Congressional Republicans eye 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre

Republican lawmakers on Thursday said they would look into “bump stock” gun accessories after a retiree used rifles equipped with them to rain gunfire onto a Las Vegas concert, killing 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The influential National Rifle Association, which has opposed efforts to pass federal gun legislation following past mass shootings, said it would not oppose the move. It said the devices …

Man has new perspective on life after surviving mass shooting in Las Vegas

Ben Daish, a Chicago native, evaded and survived the barrage of bullets streaming down from shooter Stephen Paddock’s 32nd floor Mandalay Bay Hotel room on Sunday evening in Las Vegas — and has since garnered a new appreciation for life. “People started hitting the ground, one woman said ‘I’m hit’ when I saw the bullet in her leg,â€� Daish told KTVI. Daish made plans with friends and family to visit …