Jury selection in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger began last week in Boston, with all the media attention you’d expect from the final legal comeuppance of an aging organized-crime monster suspected of having a bloody hand in 19 murders.
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James Bilbray is best known in Las Vegas as a former member of Congress, but he also is a proud graduate of St. Joseph’s Catholic School.
A painful truth is often overlooked when the issue of prostitution is discussed.
Beloved St. Joseph Catholic School hasn’t even locked its doors yet and rumors of a possible buyer are already swirling around its campus at 1300 Bridger Ave.
He came from Memphis, but Johnny Ray Taylor appeared to have the Las Vegas street game wired.
Parents who send their children to St. Joseph Catholic School couldn’t be blamed for thinking the place would always be there for them.
They say timing is everything in life, and the timing couldn’t be better for the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Consider one day in the life of artist Karen Wheeler.
Two announcements crossed my desk this week that remind me the best part of this community can be found in its network of largely unsung volunteer and charity organizations.
To hear Health Plan of Nevada’s advocates tell it, Dr. Dipak Desai was a master of deception.
A notorious former football star brings a liquored-up posse, two members of which are armed, to a Palace Station hotel room to forcibly retrieve a few boxes of sports memorabilia.
Blink and you might have missed it. But the stakes were raised this past week in the burgeoning investigation of corruption inside local homeowners associations and the construction defect racket.
Bruce Fromong is best known as one of the victims in the odd, intriguing O.J. Simpson memorabilia heist. But earlier this week he turned up outside the Regional Justice Center as Simpson and his attorneys worked to score a new trial inside District Judge Linda Bell’s courtroom.
Sheldon Adelson likes to brag that he’s a self-made man, but a jury in the Richard Suen civil trial on Tuesday again reminded the multibillionaire casino mogul that he has had valuable help along the way.
Las Vegas is known for its eclectic entertainment options.
The visitor managed to enter the state mental hospital in Sparks without fanfare. He strolled the halls without being noticed, then took a seat among the patients.
Thanks to the gargantuan profits of his Macau casinos, Sheldon Adelson is a major player in the corporate gambling racket.
The concert was hours away, but Rose Meranto dressed early for her Friday evening date at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
It’s no secret that parents keep secrets from their teenagers. One of those secrets is that, for Mom and Dad, high school prom night is a big event.
Great place, Boulder City. It’s a town known for a lack of gambling in a state where casinos are cherished like medieval cathedrals.
At least the mental patients were put on a bus. On Monday, two state mental health workers were thrown beneath it.
There was plenty of gray hair in the crowd, and some of the Las Vegas High Wildcats reached the front steps of their old school Monday morning with the aid of a cane or walker.
Reporters from the Sacramento Bee in California were shocked to discover Nevada’s practice of dumping mentally ill patients in other states.
Proud graduates of old Las Vegas High were tired of being walked on, and they decided to do something about it.
The wildflowers splashed yellow and crimson along the Cold Creek Road. Flecks of bright color highlighted the joshua-covered foothills. There was a chill in the April air, but the signs of spring were undeniable. One look around provided an ideal...