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Vegas Likes Raiders To Head To Superbowl

At Las Vegas betting windows, the money is on the Raiders to win the Superbowl. The new hometown team doesn't arrive in town for 3 years, but fans are showing the support by betting on the team. The Raiders have received more off season bets to win the Superbowl than any team in the NFL.…

Nevada's Jobless Rate Up In July

The unemployment rate in Nevada saw a slight uptick after holding steady for three months. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Wednesday that July’s unemployment rate was at 4.8 percent. That’s an increase of 0.1 percent and comes after the jobless number held steady at 4.7 percent for the previous three months.…

Smaller Gloves To Be Used For Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month. Nevada boxing regulators on Wednesday gave the two fighters an exemption to a rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for fights at…

FAA: Raiders Stadium Will Not Impact Air Traffic at McCarran

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a notice requesting comments on the Oakland Raiders’ proposed stadium in Las Vegas, a move with a deadline that could affect the project’s ambitious construction timeline. The FAA has given the public until Sept. 22 to submit comments it would then consider in its review of the stadium. The…

Party House Hotline Launched In Las Vegas

Las Vegas has launched a 24-hour hotline for residents to report annoyances at short-term rental properties in an effort to control party houses. Residents can report noise, trash, parking issues and other nuisances at rental properties. The city might send an officer out right away for an ongoing party or if a case is already…

Should McCarran International Airport Be Renamed?

Nevada State Senator Tick Segeblom is renewing his push to rename McCarran International Airport. Segerblom has introduced legislation in the past to change the name, but it didn't pass. The airport was named for former Nevada Senator Patrick McCarran, who served from 1933 to 1954 and was one of the most powerful men in Washington.…

Shade Tree Closing Transitional Women's Shelter

Shade Tree will be closing it's women's transitional shelter by the end of August due to a lack of funding. Staff is currently working on finding housing for the dozen women who remain in the shelter - but they say they will not throw anyone out on the street. The closure only affects the transitional…

Elvis Is Alive and Well In Las Vegas

Elvis Presley has been dead for 40 years, but the King’s legacy is alive and well in Las Vegas. Elvis impersonators remain a staple of Las Vegas kitsch, performing at casino venues, wedding chapels and street stages while decked out in garish jumpsuits, sunglasses and sideburn wigs. At a recent Elvis convention, performers came from…

Homeless Man Dies In Hit and Run

Authorities say a homeless man has died after being hit by a vehicle that fled the scene. A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper found the victim early Tuesday morning in the middle of a road. There were no calls to 911 about the man and it is not clear how long the victim had been in…