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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 …

SAFETY Act Covers Security for Stadiums, Malls but Not Hotels

Stadiums, corporate buildings and other facilities that draw crowds have strengthened their security since 9/11, and in return, they have earned U.S. protections in the event their efforts fail to prevent a terrorist attack and they are sued. But hotels …

Texas Bar Linked to Mass Shooting Will Surrender Liquor License

A Dallas-area bar that served a man before he fatally shot eight people at a nearby home will give up its liquor license in a settlement with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. The Local Public House in Plano will cancel …

911 Problems Delayed Response to Florida High School Massacre

In the crucial first minutes after a gunman began shooting students and staff at a Florida high school, law enforcement’s response was hampered by quirks in the local 911 system that caused many calls from inside the school to be …

Lawyer Compares 2014 Arrest at Vegas Hotel to Mass Shooting Case

The arrest of a man in 2014 with multiple weapons in an upper-floor room at a Las Vegas Strip resort should have led to tightened hotel security and prevented a shooting last October from the same hotel that killed 58 …