Ken Ritter

  • Sheriff Sep 21, 2019

    Area 51 Festival Wraps Up in Nevada; Earthlings Head Home

    The festivals are over and Earthlings from around the globe headed home Sunday after a weekend camping and partying in the dusty Nevada desert and trekking to remote gates of Area 51, a formerly top-secret U.S. military base long the focus of UFO and space alien lore. They left in peace, officials and the host of a free “Alienstock” festival...

  • Miami-Dade County Jun 5, 2018

    Suspect of Fatal Little Havana Shooting of Barry University Student Arrested

    The suspect accused in the February fatal shooting of 19-year-old Barry University student Priscilla Torres in Little Havana has been arrested.

  • Jul 18, 2018

    Flight School Has Spotty Record

    As investigators probe into the deadly plane collision over the Everglades, the flight school that both aircrafts belonged to is again under scrutiny.

  • Attorney Jun 5, 2019

    Ronaldo Rape Lawsuit in Vegas Moved From Nevada to US Court

    A lawsuit by a Nevada woman accusing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009 at a Las Vegas Strip resort has been moved from state to federal court in Las Vegas, her lawyer said Wednesday. “We basically just switched venues, but the claims remain,” said attorney Larissa Drohobyczer, who represents former model and schoolteacher Kathryn Mayorga and sought...

  • Attorney May 17, 2019

    MGM Might Pay $800 Million in Las Vegas Shooting Settlement

    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 believes it is reasonably possible that a settlement will be reached” by next May, it told the Securities and Exchange Commission in a...

  • New York Feb 13, 2019

    Ginsburg’s Absence From Supreme Court Not as Long as Others’

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a month of Supreme Court arguments as she recovers from lung cancer surgery. But she’s not the first justice to be away for a while and her absence hardly compares with those of some of her predecessors. The day before the Supreme Court began its term in October 1949, Justice William Douglas broke 14...

  • United States Jan 29, 2019

    FBI Finds Infamy, Zeal for Carnage Inspired Vegas Gunman, But Specific Motive Remains Unclear

    The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history sought notoriety in the attack but left his specific motive a mystery, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation of the 2017 massacre that killed 58 country music fans. While the agency found no “single or clear motivating factor” to explain to explain why Stephen...

  • Las Vegas Nov 12, 2018

    Officials Probe Why Las Vegas Airport Controller Went Silent

    Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. “No safety events occurred during this incident,” the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement about what officials said amounted to a 40-minute span...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jun 14, 2018

    Footage Shows Vegas Police Helping People Dodge Gunfire During Concert Massacre

    Some of the first Las Vegas police officers to respond to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history huddled with people taking cover, organized escape routes, carried wounded victims to safety and ducked behind barriers as bullets rained around them....
    The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released 28 clips of police body-camera video ranging from a few seconds to more...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jun 14, 2018

    Footage Shows Vegas Police Helping People Dodge Gunfire During Concert Massacre

    Some of the first Las Vegas police officers to respond to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history huddled with people taking cover, organized escape routes, carried wounded victims to safety and ducked behind barriers as bullets rained around them....
    The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department released 28 clips of police body-camera video ranging from a few seconds to more...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation May 23, 2018

    Hairstylist: Client Named Paddock Talked About Concert Attack

    A hairstylist said a client with the same last name as the Las Vegas shooter spoke in the months before the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history about a concert venue being susceptible to attack, according to documents released by police Wednesday. Las Vegas police released about 2,100 pages of police reports, witness statements and dispatch records after losing...

  • judge Apr 25, 2018

    Lawyers Say Others Were Hurt in Copperfield Illusion Show

    Lawyers for a British tourist who claims he was badly hurt taking part in an illusion by Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield told a judge on Wednesday that they’ve found three other people who were injured in Copperfield shows over the years. The three women came forward after hearing that Copperfield and the show’s executive producer, Chris Kenner, denied...

  • Attorney Apr 25, 2018

    Magician David Copperfield Testifies on Illusion Where Man Says He Was Hurt

    David Copperfield insisted Tuesday he knew of no one being injured during more than 15 years of performing a signature vanishing act at the center of a lawsuit by a British tourist who claims he was seriously hurt in a fall during a Las Vegas performance. Amid complaints from his lawyers about widespread media coverage, the world-famous illusionist returned to...

  • judge Apr 19, 2018

    Illusionist Copperfield Testifies in Magic Trick Injury Case

    David Copperfield testified Wednesday that he didn’t know until he was sued that a British tourist claimed to have been seriously injured while taking part in an illusion during a performance on the Las Vegas Strip in 2013. Although Copperfield said it might be his fault if an audience volunteer who was participating in an illusion got hurt, the celebrated...

  • lawyer Apr 18, 2018

    Lawsuit Leads to Revelations About David Copperfield’s Act

    Jurors got a rare behind-the-scenes look at a David Copperfield disappearing act Tuesday during testimony in a negligence lawsuit involving a British man who claims he was badly hurt when he fell while participating in a 2013 Las Vegas show. The magician’s friend and executive producer, Chris Kenner, revealed to jurors the mystery behind a signature Copperfield illusion that appeared...

  • Florida Mar 23, 2018

    Students Scarred by Vegas Massacre Join Florida Rallying Cry

    Kaitlynn Willoughby was frustrated by how quickly gun control debates stalled after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Her friend, 20-year-old Quinton Robbins, was among the 58 people killed Oct. 1 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. By the holidays, just weeks later, calls for change dissipated. “No one was listening to us yet,”...

  • California Mar 3, 2018

    $275K Going to Family of Each Person Slain in Vegas Shooting

    A $31.5 million victims’ fund that started as a GoFundMe effort announced plans Friday to pay $275,000 to the families of each of the 58 people killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The Las Vegas Victims Fund said the maximum $275,000 also will be paid to 10 other people who were paralyzed or suffered permanent brain...

  • Florida Oct 2, 2017

    ‘Nothing Has Changed in My Life’: OJ Simpson Released From Prison

    A photographer caught up to former football legend OJ Simpson after he was released from prison shortly after midnight Sunday. He has served nine years for robbery.

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