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  • O.J. Simpson files new appeal of Las Vegas robbery conviction

    Just when you thought you’d seen the last of O.J .Simpson, the former NFL standout known to fans as “the Juice” is back, with another appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court over his conviction in a hotel room armed robbery. In legal papers...
  • Las Vegas: Comic Con coming to Sin City

    Las Vegas: Comic Con coming to Sin City
    Artists, actors and plenty of costumed characters will be on hand next week when the Comic Con lands in Las Vegas. The gathering, known formally as Amazing Las Vegas Comic Convention, will be June 20-22 at the South Point Hotel-Casino. More than 200...
  • Las Vegas: Gay nightclub to open in Bally's

    Las Vegas: Gay nightclub to open in Bally's
    A new gay nightclub and a recently released TV commercial are among the latest indicators that Las Vegas continues to welcome LGBT visitors. Liaison, the latest vision from nightclub impresario Victor Drai, is to launch June 20 at Bally’s, marking...
  • All lanes of Interstate 15 reopen after massive bridge fire

    All lanes of Interstate 15 reopen after massive bridge fire
    All lanes of Interstate 15 in Hesperia were open late Tuesday, after the roadway was shut in both directions Monday afternoon because of a massive fire on a bridge under construction, officials said. The San Bernardino Council of Governments tweeted...
  • Ben Affleck accused of card counting, may be banned from blackjack

    Ben Affleck accused of card counting, may be banned from blackjack
    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.  The "Gone...
  • Harry Reid-Sharron Angle race gets even uglier in Nevada

    Harry Reid-Sharron Angle race gets even uglier in Nevada
    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 &#...
  • Huguette Clark dies at 104; reclusive heiress

    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...
  • David Frye dies at 77; impressionist and satirist skewered political figures of the day

    David Frye dies at 77; impressionist and satirist skewered political figures of the day
    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,...
  • J. Terrence Lanni dies at 68; casino exec helped Las Vegas clean up its image

    J. Terrence Lanni dies at 68; casino exec helped Las Vegas clean up its image
    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...
  • Lessons learned from the recession in Las Vegas

    Lessons learned from the recession in Las Vegas
    Riding the roller coaster that wraps around the New York-New York casino and hotel is 3 1/2 minutes of pure rush, looping up and down fast enough to satisfy die-hard thrill seekers. The coaster is like the southern Nevada recession — full of...
  • A visit to a Heart Check America … and a sales pitch

    A visit to a Heart Check America … and a sales pitch
    The telemarketer called in February with an unusual offer: free heart scans for me and my wife, an $800 value, from a company called Heart Check America. The procedure would be "noninvasive," he promised. No needles. "Just lie on a table and hold your...