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BUSINESS
June 4, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Construction workers building a massive casino complex on the Las Vegas Strip were expected to return to work after a one-day walkout over safety concerns at the site where six workers have died since 2006. The general contractor of MGM Mirage Inc.'s CityCenter project will arrange for worker safety training and allow union and business leaders full access to the site at all times, union officials said.
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BUSINESS
February 24, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
MGM Mirage and Dubai World are in talks with Deutsche Bank for the $1.2-billion loan they need to complete their CityCenter project on the Las Vegas Strip, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions. Deutsche Bank may merge its Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino tower with the CityCenter project, and provide the loan in return for an equity and debt stake in the venture, the people said.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 29, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Marion "Suge" Knight has been released from a Las Vegas jail. The founder of bankrupt Death Row Records posted $19,000 bail Wednesday and promised to appear in Las Vegas Justice Court on Sept. 26 on felony assault and drug charges. Police arrested the hip-hop mogul on Wednesday morning after officers said they saw him beat his girlfriend while brandishing a knife in a parking lot near the Las Vegas Strip.
NEWS
March 14, 2014 | By Jay Jones
The Palms is offering Vegas visitors an opportunity  to stay in their hotel rooms for a full 24 hours. In recent years, check-in times have grown later and check-out times earlier, drawing complaints from guests who note that they are getting to spend less than a day. The “ 24-hour checkout experience ” at the Palms, a popular hotel off the Las Vegas Strip, lets guests check out 24 hours after they check in. No more having to...
NEWS
January 23, 1989 | From Associated Press
Irving (Ash) Resnick, a longtime gaming figure credited with luring high rollers to the Las Vegas Strip, died Wednesday. He was 72. Resnick died of heart failure at Humana Hospital Sunrise after being hospitalized after a long bout with cancer. His forte was bringing gamblers to Las Vegas casinos for high-stakes gambling, and he organized the first junkets that later became a fixture of the casinos.
NATIONAL
February 22, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Police blasted out a 20th-story window and stormed a room at a Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino, arresting a gunman who authorities say killed a man and shot at police and a security guard during a six-hour standoff. Police would not say how they shattered the window in the 35-story Harrah's Carnaval Tower, describing it only as a tactical diversion. The alleged gunman was uninjured.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2013 | By Samantha Schaefer
A UC Berkeley law school graduate student was sentenced to six months at a prison boot camp Wednesday for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort. Justin Alexander Teixeira, 25, will serve his sentence at a prison boot camp at High Desert State Prison in Indian Springs outside Las Vegas. Upon successful completion of the program and three to five years of probation, his felony charge could be reduced to a misdemeanor, the Associated Press reported.
NATIONAL
August 14, 2002 | From Associated Press
The brother-in-law of rap performer Snoop Dogg was found dead Tuesday in a barricaded apartment, 11 hours after wounding a Las Vegas police officer in a struggle on the street. Police were investigating whether Jermaine Fuller died of a self-inflicted wound or had been shot while fighting with the officer, during which police said Fuller's gun was fired at least twice. Las Vegas police Lt.
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