Bugsy Siegel murder 75 years ago changed Las Vegas forever

His death at age 41 opened up gambling mecca to other mobsters and their financiers

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Why the Las Vegas body-in-a-barrel story got insane worldwide publicity

Image plus well-known history of long-ago mob connections probably played a role in vast media interest

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What’s buried here, stays here: the few famous graves of Las Vegas (Part 4)

Benny Binion and Nick the Greek join the list

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What’s buried here, stays here: the few famous graves of Las Vegas (Part 3)

Moe Dalitz and Phyllis McGuire make the list, but most others with Mob ties went elsewhere

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Las Vegas hospital co-founded by casino skim mobster loses appeal of big Medicare overbilling claim

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center is on the hook to the feds for nearly $20 million.

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What the second victim of Robert Durst says about Las Vegas

Susan Berman was the only child of a casino mobster, and loved it

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In Las Vegas, Nevada governor’s vocal critic is cleared of all charges

Steve Feeder had posted a call to arms on Steve Sisolak’s office Facebook page protesting COVID-19 mandatory business closings

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At the Las Vegas sentencing of the killer whose victim I found

Jarrid Johnson gets 18 years in case that raises some tough truths

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Once again, Nevada aims for history with execution of Las Vegas murderer

In 1924 the state conducted the world’s first execution in a gas chamber

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Policy issues remain as Las Vegas killer of victim I found to plead guilty but mentally ill

Why was Jarrid Johnson even on the street to murder homeless Ralph Franzello?

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Las Vegas hospital accused of big Medicare overbilling was co-founded by mobster linked to casino skim

Moe Dalitz was an original partner in Sunrise Hospital

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In Las Vegas, prosecutors use 109-year-old law to charge critic of governor

But is the statute even valid anymore?

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Las Vegas hearse in HOV lane with dead body gets insane media pickup

Scores of outlets around the country carry story, but why?

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Las Vegas-area drivers are far worse than the national average

New annual Allstate Insurance report has dreary statistics on Sin City motorists

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‘What’s it like living in Las Vegas?’

Families lead normal lives, with kids who play soccer matches and parents who watch them

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Accused knife killer of homeless Las Vegas man I found had just left jail facing a sword charge

Jarrid Johnson was released without bail less than 48 hours before Ralph Franzello was stabbed to death

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Belongings of slain homeless person purposefully left on Las Vegas sidewalk

It’s apparently standard policy not to hold possessions for next-of-kin

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In Las Vegas, Clark County Parks and Rec has a doggone problem

New signage after dog-on-dog killings at Dog Fancier’s Park contains embarrassing typos

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A snapshot of Las Vegas

Crime news dominates the Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Unique execution of Las Vegas killer would not be Nevada’s first

In 1924 the state built world’s first gas chamber to kill Chinese gang member Gee Jon

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