Blog: Elsewhere

Oregon’s Crosby to wear No. 58 in Las Vegas Bowl to honor shooting victims

The son of this city will rise Saturday with a heavy heart, swelling with pride yet burdened by sorrow. Oregon senior Tyrell Crosby will close out his splendid college career in a hometown now scarred by tragedy, after the mass shooting during …

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Detroit casinos see potential in sports betting

The busiest part of Las Vegas casinos on Sunday afternoon aren’t the slots, craps, roulette or blackjack. It is the sportsbook, where people …

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Nevada pardons wrongfully convicted man

The Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners granted a full pardon on Wednesday to a man who spent 21 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, delivering a clear rebuke to the Las Vegas prosecutors who …

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Golden Entertainment just bought the Stratosphere

Even in Las Vegas, the land of faux pirate battles and Elvis-themed wedding chapels, the Stratosphere is something of an oddball. Conceived by poker pro Bob Stupak, the Space Needle-shaped …

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She searched desperately for a man she helped after the Las Vegas shooting. Then she found him

The first time she ever met him, Sheri Sletten held him in her arms and pressed her cheek to his face. “Can you feel this?” she asked. “Yes,” he whispered. “Then that means …

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Shabazz Muhammad plans to legally change his name to ‘Bazz’

Listen, sometimes you don’t really need a great reason to do something. Sometimes, it’s just time to do something. This is apparently why Shabazz Muhammad …

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CNN: First charges filed in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation

A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. The charges are still sealed under orders from …

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Golden Knights’ Deryk Engelland: This is for Las Vegas

Everyone knows where they were when they heard the news. It’s one of the things that has bonded the city together in the past few weeks. I was actually asleep. We had played our final …

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Arbor View defensive back Isaiah Herron commits to BYU football

In the midst of their 1-6 start to the 2017 season, the BYU Cougars have received a commitment from a prospect in the 2018 class …

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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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