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SLS to assume control of W hotel
SLS to assume control of W hotel
Thursday, August 16, 2018
The W hotel brand is leaving the Las Vegas Strip. The SLS casino-hotel on Wednesday announced it will assume control of the W Las Vegas, which currently occupies ...
Photo: A view of the bathtub ring at Lake Mead as viewed
Lake Mead OK for now, but water shortages on horizon
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
A vital reservoir on the Colorado River will be able to meet the demands of Mexico and the U.S. Southwest for the next 13 months, but a looming shortage could trigger cutbacks as soon as the end of 2019 ...
Authorities ID two men killed in Interstate 11 crash
Authorities ID two men killed in Interstate 11 crash
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Two men killed Tuesday morning in a fiery head-on crash on the newly opened Interstate 11 were identified as Milford, Ohio, residents, according to the ...
Police: Woman killed near resort's parking garage
Police: Woman killed near resort's parking garage
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Metro Police say a woman was found fatally shot near a resort's parking garage. Lt. Ray Spencer says the victim's body was discovered early this morning by security personnel at ...
Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year
Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Aerosmith is the latest act to head to Las Vegas to launch a residency. The rock band announced Wednesday that "Aerosmith: Deuces are Wild" would kick off April 6, 2019, at the ...
State OKs contract to move off federal health insurance exchange platform
State OKs contract to move off federal health insurance exchange platform
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Nevada is looking to save more than $18 million by transitioning the state’s health insurance exchange from healthcare.gov to its own platform under ...
Tourism board OKs $400,000-plus retirement package for outgoing CEO
Tourism board OKs $400,000-plus retirement package for outgoing CEO
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The board of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority approved a retirement package for exiting Chief Executive Officer Rossi Ralenkotter ...
Fatal head-on crash closes part of Interstate 11
Fatal head-on crash closes part of Interstate 11
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
A fiery head-on crash on the newly opened Interstate 11 killed two people and injured two others this morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The crash happened ...
Man dies after fight; roommate arrested on murder count
Man dies after fight; roommate arrested on murder count
Monday, August 13, 2018
A man was arrested on a count of murder after getting into a fight with a roommate, who was unresponsive after ...
Fremont Street video canopy getting $32 million upgrade
Fremont Street video canopy getting $32 million upgrade
Monday, August 13, 2018
A $32 million upgrade of the Fremont Street Experience will make one of downtown Las Vegas’ biggest attractions brighter than ever. The upgrade will make the Viva Vision video canopy seven times brighter and allow ...
Man shot to death at vacant apartment
Man shot to death at vacant apartment
Monday, August 13, 2018
A man was shot to death Sunday night in a vacant apartment after getting into a fight, according to Metro Police. The shooting was reported about 10:35 p.m. in the ...
Golden Knights to play 9 games on national television
Golden Knights to play 9 games on national television
Monday, August 13, 2018
Following their storybook inaugural year that ended with a trip to the Stanley Cup Final, the Golden Knights have captured the attention of the rest of the NHL. As a result, the team will have ...
Search underway for boater missing at Lake Mead
Monday, August 13, 2018
Authorities are searching for a 69-year-old boater who set out on Lake Mead about noon Friday from the Callville Bay Marina and hasn’t been ...
DA slates public airing of evidence in chokehold case
Monday, August 13, 2018
Authorities say evidence will be made public Sept. 11 in the death of an unarmed man who was punched, hit with stun gun jolts and put in a neck restraint by ...
Laxalt-Sandoval relationship ‘softening,’ former Gov. Robert List says
Sunday, August 12, 2018
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval has yet to support GOP gubernatorial nominee Adam Laxalt. But former Gov. Robert List, a mentor to Laxalt, said the Sandoval-Laxalt relationship may be ...