Review-Journal reporter Cassie Soto and Las Vegas police provide a preview to New Year’s Eve events on Fremont Street, including what to know about traffic and security for America’s Party.
Fireworks by Grucci will launch more than 80,000 fireworks from seven hotel rooftops. The eight-minute pyrotechnics show will be synced with snippets of ten songs, including Mariah Carey’s rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” and the Vegas Golden Knights entrance song.
Preparations are under way for America’s Party Downtown at the Fremont Street Experience, where officials anticipate a crowd of about 40,000 people on New Years Eve.
More than 1,500 Las Vegas police officers, some in plain clothes, will patrol the Strip on Monday night, joined by members of the FBI and the Nevada National Guard, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said at a news conference Thursday morning.
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada and more than 100 volunteers served 1,000 Christmas meals to Southern Nevada’s homeless and less fortunate on Christmas Day.
Las Vegas, America’s driest desert city, is home to a man-made urban forest worthy of at least some national attention.
The company behind the Siegel Suites brand is growing a charitable initiative that helps tenants scrape by and also works with other philanthropic groups in Nevada and across the nation.
Today, as Christians celebrating Christmas experience the aesthetic power of stained glass windows and other art pieces they’ll see in church, it’s worth remembering that art can be found in other religious traditions, too.
Ondre Wills separated from the Metropolitan Police Department on July 18, police spokesman Larry Hadfield said last week. Metro didn’t release the circumstances of his separation, but Las Vegas Police Protective Association President Steve Grammas said Wills resigned before a Metro administrative hearing on his job.
Las Vegas police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they said robbed a convenience store clerk at gunpoint last week.