Raiders file papers for move to Las Vegas

Jan 20, 2017

Raiders file papers for move to Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas. The NFL and officials in Nevada confirmed Thursday that the team is asking league owners to approve the move, although the team made no immediate comment and a group that wants to keep ...

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Dec 10, 2016

Oakland unveils stadium plan to keep Raiders in town

Oakland and Alameda County leaders will vote Tuesday on a financial and development plan to build a $1.3 billion football stadium at the Coliseum site to keep the Raiders from moving to Las Vegas. Mayor Libby Schaaf and other local leaders on Friday presented ...

McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion team

Jul 14, 2016

McPhee named GM of Las Vegas expansion team

George McPhee has been hired as general manager of the NHL’s expansion Las Vegas franchise. Owner Bill Foley announced McPhee as the franchise’s first GM at a news conference Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. McPhee will be in charge of building the team from ...

Driver who plowed into Las Vegas crowd charged with murder

Dec 23, 2015

Driver who plowed into Las Vegas crowd charged with murder

An Oregon woman accused of plowing her car into a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip, killing one person and injuring dozens, was charged with murder on Tuesday as investigators sought clues to what motivated the rampage. Lakeisha N. Holloway, 24, who was arrested ...

Oct 13, 2015

Allegiant jet evacuated during engine fire on Vegas tarmac

A California-bound Allegiant flight was evacuated in Las Vegas after an engine caught fire on the tarmac, the second plane fire at the airport in as many months and the latest in a string of issues for the low-fare carrier. Allegiant Air Flight 516 ...

Sep 29, 2015

NHL expansion bids inching closer

Las Vegas and Quebec City are moving closer in their bids to land a NHL franchise. A Bill Foley-led group and Montreal-based communications giant Quebecor are in the third and final stage of a process to potentially bring the world’s top hockey league to ...