Blog: Elsewhere

Barrett-Jackson president to auction own car for L.V. first responders

Barrett-Jackson’s Las Vegas auction will go ahead as planned Oct. 19-21 at Mandalay Bay, but a special item has been added this year …

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Mystery of viral Las Vegas Sun photo from shooting solved

When Stephen Vicelja went to the Route 91 Harvest Festival with friends, he never knew the cowboy boots he was wearing would mean so much. It was hours into the concert in Las Vegas Sunday when he …

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Twin sisters shot in Las Vegas recount how they survived

Identical twin sisters Natalia and Gianna Baca were hit by gunfire in Las Vegas Sunday night, and one of their heroes was …

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Tom Petty, down-to-earth rock superstar, dies at 66

Petty and his longtime band the Heartbreakers had recently completed a 40th anniversary tour, one he hinted would be their last …

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Las Vegas, city of risk, sex and … ice hockey?

By late summer, some 14 million visitors had landed at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Whether they came from Boston or Beijing, many were on the …

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Photos: Take a look at the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site

How much steel does it take to build a casino in Massachusetts? About 8,000 tons. Construction is well underway at …

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Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun casinos proceed with new attractions

Foxwoods Resort Casino announced plans to develop a high-performance indoor karting center, as rival Mohegan Sun Casino …

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Look inside Floyd Mayweather’s new $25M Beverly Hills mansion

Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Conor McGregor netted the boxing legend at least $100 million, and he didn’t waste any time to put the money to use …

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Police release video in 2015 shooting that injured woman near Strip

Two years after a woman was shot near the Strip in an incident that left her with “severe and permanent” damage, Metro Police are making a new push to identify …

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Controversial GGG-Canelo decision prompts Las Vegas refunds

Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday’s title fight against Canelo Alvarez. They …

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‘Drunk’ Welsh man survives swim across Hoover Dam and gets $330 fine

A man from north Wales has been fined $330 by American police after he swam across the Hoover Dam on a stag do, apparently making himself the first person to …

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Steve Wynn talked with Kushner Companies on possible real estate deal

Kushner Companies has explored a development plan for one of its key buildings with casino mogul Steve Wynn, according to …

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Billionaire Fertitta brothers sell remaining UFC stakes at $5 billion valuation

Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta, who sold most of their stakes in mixed martial arts promoter UFC at a $4 billion valuation last summer, have now …

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Trump cancels Texas fundraisers, heading to Las Vegas in October

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has canceled a series of fundraisers it had planned to hold in Texas this fall in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, according to …

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LA Times: Raiders fans going through different stages of grief after being jilted

Instead of the familiar hard hat with foot-long spikes, black wig, bulky shoulder pads under a No. 26 Raiders jersey with “Dr. Death” written on the back, Ray Perez wore an untucked white dress shirt and dark slacks …

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