Casino ownership in Las Vegas has attracted its share of characters, from the mob-backed era of the 1960s and 1970s to reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes to the publicly traded corporate titans of today. Then there was Bob Stupak.
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UNLV, the University of Nevada School of Medicine and a local nonprofit are partnering to bring more services to autistic children, in the form of a two-story center across from UNLV’s main campus. The plan, which was announced at a Tuesday fundraiser, is to create a place where a child can get a diagnosis and continued care.
The Rainbow Canyon neighborhoods on Mount Charleston, battered by floodwater and debris, are still scrambling to recover from damage caused by a summer storm on Monday.
A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school’s famed basketball arena.
Las Vegas high school student Javier Salazar may have started doing graphic design just two years ago, but he’s one of only three U.S. competitors in the Adobe World Championship in Anaheim, Calif., which pitted him against 31 others from 17 countries.
U.S. Magistrate Judge George Foley Jr. on Tuesday ordered federal authorities to get outside medical treatment for a key defendant in the homeowners association corruption case.
The man facing charges in robbing the Bellagio last week has finally been identified. Scott Carmitchell, 34, was arrested Saturday night after police say he robbed the Bellagio of more than $40,000.
A member of the Playboy Bloods street gang abruptly pleaded guilty Tuesday on the second day of his federal racketeering trial.
A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a pickup truck Tuesday afternoon near the 5400 block of Spring Mountain.
Officers responded to Barium Rock Avenue, near El Capitan Way and Iron Mountain Road, just after 12:30 a.m Monday and found an unresponsive man with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A teen Las Vegas police said is responsible for the sexual assault and carjacking near the intersection of Durango Drive and the 215 Beltway turned himself in Tuesday.
What started as a robbery call for Las Vegas police turned into an east valley barricade situation Tuesday afternoon.
President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.
A Clark County judge sentenced a pimp to life in prison without the possibility of parole Tuesday in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman.
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
The body of a teen stowaway was found and removed from a compartment above the rear landing gear of a U.S. Air Force cargo aircraft after it landed at a military base in Germany, triggering questions of aircraft security.
House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.
Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip’s only power plant.
A man who died in a single-vehicle rollover Monday morning was identified Tuesday by the Clark County Coroner’s office.
A crane-versus-pole collision closed a North Las Vegas street Tuesday morning.
A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.
Two people died and one was critically wounded after a two home invasions that led to an officer-involved shooting in the southeast valley Tuesday morning, according to Las Vegas police.
A man was shot and killed after he stabbed a Henderson police officer early Tuesday morning, a department spokeswoman said.
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