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Dec. 18, 2014

12:43 p.m.

SLS visionary Sam Nazarian gets limited gaming license
SLS visionary Sam Nazarian gets limited gaming license
Sam Nazarian, the Los Angeles nightclub tycoon and visionary behind SLS Las Vegas, was awarded a limited gaming license from Nevada regulators today. But under terms of the license ...

11:37 a.m.

Judge to decide evidence issue in gambling case
Judge to decide evidence issue in gambling case
A federal judge said Thursday she'll rule soon on whether the FBI improperly entered suites at a Las Vegas Strip casino without a warrant during a probe of what prosecutors say was ...

11:01 a.m.

School lockdowns lifted; reports of armed man unfounded
School lockdowns lifted; reports of armed man unfounded
Lockdowns at two west valley elementary schools were lifted this morning after no armed man was found near the schools, Clark County School District Police said. Metro Police said ...

2 a.m.

Photo: Alan Feldman
Executive VP Alan Feldman: ‘Las Vegas is the least hypocritical place in the universe’
Q+A:
Fourteen days. Fourteen personalities. Fourteen questions. As 2014 draws to a close, here is how some notable people in Nevada answered a list of fun questions.

2 a.m.

Hate crimes drop across Southern Nevada, FBI reports
Law enforcement agencies throughout the Las Vegas Valley had a drop in hate crimes last year ...

Wednesday

Dec. 17, 2014

7:50 p.m.

After five-year hiring freeze, NLV to enlist three new police officers
After five-year hiring freeze, NLV to enlist three new police officers
The cash-strapped North Las Vegas Police Department, which hasn't hired a new officer in five years, will enlist three recruits to join its ranks ...

3:06 p.m.

Former MGM executive named next CEO at Cosmopolitan
Former MGM executive named next CEO at Cosmopolitan
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 ...

1:54 p.m.

Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors
Las Vegas breaks own record with 40 million visitors
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 ...

1:04 p.m.

Nevada politicians, advocate react to shift in Cuba policy
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 ...

12:06 p.m.

Sandoval names 3 judges to new Court of Appeals
Gov. Brian Sandoval today named three Nevada judges to sit on the newly created Court of Appeals. The governor selected ...

11:03 a.m.

Nevada regulator testifies in Las Vegas gambling ruse
Nevada regulator testifies in Las Vegas gambling ruse
A Nevada casino regulator told a federal judge that investigators spent hours briefing a federal prosecutor before employing a ruse to gain entry to high-roller suites at Caesars Palace and break up what prosecutors say ...

10:05 a.m.

City Council approves funding for Las Vegas soccer stadium
City Council approves funding for Las Vegas soccer stadium
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 ...

8:57 a.m.

Light rain expected throughout the day in Las Vegas
Light rain expected throughout the day in Las Vegas
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 ...

Tuesday

Dec. 16, 2014

3:32 p.m.

Photo: The exterior of Hakkasan at MGM Grand on Thursday,
Nightclub operator Hakkasan acquiring Light Group in $36 million deal
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 ...

2:24 p.m.

Photo: Chicago's Darion Radcliff (15) celebrates after dr
Did Las Vegas get cheated in Little League World Series?
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 ...

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