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LAS VEGAS | Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

LAS VEGAS — Gunshots came so rapidly during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history that one Las Vegas police officer feared he was facing a fully stocked assault team with tactical gear. Other officers raced casino-to-casino, debunking reports of multiple shooters and false bomb threats on the Las Vegas Strip while colleagues … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Chaos of Las Vegas shooting promoted fears of wider attack

LAS VEGAS | Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

LAS VEGAS — Ripple effects are likely to be felt if 50,000 workers employed at more than 30 world-famous casino-hotels in Las Vegas go on strike. Analysts declined Wednesday to weigh in on the financial impact that a strike could have on casino operators. But the casinos and hotels aren’t the only ones who would … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Vegas shooting witnesses describe police heroism

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local): 6 p.m. Police and witnesses in newly released documents described acts of heroism by Las Vegas officers responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history or … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Vegas shooting witnesses describe police heroism

LAS VEGAS | Police promise Vegas shooting dispatch logs, officer reports

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are promising to release some dispatch logs and additional officer reports about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. A scheduled release of documents Wednesday follows a court order in a public records lawsuit by The Associated Press and other media organizations seeking information about the … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Police promise Vegas shooting dispatch logs, officer reports

LAS VEGAS | Jury gets closing arguments in Copperfield negligence case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada jury is due to hear closing arguments in a British tourist’s lawsuit blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner David Copperfield for injuries the tourist suffered while taking part in a 2013 vanishing. Gavin Cox and his wife are suing Copperfield, the MGM Grand hotel and several business entities for negligence … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Jury gets closing arguments in Copperfield negligence case

LAS VEGAS | Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike

LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city’s world-famous resorts. About 25,000 members of the Culinary Union … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers OK strike