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Nov 27, 2023 2:51 PM CST
These Are the Most Sinful Cities in America
Las Vegas ranks No. 1 on WalletHub's list, while Pearl City, Hawaii, proves most virtuous
- Christian teachings have long warned against the seven deadly sins, yet since the beginning of time, humans just can't seem to lick their related vices. WalletHub wanted to see which US cities are rife with people acting "illicitly," so it examined more than 180 of the largest...
4 Las Vegas
Nov 21, 2023 12:55 PM CST
4 Las Vegas Teens Charged With Murder After Beating
Other teens under the age of 16 also might face charges in classmate's death
- Prosecutors in Las Vegas have formally charged four high school students as adults with murder in the beating of their schoolmate, a fight that was captured on cellphone video and has been widely shared across social media. The two 16-year-olds and two 17-year-olds are charged with second-degree murder and conspiracy...
Driver Buys Into Grand Prix
Once He Crosses Finish Line
Nov 19, 2023 5:15 PM CST
Driver Buys Into Grand Prix Once He Crosses Finish Line
Max Verstappen wins thrilling race, but even he had criticized the event
- The competition itself was thrilling—"one of the best races this season," the Athletic reports. Max Verstappen won the first Las Vegas Grand Prix on Saturday night, triumphing over a five-second penalty and a collision for which another driver took the blame. Management of the event has received...
We 'Did Everything
We Could' to Stay
Nov 17, 2023 8:09 AM CST
A's Owner: We 'Did Everything We Could' to Stay
Team's move to Las Vegas approved by MLB owners
- One of Rob Manfred's first trips after his election as baseball commissioner nine years ago was to Oakland to consult with Athletics owner John Fisher on attempts to keep the team in the Bay Area. Unable together to make that work, the A's will instead move to Las...
After Months of
Good News for Vegas
Nov 10, 2023 7:11 AM CST
After Months of 'Tense Negotiations,' Good News for Vegas
Vegas casinos, hotel workers union reach tentative deal to avoid a strike
- Over seven months of tense negotiations, mandatory daily room cleanings underscored the big issues that Las Vegas union hotel workers were fighting to address in their first contracts since the pandemic. Those issues also included job security, better working conditions, and safety while on the job. From the onset of...
Las Vegas Union Reaches
Tentative Deal With Caesars
Nov 8, 2023 6:15 PM CST
Las Vegas Union Reaches Tentative Deal With Caesars
MGM Resorts boss says he expects an agreement before strike deadline
- Less than two days before a strike deadline that threatens a major event—the Las Vegas Grand Prix—the Culinary Workers Union announced a tentative deal with Caesars Entertainment. Negotiators agreed on terms of a five-year contract for about 10,000 workers, the AP reports. Talks were being held Wednesday...
These Are the
Spookiest Cities in America
Oct 28, 2023 1:30 PM CDT
These Are the Spookiest Cities in America
New York ascends to the top of WalletHub's rankings for where Halloween is king
- Ready to get your ghoul on? Halloween is on Tuesday, and people across the nation are prepping their costumes, breaking out the candy bowls, and cueing up "Monster Mash" for when trick-or-treaters arrive. If you're wondering which places really know how to get into the spooky spirit, WalletHub...
Ahead of Possible Strike,
Workers Block Las Vegas Strip
Oct 26, 2023 1:18 AM CDT
Ahead of Possible Strike, Workers Block Las Vegas Strip
58 people cited for sitting in the street during rush hour
- Thousands of hotel workers fighting for new union contracts rallied on the Las Vegas Strip on Wednesday evening, halting rush-hour traffic before dozens were arrested for sitting in the street, the AP reports. The stepped-up labor unrest aimed to draw attention to negotiations with three major casino companies. Seated in...
This Is the Most
Dangerous City to Drive In
Oct 24, 2023 5:43 PM CDT
This Is the Most Dangerous City to Drive In
Detroit is the most risky, while New York is safest, per SellMax
- There's a risk anytime you get behind the wheel, but driving in some places is more dangerous than others. Using stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, SellMax looked at cities across the US, grouping fatality data based on speeding, DUIs, and other variables. The car-selling site found...
Looking to Rent?
This Is the Best City for It
Oct 21, 2023 5:30 AM CDT
Looking to Rent? This Is the Best City for It
Chandler, Arizona, tops Forbes Advisor's rankings
- It's not easy for everyone to enter the homeownership arena these days, thanks to high home prices and rising interest rates . Forking over a monthly payment to a landlord, therefore, may be the best option for many. Forbes Advisor went on the hunt for the best cities for renters,...
Vegas Police Officer
Sentenced for Casino Heists
Oct 17, 2023 7:02 PM CDT
Vegas Police Officer Sentenced for Casino Heists
Caleb Rogers gets 12 years, plans to appeal
- A Las Vegas police officer was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in federal prison for stealing nearly $165,000 in a trio of casino heists , including one in which he was found guilty of brandishing a department-issued weapon. Caleb Rogers, who has been on unpaid suspension in a solo jail...
Next Union Strike on the Table
Could Shut Down Las Vegas
Sep 27, 2023 5:40 PM CDT
Next Union Strike on the Table Could Shut Down Las Vegas
Tens of thousands of casino, hotel workers vote to authorize a walkout
- Tens of thousands of Las Vegas hospitality workers fighting for new union contracts voted Tuesday to authorize a strike that could impact more than three dozen casinos and hotels. As the AP reports, the Culinary Workers Union hasn't gone on strike in more than three decades. The union didn'...
Barry Manilow Breaks
a Big Elvis Record
Sep 27, 2023 10:45 AM CDT
Barry Manilow Breaks a Big Elvis Record
'70s singer plays his 637th show at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino; the King had 636
- No one played more shows at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino than Elvis Presley, who notched an impressive 636 sold-out performances in residency before his 1977 death. No one until last weekend, that is, when '70s legend Barry Manilow logged his 637th show at the same venue....
Family Decries Cyclist's 'Sick'
Murder by Laughing Teens
Sep 27, 2023 7:33 AM CDT
Family Decries Cyclist's 'Sick' Murder by Laughing Teens
Jesus Ayala, Jzamir Keys accused of intentionally striking Andreas Probst, others in Las Vegas
- "Ready?" says the driver as a car speeds up behind a cyclist in a designated bike lane in Las Vegas. "Yeah, hit his ass," says his passenger, who is filming with his cellphone. A chuckle is heard just before the vehicle strikes Andreas "Andy" Probst , a...
Newspaper Is Victim of Hate
Campaign Over Bogus Reason
Sep 21, 2023 11:20 AM CDT
Newspaper Is Victim of Hate Campaign Over Bogus Reason
Online critics falsely accuse 'Las Vegas Review-Journal,' issue threats to reporter
- A Las Vegas newspaper is being viciously attacked online for its coverage of an alleged murder of a retired police chief, with critics guilty of either a misunderstanding or a deliberate attempt to mislead, per the AP . The "firehose of hatred" has led the
Las Vegas Review-Journal
'Cybersecurity Issue' Hits
MGM Resorts' Hotels, Casinos
Sep 12, 2023 2:36 PM CDT
'Cybersecurity Issue' Hits MGM Resorts' Hotels, Casinos
Company's main website is down in 'ongoing' event
- A "cybersecurity issue" led to the shutdown of some casino and hotel computer systems at MGM Resorts International properties across the US, a company official reported Monday. The incident began Sunday. The extent of its effect was not immediately known on reservation systems and casino floors in Las Vegas...
Vegas Rapper Detailed
Murder in Song, Is Charged
Sep 11, 2023 2:06 PM CDT
Vegas Rapper Detailed Murder in Song, Is Charged
Kenjuan McDaniel being held over 2021 slaying
- Police in Las Vegas say a local rapper made their murder investigation easier by essentially confessing to the crime in one of his songs, reports the
. Kenjuan McDaniel, 25, has been charged with murder in the 2021 shooting of 32-year-old Randall Wallace, says the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police...
Passenger After Puke Incident:
'I Am Ashamed to Be Canadian'
Sep 6, 2023 2:21 PM CDT
Passenger After Puke Incident: 'I Am Ashamed to Be Canadian'
Air Canada takes heat for booting 2 passengers who refused to sit in vomit-covered seats
- Two passengers booked for a flight from Vegas to Montreal last month were escorted off the plane before takeoff, all because they wouldn't sit in their puke-soaked seats. The AP reports that the incident took place Aug. 26 on an Air Canada plane, on which Susan Benson was also...
In Las Vegas, Robots
Are Taking a Lot of Jobs
Sep 5, 2023 5:58 PM CDT
In Las Vegas, Robots Are Taking a Lot of Jobs
Hospitality workers' union predicts a 'big fight' over tech in contract negotiations
- The tourism-heavy economy is Las Vegas has left many workers vulnerable to being replaced by robots, and the city should work to diversify its economy to make sure humans still have jobs, analysts say. It's already common to see robots doing jobs including bartending at establishments like the Tipsy...
He Hadn't Missed Work in
3 Decades, Gets Big Reward
in case you missed it
Aug 13, 2023 6:52 AM CDT
He Hadn't Missed Work in 3 Decades, Gets Big Reward
GoFundMe for Las Vegas Burger King worker Kevin Ford has brought in more than $400K
- Last June, a worker at a Nevada Burger King became an unexpected star, lauded for the fact that he hadn't missed a scheduled shift in 27 years. Kevin Ford's brush with fame came courtesy of a video he'd posted on TikTok that highlighted his impressive work ethic...
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