Police are closing traffic on the Strip (from the Sahara to Mandalay Bay) to make it safe for walking during tonight’s celebrations. Cars won’t be allowed on the Strip again until a few hours after midnight, at which point traffic will resemble a giant parking lot.
Celeste Flores-Narvaez has been searching for sister Debbie for weeks now. Debbie Flores-Narvaez, 31, was last seen Dec. 12. Celeste Flores-Narvaez posts fliers around where her sister was last seen, uses the media to get the word out and interacts with the public on a blog.
In a first for Clark County, the heads of the two largest police unions are telling members not to cooperate with investigators after officer-involved shootings or in-custody deaths.
Braving the bone-chilling winds atop Treasure Island on Thursday, a small group of workers ran spools of wire, set up launching boxes and put other finishing touches on the fireworks show that will welcome 2011 tonight.
For the second time in consecutive days, a gaming company has donated thousands of dollars to the Salvation Army after its headquarters were burglarized of $13,000 last weekend.
The myth lives on that alcohol protects men and women from overexposure to cold weather. As the mercury and wind chill threaten to bring frigid temperatures to New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas, medical practitioners are reminding revelers who plan to parade scantily clad down the Strip that tequila is no substitute for a warm coat, gloves and hat.
Federal offices: Closed Friday…