Friday, May 17 2013 8:05 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:05:13 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- When Randy Kleiner stopped to help an injured driver, he didn't expect to become injured himself. But on Thursday morning, as he was assisting someone who had crashed their car, anotherMore>>
When Randy Kleiner stopped to help an injured driver, he didn't expect to become injured himself.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 9:02 PM EDT2013-05-18 01:02:54 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- A volunteer basketball coach at Shadow Ridge High School has been arrested, Clark County Schools Police Lt. Ken Young said. According to the Clark County Detention Center, the volunteer coach,More>>
A volunteer basketball coach at Shadow Ridge High School has been arrested, Clark County Schools Police Lt. Ken Young said.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:56 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:56:00 GMT
LAS VEGAS - Metro Police says a preteen who was assaulted Thursday during an attempted robbery has died. Investigators said the preteen was walking near Charleston Boulevard and Torrey Pines Drive withMore>>
Marcos Arenas, a Bonanza High School student who was assaulted Thursday during an attempted theft, has died, Metro Police said.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:39 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:39:56 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating two people found dead in an apartment complex near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. According to police, the bodies were found around 3 p.m. Friday atMore>>
Metro Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman whose bodies were found in an apartment Friday afternoon near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:17 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:17:28 GMT
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One person is reported dead following an explosion and fire at a facility located at North Las Vegas Boulevard and Sloan Lane.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 8:03 PM EDT2013-05-18 00:03:09 GMT
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The theft of iPads, iPhones and other Apple devices is becoming commonplace, earning it the nickname, "Apple-picking," the police said.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 6:42 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:42:38 GMT
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The Federal Election Commission had found that the parents of disgraced former Sen. John Ensign of Nevada made excessive in-kind contributions to a former political action committee staff member.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:21:11 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges in Las Vegas says his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers. MiamiMore>>
The lawyer who unsuccessfully defended O.J. Simpson against armed robbery charges in Las Vegas says his client knew two companions had guns in a 2007 confrontation with memorabilia dealers.More>>
Friday, May 17 2013 2:08 PM EDT2013-05-17 18:08:48 GMT
LAS VEGAS -- Eight hundred new teachers will head into Clark County classrooms, as the Clark County School board approved its $2.1 billion dollar budget for the 2013-2014 school year. For the first timeMore>>
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Eyewitness News uncovered new information on the prostitution and drug bust that took place at Rio's Sapphire Pool over the weekend. It's the second local hotspot to have problems in the last few weeks.
Eleven people were arrested on Saturday at the pool. The charges range from soliciting prostitution to selling drugs. But in this case, Rio Hotel management asked Metro to do an undercover investigation, and that's exactly the type of action the gaming control board is looking for.
"You could do cavity searches of people going into these places and still not find an ecstasy pill or some pill that someone takes while they are there. You can't protect against it. What you do is try to ensure that drugs aren't utilized there or if someone is suspected of taking drugs, then you take action," said attorney Frank Schreck.
Schreck represents several casinos in Las Vegas. He says the recent illegal activities at these venues should be a wake-up call to every casino to continually check on the activities taking place inside.
Many of the women arrested at the pool tried to sell their services to undercover police officers. Others helped sell drugs. When the hotel found out what was going on, they immediately shut down the pool indefinitely.
Schreck says there's a good chance Rio will not face fines because they asked for the undercover officers to go in. He say while it's impossible to prevent all illegal activity, it's too expensive for hotels to look the other way. He says many casinos perform these checks to just to be safe.
"There are some that call in Metro on a regular basis. There are some that have Metro detectives come in and train their security and show them to observe. I know of one facility that brings in Metro Vice to service their facility -- to spot prostitution," said Schreck.
Planet Hollywood was not so fortunate after illegal activity was found at Prive nightclub inside their facility. Even though Prive was leasing the space from the hotel, the casino still had to pay a fine.
Under gaming law, the casino is responsible for everything that takes place in their facility. They were fined $500,000.
The enforcement division of the Gaming Control Board says as of right now, Rio will not face fines in the immediate future. The Rio Hotel says they will continue to perform these types of checks