From the Moapa Zoo to O.J. Simpson to the Bunkhouse Saloon, here’s a look back at some of the people and places we wrote about this year.
Just over a month before Sheldon Adelson’s family was revealed as the new owner of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, three reporters at the newspaper received an unusual assignment passed down from the newspaper’s corporate management: Drop everything and spend two weeks monitoring all activity of three Clark County judges.
A former Bellagio craps dealer and a man who placed phantom bets at the casino pleaded guilty Thursday in what prosecutors called a million-dollar swindle.
When Capt. Jason Kinzer brought Allegiant Air Flight 864 in for an emergency landing on June 8 and ordered the evacuation of passengers from the twin-engine MD-80 jet at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in Florida, he followed what he thought was the safest procedure for his passengers and crew.
Former Bellagio craps dealer James R. Cooper Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of felony theft for his role in what prosecutors described as a two-year, $1 million craps scheme.
To say that four men who pulled more than $1 million from Bellagio craps tables defied the odds would be something of an understatement. The chances that they legitimately won as much as they did in one of their many sessions over the course of two years: 452 billion-to-1.
A Las Vegas company that provides immediate and upfront financial help to individuals with pending personal injury lawsuits is now in limbo after a state agency reversed course and recently told the firm that it would have to be licensed under a Nevada law covering installment loans.
A gambler claims Hard Rock Hotel employees illegally detained him and stole about $3,600 in casino chips last month after they noticed him counting cards at a blackjack table
A man wanted by police in connection with several casino heists was high on cocaine when police shot and killed him at the Rio last December, a Metro detective testified Monday.
Leading Las Vegas sports bettor Glen Cobb was sentenced to one year of probation Tuesday for his role in what federal prosecutors alleged was a multimillion-dollar illegal gambling operation.