Firefighters rescued four workers trapped for several hours on a platform stuck 35 floors above the Las Vegas strip, a fire official said Wednesday.
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.
Donald Trump is investing in the Black Sea town of Batumi, that many hope will be the Las Vegas of the Caucasus.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNN's Kate Lunger gives insight into the Las Vegas Western Republican debate airing Tuesday night at 8 ET.
â¢ 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.
In the brutal heat, Mike Forizs ventures out of his North Las Vegas home to take out the trash.
â¢ 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.
The radio was going on about the space shuttle's last mission.
Kardashian celebrates with friends before invading Kris Humphries's bash
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.
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.
Metro economies struggling the most to recover from the Great Recession typically lost government jobs, a new Brookings Institution report found.
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.
In Las Vegas, gambling may expand beyond casinos to sky travel.
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.
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."
Meet the cast and see them hook up, party, fight and trash a suite at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
There's something underfoot at airports around the world that most travelers ignore, but that's getting a lot of attention.
Las Vegas is once again the foreclosure king.
"I hope you rot in hell!" shouted the sister of Debbie Flores Narvaez at an arraignment
Debbie Flores Narvaez's body was later dismembered; her ex-boyfriend is being held without bail
Debbie Flores-Narvaez's body was packed into multiple cement-filled tubs, the Las Vegas Review Journal says
Some call the Consumer Electronics Show "Christmas for geeks."
The Consumer Electronics Show gives a glimpse into the tech trends and gadgets that will be released later this year.
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.
Beautiful brunette Debbie Flores-Narvaez is last seen going to her ex-boyfriend's house
The once-comatose MTV host has "crawled out of a deep hole," his mom says
Florida Senate candidates debate the issues and their support for President Obama's agenda.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Despite a recent spate of bad news coming out of the housing industry, home prices show signs of stabilizing.
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.
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.
Foreclosure filings climbed in 75% of the nation's metro areas during the first half of 2010, according to a report issued Thursday.
The newly single star takes to Twitter to address some Internet rumors
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.
Hoteliers in Las Vegas are slashing prices, making the city a destination for budget travelers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After nearly 30 years in New York, NASCAR has traded in "I'll Take Manhattan" for "Viva Las Vegas."
A Las Vegas elementary school goes the extra mile to help its students. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
Principal Sherrie Gahn said she was shocked when she first came to Whitney Elementary School seven years ago.
The singer "tells her story" in an intimate new behind-the-scenes DVD
â¢ 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.
Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton and Pete Wentz collect money - lots of it - just for showing up
Remember the song "You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party"? Well what if somebody paid you to party?
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.
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.
â¢ 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.
Her party includes showgirls, an Elvis impersonator - and her famous parents
Here is the current list of the 2009 preseason basketball tournaments. It will be updated as information becomes available.
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.
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.
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.
"I've loved every moment," says the PEEPSHOW star, who exits June 21
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.
On Tuesday, Pres. Obama visits Las Vegas, the city he castigated in February as a symbol of wasteful corporate junkets.
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.
The Las Vegas entertainment community was shocked by the sudden death Friday of Danny Gans, a popular singer and impressionist.
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.
You know it's a recession when leggy Las Vegas showgirls can't sell enough tickets to stay in business.
The annual March Madness U.S. college basketball tournament, which starts on Thursday, is a pressure cooker for the 65 teams involved.
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.
It looks like the house doesn't always win, after all.
CNN's Drew Griffin looks behind the scenes of a bank failure that wound up costing the FDIC $500 million.
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.
There are some pretty unusual sites on the Las Vegas Strip. But snow on palm trees stole the show Thursday.
The home price plunge stayed on a record pace this summer, according to a widely watched gauge of national real-estate markets released Tuesday.
Kidnappings linked to Mexican drug cartels are growing in the United States. Casey Wian reports.
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.
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.
The man sought for questioning in the abduction of his 6-year-old grandson has been arrested. CNN's Kara Finnstrom reports.
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.
A 6-year-old boy abducted Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been found safe, the Las Vegas police department announced early Sunday.
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"
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
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
Mary Jane Prough reserves a room in Las Vegas through Hotwire.com. 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?
Right before Father's Day, the dad of four will be honored at an event he'll host
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?
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.
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.
Residential real estate has posted another record decline.
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.
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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