Dublin: -2 °C Friday 1 December, 2023

# Las Vegas

Last month
November 2023
California gang leader denies playing part in killing of Tupac Shakur in 1996
Prosecutors told a grand jury that Davis implicated himself in the killing in multiple interviews.
This year
Self-described 'gangster’ appears in court charged with Tupac Shakur's murder
Duane ‘Keffe D’ Davis, 60, was arrested last week during an early-morning walk near his home.
'Astonishing and admirably raw': International reviews praise U2's opening nights in Las Vegas
Over the weekend U2 played two shows at the futuristic venue and reviews of the “spectacle” are now in.
Man charged with 1996 murder of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas
A Nevada grand jury indicted Duane “Keffe D” Davis over the killing in 1996.
US police issue search warrant in connection with 1996 shooting of US rapper Tupac Shakur
Shakur died at the age of 25 after being shot in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Britney Spears alleges she was hit in the face by security for a French NBA star in Las Vegas
‘His security then backhanded me in the face without looking back, in front of a crowd,’ said Spears on Instagram.
Leona Maguire makes winning start at LPGA Match-Play
Maguire will now face Korean pair Na Rin An and Jenny Shin on Thursday and Friday.
U2 announce five dates for Las Vegas residency this autumn
The band’s drummer Larry Mullen Jr is due to undergo surgery this year and will miss out on the Vegas shows.
Last year
Public official arrested in US after journalist who investigated him is killed
Jeff German had written about complaints of administrative bullying and favouritism in Robert Telles’s office.
Four dead after two small planes crash midair at Las Vegas airport
The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation.
Firefighters battling New Mexico blaze brace for windy conditions
Fire managers have warned of windy conditions expected in the coming days. Officials urged residents to remain vigilant for further possible evacuation orders.
All time
Holloway defeats Rodriguez after epic battle in main event at UFC Vegas 42
The final scorecards read 49-46, 48-47 and 48-47 for Holloway.
Gruden sues NFL over 'orchestrated' email scandal
He stepped down as Raiders coach on 11 October.
Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas
It is McIlroy’s 20th title on the PGA Tour.
Ireland set for October Test game against USA in Las Vegas
The game will be held at the 65,000 capacity Allegiant Stadium.
Siegfried Fischbacher of Las Vegas illusionist act Siegfried & Roy has died aged 81
Fischbacher’s long-time showbusiness partner, Roy Horn, died last year of complications from Covid-19 at a Las Vegas hospital.
Jose Aldo defeats Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night
The 34-year-old was deemed the victor by all three judges by a score of 29-28.
UFC returns to Las Vegas as Burns dominates former welterweight champion Woodley
The Brazilian announced himself as a contender with the biggest win of his career in the main event.
Las Vegas mayor wants city to reopen, but says it's not her job to issue social distancing guidance
Goodman offered the city as a ‘control group’ for ending Nevada’s state lockdown, but was turned down.
Michael Bloomberg attacked on all fronts during fiery Democratic debate
The former New York mayor was forced to defend his record on race and gender as well as his personal wealth.
'The biggest heavyweight fight of the last 50 years,' Fury labels rematch with Wilder
This weekend sees the pair face off once again in Las Vegas.
Conor McGregor set for UFC return
The Irish MMA star previously hinted at a comeback and Dana White confirmed he had signed a contract to compete.
$800 million settlement reached to compensate families bereaved by Las Vegas gun massacre
Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over the 2017 shooting that claimed 58 innocent lives, the worst in modern US history.
Wallin warns Fury has 'everything to lose' in Las Vegas
The Swede knows he will be an underdog against the Briton, but insists it will be in for a rude awakening at the T-Mobile Arena.
Ronaldo rape lawsuit in US 'not dropped'
The 34-year-old has strongly denied the accusations against him.
'Unwanted, unexpected and unsolicited': Boxer kisses reporter on lips during interview
Kubrat Pulev said he did it because he was “so elated” about his victory – the reporter said it was “embarrassing and strange”.
Tyson Fury returning to the ring to face undefeated Schwarz in June Las Vegas bout
Tom Schwarz brings a record of 24-0 with 16 knockouts to the bout.
Poll: Were you mortified over Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Las Vegas performance?
Well, that was certainly something.
'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout
Pacquiao possibly set the stage for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who watched the bout from ringside.
Security tackle fans as Raiders beat Broncos on possible farewell to Oakland
The Raiders gave themselves something to celebrate on Christmas Eve in the Bay Area.
Two Californian nuns embezzled school funds and used it to gamble in Las Vegas
The two Sisters embezzled about $500,000, and used the funds over the years for travel and gambling in Las Vegas.
'I'm a man on a mission': Usman eyes up UFC welterweight title after ninth win in a row
Kamaru Usman saw off the challenge of Rafael dos Anjos in Nevada on Friday night.
US cable providers offering Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods refunds
Technical glitches prevented many from watching the start of the contest.
Confirmed! Former champion Jones to make MMA return with title fight against old foe
Jon Jones has been out of action since defeating Daniel Cormier in July 2017.
FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'
The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.
LIVE: Nurmagomedov v McGregor in the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference
The Notorious is aiming to win back the lightweight belt this weekend, and they are scheduled to face the media at 11pm Irish time.
'I was scared s***less but the best part about that was, you guys laugh about it'
Episode 2 of UFC Embedded sees the fighters gearing up for a massive weekend in Nevada.
Las Vegas police confirm June 2009 case reopened after Ronaldo calls rape claim 'fake news'
A report in German magazine Der Spiegel says Ronaldo made a payment of $375,000 as part of a non-disclosure agreement over the alleged incident.
BT Sport lose out as Eleven Sports secure UFC broadcasting rights for Ireland and the UK
The online streaming platform will show MMA’s premier promotion from January 2019.
Rap mogul Suge Knight to serve 28 years over killing that followed 'Straight Outta Compton' row
The 53-year-old music icon has been held behind bars since January 2015.