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3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A Las Vegas airport employee and two other men are accused of conspiring to sneak pounds of cocaine in carry-on bags onto commercial flights to Alaska, according to a federal indictment. ...
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Baltimore’s first casino highlights gaming trend toward urban areas
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
At the Horseshoe Casino's grand opening, showgirls adorned in gold glitter, beaded loincloths, feather headdresses and fuchsia false eyelashes stood atop pedestals in the courtyard, while VIP patrons in high heels and higher hemlines downed glass after glass of champagne. The glitz and glamour Tuesday ...
Police investigating rash of burglaries in southwest valley
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Metro Police are trying to identify three young men caught on video outside a home where someone broke a window in a neighborhood that has seen a rash of break-ins. At about 9:30 p.m. on July 2, a homeowner ...
Truck fire shuts down Interstate 15 North near Apex
Truck fire shuts down Interstate 15 North near Apex
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Interstate 15 North was closed near the Apex Industrial Park after a tractor-trailer hauling sheet metal caught fire, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported. The freeway was expected to remain closed until ...
Las Vegas vigil planned for teen killed by police in Missouri
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A group of community activists plans to gather Thursday night in Las Vegas to commemorate Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. The group has ...
Transport Workers Union gets behind margin tax
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
A union representing 2,000 casinos employees is throwing its support behind the Education Initiative, also known as the margin tax. The endorsement from the ...
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Las Vegas airport traffic up 1.9 percent in July
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport has climbed up 1.9 percent compared with a year earlier. Data released Wednesday show more than 3.7 million people ...
UFC, Dana White apologize for removing judge in Macau
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The UFC has apologized for breaching its own protocol when President Dana White removed a judge from its show in Macau last weekend. White removed judge Howard Hughes from the five-judge rotation after ...
Judge to rule in rent dispute between pizzeria, Tivoli Village
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A resolution is in sight in a two-year rent dispute between the owners of Radio City Pizzeria and the slowly developing Tivoli Village at Queensridge. Clark County District Court Judge Gloria Sturman this week is expected to ...
Body found in Lake Mohave where man reported missing
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A man’s body was recovered Sunday afternoon in Lake Mohave near where a California man was reported missing after jumping from a boat earlier this month, National park Service officials said. A visitor spotted the body ...
Police: Suspects in grocery, convenience store robberies arrested
Police: Suspects in grocery, convenience store robberies arrested
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A woman and two men suspected in a string of grocery and convenience store robberies across the valley going back to June were arrested on Monday, Metro Police said. Police ...
Victor Chaltiel, 2011 Las Vegas mayoral candidate, dies at 72
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Victor Chaltiel, who ran for mayor of Las Vegas in 2011, died Monday. He was 72. A native of France, Chaltiel was one of ...
Study answers question: Just how bad are Las Vegas drivers?
Study answers question: Just how bad are Las Vegas drivers?
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Drivers in Las Vegas are 15 percent more likely to be in an automobile accident than the national average, putting them in the bottom half of safest drivers in the country, according to study released today by Allstate. ...
Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming
Former Caesars exec named CEO of Affinity Gaming
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Affinity Gaming, a Las Vegas-based casino company with properties in Nevada, Colorado and the Midwest, announced today that it hired a Caesars Entertainment veteran as its new CEO. Michael Silberling is succeeding David Ross ...
Photo: Animal Foundation: Shelter full
Animal Foundation says shelter is full
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
People wanting to turn in a lost animal or put one up for adoption should wait until the weekend, the Animal Foundation said today. The rescue group said ...

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