You may have been wondering, as my colleague, The Root staff writer Monique Judge, recently did, why “Las Vegas shooter” is trending again. It’s because authorities have found a mass of child pornography on his computer, according to authorities.
In the early morning of June 14, 2017, several Congress members who would be participating in a Congressional Baseball Game the following day met up at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va., just across the Potomac River, to get in one last practice.
Stop lying; you did it, too.
In the wake of Sunday night’s shooting massacre on the Las Vegas Strip, hotels and casinos are looking to maintain as much of a sense of normalcy as possible while simultaneously ramping up security to keep employees and guests alike as safe as possible.
For Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the issue isn’t gun control or gun safety, or that average citizens can walk into a gun store and walk out with an automatic weapon and enough rounds to bring down a building.
The girlfriend of the Las Vegas mass shooter has returned to the United States after traveling abroad for the week and will now be at the center of the investigation into the horrific attack as authorities try to pin down a motive for Stephen Paddock’s deadly rampage.
I used to be deathly afraid of being outed about my mental-health struggles. What if I got a speeding ticket and ended up on the front page of my local paper? Award-winning writer found with unknown crazy-people prescription pills in car while driving with child!
At the time of writing, the death toll from the Las Vegas terrorist attack stands at 58—a number that will undoubtedly rise as the day continues and may continue to rise for the following week(s). These people and several hundred others were allegedly shot by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock as he took position on the 32nd…
Full disclosure: The headline is a lie. My daughter isn’t actually 2 years old yet. She’ll be 2 next month. But I remember, before she was born, making fun of parents who’d tell you their child’s age in months instead of years. And then I became one of those parents. So today, this is me attempting (and likely…
A subdued and somber President Donald Trump got on television hours after more than 50 people were killed during an attack in Las Vegas on Sunday, and seemingly stuck to the script and took no questions, managing not to make this tragic event even more tragic (as happened with his comments after the racial melee in…
Word travels fast when a news event is breaking. Even across the country from Las Vegas, people who hadn’t gone to bed yet found it hard to sleep as they watched the body count rise and saw information drip out about what happened and who the shooter might be. But mixed in with the truth were half-truths, hoaxes, and…
Updated Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m. EDT: Police have confirmed that 58 people are dead and more than 515 are injured in what is being called the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Sixty-four-year-old Stephen Paddock, whom police have identified as the shooter, opened fire from two windows on the 32nd floor…
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says that he was terrified during his encounter with Las Vegas Metropolitan police officers on Aug. 27, and he plans to sue the department for what he considers to be an incident that started because of the color of his skin.
Rapper Lil Wayne has been hospitalized for multiple seizures in Chicago, forcing him to cancel a Sunday gig in Las Vegas.
Imagine you are 16 years old and you and your friends get yourselves involved in a petty burglary and thievery ring in your neighborhood. The neighbors know the identity of at least one of you, and fed up with your shenanigans, they call the police to get intervention.
A Las Vegas police officer will be facing two felony charges after using a “martial-arts-style neck hold” and, authorities say, ultimately killing an unarmed black man after a chase through a Las Vegas Strip casino in May.
A Las Vegas police officer was caught on camera using a stun gun seven times as well as an unapproved choke hold to “subdue” an unarmed black man who later died after a foot chase through a casino.
I’m beginning to think that all these airlines are trolling us. There’s no way that so much bad news can circulate at once, but alas, here we are again. This time, a New Jersey family was kicked off a Las Vegas-bound JetBlue flight—delaying birthday-party plans and quite possibly leaving a bad taste in the family’s…
In a move that appears to have disaster written all over it, the NFL has approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to southern Nevada. Look, I could care less about the fans losing a team, and I could care even less about the new fans gaining a team. I mean, I feel sorry for the loser and happy for the winners, I guess.
Another day, another person being caught on a racist tirade.