The long dormant site that once housed the New Frontier and was subject of the Strip’s most expensive real estate could become active once again. Bloomberg News Service reported Thursday that Australian billionaire James Packer had acquired a portion of the loan covering the 34.5-acre site and would consider building a hotel-casino on the land.
The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.
The Zappos quarterly “all hands” meeting ended just before 4:30 p.m. with CEO Tony Hsieh telling the 52 workers brave enough to lead various “Open Space” chat sessions that they could keep the company laptops they used to take notes.
It’s official: Tesla Motors has broken ground on a stretch of land outside Reno that could serve as the site for its forthcoming $5 billion battery factory.
A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicago’s bustling financial district, police said.
With some of the world’s top poker players in the courtroom, a federal magistrate Thursday ordered the release on bail of three key defendants arrested in an alleged World Cup betting scheme.
A federal investigator says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in far northwestern Arizona was flying well below what’s allowed by regulation.
Ticket sales begin Friday for “Route 91 Harvest,” an Oct. 3-5 festival in the lot actually called The Lot, across Las Vegas Boulevard from the Luxor and Mandalay Bay.
Romaine Gilliland, director of the Nevada Department of Health And Human Services, on Thursday said his department takes responsibility for the institutional abuse allegations of youth at the Nevada Youth Training Center in Elko.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., joined a coalition of seven other Democratic and GOP senators this week in a bid to force colleges and universities to show the same urgency when it comes to investigating and policing sexual assaults on modern-day campuses.
A recreational soccer player will stand trial for the one-punch slaying of a referee who was about to penalize and eject him from a game in suburban Detroit.
Oh, “Guardians of the Galaxy.” You had me at “ooga chaka ooga ooga.”
U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.
Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday.
The woman police say was involved in home invasions that left two dead and two wounded appeared in court Thursday.
Here’s a look at four sets of brothers in film and on TV who, for better or worse, share an unbreakable bond of brotherhood.
Not many people can say they owe their lives to a near speeding ticket. But 86-year-old Gavin Falconer can.
Las Vegas police on Thursday released the names of the officers involved in the early Tuesday morning home invasions that left two dead and two seriously wounded.
Las Vegas police said they found a man’s body under construction equipment in Laughlin on Thursday morning.
Police are investigating a possible sexual assault at a weekend Keith Urban concert at which dozens of people were treated for excessive drinking.
Wendy Liebman is so funny and successful, she could be a judge on a TV talent show. Instead, she’s a contestant on “America’s Got Talent” this season.
As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
Rescuers using earth-moving equipment and their bare hands dug through heavy mud and debris Thursday after a landslide engulfed an entire village in western India, killing at least 30 people and leaving about 100 missing and feared dead.
Each week on “Skin Wars” (9 p.m. Wednesday, GSN), one contestant will see all of his hard work go down the drain. Literally.
On a warm thunderstorm-filled day Wednesday, the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno previewed “The 36th Star: Nevada’s Journey from Territory to State,” an exhibit celebrating 150 years of statehood for the Battle Born state.
A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.
It is Earth’s most abundant mineral, but it didn’t even have a name until a pair of researchers from UNLV and the California Institute of Technology gave it one last month.
The soaked Rainbow community on Mount Charleston could have had more protection from the Monday flash flood that destroyed roads, battered houses and blanketed yards with rocks and mud.
NBC has picked its Peter Pan: high-flying “Girls” star Allison Williams.
Bill Butier, president of Las Vegas-based Access Health Dental, was chagrined when he saw signs for another dental company while he was strolling around Cashman Field.
Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely. Some flights, however, are safer than others.
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