Las Vegas, Nevada - The premier chefs organization, American Culinary Federation (ACF), Chefs Las Vegas Chapter, in association with the Nevada Barbeque Association, will present the inaugural BBQ competition “What Happens in Vegas…Is Smokin’” on September 25 – 26, 2015.  On September 27, 2015, there will be an open invitational rib cook-off and rib tasting for “Bragging Rights” – Best Ribs in Vegas.  These events will be held at the Sports Center of Las Vegas, 121 East Sunset Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 and are open to both professional and amateur BBQ competitors.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A California fugitive who shot multiple times at federal agents as they were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on him at an apartment in Las Vegas in May 2013, was sentenced today to 225 months in prison and five years of supervised release, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada and FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge for Nevada Patrick Brodsky.

Las Vegas, Nevada - One of tennis’ most star-studded charity events is coming to Las Vegas strip for the first time this fall, courtesy of Sir Elton John and Billie Jean King. The United States Tennis Association in Nevada is proud to be a promotional partner and to be a part of this historic event.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Entry is free, Carnival Games are only $1. It's the most Fitness Fun you can have as a family. There will be adult and kid Carnival Games.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Board of Directors of the Kenny Guinn Center for Policy Priorities is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel W. Hamilton, Ph.D., Dean of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Today the Clark County Board of Commissioners proclaimed July 2015 as the “Month of Miracles” in honor of  Miracle Flights for Kids, the nation’s leading medical flight organization.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Viva Las Vegas – the gaming industry is bringing jobs back to Nevada. In June, Nevada experienced the highest labor market performance by growth rate among all fifty states. This was largely thanks to the resurgence of the once-declining gaming industry in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A man who was part of a crew that robbed an armored vehicle security guard outside a Las Vegas casino in December 2009, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison, five years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $36,320 in restitution, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Dipak Desai, the former physician owner of a defunct Nevada endoscopy center, was sentenced today to 71 months in federal prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay over $2.2 million in restitution for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and other private health insurance companies by inflating and overcharging for anesthesia services, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Child sex offenders and convicted drug traffickers are among the 25 criminal aliens arrested during a four-day operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Clark County that concluded Sunday.