| May 2, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Ben Affleck might be on his way to persona non grata status in certain parts of Las Vegas casinos: According to reports out Friday, one outfit's security team decided he had been counting cards at the blackjack table and asked him to leave.
| May 22, 2014
| 2:10 PM
The Republican Party on Thursday announced four finalists to host its 2016 national convention -- Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City, Mo. -- after Las Vegas withdrew its bid in the face of strong opposition from some conservatives in the GOP....
| May 23, 2014
| 1:50 PM
When Las Vegas pulled the plug this week on its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, the move had the distinct feel of you can’t fire me, I quit.
The city, which has been the country’s No. 1 convention destination for 20...
| May 26, 2014
| 7:15 AM
A new zip line just west of the Las Vegas Strip offers what some guests may consider an added degree of comfort and safety while dangling from a cable nearly 500 feet in the air.
Riders on the VooDoo ZipLine at the Rio don’t get strapped into a...
| Oct 10, 2010
The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters ...
| Jul 16, 2011
Reporting from Las Vegas -- J. Terrence Lanni, a casino executive who helped Las Vegas shed its mob-run image and earn Wall Street's respect, died late Thursday at his home in Pasadena. He was 68 and had cancer.
Lanni served as an executive with...
| Jan 30, 2011
David Frye, whose impressions of Presidents Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson and other prominent political figures vaulted him to popularity in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 77.
Frye died Monday of cardiopulmonary arrest at his Las Vegas home,...
| May 26, 2011
Huguette Clark, a copper tycoon's daughter with a taste for exquisite French dolls, baronial homes and solitude, has died. She was 104.
Clark, who preferred to be known as Madame Clark, died Tuesday at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City. She had...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 1:33 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been arrested in Las Vegas on a felony theft charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend.
Mayweather, 33, was booked Friday on a grand larceny charge at the Clark County jail and...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 10:44 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Paris Hilton has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors stemming from her drug-related arrest last month at a Las Vegas resort.
Hilton pleaded guilty in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday morning to drug possession and obstructing an officer....
| Sep 22, 2010
| 9:48 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Paris Hilton says she looks forward to returning to Japan "in the future."
She headed home to the United States on her private jet today after she was denied entry at Tokyo's airport.
The Japanese decision came after her guilty plea on...