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U2 concert uses stunning visuals to open massive Sphere venue in Las Vegas

Oct. 01, 2023 02:20 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It looked like a typical U2 outdoor concert: Two helicopters zoomed through the starlit sky before producing spotlights over a Las Vegas desert and frontman Bono, who kneeled to the ground while singing the band's 2004 hit “Vertigo.” This scene may seem...

Today in History: October 1, man kills 58 in Las Vegas country concert shooting

Oct. 01, 2023 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2023. There are 91 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on a crowd of 22,000...

Raiders release Chandler Jones, capping final tumultuous month with the team

Sep. 30, 2023 17:28 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders released defensive end Chandler Jones on Saturday, ending a tumultuous final month with the club in which he lashed out several times on social media. The Raiders’ decision to release Jones, who had been on the non-football illness...

Inside the night that Tupac Shakur was shot, and what led up to the fatal gunfire

Sep. 30, 2023 00:18 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The first arrest in the 1996 death of Tupac Shakur came Friday with the murder indictment of Duane “Keffe D” Davis, one of the last living witnesses to the Las Vegas drive-by shooting of the hip-hop superstar. Here's a look at the hours that led up to the fatal gunfire. ...

Arrest in Tupac Shakur killing stemmed from Biggie Smalls death investigation

Sep. 30, 2023 00:11 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The first arrest in the 1996 slaying of Tupac Shakur had its roots in the investigation of the killing of Biggie Smalls. The shooting deaths of the two hip-hop luminaries and rivals — Shakur in Las Vegas and Smalls in Los Angeles six months later — have always...

Last living suspect in 1996 drive-by shooting of Tupac Shakur indicted in Las Vegas on murder charge

Sep. 29, 2023 21:15 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who prosecutors say ordered the 1996 killing of rapper Tupac Shakur was arrested and charged with murder Friday in a long-awaited breakthrough in one of hip-hop’s most enduring mysteries. Duane “Keffe D” Davis has long been known to investigators as one...

Chargers host Raiders looking to extend winning run for home team in series

Sep. 29, 2023 17:07 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (1-2) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-2) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, CBS BETTING LINE: Chargers by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Raiders 1-2; Chargers 1-2. SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 68-57-2. ...

Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones arrested in protective order violation, authorities say

Sep. 29, 2023 15:40 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Chandler Jones has been arrested on accusations of violating a domestic violence temporary protection order, authorities said. Vegas-area police arrested the 33-year-old edge rusher early Friday. He's being held at the Clark County...

James Dolan's sketch of the Sphere becomes reality as the venue opens with a U2 show in Las Vegas

Sep. 29, 2023 15:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It started as a crude sketch — a circle with a stick person inside. Seven years later, that drawing has been made real: A $2.3 billion massive spherical venue, standing 366 feet (111 meters) high and lighting up the Las Vegas skyline. The drawing was initially...

One of the last living witnesses to the 1996 killing of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas is indicted on murder charge

Sep. 29, 2023 14:09 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the last living witnesses to the 1996 killing of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas is indicted on murder charge.