The Latest: Vegas dims lights to mark week since shooting

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):
10:05 p.m.
At 10:05 p.m., the Las Vegas Strip's bright lights dimmed for about 10 minutes to mark the passing of exactly a week since a gunman opened fire, killing 58 people and wounding almost 500 at a country music festival.
Most casinos along Las Vegas Boulevard darkened their marquees briefly Sunday.
A week earlier, gunfire began raining from a 32nd-floor room at the gold-glass Mandalay Bay hotel tower on the city's famous resort corridor.
Officials say more than 50 properties around town also took part in the memorial.
The Strip was also darkened after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
It was last dimmed to mark the death in February 2015 of legendary former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian.
Others whose deaths were marked the same way include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., George Burns and Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.
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4:20 p.m.
The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people from his hotel room barricaded shut a stairwell door on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay to keep officers at bay during his rampage.
The police officers who responded to Stephen Paddock's room tell the CBS program "60 Minutes" that they used a pry bar to open the door after he screwed a piece of metal on it.
In the "60 Minutes" segment, the officers also described in harrowing detail how they rushed to his room. One of them said he was bleeding in the neck from a bullet wound. Another said he hurried from police headquarters to the Mandalay Bay while wearing a pair of cowboy boots that he took off in the casino so he could run faster.
Inside Paddock's room, the officers described seeing rifles, electronics, drills and stacks of ammunition magazines.
They went into the room after Paddock shot and killed himself. At that point, they were unsure if there were other shooters or whether the floor was booby-trapped
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3:35 p.m.
Officials say lights will dim for about 10 minutes at more than 50 casino and shopping properties to mark the time exactly a week earlier when a gunman shot into a crowd at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
A Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority list of places promising to take part in the somber commemoration also includes a Walgreens pharmacy and a golf driving range and lounge that stays open until 2 a.m.
Most casinos along the Strip in Las Vegas, along with properties in Henderson and North Las Vegas, are scheduled to darken their marquees.
The lights of the Las Vegas Strip were last dimmed to mark the death in February 2015 of legendary former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian.
Others who have been similarly honored include Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., George Burns and Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan.
The Strip was also darkened after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
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2:35 p.m.
Federal investigators returned to Stephen Paddock's southern Nevada house for what the local police chief calls an effort to re-document and recheck the home of the man who opened fire on a concert crowd in Las Vegas.
Police Chief Troy Tanner told The Associated Press on Sunday he accompanied FBI agents serving a federal search warrant at the three-bedroom house on a cul-de-sac in a retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada.
Tanner says it doesn't appear investigators are after anything specific, but they are just taking photographs and examining items in the home.
The home was initially searched Monday by Las Vegas police looking for clues to the motive for the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Mesquite is a community of about 18,000 residents with casinos and golf courses along the state line with Arizona. It's about 90 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
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2:07 p.m.
The owner of a casino where Stephen Paddock gambled says the Las Vegas gunman didn't drink alcohol or show any signs of trouble when he was a customer there.
Steve Wynn said in an interview on "Fox News Sunday" that Paddock had "the most vanilla profile one could possibly imagine."
He says Paddock didn't run up debts or have a gambling problem. Wynn said butlers, waiters and massage employees knew Paddock and his girlfriend.
Wynn also described some of the security measures his casino put in place in recent years that include magnetometers and training of housekeeping staff to report suspicious actions like a do-not-disturb sign remaining on a door for an extended period of time.
Paddock killed 58 people at a country music festival from his 32nd floor suite at the Mandalay Bay, which is owned by MGM Resorts.