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There’s One Thing Trump Won’t Be Doing In Las Vegas

As the White House finalized details of the visit, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president will meet with the friends and family of the victims, offering his support to those recovering from their wounds, and thanking first responders. But, she said at a briefing on Monday, it was not the time to discuss gun control.

October 4, 2017

Electionomics: How Donald Trump’s Union Busting Is Killing The American Dream In Las Vegas And Beyond

Union busting is never pretty. But in the case of Donald Trump, it’s especially ugly. The Republican presidential nominee has campaigned on promises to make America great again by bringing back good jobs. But in Las Vegas, a company he owns with casino mogul Phillip Ruffin has worked methodically to keep hundreds of its own employees from achieving the American dream.

September 18, 2016
Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona, June 18, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Man Arrested At Trump Rally Said He Wanted To Shoot Candidate: Court Papers

“Sandford claimed he had been attempting to kill Trump for about a year but decided to act on this occasion because he finally felt confident about trying it,” the court papers said.

June 21, 2016

First-Time Visitors To Vegas: Prepare To Be Overwhelmed

Las Vegas rises, Oz-like, from the scorched brown earth of the desert, an Emerald City whose hue is the color of money. Money, one casino employee joked, that comes from vice and virtue — its two biggest industries being gambling and weddings.

September 26, 2015
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Gambling Is Losing Its Appeal In Las Vegas

Elvis impersonators find a bigger audience as more and more visitors to Vegas come for the attractions rather than to gamble.

April 22, 2015

Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration Friday In Las Vegas

Learn more about President Obama’s big announcement.

November 19, 2014

Las Vegas Police Release Disturbing Video Of Cop Killers’ Last Moments

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas police on Wednesday released a video of Jerad and Amanda Miller in the final moments of their lives, as they lay barricaded on the floor of a Wal-Mart store Sunday, with Jerad apparently in the throes of death and his wife about to put […]

June 11, 2014

Shooters In Las Vegas Ambush Were Unhappy With Police, Neighbors Say

By John M. Glionna and Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Neighbors of the young couple believed responsible for gunning down two police officers, killing a Walmart shopper, then shooting themselves to death, said the pair owned a variety of guns and talked of being disillusioned with government and police. A neighbor at […]

June 9, 2014

Vegas’ Water Drying Up

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS — Deep beneath Lake Mead, a 23-foot-tall tunnel-boring machine grinds through stubborn bedrock in a billion-dollar effort to make sure water continues flowing to this thirsty resort city. For six years, the Southern Nevada Water Authority has been building an intake straw below the reservoir’s two existing […]

April 22, 2014

WATCH: Clinton Dodges Shoe; Fox News Says Bush Did It Better

Hillary Clinton’s speech to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference in Las Vegas, Nevada turned ugly on Thursday night, when a woman threw her shoe at the former secretary of state. The woman was immediately taken into custody by security at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino; her reason for the attack is not yet clear. […]

April 11, 2014

Dallas Poised To Pitch For 2016 GOP Convention

By Bruce Tomaso, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — After a snow delay, Dallas is ready to join the sweepstakes for the next Republican convention. Along with officials from seven other cities, Dallas representatives were poised to make their pitch to GOP leaders in Washington on March 4, but nature had other plans. A blizzard […]

March 11, 2014