Nevada

News from the state of Nevada

Atlantic City’s 2 newest casinos nearing top of market

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Three years ago, when two shuttered Atlantic City casinos came back to life, there was more than a little skepticism...

Las Vegas weighs tying growth to conservation amid drought

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CARSON CITY, Nev. — Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions...

OJ Simpson keeps fighting in Vegas against Goldman judgments

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LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson will keep fighting recent court orders in Nevada that he owes at least $60 million in judgments stemming from...

Senators press Interior Secretary Haaland on oil lease pause

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WASHINGTON — Both Republican and Democratic senators pressed Interior Secretary Deb Haaland for answers Wednesday after a federal court blocked the Biden administration’s suspension...

New owners try to get Bally’s Atlantic City back in the game

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Phil Juliano was looking at Bally's casino through rose-colored glass. Or more accurately, rose-colored glass flecked with jarringly out-of-place blue...

Las Vegas may face record-setting high temps this week

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LAS VEGAS — Sin City may feel like purgatory this week as a heat wave is expected to overtake Las Vegas. ...

US West swelters in record-busting heat, risking wildfires

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PHOENIX — Dangerous, record-busting heat spread across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday and into parts of Utah, Montana and Wyoming as a dome of...

As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still see risk

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JACKSON, Miss. — New COVID-19 cases are declining across the most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all...

Nevada plans to use 3 or 4 drugs for late-July execution

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LAS VEGAS — Nevada prison officials on Thursday disclosed that they want to use a never-before-tried combination of drugs for the state’s first lethal...

Richard Branson marks opening of Virgin hotel in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Billionaire businessman and investor Richard Branson marked the opening Thursday of the new Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, promoting weekend events that...