Things you should know today: 8/3/18


Las Vegas gunman lost money, became unstable before shooting

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo speaks at a news conference regarding the Oct. 1 shooting on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Las Vegas. More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to unleash a hail of gunfire that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more? (AP Photo/John Locher)

In a final investigative report on Stephen Paddock, the gunman who carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, authorities discovered Paddock lost more than $1.5 million through gambling in the two years prior to the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 and injured 800 others. Paddock appeared to have become increasingly unstable, distant and constantly complained of being sick. His brothers believed that Paddock had a “mental illness and was paranoid and delusional,” and his doctor believed he may have been bipolar.

Police: Suspect in Bush’s doctor’s death killed himself

This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Joseph James Pappas. Authorities on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, identified a man who they believe gunned down one of former President George H.W. Bush’s doctors last month as Pappas, the son of a woman who died while the doctor was operating on her more than 20 years ago. (Texas Department of Public Safety/Houston Police Department via AP)

Joseph James Pappas, 62, fatally shot himself after being confronted for the murder of Dr. Mark Hausknecht, one of former President George H.W. Bush’s doctors. Pappas was accused of shooting Hausknecht as the doctor rode his bike to work at Houston Methodist Hospital. Authorities believed Pappas may have been seeking revenge for his mother, who died on the doctor’s operating table more than 20 years ago.

Judge: Release Parkland shooting suspect’s education report

FILE – In this April 27, 2018 file photo, Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, looks up while in court for a hearing in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Attorneys for Cruz want a judge to prevent release of details of his education records to guarantee a fair trial. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)

A report detailing the educational background of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz should be made public, though Cruz’s attorneys are working to keep it private in order to guarantee a fair trial. “I do find there is nothing in the redacted report … that would interfere with the administration of justice and the defendant’s right to a fair trial,” said Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer.

Chris Rock will be the star of the fourth season of FX’s hit show “Fargo.” He will be playing the head of a major crime syndicate.

YouTuber Carter Sharer released a video testing out whether dry ice can cook an egg. The video is #3 on Trending and has gathered over 540,000 views since its release the day before.

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