenway Park

The hotel overlooks Grant Park where the Lollapalooza festival is held each year and is attended by hundreds of thousands of people. He booked a second room for an August 3 arrival. According to some reports, the shooter had a similar view over the event crowd to the one he had in Las Vegas. Lombardo said Paddock had 1,600 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle, along with fertilizer that can be used to make explosives and 50 pounds of Tannerite, an explosive substance.


Mike Pence leaves Indianapolis Colts game after players kneel during national anthem

Mike Pence leaves Indianapolis Colts game after players kneel during national anthem

Pence's decision to leave Sunday's game came several weeks after President Donald Trump called for NFL owners to fire players who knelt during the national anthem. Colts players wore T-shirts drawing attention to equality and justice and stood with their arms locked during the anthem. At least 15 players from the 49ers did so.


State Fire Marshal recognizes National Fire Prevention Week in IL

State Fire Marshal recognizes National Fire Prevention Week in IL

In keeping with the theme of the week, seconds can mean the difference between safely escaping or lives ending in tragedy, Fire Marshal Ken Tyree said. "If there is a fire, we want people to know what to do, where to go and then go to a safe place outside", he said. In a news release on September 27, Lorraine Carli with the NFPA wrote that modern home construction, with more open spaces and unprotected lightweight construction, contributes to an increased rate at which home fires burn.



Nate downgraded to tropical storm as it lashes US

Fortner expects two to three inches of rain in the Charlotte area Sunday. Nate triggered hurricane, tropical storm and storm surge warnings across a number of the Gulf states. But heavy rain and flash flooding will still be a concern as the storm roars ashore and moves inland, said ABC News meteorologist Daniel Manzo. At least 12 people were killed by the storm in Nicaragua, nine in Costa Rica, two in Honduras and two in El Salvador.