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Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

Shoppers arrive at a Target store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013.

Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target's computer systems last December. But the agency says it could take...

Developers moving forward on huge North Las Vegas master plan community

Developers planning to build 15,000 homes in North Las Vegas told the city council today they hope to have shovels in the ground before the end of the year on one of the...

Golden Nugget becomes first downtown casino to reach new pact with unions

An exterior view of the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.

The Culinary and Bartenders unions announced Wednesday that they'd agreed with the Golden Nugget on a five-year contract. The agreement is the first ...

Website’s commenters take issue with Las Vegas’ listing among world’s most disappointing destinations

Aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip in December 2010.

Maybe the nearly 40 million people visiting Las Vegas annually are wrong? The website smartertravel.com this week ran a story listing...

Deutsche Bank said to seek sale of Cosmopolitan resort

An exterior view of the Cosmopolitan hotel tower Monday, March 11, 2013.

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Rampart Casino ready to open new bingo room

The Rampart Casino is shown, Monday Sept. 26, 2011.

Rampart Casino’s new bingo room is opening Saturday, with six one-hour sessions every day. The 300-seat room next to the buffet will include...

Sandoval leading state trade mission to Canada

Gov. Brian Sandoval speaks to media about clean energy investment in Nevada on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is leading a trade mission to Canada, in part to attract interest in the state’s nascent drone industry. The delegation includes Sandoval, members of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, representatives from UNLV, UNR and the Desert Research Institute, along with business leaders from the state. The economic development office is staging a conference for targeted Canadian companies to...

Martinez family settles into work, school routine in North Las Vegas

Arturo Martinez-Sanchez arranges purple and red flowers in a vase attached to the headstone for his wife, Yadira Martinez, and his daughter, Karla Martinez, on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Woodlawn Cemetery in Las Vegas.

It's been two years since the killings of Yadira Sanchez and her 10-year-old daughter Karla in their home on Robin Street. Husband and father Arturo Martinez-Sanchez survived a brutal bludgeoning, and his young sons were unharmed in the intruder's attack on the family. Last year, the Las Vegas Sun told the family's story of forgiveness and recovery in a series called "Grace through Grief: A Shattered Family Recovers." Here's an update on the family.

Sun series ‘Grace Through Grief’ wins prestigious national Dart Award

Arturo Martinez-Sanchez kisses the gravesite of his wife, Yadira, and daughter, Karla, who are buried together at Woodlawn Cemetery in Las Vegas, on Feb. 10, 2013.

Last year, the Las Vegas Sun presented a series that followed the family of Arturo Martinez-Sanchez as they rebuilt their lives after the killings of Arturo's wife and daughter. Today, the Sun was awarded...

After ‘refocusing of the vision of God,’ Peace Palace on track to be finished by year’s end

A view of the Peace Palace, a Unification Church convention and training center, under construction at 6590 Bermuda Road, on Monday, April 7, 2014.

They’re running behind schedule, but followers of the late Rev. Sun Myung Moon are still bringing a “Peace Palace” to America’s gambling mecca. The Unification Church, known for its mass weddings, extensive business holdings and cult-like founder, plans to finish construction of its 93,000-square-foot convention and training center on Bermuda Road at Sunset Road by year’s end. General contractor Steven Kwon attributed the delay to ...

Report: Las Vegas’ industrial space a turnoff for companies eyeing move here

The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance has released a report saying dozens of companies that considered moving here picked other cities largely because of a dearth of big, available industrial properties ...

Casino reimburses players in tourney marred by fake chips

In this June 6, 2013, photo, a dealer waits as a gambler places chips on a roulette table at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City N.J.

A New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered. More than 2,100 entrants who finished ...

Work on Hoover Dam Access Road to cause delays

A view of the Hoover Dam Wednesday, January 16, 2013.

Motorists traveling to and from the Hoover Dam are expected to face delays this week while the Hoover Dam Access Road undergoes repairs. Nevada Department of Transportation put traffic restrictions on …

MGM, Hakkasan form partnership to build, manage luxury hotels worldwide

Hakkasan at MGM officially celebrates the opening of its nightlife venue during a ceremonial ribbon cutting Thursday, April 18, 2013.

MGM Resorts International and Hakkasan Group are partnering in a joint-venture to develop luxury hotels around the globe. Formation of MGM Hakkasan Hospitality was announced …

China Film takes first stake in Hollywood movies

China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions. China Film Co. will make an "eight-figure equity investment" in two upcoming films...