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LAS VEGAS | Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

LAS VEGAS  — As temperatures topped 110 degrees last week outside a Latin American grocery store in Las Vegas, 19-year-old Diara Hernandez bounded up to customers, greeting them with a smile and a clipboard to ask in Spanish if they’re registered to vote — or can vote. Hernandez, a College of Southern Nevada political science … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Nevada Democrats hope Latinos can propel them to victory

LAS VEGAS | Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42

LAS VEGAS — Dave Dave, a respected Las Vegas artist who was badly scarred as a boy when his father tried to burn him to death in Southern California, has died. He was 42. Dave, who was born David Rothenberg, died on July 15 at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42

NEW YORK | Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year

NEW YORK  — 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 Park Theater, where Lady Gaga will launch her residency in December. Aerosmith announced 18 shows for April, June and July. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Aerosmith to launch residency in Las Vegas next year

LAS VEGAS | Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

LAS VEGAS  — Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort. Nicholas was arrested on suspicion of trafficking heroin, cocaine, meth and ecstasy, Las Vegas police officer Larry Hadfield said Thursday. He added police … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

LAS VEGAS | Famous Nevada pimp running for office loses brothel license

LAS VEGAS — Officials have yanked a brothel license from Nevada’s most famous legal pimp, who has fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style candidate for a state legislative seat and faced increasing anti-prostitution sentiment. Dennis Hof had failed to apply for a renewal and pay fees for his Love Ranch brothel about an hour’s drive … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Famous Nevada pimp running for office loses brothel license

LAS VEGAS | Wynn Resorts adds former Deutsche Bank CEO to board

LAS VEGAS — Casino operator Wynn Resorts has appointed its current CEO and the former CEO of Deutsche Bank to its board of directors. The Las Vegas-based company announced the appointments Tuesday. The addition of Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox and former Deutsche Bank executive Richard Byrne brings the number of board members to 11. … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Wynn Resorts adds former Deutsche Bank CEO to board

NEW YORK | WNBA: Aces forfeit game against Mystics that was canceled

NEW YORK  — The WNBA has ruled that Las Vegas will forfeit its game against Washington that was canceled Friday night when the Aces players decided not to play because of concerns about their health and safety after 26 hours of travel. The league announced its decision Tuesday in a one-sentence email. There was little … Continue reading NEW YORK | WNBA: Aces forfeit game against Mystics that was canceled

LAS VEGAS | Former CEO of Harrah’s to become Wynn’s board chairman

LAS VEGAS — Wynn Resorts announced additional changes to its board of directors Monday, a truce with its top shareholder and the end to an internal investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against the company’s founder that surfaced earlier this year. The appointment of industry veteran Phil Satre as vice chairman is the latest change … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Former CEO of Harrah’s to become Wynn’s board chairman