Las Vegas massacre

Las Vegas investigators have given more details about the deadliest shooting in modern US history as they described how the gunman opened fire on airport fuel tanks and on police officers arriving at the massacre.

Las Vegas police reject claims of bungling over response to shooting

Las Vegas authorities are standing by their timeline of the deadliest shooting in modern US history despite it being disputed by the hotel where the gunman opened fire.

Las Vegas hotel did not immediately report gunfire to police

Mandalay Bay hotel staff did not notify Las Vegas police about a shooting in a hallway until after Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd outside at a country music festival, a federal official said.

Hotel questions revised timeline of Las Vegas massacre

The hotel where the Las Vegas gunman was staying when he launched his deadly attack has cast doubt on a revised timeline of events set out by investigators.

Las Vegas gunman shot hotel security guard before targeting concert-goers

Police have made a significant change to the timeline of the Las Vegas mass shooting, saying the gunman shot a hotel security guard before he opened fire on concert-goers.

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard before firing on concertgoers

Police have made a significant change to the timeline of the Las Vegas mass shooting, saying the gunman shot a hotel security guard before he opened fire on concertgoers.

Police interview Stephen Paddock's brother in search for motive for mass shooting

Investigators have met the brother of the Las Vegas gunman while friends and relatives of the 58 killed and other concert-goers returned to the scene to reclaim shoes, phones and bags left behind in the panic as they fled.

Brother of Las Vegas mass killer helping investigators in search for motive

The brother of a man who killed dozens of people at a Las Vegas country music festival has arrived in Nevada to help investigators work out the gunman's motives and to retrieve the body.

Note showing how to maximise casualties found in Vegas gunman's hotel room

A note has been found in the Las Vegas gunman's hotel room, showing calculations of where to aim to maximise casualties.

Police still baffled by Las Vegas gunman's motive for massacre

Police investigating the Las Vegas mass shooting have said they are still no closer to working out what drove Stephen Paddock to commit mass murder.

US police still baffled over Las Vegas gunman's motives

Investigators still have not found a motive for the Las Vegas shooting rampage that killed 58 people, Undersheriff Kevin McMahill has said.

UPDATE: Names and photos of Las Vegas massacre victims released

Latest: A US coroner has released the names of all 58 victims of the Las Vegas shooting last week.

Las Vegas gunman may have planned attacks, including car bomb, on other festivals

Investigators are looking into whether gunman Stephen Paddock scoped out bigger music festivals before shooting scores of country music fans in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas: NRA urges new regulations on 'bump stock' devices

The "bump stocks" device that the Las Vegas gunman used to turn semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons should be "subject to additional regulations", the National Rifle Association has said.

Latest: Las Vegas gunman stockpiled weapons and ammunition over decades

Latest:The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history stockpiled weapons and ammunition over decades.

Senior Republicans consider banning 'bump stocks' in wake of Las Vegas massacre

Senior Republicans are open to considering legislation banning "bump stocks" like the gunman in Las Vegas apparently used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons.

Police admit high-rise gun massacre is 'nightmare security scenario' as more events prepare to open

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said: "We do understand that no city or town in this country is completely immune to such unbridled hatred."

Las Vegas shooting survivor describes how she was 'filleted open' and appeals for her rescuer

Natalie Vanderstay was shot in the stomach and had her leg ripped apart by shrapnel.

Las Vegas shootings: The heartbreaking stories of the gunman's innocent victims

Through tearful stories of last moments together and in heart-wrenching tributes, relatives and friends have been remembering the dozens of people killed in the shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip.

LATEST: Ex-FBI profiler thinks they may need to carry out 'psychological autopsy' on Stephen Paddock

LATEST: As he prepared to travel to Las Vegas, Donald Trump said it was a "sad day".

Debate on gun control is silenced yet again

A bill to ease laws on the purchase of gun silencers is gaining momentum even as the US reels from the horror of one of the deadliest killings in its history, writes Bette Browne.

Cork woman who witnessed Las Vegas shooting: ‘It will haunt me forever’

“I ended up in the kitchen of the Irish bar in the hotel. My mam and dad and mother-in-law where under tables. Everyone was screaming, running and crying."

Councils open books of condolence for Las Vegas victims

A book of condolence will be opened today at Cork City Hall for the family and friends of those who died in the Las Vegas shooting.

Latest: More victims named in the deadliest gun massacre in US history

Latest: Through tears and in heart-wrenching tributes, relatives and friends are remembering the dozens of people killed in the shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip.

Las Vegas shooter who killed 59 people had 23 guns in his hotel

The man who killed 59 people and injured 527 others in a mass shooting in Las Vegas was a big-spending gambler who took 23 guns into his hotel room before opening fire on crowds attending an outdoor music festival.

Shooter Stephen Paddock was high-stakes online gambler; found dead with 10 guns in hotel room

The Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was a big-spending gambler who was found dead with as many as 10 guns in his hotel bedroom after the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

Ariana Grande reacts to Las Vegas shooting: My heart is breaking

Many stars have responded to the atrocity, the worst shooting in modern US history.

President Higgins sends 'deepest sympathies' to those bereaved in Las Vegas massacre

The Department of Foreign Affairs issued a contact number for families in Ireland who have concerns about relatives to ring the consular assistance unit on +353 1 408 2527.

Festival headliner Jason Aldean shares horror at Las Vegas shooting

He was performing on stage at the time of the attack.

Las Vegas gunman 'was not an avid gun guy', says his brother

The gunman responsible for the worst mass shooting in modern US history is believed to be a grandfather who lived in a remote desert home.