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Special to The Times"What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" was your mantra last night. Now your head is pounding, and you feel as though you dragged your tongue down the Strip. Worse, your best friend needs you to find a bail bondsman — or he's going to stay in Vegas...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCan the Las Vegas Monorail double down to avoid going bust? Three years after beginning operations, the four-mile, $650-million private rail line that stretches from behind the MGM Grand to the Sahara hotel-casino is attracting about 22,285 riders a...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSmoke billowing from the 32-story Monte Carlo Resort & Casino last month made dramatic TV footage, recalling the 1980 blaze that raced through the former MGM Grand in Las Vegas and killed more than 80 people. No one died in the recent Monte Carlo blaze,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA woman believed to be the mother of a dead infant girl found Monday in a Santa Ana yard was arrested in Henderson, Nev., by U.S. marshals after a brief standoff, police said Friday. Michelle Jennae Pedroza, 20, was arrested late Thursday and was...
Tags: Death, Infants, Police Arrests
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDepending on their mood and whom you talk to, people in this parched railroad town clinging to the eastern edge of California call it the poor stepchild, the redheaded stepchild, the ugly stepchild of San Bernardino County. They grouse about not...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDale Wageman is the kind of barfly this city's taverns are desperate to woo. He likes to settle onto a bar stool each Saturday, glue himself to college football on the tube, and polish off beers. But to win him, Vegas bartenders must contend with his...
Times Staff WriterOn a day when thousands were convinced the calendar made this gambling town the luckiest place to wed on the luckiest day of the century, this may have been the quintessential 7/7/7 wedding: The groom wore green flip-flops with a beer bottle opener...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen Judge Gene T. Porter last ran for reelection, a group of Las Vegas lawyers sponsored a fundraiser for him at Big Bear in California. Even by Las Vegas standards, it was brazen. Some of the sponsors had cases before him. One case was set for a crucial...
Times Staff WriterA Nevada jury today found an ex-stripper and her lover not guilty of drugging and killing Las Vegas casino heir Lonnie "Ted" Binion. Sandy Murphy and Rick Tabish were acquitted on three counts, including murder and robbery, after four days of...
Times Staff WriterThe murder convictions of an ex-stripper and her lover were overturned Monday when a divided Nevada Supreme Court found fault with the trial that sent the two to prison in the drugging and killing of former Las Vegas casino executive Ted Binion. Sandy...
Tags: Politics, Trials, Death, Casino and Gambling, Theft
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTwo state constitutional amendments illustrating the contradictions of Nevada politics--one to legalize medicinal marijuana and another to ban recognition of same-sex marriages--won convincingly Tuesday. In Clark County, which includes Las Vegas and...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs John Dunne sees it, a writer's life has two states: writing and having written. Right now Dunne is in the latter one and relieved. He finished his book, "The Red, White and Blue," on April 6, 1986, at 2:06 in the afternoon, he says with his passion for...
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