If you were going to try and unload a fortune in stolen coins, would you take them to the world's most famous pawn shop? That's allegedly what a local thief did after stealing $40,000 worth from a home.
There have been complaints over the years that the Taxicab Authority is under the thumb of the taxi companies they supposedly regulate. Now, there's a tape of a secretly-recorded conversation that gives new life to old allegations.
While some might think the father of the Las Vegas Strip is mobster Bugsy Seigel, or casino titans Kirk Kerkorian or Steve Wynn, the true architect of modern Las Vegas might be a self-described degenerate gambler named Jay Sarno.
Nevada is one of six states chosen by the federal government to be a center of research and development of drone technology, but there is a trade-off to any new technology. There are concerns about the widespread use of drones and what it might mean to personal privacy.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's ongoing budget problems are sometimes tough to quantify in terms of what they mean to crime on the streets. But there is one special team where the impact of too few dollars is easy to see.
Approximately 5,000 Nevadans have been given medical marijuana cards, but there is no provision in state law for someone under the age of 16. One mother has turned to the drug as a last resort for her daughter.
You can't hold it in your hand, like gold. You can't fold it in your wallet, like cash. You can't trade it in at the casino cage for chips or slot tokens, but Bitcoin is making inroads in Las Vegas, and every day more businesses are giving it a try.