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Travelers arriving at McCarran International Airport make their way thru the taxi queue in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Gambler rewards man who returned $300K left in cab

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A poker player who left $300,000 in the back seat of a Las Vegas taxi made good on his promise this week, handing over a $10,000 reward to the honest cabbie […]

12/27/2013

The world's tallest observation wheel, know as the High Roller is seen behind David Codiga, executive project director for The Linq, at The Linq construction site on Las Vegas Boulevard. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be hoisted into place Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jeff Scheid, File)

Largest Ferris wheel nears completion in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The madcap carnival on the Las Vegas Strip is getting another over-the-top addition: the world’s largest Ferris wheel. The outer wheel of the 55-story High Roller ride is scheduled to be […]

09/09/2013

Police name suspect in casino chip heist

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Las Vegas police are looking for a 31-year-old Southern California man they believe sneaked into a restricted area of the Venetian resort and stole valuable casino chips. Authorities say they’ve obtained […]

10/22/2012

Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson arrested in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Former NFL running back Larry Johnson was arrested early Friday at a posh Las Vegas Strip resort on a felony domestic violence-strangulation charge involving a woman who told police she was […]

10/05/2012

Jury awards casino mogul Wynn $20M in slander case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury says “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis slandered Steve Wynn when he claimed the casino mogul threatened to kill him and bury him in the desert. The Los Angeles […]

09/10/2012

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