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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip will age no more as of noon today when the 60-year-old casino-hotel is expected to close its doors. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority plans to tear down the casino-hotel where Liberace and Frank Sinatra were once headliners and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center to the Strip.
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Police have released the name of a man they arrested on suspicion of stealing an airplane from an airport and taking it for a flight over the Las Vegas area. Evan Grant is accused of stealing the plane shortly after midnight Friday from the North Las Vegas Airport, where police say he had trained as a pilot. He was jailed for investigation of grand theft auto, a charge that also covers aircraft.
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Two people have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 14-year-old girl in Pahrump. Nye County sheriff's deputies say Tammy Ehart and Jason Klipple were arrested Friday. Deputies say the two hid the child in their van and drove toward northern Nevada before turning around to return her to her home once they learned police were investigating. The girl was unharmed.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal judge in Las Vegas has issued an order barring Allegiant Air pilots from going on strike while mediation is under way in their labor dispute. Judge Andrew Gordon ruled Friday that International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 can't strike in order to gain leverage over the airline while both sides are in mediation under federal law.
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