It happened again. Another shooting, this one in Las Vegas, has claimed the lives of three victims as well as the two shooters who committed suicide. The shooters shot themselves after killing two police officers in a pizzeria and a woman at a nearby Walmart. The motive for killing the police officers seems to be political with one of the shooters yelling “This is the start of a revolution” before the shooting began.
|By: DSWright Monday June 9, 2014 7:49 am|
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday January 20, 2014 4:59 pm|
Gangland Wirebrings to light the Kansas Mob and their links to Chicago gangsters and Las Vegas casinos. Retired Kansas City detective Gary Jenkins, our guest tonight, was assigned to this investigation from 1978-1980.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday January 29, 2013 5:16 pm|
In Las Vegas, President Obama delivered a speech calling for immigration reform. The address was mostly vague on details and focused primarily on making the broad historic, moral and economic argument for reform.
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday March 26, 2012 5:00 pm|
Wow! Holy Rollers: The True Story of Christian Card Counters is a mindblowing documentary following a group of young Christians as they form a blackjack team and take casinos for over $3.2 million by using their math skills. Heads up: While strongly discouraged by casinos, card counting is not technically illegal.
|By: Suzanne Thursday September 22, 2011 10:00 pm|
Cher — Half-Breed; Gypsys Tramps & Thieves; and Dark Lady, from Cher: Live In Concert, taped at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, 1999.
|By: Lisa Derrick Thursday July 22, 2010 1:55 pm|
I wish I had taken an earlier flight to Las Vegas Tuesday for Netroots Nation 2010 so I could join the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) demonstration in front of the Statue of Liberty that adorns New York New York’s exterior, where recently discharged Lt. Dan Choi was arrested with seven other protesters.
|By: Gregg Levine Thursday July 22, 2010 7:00 am|
Many of your favorite Firedoglake contributors, diarists, and community members are gathering here at The Rio in Las Vegas for the next few days. . . and I am here, too.