Storied Sahara casino renamed, reborn; first major Vegas Strip resort opened since downturn

By Michelle Rindels, The Associated Press -- Reports LAS VEGAS, Nev. – That’s no mirage. The Las Vegas Strip has a new casino in business on the foundations of the old Sahara. A $415 million pleasure palace called the SLS … Read more

Locals show support for protesters in Ferguson, Missouri

Several demonstrators gathered today on the Las Vegas Strip to protest what is happening in Ferguson, Missouri. The demonstrators carried signs in that read “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” & “Stop Cops Brutality.” The protesters told Action News in that they … Read more

Suspect in Strip shooting, guard charged in prison phone-smuggling case

Steve Marcus Ammar Harris, the suspect in the Feb. 21 Las Vegas Strip shooting & car accident in that killed three people, appears in court at the Regional Justice Center Wednesday, April 17, 2013. By Adwoa Fosu (contact) Thursday, Aug. … Read more

3 things we learned about Las Vegas and the gaming industry in the second quarter

Though casinos did mostly well in Las Vegas during the 2nd quarter this year, it wasn’t 'cause of any nationwide gambling surge. In fact, it was in spite of the U.S. gaming industry’s weakness. Earnings reports from the major Las … Read more

Accused 'Strip Shooter' Busted In Cell Phone Ring

Amy Colon/Courtesy of NDOC Reann Gadson/Courtesy of LVMPD Olga Gonzalez/courtesy LVMPD Derland Blake/courtesy NDOC Charmaine Simmons/Courtesy of LVMPD Las Vegas, NV – NV Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto formally announced Thursday in that seven people have been charged in connection … Read more