Legendary casino pioneer Jackie Gaughan, who once owned much of downtown Las Vegas’ gaming market, has died at the age of 93, a family source confirmed Wednesday to Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith.
The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with them. The lawyer representing Rachel Canning’s parents said in a statement Wednesday that the 18-year-old’s return is not contingent on any financial or other considerations.
The Las Vegas man who delivered one of the most miraculous wins in John Wooden’s historic coaching career occasionally takes out an ancient video to prove it.
Once the stuff of science fiction, driverless cars could be commercially available by decade’s end. Under a California law passed in 2012, the DMV must decide by the end of this year how to integrate the cars — often called autonomous vehicles — onto public roads.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday it is too early to decide if a package of taxes due to sunset at the end of the current budget on June 30, 2015, should be extended into the next state spending plan.
Authorities say two students at a New York state college were charged with animal abuse after a dog was held upside down over a keg and forced to drink beer.
A man died in an apartment fire early Wednesday morning in southern Las Vegas.
A woman is dead after being pitched from a moving vehicle Tuesday night, Las Vegas police said.
A National Park Service official said searches have been scaled back to routine patrols in a Lake Mead area where two Las Vegas-area fishermen were reported missing from a capsized boat more than two weeks ago.
A man wanted in a December shooting at a local strip club was arrested Sunday by Las Vegas police. Prentis Williams III, 30, was booked on attempted murder and other charges in the shooting at Larry’s Villa that wounded four people.
A second brother pleaded guilty Tuesday in a family-run scheme to submit phony smog test results to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. Henry A. Batista, 30, a state-licensed emission control inspector, pleaded guilty before Senior U.S. District Judge Lloyd George to making a false statement to a government agency.
Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. said Tuesday it lost $1.756 billion in the fourth quarter due to deteriorating market conditions in Atlantic City. A year ago, Caesars’ said its net loss was $435.8 million.
Jonathan Goldsmith, the debonair actor from the TV beer commercials, was the guest of Richard Petty’s NASCAR team at the Kobalt 400. He said he drives his father’s 1994 AMC Jeep, and that he would would be driving the No. 6 car in the race.
The Orleans Arena has been awarded LEED Gold certification for existing buildings by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Surrounded by her family, Democrat Erin Bilbray on Tuesday filed paperwork to run for Congress against U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev.
There were questions nationally entering the West Coast Conference basketball tournament about whether Gonzaga deserved a bid to the NCAA Tournament should it fall short of securing an automatic berth at Orleans Arena. The Bulldogs erased all doubts Tuesday night by earning an automatic berth.
Pitching himself as an ally to Silicon Valley, presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio proposed giving cellphone companies more access to government-controlled airwaves as part of a package of pro-business initiatives he said would create “thousands upon thousands of high-paying jobs.”
Days from their next weeklong recess, senators reported Tuesday they remain apart over extending unemployment benefits to Americans who have been out of work for longer than six months.
The 27 dogs nearly burned in an arson attempt will remained caged for now. A district judge set an evidence hearing for next week to determine several issues, including whether Donald Thompson and the corporate entity Prince and Princess Pet Boutique have a rightful claim to the dogs.
The Clark County Public Works Department has some advice for drivers in the neighborhoods around the Desert Rose Golf Course and it has nothing to do with golf.
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test. As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on cheese made in the United States.
About 400 airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force bases have signed up for voluntary separations to help meet the Pentagon’s downsizing goals for a leaner and more efficient military as U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan end this year, the Nellis base commander said Tuesday.
Despite a slight increase in traffic last year — 6.3 million visitors in 2013 — Lake Mead National Recreation Area dropped to sixth on the list of the most visited national park sites.
A body was found inside a Budget Suites near Tropicana Avenue and Interstate 15 Tuesday afternoon. Las Vegas police responded to the Budget Suites in the 3600 block of Tropicana about 12:45 p.m. and found a man dead inside one of the rooms, Metro spokesperson Laura Meltzer said.
Anthony Bennett’s rough rookie season hit a new bump. The Cavaliers’ first-year forward will miss at least three weeks with a strained left knee, the latest setback for the No. 1 overall pick out of UNLV who has been a major disappointment for Cleveland.
Las Vegas police arrested a man Monday in last week’s deadly shooting near a downtown convenience store. Alan Sosa, 18, was booked at the Clark County jail on murder and other charges in connection with the March 3 shooting of 27-year-old Juan Cervantes.
For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America’s most dangerous dog — the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.
In an extraordinary public accusation, the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee declared on Tuesday that the CIA interfered with and then tried to intimidate a congressional investigation into the agency’s possible use of torture in terror probes during the Bush administration.
“American Idol,” “The Casting Call” and “Dancing With the Stars” — when it comes to talent shows, some people can’t get enough. Now, the Suncoast is offering its own talent competition, “Las Vegas Has Talent!”
It was just a couple of weeks ago that 18-year-old Bensalem (Penn.) High School senior Kevin Grow, who has Down syndrome, signed with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Harlem Globetrotters wanted the talented player too.
The Bravo-fication of the cable channel begins Tuesday with this appalling, wretched excuse of a series.