LAS VEGAS (AP) — The number of visitors coming to Las Vegas jumped 3.2 percent in May compared with a year earlier. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority says almost 3.6 million people came to Sin City last month, compared with about 3.5 million last May. Major events last month included the American Wind Energy Association conference and the Coverings Show, a tile and stone expo.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old man who came to Las Vegas for the Electric Daisy Carnival has died. The Clark County Coroner says the cause of death hasn't been determined for Joey Saychack of Fresno. Officials say he was taken to Spring Valley Hospital last Friday from a home he was renting with a group that was attending the rave.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor could help some of Nevada's long-term unemployed get back in the game. Officials with the state's Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation said they plan to use the money for a public-private partnership that gives businesses a chance to try out jobseekers risk-free.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court says three Las Vegas cab companies may owe back wages to drivers who were not paid the minimum wage. In a 4-3 decision, the court ordered a Clark County district judge to reconsider his earlier decision that the cab companies are exempt from minimum wage laws. Voters approved a state constitutional amendment in 2006 adding cabbies and other workers to the minimum wage law