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OJ Simpson appears in court in Las Vegas (AP Photo)

OJ Simpson says he regrets going after memorabilia

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — OJ Simpson pleaded for leniency Thursday, telling a parole panel he deeply regretted the night he robbed two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. “I just wish […]

07/25/2013

(AP Photo)

2,000 without power after thunderstorm hits Vegas

(AP)  Some 2,000 people are still without power around Las Vegas, a day after an intense thunderstorm toppled utility lines, brought flooding to parts of the Strip, caused major damage to a condominium complex and […]

07/20/2013

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

Cirque du Soleil resumes Vegas show after death

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Cirque du Soleil show “Ka” has reopened on the Las Vegas Strip 17 days after an acrobat fell to her death in its closing scene. The Tuesday evening show was […]

07/17/2013

Dec. 8, 1996 photo of Michael Jackson during concert in Manila, dubbed HIStory World tour. (AP Photo/Pat Roque, File)

AEG attacks projection of $1B earnings for Jackson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An expert who projected Michael Jackson would have earned more than $1 billion on his comeback concerts has testified that his analysis projected a longer concert tour than the singer had […]

07/16/2013

In this March 5, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace (15) drives around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant during an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

World Peace says he’ll sign with Knicks

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Metta World Peace is coming home to play for the New York Knicks. The Knicks said the contract has not been signed but an agreement has been reached. “The team is […]

07/15/2013

"This is it," by Michael Jackson, CD cover. (AP Photo)

Expert: Jackson would have earned $1B on comeback

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson could have earned $1.1 billion or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death, an accounting expert familiar with […]

07/15/2013

Allegiant Air Boeing MD-83 jet in flight (AP Photo)

Allegiant to offer Honolulu-Los Angeles flights

HONOLULU (AP) — Allegiant Air will be offering flights between Honolulu and Los Angeles. The Las Vegas-based budget airline announced the new service Tuesday. The flights will operate twice a week starting Oct. 30. Hawaii […]

07/09/2013

Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers waive DaJuan Summers

The Los Angeles Clippers today waived forward DaJuan Summers. The Georgetown product appeared in two games for the Clippers last season, averaging 1.0 points and 1.0 rebounds in 3.5 minutes of action. Summers will play […]

07/09/2013

Death Valley sand dunes

Death Valley temp may tie June record

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A heat wave smothering the West was rewriting record books, likely tying a more than century-old U.S. record in California as Las Vegas and other cities came out of their hottest […]

07/02/2013

Cirque ‘devastated’ by acrobat’s fatal Vegas fall

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The founder of Cirque du Soleil says his tight-knit performance company, renowned for extravagant shows that challenge the boundaries of the body and the stage, is “completely devastated” after a veteran […]

07/01/2013

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