As the clock struck midnight, fireworks exploded from hotel and casino rooftops over the Las Vegas Strip, celebrating the new year.
Purple pearl comets, silver bees and twinkling willows will light up the midnight skies tonight as more than 56,000 fireworks rocket from eight Strip hotel properties to close out the year.
France’s XL Airways says it will bring back its warm- weather, nonstop Las Vegas to Paris flights in the spring but at a reduced frequency.
Plans by MGM Grand to close its lion habitat at the Strip hotel received praise Thursday by a high-profile animal rights group that also blasted the lions’ owner for wanting to put them on exhibit at his 7.5-acre ranch in the south Las Vegas Valley.
A second wrongful death lawsuit was filed Thursday in a Nevada court against the Las Vegas-based operator of a sightseeing tour helicopter that crashed and killed five people earlier this month.
Authorities think this will be the biggest New Year’s Eve party ever in Las Vegas. They’re expecting 314,000 people to stop by for a visit, making it the nation’s second-largest New Year’s Eve party.