Las Vegas Strip

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 […]


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 […]


Smoke and flames billow from a burning vehicle following a shooting and multi-car accident February 21, 2013, on the Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas, Nevada. (AP Photo)

Police: SUV in Vegas strip shooting, crash found

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Police have found a black Range Rover SUV in Las Vegas and identified a suspect in a shooting that sent a Maserati into a taxi that exploded, killing three people.


The Las Vegas Strip

New events center coming to Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip, home to themed casinos that mimic the canals of Venice and the skyscrapers of Manhattan, is getting a new events center modeled on an Eastern European glass factory.


Sen. Reid taken to hospital after Vegas car crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Troopers say Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been taken to the hospital in an ambulance after what appears to be a rear-end crash on an interstate through Las Vegas. Nevada […]


Blue Man Group kicking off new show with skydive

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Members of the Blue Man Group are taking a 7,000 foot leap to celebrate the start of their new show at the Monte Carlo resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The […]


Advocates say cities passing rules targeting homeless (video)

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) – Army veteran Don Matyja was getting by on the streets of Costa Mesa until he got ticketed for smoking in the park. Matyja had trouble paying the fine and now […]


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 […]



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