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This March 2, 2007 photo shows a charter bus carrying the Bluffton University baseball team from Ohio after it plunged off a highway ramp early in Atlanta and slammed into the I-75 pavement below. (AP Photo/Gene Blythe, File)

Seat belts on commercial buses delayed 45 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a drunken driver in California slammed into a bus carrying passengers to Las Vegas, killing 19 people, investigators said a lack of seat belts contributed to the high death toll. But […]

11/12/2013

This undated photo provided by David Fox shows acrobat Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31, who was pronounced dead after falling about 50 feet from the Cirque du Soleil "Ka" show's stage during a production at the MGM Grand. (AP Photo/Courtesy David Fox, File)

Citations proposed in Cirque acrobat’s death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Safety officials announced plans Tuesday to cite performance company Cirque du Soleil and Las Vegas Strip casino MGM Grand after an acrobat died over the summer in a fall witnessed by […]

10/29/2013

Nightfall settles on the Fremont East district of downtown Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Vegas looks for attention with new music festival

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A cadre of volunteers and entrepreneurs are putting the finishing touches on what they hope will be downtown Las Vegas’ debutant ball: a sprawling music and food festival that takes over […]

10/25/2013

Stowaway, 9, placed out of his home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 9-year-old who eluded airport security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas should live away from his parents for now while he and his family get therapy […]

10/16/2013

Stowaway’s dad says he requested help for problem son

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The father of a 9-year-old boy who evaded security to stow away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas says he’s been frustrated in his efforts to get help for the […]

10/09/2013

Revelers are led by professional dancers as DJ Afrojack plays his mixes at the XS nightclub in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

In Vegas, clubbing almost as popular as gambling

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The cannon at the Flutter Fetti booth near the front of the gambling trade show in Las Vegas last week delivered regular bursts of metallic and crepe paper cutouts, shooting them […]

10/04/2013

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KFWB VIPs can experience great events

Attention KFWB VIPs: Don’t forget to check into the VIP Room and enter to win some great prizes with just one click. Anyone can join and it’s free! Our current prize packages include: The Clippers […]

09/26/2013

A security guard walks along the drained canal at the Venetian hotel-casino, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Canals run dry at Venetian in Vegas for 1st time

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s not often you can use the word “dry” to describe a Las Vegas landmark, but tourists hoping to cruise along the Venetian hotel-casino’s indoor canals are finding them tapped out. […]

09/19/2013

This photo provided by Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. shows Deonee, one of five quintuplets born Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Banner Desert Medical Center)

Family doubles as mom gives birth to quintuplets

PHOENIX (AP) — A Las Vegas mother is resting Wednesday after delivering a healthy set of quintuplets in a suburban Phoenix hospital, bringing five new additions to her family’s already full house. Evonne Derrico, 33, […]

09/11/2013

The 55-story High Roller, the world's largest Ferris wheel, near the Las Vegas Strip on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Las Vegas’ record-breaking Ferris wheel in numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting the world’s largest Ferris wheel, dubbed the High Roller. Workers hoisted the final 60-foot piece of the 55-story outer wheel into place Tuesday. Here’s a […]

09/10/2013

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Clippers sign forward Brandon Davies

The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that they have signed forward Brandon Davies. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We really liked Brandon in Summer League,” Clippers Head Coach and Senior […]

09/05/2013

The main room in Liberace's former home in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Christopher DeVargas)

Liberace’s one-time Vegas mansion sells for $500K

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 15,000-square-foot Las Vegas mansion once owned by Liberace was sold for $500,000 in cash to a British businessman who said he learned to play the piano after being inspired by […]

08/29/2013

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