NEVADA - India’s Reliance group has pledged 325 million dollars financing to Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and made production agreements with George Clooney and Julia Roberts’ production houses, according to reports.
NEVADA - Hindus have urged Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie to undertake the cause of apartheid of 15-million Roma people of Europe.
PAHRUMP, Nev. — Former “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss has pleaded guilty to felony drug charges in Nevada, but will avoid a trip to prison.
LAS VEGAS — Cardplayers, celebrities and amateurs with deep pockets are back in Las Vegas and hoping for a handsome score as the World Series of Poker main event begins.
LAS VEGAS — Magician Lance Burton is staying on the Las Vegas Strip for another six years.
LOS ANGELES — The cardiologist who was with Michael Jackson when he collapsed is “in no way a suspect” in the pop singer’s death, a spokeswoman for the doctor said Saturday after a three-hour interview with detectives.
LOS ANGELES — A spokeswoman for the doctor at Michael Jackson’s side when he died says he is not considered a suspect after a three-hour meeting with police.
LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s family wants a private autopsy of the pop icon because of unanswered questions about how he died and the doctor who was with him, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday.
RENO, Nev. — Miss Nevada will have a crown at her coronation Saturday after all.
LAS VEGAS — A crystal-studded shirt worn onstage by Michael Jackson: $52,500. A young Jackson’s painting of Mickey Mouse: $25,000. Owning a piece of a pop icon who died before his time: Priceless.
LOS ANGELES — A concert promoter said Friday that Michael Jackson insisted the company hire the cardiologist who reportedly was in his Los Angeles mansion when the entertainer collapsed.
LAS VEGAS — A collection of Michael Jackson memorabilia is up for auction in Las Vegas — a potentially lucrative coincidence a day after the singer’s death.
RENO, Nev. — Miss Nevada might not have a crown at her coronation Saturday.
HENDERSON, Nev. — Police in Nevada have released a 911 recording and closed their investigation of Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans’ sudden death at home May 1.
RENO, Nev. — With more than 300 free events throughout the month of July, organizers of Reno’s 14th annual Artown festival are promoting this year’s celebration as the perfect vacation destination for families on a budget.
LAS VEGAS — He is Alex The Great — again.
LAS VEGAS — The NHL is boosting the spotlight on its annual awards ceremony by adding Las Vegas glitz, and Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin hopes he will also shine as a repeat most valuable player winner on Thursday night.
LAS VEGAS — A doctor who treated Danny Gans said Friday the Las Vegas Strip headliner had a prescription five years ago for the potent painkiller blamed in his death but declined a similar prescription just a few months ago.
LAS VEGAS — Danny Gans’ act came at you full speed with song, dance and impressions ranging from Joe Cocker to Sammy Davis Jr. and Kermit the Frog.
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans’ death was accidental, caused by a prescription painkiller, a coroner said Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans’ death was accidental, caused by a prescription painkiller, a coroner said Tuesday. Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy said an autopsy, toxicology and microscopic samples showed the 52-year-old Gans died from toxic levels of hydromorphone. The opiate drug is used to treat chronic pain, which Gans suffered from, Murphy said.
LAS VEGAS — A coroner says Las Vegas entertainer Danny Gans died accidentally last month because of a toxic reaction to a pain killer.
LAS VEGAS — Bette Midler has staged the 100th performance of “The Showgirl Must Go On” in Las Vegas.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname — A judge in Suriname on Friday released a Las Vegas entertainer accused of posing as Toni Braxton at a concert where she was pelted with trash and booed offstage.
LAS VEGAS — Sam Butera, a saxophonist who helped usher in lounge entertainment in Las Vegas and shared the stage with Louis Prima and Keely Smith, has died. He was 81.
MACAU — The City of Dreams, a massive casino resort in Macau, was unveiled Monday in the latest multibillion-dollar bet that this once seedy Chinese gambling enclave will become one of the world’s top tourist destinations.
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas magician Lance Burton is canceling his performances at the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino through June 2 after he broke his right foot onstage last week.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname — A concert promoter accused of trying to pass off a Las Vegas-based entertainer as six-time Grammy winner Toni Braxton has confessed to arranging the scheme in Suriname, his attorney said Thursday.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname — A Las Vegas-based entertainer has been jailed after prosecutors said she tried to pass herself off as Toni Braxton at a concert, prompting the disappointed crowd to jeer and pelt the stage with trash. Her husband says she’s the victim of a local con artist.
Obituaries in the news
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Lou Jacobi, who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, has died. He was 95.