Las Vegas Strip

A view of the welcome sign on Las Vegas Boulevard, known as "The Strip" is seen in Las Vegas, Nevada, 12 November 2006.        (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Vegas.com Bought For $15.5 Million

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Travel-booking website Vegas.com which boasts 3.4 million monthly visitors is being sold for $15.5 million in cash and other considerations including stock. Remark Media announced Thursday it would buy Vegas.com from family-owned […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/20/2015

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Part Of Strip Shut Down After Police Crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have reopened a part of the Las Vegas Strip after a police officer was hurt in a crash involving a patrol vehicle and a private vehicle. The crash at the intersection of […]

CBS Las Vegas–08/19/2015

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Bellagio Fountain Construction Closing Lanes On Strip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Construction of a stage at the Bellagio fountains on the Las Vegas Strip is going to slow traffic Monday through Thursday. MGM Resorts announced Friday that a portion of three southbound lanes in […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/27/2015

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Cosmo Pool Fire Fueled By Fake Foam Palm Trees

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Firefighters say fake foam palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire Saturday on the 14th floor of The Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip that sent plumes of black smoke from […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/27/2015

Fountains at Bellagio Hotel  (photo: HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bellagio Fountain Damaged

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man was arrested after swimming out to the Bellagio fountain on the Las Vegas Strip, briefly stopping the famous water show and damaging the fountain. Las Vegas police say a 39-year-old man was […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/24/2015

The Mirage Debuts New Volcano Attraction On The Las Vegas Strip

The Mirage Volcano To Erupt Less Frequently

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mirage volcano on the Las Vegas Strip is erupting less frequently but not for any geological reason. The man-made volcano that’s been spewing fire and water since the hotel’s 1989 opening will […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/13/2015

Las Vegas Strip (credit: Randy Yagi)

Plans Emerge For New Casino-Hotel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Initial plans for a casino-hotel that may rise from the Las Vegas Strip site where the New Frontier once stood show two hotel towers with 1,100 rooms and a 126,000-square-foot water feature inside. […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/06/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings reacts in the second period while taking on the New York Rangers during Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

L.A. Kings Hockey Player Pleads Guilty

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jarret Stoll pleaded guilty to two reduced misdemeanor charges to resolve a felony cocaine case stemming from his April arrest at a Las Vegas Strip swimming pool. Defense attorneys […]

CBS Las Vegas–06/25/2015

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Judge Throws Out FBI Evidence In Illegal Gambling Case

Prosecutor to decide whether to keep persuing charges after a federal judge discarded evidence collected by FBI agents who posed as Internet repairmen during an illegal bookmaking investigation.

05/26/2015

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Rock in Rio USA Underway In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A music festival replete with a Ferris wheel, multiple stages and top entertainment is coming to the Las Vegas Strip. Rock in Rio USA — the latest in an expanding music festival […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/08/2015

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