BILOXI, Miss. — John Ferrucci recalls standing at the Broadwater Marina on a humid, late summer morning in August 2005, trying to determine the best way to slip the moorings of the President Casino barge and float it 35 miles west to Hancock County, where it would reopen as the Silver Slipper.
Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.
A man shot and killed by a Metro officer in a North Las Vegas foot chase on Saturday morning was identified by the Clark County coroner's office.
Oliver Sacks, the neurologist who studied the intricacies of the brain and wrote eloquently about them in books such as "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," died on Sunday at the age of 82, his personal assistant said.
Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on.
Opening two new medical schools in Southern Nevada will bring more than brick and mortar changes. Doctors who also teach will shift affiliations, and some students will end up on opposite ends of the state.
I've just returned from my youngest son's Rite of Passage, something his brothers also went through at his age. It's a curriculum I've developed — teachings, rituals and ceremonies — for turning boys into men.
It's Thursday morning, and Las Vegas Springs Preserve's Toddler Time regulars are deep into their weekly routine.
With over a million listings in 190 countries, Airbnb already offers up more rooms than Hilton. The home rental service isn't done expanding, however. Now, [the] $25 billion company is trying to tap into a market that's traditionally been the hotel chains bread-and-butter: business travelers.
Vu Tran's first full memory was just a few weeks before his fifth birthday. After fleeing Vietnam in 1980, he arrived in Oklahoma to meet his father — who left for America in 1975 after Saigon fell at the end of the Vietnam War and sponsored his family to come over.
In serving students, campus organizations and ministries employ strategies that may be different from those used by faith communities in the community at large. Key to it all, representatives say, is simply being accessible to students in whatever ways students might wish.
Reacting to the Roanoke, Va., shootings that left a TV reporter and a cameraman dead, a Las Vegas television station is assigning armed security to its reporting crews.
I'm not sure there is ever a live sports event locally where Chris Maathuis isn't holding a microphone. Einstein said it was possible to be in two places at the same time. Some days, it seems as though Maathuis is in 10.
A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during a Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.
With three children, Dee Heinz's family has participated in just about every bake sale and class fundraiser known to the modern PTA. Suffice to say she was more than pleased when her 12-year-old brought home an "Alternative Fundraiser" notice from her school PTA.
A new bill in Congress aims to help veterans obtain child care while they pursue an education. The measure would offer federal grants for colleges to establish or expand child care centers that could assist students who have served in the military.
It looks like NV Energy picked the wrong week to make the case against the state's budding rooftop solar movement.
Touro officials welcomed the 135 students at an orientation paving the way for their four years of classroom, laboratory and clinical study to become doctors of osteopathic medicine.
A neighbor called the cops on Jerry Seinfeld, his son and some young pals for selling lemonade without a permit by the roadside in the Hamptons.
A 41-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck by a car in the central valley Saturday evening, police say.
Erika, a tropical storm that killed 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica and at least one person in Haiti, fell apart on Saturday over eastern Cuba, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
A cooldown is in store for the valley, which means temperatures will drop closer to seasonal average highs of about 99 degrees by Tuesday afternoon, meteorologist Chris Outler said Saturday.
William "Ken" Kenneth and Ruth "Jerry" Geraldine Boswell forgot their marriage license on their wedding day on Aug. 31, 1940, so they jumped in their 1937 Graham-Paige so they could go home and retrieve it.
Sheriff's deputies on Saturday arrested a 30-year-old man who will be charged with capital murder in connection with the shooting death of a deputy at a suburban Houston gas station, a killing the sheriff tied to anger against police.
Aviation expert Mike Boyd is betting that Las Vegas has nonstop flights to and from China within three years. Boyd, president and CEO of Boyd Group International, told a group gathered for the 20th annual International Aviation Forecast Summit on Saturday that Denver and Las Vegas are the two leading candidates for nonstop flights based on growing travel demand from middle-class Chinese citizens that have the means and desire to travel abroad.
A Metro officer was injured and a police car sustained "major damage" in a two-vehicle crash in Laughlin on Saturday, according to police.
A man is dead after a Metro-involved shooting early Saturday morning in North Las Vegas, the Police Department said. Las Vegas police were called about 3:15 a.m. to a business in the 5000 block of East Craig Road, near Nellis Boulevard, on reports of "a larceny from a person," a Metro release states.
The Spanish Palms condominium community on South Rainbow Boulevard is a blast from the city's 1990s past. And that other past — the 2006 boom era in which sanity abandoned the local housing market.
Two men wanted by Metro in connection with a Thursday fatal shooting in a southwest valley garage have been questioned and are not connected to the slaying, police said.
NEW ORLEANS — The most noticeable change in The Big Easy casino market 10 years after Hurricane Katrina is the 14-foot-high concrete-and-steel wall that encircles Boomtown New Orleans.
BILOXI, Miss. — Ten years ago, I learned firsthand about Southern hospitality in the most unlikely of settings.
An 83-year-old man who went missing from a casino lobby and was found dead two days later died of heart complications, according to the Clark County coroner's office.
Sixty years after the CIA and the Air Force found an old airstrip along the Groom Dry Lake bed to test the U-2 spy plane in 1955, the family that owns mineral rights to the Groom Mine and property within sight of the classified installation known as Area 51 has been given a final offer of $5.2 million to sell its stake in the land, Air Force officials said Friday.
LOS ANGELES — Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina reminded us that when it comes to natural disasters, you can prepare for the worst, but it's also crucial to plan for the chaos that comes afterward.
Delays in hiring staff and completing building repairs have pushed back next week's planned reopening of Nevada's only maximum-security juvenile correctional facility in Clark County.
When it comes to talking about the major events that impact a child's life, parents and teachers sometimes fail. And that lack of communication could hinder a student's success.
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