LAS VEGAS (AP) - OFFICIALS SAY LAS VEGAS GUNMAN STEPHEN PADDOCK HAD BEEN STOCKPILING GUNS SINCE 1982 AND BOUGHT 33 FIREARMS IN THE LAST YEAR. JILL SNYDER, THE SPECIAL AGENT IN CHARGE AT THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS, TELLS "CBS THIS MORNING" THAT PADDOCK PURCHASED 33 FIREARMS, MOSTLY RIFLES, BETWEEN OCTOBER 2016 AND SEPT. 28, THREE DAYS BEFORE HE OPENED FIRE ON A CONCERT CROWD.

LAS VEGAS (AP) - DOCTORS SAY THE REHABILITATION PROCESS COULD TAKE YEARS FOR SOME OF THE HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE INJURED IN THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING. INJURIES RANGE FROM BROKEN BONES TO GUNSHOT WOUNDS THAT COULD RESULT IN ORGAN TRANSPLANTS. NATALIE VANDERSTAY SAYS SHE REMEMBERS BEING TRAMPLED AND SHOT. THE 43-YEAR-OLD NURSE SAYS SHE ALSO HAD TO STEP ON PEOPLE TO SAVE HERSELF, WHICH MAY HAUNT HER FOREVER.

NEW YORK (AP) - SOME BIG U.S. CITIES ARE PLANNING BIG EVENTS IN CITY STREETS IN THE COMING DAYS, AND POLICE ARE TRYING TO REASSURE JITTERY RESIDENTS OF SOME OF THE PRECAUTIONS THEY'RE TAKING TO PREVENT AN ATTACK LIKE THE LAS VEGAS MASS SHOOTING. CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL SAYS EMERGENCY OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN GETTING READY FOR SUNDAY'S ANNUAL MARATHON BY HOLDING A DOZEN WORKSHOPS. AUSTIN, TEXAS, OFFICIALS SAY THERE WILL BE A HEAVY POLICE PRESENCE AT THIS WEEKEND'S AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL.

WASHINGTON (AP) - PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAYS IT'S A "SAD DAY" AS HE DEPARTED FOR LAS VEGAS TO MEET WITH SURVIVORS OF THE MASS SHOOTING AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS. TRUMP WAS HEADING TO THE CITY DAYS AFTER A GUNMAN ON THE 32ND FLOOR OF A VEGAS STRIP HOTEL AND CASINO OPENED FIRE ON PEOPLE AT AN OUTDOOR COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL BELOW, KILLING AT LEAST 59 PEOPLE AND INJURING MORE THAN 500.

WASHINGTON (AP) - AMERICANS ARE MORE LIKELY TO DISAPPROVE THAN APPROVE OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP'S HANDLING OF THE PUERTO RICO HURRICANE RELIEF EFFORT. AN ASSOCIATED PRESS-NORC CENTER POLL FINDS THAT JUST 32 PERCENT APPROVE OF HOW TRUMP IS HANDLING DISASTER RELIEF IN PUERTO RICO, WHILE 49 PERCENT DISAPPROVE. THAT WASN'T THE CASE FOR HIS HANDLING OF HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA, WHERE JUST 27 PERCENT DISAPPROVED OF TRUMP'S RESPONSE.

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THE PRICE OF OIL IS HOLDING STEADY ABOVE $50 DOLLARS A BARREL, WHICH IS GOOD FOR WYOMING PRODUCERS.

BUT DAN MCTEAGUE OF GASBUDDY DOT COM SAYS, THE PRICE OF GASOLINE AT THE PUMP IS STILL GOING DOWN.

AND THIS IS HAPPENING AT A TIME WHEN OIL REFINERIES ON THE GULF COAST ARE STILL RECOVERING FROM HURRICANE HARVEY...

BUT, MCTEAGUE SAYS THE PRICE OF OIL WILL START RISING IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF YEARS BECAUSE DEMAND RIGHT NOW IS GROWING AT A VERY RAPID RATE.
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THE LONGEST-SERVING JUSTICE CURRENTLY ON THE WYOMING SUPREME COURT IS PLANNING TO RETIRE.

THE HIGH COURT ANNOUNCED MONDAY THAT JUSTICE WILLIAM HILL PLANS TO STEP DOWN IN FEBRUARY.

HILL HAS SERVED ON THE HIGH COURT SINCE 1998. HE PREVIOUSLY WAS WYOMING ATTORNEY GENERAL, AN ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY AND AN ATTORNEY IN PRIVATE PRACTICE. HE ALSO WAS CHIEF OF STAFF FOR WYOMING SEN. MALCOLM WALLOP.

HILL'S WIFE, MARY KAY HILL, IS GOV. MATT MEAD'S POLICY DIRECTOR.

HILL'S DEPARTURE GIVES MEAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPOINT HIS FOURTH JUSTICE OUT OF THE FIVE ON THE STATE SUPREME COURT. MEAD PREVIOUSLY APPOINTED JUSTICES MICHAEL DAVIS, KATE FOX AND KEITH KAUTZ.

THE STATE JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION IS TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE JOB. MEAD WILL SELECT THE NEXT JUSTICE FROM THREE FINALISTS CHOSEN BY THE COMMISSION.