Man executed in Texas for shooting two truckers

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A former financial analyst was put to death Wednesday in Texas for killing two truck drivers during a half-hour burst of road rage in 1998.

MGM lobbying for Toronto casino, resort

TORONTO, April 17 (UPI) -- Entertainment giant MGM Resorts International has hired a Toronto firm to lobby for creating a major Las Vegas-style casino and resort, city officials said.

Las Vegas hotel failed fire inspection

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Fire inspectors found obstructed or broken exit doors and fire doors during a surprise visit in November to a Las Vegas hotel hit by a blaze last week.

'Siegfried and Roy's' Horn still critical

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Roy Horn of the "Siegfried and Roy" Las Vegas show, who was mauled by a tiger, is capable of "limited communication" but is still in critical condition.

What happened to Vegas showrooms?

LAS VEGAS, April 30 (UPI) -- The Wayne Newton of the year 2002 is Danny Gans.

Vegas Guy: 'Kiddies, stay home'

LAS VEGAS, March 26 (UPI) -- Remember all those articles a few years back about Vegas becoming "Orlando in the Desert"?

The Vegas Guy: Whale Hunting in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, March 13 (UPI) -- Six months after 9/11, the good news is that most of the tourists are back. The bad news is that the whales -- the biggest gamblers in the world -- are not.
JOE BOB BRIGGS, 'The Vegas Guy'