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Court OKs $800M Settlement For MGM Resorts, Vegas Victims

LAS VEGAS — A court on Wednesday approved a settlement totaling $800 million from casino company MGM Resorts International and its insurers to more than 4,400 relatives and victims of the Las Vegas Strip shooting that was the deadliest in …

Sarah Palin Can Sue New York Times For Defamation – Court Ruling

NEW YORK — A federal judge on Friday rejected the New York Times’ bid to dismiss Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit over a 2017 editorial she said falsely linked her to a mass shooting. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan …

Family Files Lawsuit Over Deadly New Mexico School Shooting

FARMINGTON, N.M. — The family of a New Mexico student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside Aztec High School in 2017 is suing the school district and police, saying more could have been done to prevent the …

Gunmaker Rejected as Supreme Court Lets Sandy Hook Families Sue

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the gun industry, refusing to block a lawsuit against Remington Arms Co. by family members of nine people killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The lawsuit blames the gunmaker’s …

Couple Wounded in El Paso Mass Shooting Sues Walmart

A Texas couple who were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso last month recently filed a lawsuit against the corporation alleging it did not have adequate security in place to prevent the attack that …

Experts: Event Organizers Should Improve Emergency Plans

LOS ANGELES — Event organizers should review their emergency plans after the deadly shooting at a California food festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements as the peak of summer and fair season brings open-air environments that …

Mass Shootings in the Workplace are Rare and Puzzling

A postal worker on disability retirement for psychological issues returned to her workplace years later and killed six people. A Connecticut beer delivery worker irate over being forced to resign opened fire as he was being escorted out of the …

MGM Might Pay $800 Million in Las Vegas Shooting Settlement

LAS VEGAS — Casino giant MGM Resorts told federal regulators Thursday it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in modern U.S. history. “The company …

Gun Maker Remington to Appeal Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Ruling to Supreme Court

Having failed in Connecticut state court to block all claims brought by families of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, gun manufacturer Remington Arms Co. has signaled it will appeal its case to the U.S. Supreme Court. …

Once Sanctuaries, Houses of Worship Struggle with Security

DETROIT — A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an …