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  • J. Terrence Lanni dies at 68; casino exec helped Las Vegas clean up its image

    J. Terrence Lanni dies at 68; casino exec helped Las Vegas clean up its image
    Reporting from Las Vegas -- J. Terrence Lanni, a casino executive who helped Las Vegas shed its mob-run image and earn Wall Street's respect, died late Thursday at his home in Pasadena. He was 68 and had cancer. Lanni served as an executive with...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jailed on Grand Larceny Charge

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. Jailed on Grand Larceny Charge
    LAS VEGAS -- Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been arrested in Las Vegas on a felony theft charge stemming from a domestic violence complaint by his ex-girlfriend. Mayweather, 33, was booked Friday on a grand larceny charge at the Clark County jail and...
  • Paris Hilton Pleads Guilty in Cocaine Arrest

    Paris Hilton Pleads Guilty in Cocaine Arrest
    LAS VEGAS -- Paris Hilton has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors stemming from her drug-related arrest last month at a Las Vegas resort. Hilton pleaded guilty in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday morning to drug possession and obstructing an officer....
  • Paris Hilton Hopes to Return to Japan

    Paris Hilton Hopes to Return to Japan
    LOS ANGELES -- Paris Hilton says she looks forward to returning to Japan "in the future." She headed home to the United States on her private jet today after she was denied entry at Tokyo's airport. The Japanese decision came after her guilty plea on...
  • Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time

    Bruno Mars Takes Plea Deal, Avoids Prison Time
    LAS VEGAS -- Singer Bruno Mars can avoid prosecution for a Las Vegas, Nevada, drug arrest if he stays out of trouble for a year, gets drug counseling, does 200 hours of community service and pays a $2,000 fine, according to terms of a deal confirmed by...
  • If you go: Hoover dam

    THE BEST WAY TO HOOVER DAM AND BOULDER CITY, NEV. From Los Angeles, take Interstate 10 east to Interstate 15 north toward Las Vegas. Take Interstate 215 east to U.S. 93 south to Boulder City and the dam. Hoover Dam tours, (866) 730-9097, http://www....
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. facing eight charges

     
    Unbeaten former world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was charged with four felonies and four misdemeanors Thursday after being arrested last week for his alleged involvement in a domestic dispute with his ex-girlfriend in front of their three...
  • Paris Hilton pleads guilty to drug possession, obstruction [poll]

     
    Paris Hilton pleaded guilty in a Las Vegas court on Monday to misdemeanor charges of possession of cocaine and obstructing an officer and received one year of probation, a $2,000 fine and 200 hours of community service. If she violates that probation, she...
  • Boys' basketball: Taft's Dinwiddie has options

     
    Woodland Hills Taft point guard Spencer Dinwiddie is being recruited by Colorado, Oregon, Harvard and Nevada Las Vegas, Coach Derrick Taylor said. Nov. 10 is the first day for signing an early letter of intent. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Brand X Files: Paris Hilton pleads guilty. Christine O'Donnell 'dabbled into witchcraft.' M.I.A. and Kanye West recording?

     
    Paris Hilton pleads guilty: According to the AP, the celebutante "acknowledged Monday that she had cocaine in her purse" and will serve out a year of probation, just days after old pal Lindsay Lohan took to Twitter to admit she'd failed a drug test....
  • Spanish-language ad blames Republicans for immigration failure

     
    Immigrant, voting rights and workers advocacy groups announced today a Spanish-language radio ad campaign blaming Republicans for the defeat of the immigration bill that would have helped an estimated 2 million young immigrants to become legalized....
  • Matador at 21's greatest hits

     
    Guided by Voices' Robert Pollard closes Matador at 21's lost weekend out on Night 3 Your trusty blogger spent a four-day weekend in Las Vegas losing a lot of money at blackjack for Matador at 21, a celebration of the New York indie label's latest birthday...