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December 17, 2014

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Former MGM executive named next CEO at Cosmopolitan
Former MGM executive named next CEO at Cosmopolitan
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
William McBeath, a former MGM Resorts International executive, is the next chief executive officer of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The resort announced McBeath’s appointment ...
Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors
Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Las Vegas tourism officials say 40 million people have visited the destination in 2014, breaking an all-time record for the gambling and entertainment hub. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced ...
Nevada politicians, advocate react to shift in Cuba policy
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Nevada’s reaction to President Obama’s announcement on re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba has been mixed. Some expressed concern over Obama’s efforts to weaken the country’s embargo against Cuba, while others ...
Sandoval names 3 judges to new Court of Appeals
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Gov. Brian Sandoval today named three Nevada judges to sit on the newly created Court of Appeals. The governor selected ...
Computer technician on stand in gambling ruse case
Computer technician on stand in gambling ruse case
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A computer technician is telling a federal judge in Las Vegas that state and federal agents asked him to cut Internet service to Caesars Palace high-roller suites so they could pose as repairmen and collect evidence in ...
Photo: Artist's rendering of proposed stadium.
City Council approves funding for Las Vegas soccer stadium
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A split Las Vegas City Council approved public funding today for a $200 million downtown soccer stadium, marking a major turning point in the yearlong debate. The council voted 4-3 to approve financing terms that call for the city to contribute $56.5 million toward the stadium’s construction costs. Not included in that price tag are ...
Light rain expected throughout the day in Las Vegas
Light rain expected throughout the day in Las Vegas
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Dark clouds in Las Vegas today are expected to bring rain to the valley and a chance for fresh snow on Mount Charleston, according to the National Weather Service. Light rain is expected ...
Photo: The exterior of Hakkasan at MGM Grand on Thursday,
Nightclub operator Hakkasan acquiring Light Group in $36 million deal
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...
Photo: Chicago's Darion Radcliff (15) celebrates after dr
Did Las Vegas get cheated in Little League World Series?
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Our Little Leaguers might have been cheated Mountain Ridge Little League of Las Vegas last summer became the first Nevada team to reach the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., and appeared to be the best team at the event. But they were ...
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Heller says Ted Cruz shows ‘disrespect’ for Senate colleagues
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Count Nevada Sen. Dean Heller among Senate Republicans frustrated at the antics of colleague Ted Cruz, who kept the Senate open Saturday and allowed Sen. Harry Reid to ...
Complaint: Man threatened boy if he told about sex assault
Complaint: Man threatened boy if he told about sex assault
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A man accused of sexually assaulting children in his own family threatened to break a boy’s legs if he told anyone what happened, according to a criminal complaint in Las Vegas Township Justice Court. The suspect ...
Report: Housing outlook not ‘warm and fuzzy’
Report: Housing outlook not ‘warm and fuzzy’
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
With home sales and construction plans sliding and prices flat, there’s little reason to feel “warm and fuzzy” about Las Vegas’ housing market next year, a new report says. Builders sold ...
Commissioners pick Glenn Trowbridge for vacant Assembly seat
Commissioners pick Glenn Trowbridge for vacant Assembly seat
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Clark County Commission today chose Republican Glenn Trowbridge to fill a vacant seat in the state Assembly representing the northwest valley. Trowbridge will replace ...
Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower
Settlement reached in lawsuit over flawed Strip hotel tower
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A last-minute settlement avoided trial Tuesday in a massive civil breach-of-contract lawsuit involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors on ...
Photo: AEG and MGM Resorts International released renderi
A cautious approach to bringing the NHL to Las Vegas
Monday, December 15, 2014
Bill Foley is trying to bring an NHL expansion team to Las Vegas, and so far he's marching in step with Commissioner Gary Bettman. "I'm an ex-Army guy. I follow orders," Foley told The Canadian Press by phone over the weekend from his home in Northern California. "We've been very careful in our meetings with the NHL administrative staff, just trying to make sure that we do things in the proper fashion. We're not pushy, we're not demanding." So far, the 70-year-old millionaire ...

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