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Cops: 1 arrested after stealing ambulance on Las Vegas Strip

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017|4:39 p.m.

. An individual was apprehended today after taking an ambulance on the Las Vegas Strip and leading authorities on a chase on Interstate 15 towards California, inning accordance with City Police.

The Clark County Fire Department car was taken near the Monte Carlo while emergency situation workers were away assisting somebody, officials stated.

The ambulance was tracked south on I-15, where cops arrested one person near the Nevada-California border, police said.

City Policeman and Nevada Highway Patrol troopers followed the ambulance, which was likewise being tracked from the air by an authorities helicopter, officials stated.

More information were not immediately offered.

The JLo program brings more hip-hop than the Strip has ever seen

Because it opened inside the Axis at World Hollywood resort in early 2016, Jennifer Lopez: All I Have actually has been hailed as one of the most energetic headliner productions of Las Vegas’ modern entertainment era– a full-scale singing and dancing display for its smoldering star. It has also become the most hip-hop-influenced homeowner show the Strip has actually ever seen.

Other dance-centric productions like Jabbawockeez and Michael Jackson One share the inspiration. But the JLo program– which just started selling tickets for 2018 dates from February through June– is saturated with hip-hop culture, not a big surprise considering both the star and the sound were born in the Bronx. Lopez didn’t simply mature with the music, dancing, art and attitude all around her; she took part in every chance. When a fly woman, always a fly girl.

All I Have starts strong with a glammed-up “If You Had My Love,” however it truly takes off when a musical interlude including the unmatched voice of Kid Capri presents a New York City train scene where JLo drops electricifying versions of “I’m Real,” “Feelin’ So Good” and “Jenny From the Block”– the latter fueled by that infectious Beatnuts sample– and keeps everyone dancing, transforming the Axis into the most significant club in Vegas. Hip-hop is constantly borrowing from funk, soul, R&B and rock ‘n’ roll, therefore does the show, with JLo capably moving from sexy balladeer to reggaeton booty-shaker to James Brown-esque bandleader. She can do all of it, however provided the chance to create a major spectacular that represents her story and style, it’s clear JLo’s heart remains with hip-hop. Jennifer Lopez: All I Have at the Axis at World Hollywood, September 6-October 7.

Battle at club on Vegas Strip prompts big police reaction

Metro police respond to reports of a shooting and fight that broke out at The Cromwell hotel-casino during the overnight hours on Aug. 27, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/08/14760162_G.jpg" alt=" Metro authorities respond to reports of a shooting and battle that broke out at The Cromwell hotel-casino during the over night hours on Aug. 27, 2017. (Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)"

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broke out at The Cromwell hotel-casino during the overnight hours on Aug. 27, 2017.( Gai Phanalasy/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. Numerous Metro units reacted to reports of a shooting and run-in that occurred inside a club on the Las Vegas Strip overnight Sunday. Officers were called to The Cromwell hotel-casino, situated on the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Flamingo Road, at about 2

a.m. with numerous calls of a possible shooting. Authorities stated a fight occurred at the Drai’s Beachclub Nightclub atop the hotel that resulted in a couple of large statues being knocked over.

The noise of the fallen statues sent out many into a panic as witnesses informed cops they heard shots being fired.

As soon as at the scene Metro evacuated parts of the club and gambling establishment since of the occurrence but verified no shots were indeed fired.

Authorities said they were able to clear the structure after the initial call and handle crowds exiting the casino.

Travel lanes on Las Vegas Boulevard in front of the hotel were obstructed as cops responded to the scenario. Officers did not release more instant info on the incident as to any injuries or arrests.

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this story.

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Guy detained in connection to Las Vegas strip club dangers

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017|12:23 p.m.

. A Las Vegas man has actually been jailed in connection to multiple bomb and shooting risks made to a topless club in 2016.

Las Vegas authorities implicate 33-year-old Christopher Adam Watkins of utilizing Facebook Messenger to send out messages to Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club Las Vegas, threatening to blow up the strip club during a Super Bowl party if management didn’t pay up.

Watkins was scheduled into the Clark County Detention Center on charges of making terroristic hazards and extortion. He was scheduled to appear in court on Friday for a competency hearing.

Las Vegas police tracked Watkins through social media throughout the monthslong examination leading to his arrest.

The phenomenon continues: ‘Sharknado Live’ is pertaining to the Las Vegas Strip


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Starlet Tara Reid (L) and star Ian Ziering participate in the best of “Sharknado 5: International Swarming” at The LINQ Hotel & & Casino on August 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017|2 a.m.

Las Vegas has Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay. You can water-slide through a shark tank at the Golden Nugget, and the spirit of “Tark the Shark” will always belong of the city’s history.

But Vegas will be subject to a new, more relentless aquatic attack– a sharknado.

“Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” held its best event at the Linq Hotel & & Gambling establishment on August 6, and after the stars of the campy Syfy channel follow up strolled the red carpet, it was revealed that a “Sharknado Live” spectacle is in development for a Strip place. Teaming up to produce the brand-new destination are The Asylum (producers of the “Sharknado” movie franchise), Bernie Yuman of SAY Entertainment, Royal Oak Management, Remedy Entertainment and Caesars Entertainment– so it’s safe to say a Sharknado is coming, and it’ll happen at a Caesars venue.

‘Sharknado 5: International Swarming’Premiere Launch slideshow”” Sharknado has evolved to become a SyFy phenomenon, “

states Yuman, the longtime manager of Siegfried & Roy and manufacturer whose Broadway musical “On Your Feet”has to do with & to embark on a 32-city trip beginning in October.( And yes, Yuman states the musical production that tells the story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan will visit Las Vegas in 2018.)”From the very first motion picture to the fifth,’Sharknado’has truly been embraced locally and internationally. It’s a great deal of fun, and I’ve come to like it. We feel that in Las Vegas we’ll be bringing something to life that you wouldn’t anticipate to view as a live show.”But just what will the “Sharknado Live”experience give Vegas? The announcement states”the multi-sensory show will be a musical journey including humor and intrigue as well as the characters that tens of countless fans have loved through 5 films … and yes, lots of sharks.”Don’t eliminate the possibility of a show-ride hybrid, something extremely various from exactly what the Strip has actually seen prior to. Yuman understands much better than anybody that Vegas requires various.”If you have an original principle with compelling material, then you

have a shot at making it work,”he states.” That’s exactly what this is. “More”Sharknado Live”details are anticipated soon.

How retail on the Las Vegas Strip appears to buck alarming nationwide pattern


Steve Marcus An outside view of the Fashion Show Mall on the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. By Thomas Moore ( contact)Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017|2 a.m.

Retail on The Strip Release slideshow” Current headlines,”The sluggish death of the retail market …”and”What in the world is causing the retail disaster of 2017?”show the traumatic state of the retail industry in the online shopping age. Headings about retail on the Las Vegas Strip, nevertheless, are everything about huge deals such as the$1.1 billion sale of Crystals and growth. According to The New york city Times, the variety of shop closings in the U.S. this year will be greater than in 2008, the height of the economic crisis, even though customer confidence is higher and unemployment is lower. However on the Strip, retail centers are opening, not closing. Specifically, Wynn Resorts is constructing 75,000 square feet of high-end shopping throughout the street from the Fashion Show. While one development is hardly a boom, the included area, along with the abovementioned offers, reveals a self-confidence about retail on the Strip not discovered in other places. One factor for the difference might be that Las Vegas is

naturally ahead of the curve in among the market’s significant trends– the shift to experiential retail. The extraordinary ease of online shopping indicates simply having a collection of stores isn’t really sufficient to obtain people off the sofa. So to draw in visitors, retail developments need to develop a general experience by adding more dining, home entertainment and sometimes even property offerings. According to one expert, shopping malls with these functions are the only ones being constructed.”The(shopping centers)that are getting done are experiential,”stated J. Rogers Kniffen, a retail expert and consultant. Las Vegas has actually been developing experiences– gambling, food and home entertainment– because the opening of the Flamingo in 1946, if not previously. And in more current years

, it’s done the very same for retail. The Forum Shops at Caesars, which opened in 1992, is a good example. With animated water fountains and a ceiling with a synthetic sky, it seemed like an extension of Caesars Palace and has actually taken pleasure in

stable success.” The experiential element of the Forum Shops has actually truly been essential,”said Maureen Crampton, director of marketing and organisation advancement at the Forum Shops. “It speaks volumes to our success over the last 25 years that it

has actually been and continues to be an essential location when individuals go to Las Vegas.” Another example is Grand Canal Shoppes in the Venetian, where tourists can float past restaurants and stores in gondolas. However a shopping center attached to a gambling establishment can be thought about experiential even if it does not have fountains or singing gondoliers. In Vegas, retail is usually thought of as an amenity that draws in gamblers to resorts. However it also works the other method around. Gaming, convention, dining and home entertainment features help bring consumers to shops.”One of the important things realty

people state is ‘density remedies all issues.’ In our case, tourist growth treatments the majority of the problems, “said Matt Bear, a retail expert and vice president at the commercial property firm CBRE. It’s why pedestrian traffic to and from gambling establishments typically winds through a retail area in the exact same way theme park trips frequently end in memento shops. Steve Marcus A guy carries a shopping bag as he walks from the Canal Shoppes at the Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Brian Robison, general manager of the Shoppes at Mandalay Place, might have among the very best examples of this: His shopping mall is on a sky bridge between

Caesars Home entertainment may have something to state about that; it has retail space in the space in between Paris Las Vegas and Bally’s Las Vegas. And you’ll also discover shopping locations put between the pedestrian entrances of casinos and the sidewalks of the Strip. One example is the shopping center between the Bellagio and the intersection of Flamingo

Roadway and the Strip. Another is the Wonder Mile Shops, which has an entryway between Planet Hollywood and the crossway of Harmon Avenue and the Strip.

Another experiential advantage Las Vegas retail has is the variety of stores, some of which are only found in higher-end retail districts of major, sometimes global, cities. The Online forum Shops, Crampton said, boasts stores not be readily available in other cities. And the stores that do have areas somewhere else are often built and run differently in Las Vegas”When we talk to those brands about working here, whether it’s their shop design or buildout or merchandise mix, it might be different in Las Vegas than it might be in another city, “she said. This indicates retail on the Strip frequently has an aspirational quality to match tourists’expectations of a Vegas getaway.” When individuals come here, they have a various mindset, “Crampton stated.”Their concerns are type of

opted for the weekend and they are willing to invest a little more loan, to live it up and invest a bit more or consume a bit more. “Bear concurred.”Whenever you’re here, you are slightly various than exactly what you are when you are at house. “But, he included, it’s simple to take the aspirational theory too far.

“All that, the aspirational aspect, is true, “he said.”With that being said, there are 2 Ross Dress for Less (stores)on the Strip, and there’s one of those in every city in America. So, yes, you will be various here. However you

will not be entirely different. As well as it’s more enjoyable to shop on trip. That’s simply a reality.”So going shopping on the Strip is ahead of the retail curve and may be immune to the brick-and-mortar

retail slump. But is there too much self-confidence? Will the success continue after the Wynn’s mall opens or if more retail is constructed, state, in front of Caesars Palace, as Caesars executives have hinted in incomes calls? Michael Fisk, head of tactical deals in the Americas for TH Property, which has ownership stakes in the Style Show

, the Grand Canal Shoppes and Town Square, believes it will. In the past, Fisk has actually expressed concern that a big new advancement, like a new shopping mall on the( previous New Frontier) site of the Alon job, might cannibalize tenants from other stores. However, in general, he states Strip retail is not overbuilt.”I do not believe so, “he stated.” It’s competitive, however with over 40 million visitors yearly there is a brand-new group of customers can be found in every

3 or four days.” For Crampton and Robison, overbuilding is not an issue. Both think any brand-new extra Strip retail advancement will contribute to Las Vegas’appeal and own more service. Bear, nevertheless, states the only sure way to understand if an area has too much retail is when it’s obvious there’s excessive retail. “It resembles whatever else,”he said.” Everyone’s kind of right and everyone is kind of incorrect, and we’ll only discover when it’s far too late.”

Las Vegas Strip briefly closed after shot fired

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017|8:47 a.m.

Authorities say a gunshot fired after an argument on the Las Vegas Strip momentarily shut down the road, but no injuries were reported.

Metro Authorities say they apprehended a guy near the Bellagio fountains after the shot was fired early today.

Authorities state it began when a group of guys entered an argument near Planet Hollywood. They were walking away towards the Bellagio when a guy turned up from behind and fired a shot. He ran, however was detained close by.

Authorities briefly closed Las Vegas Boulevard in between the Bellagio fountains and Harmon Opportunity for the investigation. The pathway in front of the water fountains stayed closed longer.

Suspect, hurt officer identified in shooting near Las Vegas Strip


Las Vegas Metro police released the identity of the officer involved in a shooting Tuesday near the Las Vegas Strip.

Officer Richard Nelson, 33, was involved in the event in the 4100 block of West Tompkins Avenue, near Tropicana Avenue and Arville Street.

Police systems responded to a report of a suspicious automobile, that was connected to a report of a stolen cellular phone, parked in front of an organisation in the 4100 block of West Tompkins Opportunity at 4:15 p.m.. According to Sgt. Jeff Clark, of Metro, as the officers approached the car, the suspect, determined by the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace as Miguel Salas, 25, opened fire and struck 2 officers, consisting of Nelson, from inside the lorry.

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Officer Nelson, who was using a bullet proof vest, was struck in the lower left chest location and was transferred to University Medical Center where “he is okay,” inning accordance with Sgt. Clark. Officer Nelson has 4 kids. His parents and fiance were at the hospital while he was treated.

The other officer, who has not been identified, was also struck, however a belt kept him from suffering any wound, cops stated.

Salas refused to get out of his lorry, according to authorities, and a heavily armed SWAT group reacted to the scene as authorities treated it as a barricade.

The occurrence started as a taken property case Sunday, where a victim reported their cell phone was taken from an automobile burglary. That phone was tracked to the truck that Salas was driving, Metro said.

“It doesn’t matter what location this takes place in, everyone comes together and supports each other (in times like these),” Constable Joe Lombardo said.

See Steven Nagy-Szakal stated he works as a sales associate in the area. He said he saw a traffic stop with two officers on each side of the motorist. The chauffeur on the passenger’s side was touching his gun during the stop. He then went to the chauffeur’s side. “The officer should have seen a gun and both (cops and the suspect) started firing.”

“When the shots took place, I wasn’t terrified. After, it began embeding in that this really just happened. It’s never ever occurred to me face to face. It was more frightening. You got to hear the shots. It sounded like illegal fireworks. It was a really unusual and frightening experience,” Nagy-Szakal stated.

Officer Nelson has been utilized with the department considering that April 2009. He is designated to the Community Policing Department, Business Location Command. He has been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of this event.

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Las Vegas’ hometown heroes the Killers rock the Strip

The Killers’Surprise Concert on The Strip

The Killers opened T-Mobile Arena on the Strip last year– even carrying out with Wayne Newton– and that seemed like the most right-now Vegas thing that could ever happen. However the band may have outshined itself this week when it played in front of Caesars Palace Monday night, introducing new album Wonderful (due September 22) and a tour with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

A crowd of thousands packed the blistering asphalt lot in front of the iconic resort– many local Las Vegans and longtime Killers fans– while VIPs watched the program from Omnia’s Strip-front terrace. Tourists dropped in their tracks on the Boulevard to get a glimpse of the action, while more fans grabbed an area at Flamingo’s Margaritaville balcony or the Vortex at the nearby Linq.

The Killers stormed through fresh hit “The Male”– twice, actually, as this was a TV taping– prior to unleashing new single “Run for Cover,” a hard-charging rock anthem. With Kimmel responsibilities finished up, the home town heroes continued to plaster the Strip with more than an hour of music, stampeding through their biggest hits. Brandon Flowers took his time informing stories in between tunes, discussing how some Killers favorites were born from answering machine messages he ‘d leave for guitar player Dave Keuning, and asking drummer Ronnie Vannucci just how long his mom worked as a cocktail waitress in Caesars’ casino, just actions away.

When they lastly signed off with “Mr. Brightside,” a hot summertime Monday night had become a fan appreciation party, and another remarkable Vegas minute for the Killers. The next one could take place Super Bowl weekend, when their trip brings them back home, to MGM Grand Garden Arena.