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Las Vegas window washers rescued from 35 floors upupdated: Wed Jul 25 2012 20:42:00

Firefighters rescued four workers trapped for several hours on a platform stuck 35 floors above the Las Vegas strip, a fire official said Wednesday.

Tunnel accident near Las Vegas kills one worker, injures anotherupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 22:26:00

An accident in a tunnel at a construction project near Las Vegas killed one worker and injured another on Monday, the agency operating the site said.

The Black Sea's Las Vegasupdated: Mon Jun 11 2012 08:48:00

Donald Trump is investing in the Black Sea town of Batumi, that many hope will be the Las Vegas of the Caucasus.

GSA exec takes the Fifth on Las Vegas spending scandalupdated: Tue Apr 17 2012 00:27:00

A government official at the center of lavish spending at a Las Vegas conference claimed his Fifth Amendment rights against testifying at a congressional hearing Monday, while his former boss said she mourned her departure from public service over the controversy.

How the Consumer Electronics Show lost its sparkupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 13:03:00

No American city does unintentional irony quite like Las Vegas. And Las Vegas is always at its most unintentionally ironic during Consumer Electronics Show (CES) week, the January extravaganza that annually draws over 150,000 techno-tourists like myself to the seductively coercive city in the Nevada desert to pay homage to the hottest new electronic products on the planet.

Las Vegas 'magic' comes to 'The Nutcracker'updated: Fri Dec 16 2011 11:06:00

"The Nutcracker" ballet, as most North Americans know it, is about magic. A wooden toy transforms into a prince, mice and toy soldiers engage in battle, a little girl journeys to a sugar-coated paradise where she is treated to a series of decadent dances.

Money Magazine: Rent a time-share and stay for lessupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 05:36:00

Vacationing with your kids? Cut your costs by renting a time-share instead of hotel rooms. You'll save money on lodging -- and spend less on meals by cooking in.

Five dead in helicopter crash near Las Vegasupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 22:10:00

A helicopter that was taking passengers on a tour over Hoover Dam near Las Vegas crashed Wednesday evening, killing the pilot and all four passengers, a spokesman for the National Park Service said.

Las Vegas' best new attractionsupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 11:06:00

What lies behind the walls of Wayne Newton's Vegas estate? Penguins and Elvis memorabilia, as it turns out. And come next spring, when Newton's Casa de Shenandoah opens as a museum, you'll be able to see this collection for yourself.

CNNMoney: Is Las Vegas' housing market ready to make a comeback?updated: Fri Nov 11 2011 18:38:00

Las Vegas has suffered through the housing bust like few others places and still has further to fall. But these days many real estate investors and home buyers are betting that it's poised to stage a comeback.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures on the rise againupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 05:42:00

The number of foreclosures climbed in October, as mortgage lenders started to work through the paperwork problems that had delayed new filings for much of the last year.

CNNMoney: Whirlpool and Coinstar get shreddedupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 13:17:00

While S&P 500 companies are on pace to reach record earnings, with more than 70% reporting above the consensus estimates, not everything is rosy.

Las Vegas Debate Prepsupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 17:22:00

CNN's Kate Lunger gives insight into the Las Vegas Western Republican debate airing Tuesday night at 8 ET. Ashlee Simpson Meets Her Boyfriend's Parents Post-Emmysupdated: Tue Sep 20 2011 12:33:00

• Christina Aguilera and boyfriend Matt Rutler had a ringside view as they watched Floyd Mayweather Jr. knock out Victor Ortiz at Las Vegas's MGM Grand. The couple sat near True Blood's Stephen Moyer and wife Anna Paquin, as well as Mark Wahlberg. Following the fight, Aguilera and Rutler headed to Tao Las Vegas for dinner and dancing.

Little 'viva' in Las Vegas real estateupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 10:12:00

In the brutal heat, Mike Forizs ventures out of his North Las Vegas home to take out the trash. Mary-Kate & Ashley Head to Las Vegas for a Bachelorette Partyupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 12:55:00

• Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen headed to Las Vegas for a friend's bachelorette bash that started with dinner - and ended in the club. The ladies shared a feast at Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge inside the Bellagio, where they dined on signature dishes - such as Big Eye tuna pizza - prepared specially by the restaurant's executive chef. After dinner, they headed to Gold Boutique Nightclub & Lounge - celebrating in true Sin City style. According to an onlooker, they were requesting songs from the deejay, and sang and danced along.

Las Vegas: Viva Lost Wages!updated: Thu Jul 28 2011 16:34:00

The radio was going on about the space shuttle's last mission. Kim Kardashian Celebrates Bachelorette Party in Las Vegasupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 08:50:00

Kardashian celebrates with friends before invading Kris Humphries's bash

Will the online poker business become a 'busted flush'?updated: Sun Jul 24 2011 17:15:00

The major talking point at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas this summer was the extent to which experts had got their predictions wrong.

Las Vegas resort warns some guests to test for Legionnaires' diseaseupdated: Thu Jul 14 2011 19:14:00

A Las Vegas resort is warning some former guests that they may have come in contact with high levels of the legionella bacteria, which causes Legionnaires' disease, a form of pneumonia, the hotel announced Thursday.

CNNMoney: Government job cuts hurt citiesupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 17:08:00

Metro economies struggling the most to recover from the Great Recession typically lost government jobs, a new Brookings Institution report found.

Woman in Las Vegas seeking cosmetic surgery dies, pair chargedupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 20:48:00

Las Vegas police caught two people as they were about to board a plane for Colombia, then charged them with the murder of a woman who went missing hours after being dropped off for a cosmetic surgery procedure.

Vegas airline proposes rolling dice on faresupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 17:08:00

In Las Vegas, gambling may expand beyond casinos to sky travel.

Airline with club atmosphere to serve Las Vegasupdated: Tue Feb 22 2011 14:20:00

Mood lighting, club music and pre-flight safety briefings from virtual celebrities: Gamblers may soon have a swanky new way to arrive in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Arrest made in Bellagio casino robbery; suspect is son of local judgeupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 09:52:00

A Las Vegas judge whose 29-year-old son was arrested in the December robbery of Las Vegas' Bellagio casino said he is "devastated and heartbroken" but that "people who break the law need to be held accountable." The Real World Returns to Las Vegas - and a Hotel Room Gets Trashedupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 07:48:00

Meet the cast and see them hook up, party, fight and trash a suite at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Airport carpets stir online passionupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 15:11:00

There's something underfoot at airports around the world that most travelers ignore, but that's getting a lot of attention.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas: Still the foreclosure kingupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 06:04:00

Las Vegas is once again the foreclosure king. Showgirl's Sister Lashes Out at Suspect in Courtupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 16:51:00

"I hope you rot in hell!" shouted the sister of Debbie Flores Narvaez at an arraignment Missing Las Vegas Showgirl Was Strangled, Coroner Confirmsupdated: Tue Jan 11 2011 19:09:00

Debbie Flores Narvaez's body was later dismembered; her ex-boyfriend is being held without bail Report: Las Vegas Showgirl's Body Was Dismemberedupdated: Mon Jan 10 2011 11:29:00

Debbie Flores-Narvaez's body was packed into multiple cement-filled tubs, the Las Vegas Review Journal says

Five nuggets before start of CESupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 16:43:00

Some call the Consumer Electronics Show "Christmas for geeks."

CES: Preview the future of technologyupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 16:37:00

The Consumer Electronics Show gives a glimpse into the tech trends and gadgets that will be released later this year.

5 gadget trends to watch at CESupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 16:37:00

For gearheads, the holiday celebrations don't end after Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's. Many new tech toys are unwrapped not just in December but in early January, at a not-so-little event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas Showgirl Mysteriously Disappearsupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 12:15:00

Beautiful brunette Debbie Flores-Narvaez is last seen going to her ex-boyfriend's house TJ Lavin Goes Home from the Hospitalupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 08:08:00

The once-comatose MTV host has "crawled out of a deep hole," his mom says

Meeks, Crist debate Obama agendaupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 02:07:00

Florida Senate candidates debate the issues and their support for President Obama's agenda.

Preston on Politics: Vegas airwaves cluttered with political adsupdated: Wed Oct 20 2010 02:07:00

Pick up a television remote control in your Las Vegas, Nevada, hotel room today and you are guaranteed to find a program to teach you how to play craps, blackjack and roulette as well as be inundated with 30-second messages about who to vote for in the Nov. 2 election.

The Killers' Brandon Flowers goes solo in fabulous Las Vegasupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 19:08:00

Driving across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas, Nevada, is a trip. Literally. If you're barreling down the I-15 from Los Angeles, California, one dusty town after another recedes in your rearview mirror -- outposts with names like Calico Ghost Town and Zzyzx.

Paris Hilton to avoid jail with Las Vegas plea dealupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 22:20:00

Paris Hilton will face a Las Vegas, Nevada, judge Monday morning to accept a plea deal in her cocaine possession case, the prosecutor and a source close to the defense said.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure rates hold steadyupdated: Thu Sep 16 2010 08:34:00

The foreclosure crisis has entered a new phase: The number of properties entering the foreclosure process has dropped, and now nearly matches the number of repossessions.

FBI investigates comment on flight from Las Vegasupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 07:55:00

The FBI interviewed two passengers after a reported threat to a plane that landed in Las Vegas, Nevada, but neither of them have been charged.

Small plane crashes in Las Vegas neighborhoodupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 14:15:00

A small plane with four people aboard crashed Monday in a residential neighborhood of Las Vegas, Nevada, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said.

CNNMoney: Home prices gain 3.6% in past yearupdated: Tue Aug 31 2010 09:53:00

Despite a recent spate of bad news coming out of the housing industry, home prices show signs of stabilizing.

Police say missing California woman may be alive in Las Vegasupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 17:17:00

A California woman missing for nearly a year and believed to be dead may still be alive and living in the Las Vegas, Nevada, area, detectives from Los Angeles said Thursday.

CNNMoney: Condos for less than the cost of a Corollaupdated: Mon Aug 02 2010 04:15:00

The housing bust has made owning a home a lot more affordable -- but in some places, prices are extraordinary; you can buy a nice condo for less than the cost of a new family car.

CNNMoney: Foreclosures climb in 75% of metro areasupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 03:32:00

Foreclosure filings climbed in 75% of the nation's metro areas during the first half of 2010, according to a report issued Thursday. Who Did Jenny McCarthy Kiss in Las Vegas?updated: Sat May 08 2010 12:09:00

The newly single star takes to Twitter to address some Internet rumors Tom Bowles: Five things we learned in Vegasupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 00:02:00

LAS VEGAS -- It doesn't matter if it's Las Vegas or Los Caminos, when you gamble against Jimmie Johnson ... you come up snake eyes.

Vegas: Bargain lover's paradiseupdated: Mon Feb 22 2010 16:56:00

Hoteliers in Las Vegas are slashing prices, making the city a destination for budget travelers.

Las Vegas ponders liquor store at airportupdated: Mon Feb 22 2010 16:56:00

You can already gamble at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, and soon you may be able to buy a bottle of wine, or something stronger, as you're waiting to pick up your luggage after a flight.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas: Most foreclosures of any city in 2009updated: Thu Jan 28 2010 05:55:00

Cities in the so-called Sand States dominated the foreclosure rankings in 2009, with the 20 worst-hit metro areas residing in Nevada, Florida, California and Arizona.

Las Vegas developer reshapes Macauupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 00:03:00

In a jubilant ceremony late last month, The Sands Macau went public raising $2.5 billion. At the center of the festivities was Sheldon Adelson, chairman of the Las Vegas Sands.

On 'The Amazing Race' trail in Las Vegasupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 15:35:00

There is something new to do in Sin City: Follow the trail of "The Amazing Race" finalists who sprinted through Las Vegas, Nevada, in a quest to win a $1 million grand prize. Bruce Martin: NASCAR Awards Ceremony moves to Las Vegasupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 17:34:00

After nearly 30 years in New York, NASCAR has traded in "I'll Take Manhattan" for "Viva Las Vegas."

School takes care of its ownupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 12:20:00

A Las Vegas elementary school goes the extra mile to help its students. CNN's Dan Simon reports.

School helps students fend off bad timesupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 12:20:00

Principal Sherrie Gahn said she was shocked when she first came to Whitney Elementary School seven years ago. FIRST LOOK: Beyoncé Is Yoursupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 17:29:00

The singer "tells her story" in an intimate new behind-the-scenes DVD Couples Watch: Jessica & Cash, Khloe & Lamarupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 11:54:00

• During a recent visit to Las Vegas, Jessica Alba and her husband Cash Warren hung out at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino where they took a private tour of the new HRH Tower - wearing hard hats - which is scheduled to open in December. The two also checked out a concert by the Steve Miller Band and, of course, stopped into the casino. Pay-to-Party: How the Stars Rake in the Cashupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 14:50:00

Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton and Pete Wentz collect money - lots of it - just for showing up

Pay-to-party: How the stars rake in the cashupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 14:33:00

Remember the song "You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party"? Well what if somebody paid you to party?

Veteran Pernice shares lead in Las Vegas eventupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 11:38:00

American trio Tom Pernice, Troy Matteson and Spencer Levin are locked in a three-way tie for the lead at the end of the first round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.

Fortune: Las Vegas' medical mafiaupdated: Wed Aug 19 2009 16:11:00

It began as the most ordinary of fender-benders. Cynthia Johnson, an office manager for a real estate company, was driving to work on Interstate 15 near the Las Vegas strip when a fellow commuter clipped the rear bumper of her Toyota Avalon, propelling it into the truck in front. No one seemed hurt, and the drivers exchanged information. Rumer's 21st Birthday Celebration - Part Two!updated: Wed Aug 19 2009 07:02:00

• After a late-night 21st birthday bash at Tao Las Vegas, Rumer Willis followed up the festivities with a more intimate celebration the following evening: She held a family dinner at Koi inside the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Joined by dad Bruce Willis, his wife Emma, mom Demi Moore, stepdad Ashton Kutcher and her sisters Tallulah and Scout, the starlet pre-selected dishes from the restaurant's menu for the meal. The group - which also included family friends - assembled in the Fountain Room for the private feast, which ended with Rumer blowing out all the candles on her cake after a "Happy Birthday" serenade. Rumer Willis Turns 21 in Las Vegasupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 12:58:00

Her party includes showgirls, an Elvis impersonator - and her famous parents College basketball preseason tournamentsupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 14:10:00

Here is the current list of the 2009 preseason basketball tournaments. It will be updated as information becomes available.

Travel leaders, lawmakers rally behind 'blacklisted' citiesupdated: Sat Aug 01 2009 16:30:00

Business isn't the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Las Vegas, Nevada, or Orlando, Florida, but these two entertainment capitals are also the top business meeting and convention destinations in the United States.

CNNMoney: $6 billion available for buyers of foreclosed homesupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 11:35:00

Home prices are at their most affordable in many years, which has opened up homeownership to many who had been locked out during the housing boom. And now, the federal government -- and many states - are launching plans to hook up buyers of repossessed properties with very attractive terms. Norman Chad: Welcome to Las Vegas, where immoderateness reigns supremeupdated: Sun Jun 14 2009 20:37:00

LAS VEGAS -- With the American economy at a crossroads, a cross-section of America still converges here every summer. It's as if money grows on palm trees in the middle of The Strip, because, even with recessionary dollars harder to come by, bigger crowds keep coming to the World Series of Poker. Mel B Prepares to Leave Las Vegas Showupdated: Tue Jun 09 2009 11:27:00

"I've loved every moment," says the PEEPSHOW star, who exits June 21

Vegas casino adds rock stars, more than 1,000 jobsupdated: Fri Jun 05 2009 10:52:00

The expanded Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, has begun adding staff and plans to hire 800 more personnel as construction projects continue.

Vegas and the tourism recessionupdated: Sun May 24 2009 11:36:00

On Tuesday, Pres. Obama visits Las Vegas, the city he castigated in February as a symbol of wasteful corporate junkets.

King: Luck running low in Las Vegasupdated: Sun May 24 2009 11:36:00

A search online turns up rooms at Fitzgeralds Casino and Hotel for as low as $26 -- a sure sign the recession is taking a toll on Las Vegas and rates are being slashed to attract visitors. Danny Gans's Death Stuns Las Vegasupdated: Sat May 02 2009 20:06:00

The Las Vegas entertainment community was shocked by the sudden death Friday of Danny Gans, a popular singer and impressionist.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas tops foreclosure listupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 09:47:00

The 26 cities with the highest foreclosure rate in the nation are all located in four hard-hit states, with Las Vegas topping the list, according to a report released Wednesday.

Showgirls to hang up headdresses as famed show closesupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 11:32:00

You know it's a recession when leggy Las Vegas showgirls can't sell enough tickets to stay in business.

CNNMoney: Web is the winner in March Madnessupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 13:57:00

The annual March Madness U.S. college basketball tournament, which starts on Thursday, is a pressure cooker for the 65 teams involved. Bruce Martin: Drivers weigh in on first testing ban test at Fontana, more notesupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 12:51:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Now that the 51st Daytona 500 is a soggy memory and winner Matt Kenseth has made the most of his media trip to New York as the winner of NASCAR's biggest race, it's time to look ahead to the rest of the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

CNNMoney: Casinos crap outupdated: Tue Feb 17 2009 13:47:00

It looks like the house doesn't always win, after all.

Anatomy of a bank failureupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 00:12:00

CNN's Drew Griffin looks behind the scenes of a bank failure that wound up costing the FDIC $500 million.

Small bank's meteoric rise eclipsed by collapseupdated: Tue Jan 27 2009 00:12:00

Sitting back in his leather chair, working as a consultant for a small Las Vegas bank, Tod Little is sure of one thing: Practically anyone, he says, could have made money as a banker in the go-go days of real estate in Nevada. Go-go days that lasted until the fall of 2008.

Snow becomes the show in Las Vegasupdated: Thu Dec 18 2008 15:17:00

There are some pretty unusual sites on the Las Vegas Strip. But snow on palm trees stole the show Thursday.

CNNMoney: Home prices in record declineupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 15:23:00

The home price plunge stayed on a record pace this summer, according to a widely watched gauge of national real-estate markets released Tuesday.

Kidnapped boy exposes trendupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 02:43:00

Kidnappings linked to Mexican drug cartels are growing in the United States. Casey Wian reports.

Police say they detained third person in boy's kidnappingupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 02:43:00

On Tuesday, police identified a third person detained as a witness in connection with what authorities believe was the drug-related abduction last week of a 6-year-old Nevada boy, who was found safe three days later.

Woman arrested in connection with Nevada boy's disappearanceupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 22:04:00

A woman was arrested in connection with the abduction of 6-year-old Cole Puffinburger from his Nevada home last week, the FBI said Monday.

Puffinburger's granddad foundupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 22:04:00

The man sought for questioning in the abduction of his 6-year-old grandson has been arrested. CNN's Kara Finnstrom reports. Bus Driver Found Missing Las Vegas Boyupdated: Sun Oct 19 2008 23:00:00

A Nevada transportation official says an abducted 6-year-old boy was found after he approached a bus driver and asked for a ride home.

Kidnapped boy found safe in Las Vegasupdated: Sun Oct 19 2008 11:07:00

A 6-year-old boy abducted Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been found safe, the Las Vegas police department announced early Sunday. Grandfather of Abducted Las Vegas Boy Arrestedupdated: Sat Oct 18 2008 18:00:00

Authorities in Southern California arrested the grandfather of an abducted 6-year-old Las Vegas boy, saying the man was involved with Mexican drug dealers and the kidnapping was a "message" Guilty Plea in Las Vegas Ricin Caseupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 19:00:00

An unemployed graphic designer who authorities say poisoned himself with toxic ricin in his Las Vegas motel room has pleaded guilty to possessing a biological toxin FLDS Sect Leader Jeffs Hospitalizedupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 20:30:00

Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs was taken from jail in Arizona to a Las Vegas hospital after he was found weak, feverish and "convulsive" in his cell, a jail official said Wednesday

Bungled reservation in Vegasupdated: Tue Jun 17 2008 15:55:00

Mary Jane Prough reserves a room in Las Vegas through But the resort she's supposed to stay at has never heard of her, and she's sent to a different hotel that's out in the boondocks. What is Prough owed for the reservations snafu? Las Vegas Club Names K-Fed 'Father of the Year'updated: Wed Jun 04 2008 08:13:00

Right before Father's Day, the dad of four will be honored at an event he'll host

Lost luggage in Las Vegasupdated: Thu May 08 2008 14:51:00

On a nonstop flight to Las Vegas, Spirit Airlines loses Michael Germano's checked luggage. He files a missing luggage report and a lost luggage claim, but the airline is ignoring his requests for compensation. What's going on, and how can Germano get Spirit to respond?

Taking the kids: Finding kid-friendly Las Vegas updated: Thu Apr 17 2008 10:51:00

Cheap hotels, every kind of food you can imagine. Plenty of sizzle, spectacle, first-rate theatrical productions, giant red rocks for climbing and water playgrounds.

Man arrested in Las Vegas ricin caseupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 16:06:00

A man at the center of a mysterious case of exposure to the deadly biological agent ricin has been arrested, FBI spokesman Richard Kolko said Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Home prices: Down record 11%updated: Tue Mar 25 2008 13:11:00

Residential real estate has posted another record decline.

Ricin-exposed man out of comaupdated: Fri Mar 14 2008 18:02:00

A man believed to have been exposed to the deadly poison ricin in a hotel room in Las Vegas, Nevada, is out of his coma and is being questioned by authorities, FBI Special Agent David Staretz said Friday. Bruce Martin: Dale Jr., others eager for return to Southeastupdated: Mon Mar 03 2008 15:13:00

LAS VEGAS -- As NASCAR leaves Las Vegas following an extended two-weekend Western swing, it's back to basics for the Sprint Cup teams as they return to the Southeast and what Dale Earnhardt Jr. calls two "real race tracks."

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