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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Worker Killed at Casino Construction Site (4/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- OSHA is investigating the death of a 56-year-old construction worker at the Wynn Boston Harbor casino in Everett who was killed after sustaining...
article Construction worker who died at Wynn casino site was the ‘rock of his family’ (4/6/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- A construction worker who died Tuesday after an accident at the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort and casino under construction in Everett was...
article Worker at Boston-area casino construction site dies (4/4/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- A worker helping build the Boston area's new casino has died. A spokesman for Wynn Boston Harbor said in a statement Wednesday that the worker...
article Wynn construction worker who died after getting injured on the job ID’d as Seekonk man (4/4/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Federal and state investigators are trying to determine what caused a deadly accident Tuesday at the site of the Wynn Boston Harbor resort and casino...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Tunica-Biloxi

article Paragon Casino employees not liable for actions of intoxicated driver (4/15/2018)
(Louisiana) -- Three casino employees cannot be sued for allegedly allowing an intoxicated customer to leave the premises in his car, only to later crash and cause the...
article Tunica-Biloxi Tribe casino workers prevail in wrongful death case (3/28/2018)
(Louisiana) -- Three employees of the casino owned by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe have prevailed in a long-running wrongful death case that was impacted by a landmark U.S....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article Customer blames Wheeling Island casino for burn injuries (4/13/2018)
(West Virginia) -- An Ohio man is suing a Wheeling Island casino, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering burns. Todd Rock of Zanesville, Ohio, filed a...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article World Health Organization plans to classify video game addiction as a disease (4/6/2018)
(Toronto) -- Lisa Pont has heard plenty of skepticism about video game addiction and whether it's truly a medical condition that should be classified as a disease,...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Police: Man accidently shot himself in Las Vegas Strip hotel (3/28/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Authorities say a man accidentally shot himself inside a hotel and casino at the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police Lt. Isaac Auten says the man...
article Bus heading to Las Vegas crashes in rural Utah, kills girl and injures 12 others (1/2/2018)
(Utah) -- A Greyhound bus careened from a highway and plunged into a deep wash, killing a 13-year-old girl and injuring 12 other people on New Year’s Eve in rural...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Passengers knew something was wrong when casino bus hit a Golden Gate Bridge railing (3/27/2018)
(California) -- First, the casino bus hit a railing Sunday morning on the Golden Gate Bridge. When driver Angela Teasley, 34, of Richmond didn’t stop after the...
article Rhonert Park man saves woman from choking at Graton casino (9/10/2017)
(California) -- During breakfast on Tuesday at Marketplace inside the crowded Graton casino a woman gasped for her life as another woman held her up and yelled for help...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Red Lake Tribe

article Bodies of 2 fishermen missing since November recovered in Red Lake, Minn. (3/24/2018)
(Minnesota) -- The bodies of two fishermen missing in northern Minnesota since November have been recovered. Red Lake Police say the body of a 17-year-old boy was found...
article Tribal fishing reopens on Lower Red Lake after drownings (1/9/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Fishing on Red Lake’s tribal waters has reopened for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians after council members met with the families of two...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Parx Racing Jockey Dies After Fall During Race (3/22/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- A hall-of-fame jockey at Parx Racing has died after suffering severe head injuries in a spill on Monday. Jockey Jose Flores was aboard Love Rules when...
1 Article on this Issue

Osage Tribe

article Evacuation lifted at Osage Casino after chemical exposure (2/26/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Casino was evacuated Sunday morning as Hazmat crews and the Tulsa Fire Department investigated chemical exposure. Tulsa police and fire crews...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article Pedestrian death near Riverton ruled accident (2/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- The death this month of an American Indian woman involved in a vehicle-pedestrian collision south of Riverton has been ruled an accident by the Fremont...
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Tribal Casino Operator Seeks OK Of $3.7M Arbitral Award [sub req] (2/16/2018)
(North Carolina) -- The tribal operator of Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel has asked a North Carolina federal court to confirm a $3.7 million arbitration award...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article Grand Canyon copter crashed on tribal land with fewer rules (2/12/2018)
(Arizona) -- A helicopter crash that killed three British tourists and left four others critically injured happened on tribal land in the Grand Canyon where air tours...
1 Article on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Owners of Lumiere Place Casino accused of negligence in slip and fall (2/11/2018)
(Missouri) -- A customer is suing Tropicana St. Louis LLC, Lynn K. Stafford and Edward D. Wyatt, casino operator and employees, citing alleged negligence. Lorenzo Hayes...
1 Article on this Issue

Mille Lacs Band

article New warriors initiate a revolution against drugs, crime, violence and environmental destruction (1/17/2018)
(Minnesota) -- For the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe community, 2017 was a “tough” year, Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin said during the 34th annual State of...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Casino boat operator in fatal fire had maintenance, safety issues before earlier blaze (1/16/2018)
(Florida) -- The casino boat operator whose shuttle caught fire Sunday, leaving one passenger dead, says it does not know what could have caused the blaze.
article 50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire (1/14/2018)
(Florida) -- Dozens of people on a casino shuttle boat were forced to jump overboard and swim to shore after the watercraft caught on fire off the Florida coast,...
article Boat Catches Fire While Carrying Dozens to Floating Casino Off Florida (1/14/2018)
(Florida) -- A shuttle boat carrying 50 people to a casino boat off Florida’s gulf coast caught fire on Sunday afternoon, forcing passengers to jump overboard to...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pala Tribe

article Driver of Red Corvette Killed in Head-On Crash With Truck in Pala Identified (1/7/2018)
(California) -- A man who was killed when the red Corvette he was driving on a highway in Pala collided with a tractor-trailer, causing it to ignite in flames, was...
article Crash involving semi near Pala Casino kills 1, ignites fire (1/6/2018)
(California) -- A crash involving a tractor-trailer near Pala Casino and Resort killed one person and sent large plumes of smoke into the sky late Friday.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Water from frozen pipes that burst damages Iowa casino (1/5/2018)
(Iowa) -- Water from frozen water pipes that burst has damaged a casino resort in northwest Iowa. Subzero temperatures outside froze the fire system pipes at the Grand...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Worker injured in fall down elevator shaft at Wynn Casino construction site (1/2/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- A worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling down an elevator shaft at the Wynn Casino construction site in Everett. Casino officials tell 7News...
1 Article on this Issue

Standing Rock Sioux

article Man dies in rollover near McLaughlin on Standing Rock reservation (12/28/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A man was killed Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle rollover east of McLaughlin, according to Tony Mangan, spokesman for the South Dakota Highway...
1 Article on this Issue

Warm Springs Tribe

article Hwy. 26 reopens after crash near Warm Springs Reservation (12/25/2017)
(Oregon) -- An injury multiple-vehicle crash blocked U.S. Highway 26 near the Warm Springs Reservation late on Christmas afternoon, prompting ODOT to set up detours...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Report Says Connecticut Casino Patron Sat on Escalator Rail Before Fall (12/4/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A woman who fell off an escalator at Foxwoods Resort Casino in October and later died lost her balance while sitting on a moving handrail, according to...
article Tribe releases more details about woman’s death from escalator fall at Foxwoods (12/2/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has released more information on the October death of a woman at Foxwoods Resort Casino. A new report says the 44-...
article Casino Patron Sat on Escalator Rail Before Fall: Report (12/1/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A newly released tribal police report says a woman who fell off an escalator at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut and later died lost her balance...
article Mashantuckets release police report of fatal escalator fall at Foxwoods (12/1/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Adopting a new policy on the disclosure of tribal police reports of noncriminal activity, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe released a report Friday of an...
article Tribe Won’t Release Details Of Foxwoods Escalator Death (11/30/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is refusing to release a report by its police department that details an escalator fall that killed a patron at...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Fourth Las Vegas shooting survivor dies suddenly as Clark County Sheriff dismisses internet rumors (11/25/2017)
(Nevada) -- A fourth Las Vegas shooting survivor has died suddenly in the weeks following the deadly gun massacre; this time in a hit-and-run accident as the victim was...
article Las Vegas massacre survivor Roy McClellan killed in hit and run (11/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A man who survived the Oct. 1 mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas was killed last week in a hit-and-run in southern Nevada. Roy...
article Couple who survived Las Vegas mass shooting die in car crash (11/2/2017)
(Arizona) -- Dennis and Lora Carver were among thousands of people who found themselves caught in the middle of chaos after gunfire erupted at the Route 91 Harvest...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Life or Meth: Battle for Pine Ridge (Pt 3: Solutions) (11/24/2017)
(South Dakota) -- It would be easy to look at the Meth crisis on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and simply say, everywhere has a Meth problem. And that may be true....
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Sands CEO Adelson fractures three ribs, company says (11/20/2017)
(Macau) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon Adelson fractured three ribs during an overseas trip, the company said Monday in a...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Arizona teen killed by drunk driver while getting off school bus (11/3/2017)
(Arizona) -- Navajo Tribal Police Chief Phillip Francisco confirms a 15-year-old female student in the Kayenta School District was killed just after getting off a bus....
article Navajo Nation Police Officer Involved in Fatal Accident (9/22/2017)
(Arizona) -- A Navajo Nation Police Officer has been taken into custody by the Glendale Police Department and booked on charges of manslaughter, felony endangerment,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Busing

article California tour bus driver had one hour of sleep before collision that killed him and 12 others (10/31/2017)
(California) -- A poorly managed traffic break and two sleep-deprived drivers were identified as the primary causes of a traffic collision that left 13 people dead last...
article Driver's sleep deprivation at root of fatal 2016 bus crash in Palm Springs, NTSB says (10/31/2017)
(California) -- The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the bus driver killed in a Palm Springs freeway crash last year that also took the lives of 12...
article U.S. safety board blames deadly California bus crash on sleepy drivers (10/31/2017)
(California) -- A federal safety board on Tuesday blamed a deadly 2016 bus crash in California on two sleepy drivers and criticized the Trump administration for dropping...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Montville woman receives $1.45 million settlement in drunken driving crash (10/31/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A Montville woman who was critically injured last year in a head-on crash on Route 12 has received a $1.45 million settlement from the estate of a man...
article Montville woman severely injured in 2016 collision reaches $1.45M settlement (10/31/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A Montville woman has reached a $1.45 million settlement with the estate of a man responsible for a head-on collision in 2016 that left the woman...
article Driver of Charter Bus in Fatal Queens Crash Was Fired by M.T.A. (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- A charter bus driven by a man who had been fired two years ago by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority barreled through an intersection in Queens...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Crane close call costs Vic company $24k (10/18/2017)
(Australia) -- A Melbourne construction company which allowed a large crane to operate under high voltage power lines has been fined more than $24,000. Imagebuild Group...
1 Article on this Issue

Whiteclay

article Girl, 6, killed in third alcohol-related crash since Whiteclay beer stores closed (9/13/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A 6-year-old girl died last weekend in the third alcohol-related fatal crash south of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation since beer sales ended in Whiteclay...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Sports handicapper found dead at Mount Charleston near Las Vegas (4/21/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- A longtime Las Vegas sports handicapper and writer was found dead Friday at Mount Charleston after a weeklong search. The body of David Malinsky, 57, was...
article 2 killed in crash after fleeing sheriff's deputies near Valley Center (3/18/2018)
(California) -- Two people died early Sunday morning after a high-speed chase ended in a head-on crash in North County. It started when sheriff's deputies spotted a...
article Chefornak Tribal Council President Walter Lewis Dies In Snowmachine Accident (3/18/2018)
(Alaska) -- Chefornak’s Tribal Council President, Walter Lewis, is dead in an apparent snowmachine accident. A Medical Examiner report may help clarify what...
article Rhythm City Casino burns in Memphis (3/16/2018)
(Tennessee) -- The Rhythm City Casino spent many years docked along the Davenport riverfront before finally being sold and sent down the river when a new land-based...
article No animals killed in cattle truck crash on reservation (3/14/2018)
(North Dakota) -- No cattle were killed when a semitrailer hauling 67 head rolled onto its side in a ditch on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation.
article Tribal community gathers for crash victim and survivor (3/7/2018)
(Oregon) -- Alameda Addison and her granddaughter Zoe Bevis were in the caravan Saturday night returning to Pendleton after the championship high school basketball game...
article Tribal community gathers for crash victim and survivor (3/6/2018)
(Oregon) -- Alameda Addison and her granddaughter Zoe Bevis were in the caravan Saturday night returning to Pendleton after the championship high school basketball game...
article Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash (3/2/2018)
(Arizona) -- A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed after a deadly helicopter crash last month in the Grand Canyon. The lawsuit, the first filed since the Feb. 10 crash...
article Fifth passenger dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash (2/26/2018)
(Arizona) -- A fifth person has died after a helicopter crash this month in the Grand Canyon. The Clark County coroner’s office confirmed the death of 29-year-old...
article 2 killed in Grand Rapids, Man., trailer fire hours after protest demanded better living conditions (2/19/2018)
(Manitoba) -- Hours after he wrapped up a protest for better housing on their First Nation, Bobby Ballantyne awoke to learn his mother and her partner had died in a...
article Pastor says he’s shaken by witnessing helicopter crash (2/19/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas pastor says he was shaken by his experience in witnessing a sightseeing helicopter crash that killed three British tourists at the Grand...
article Flights resume on tribal land after fatal Grand Canyon crash (2/16/2018)
(Nevada) -- Flight restrictions put in place in the Grand Canyon after a sightseeing helicopter crashed last weekend have been lifted. Three British tourists were killed...
article Flights resume on tribal land after fatal Grand Canyon crash (2/14/2018)
(Arizona) -- Flight restrictions put in place in the Grand Canyon after a sightseeing helicopter crashed last weekend have been lifted. Three British tourists were...
article 4 Killed In Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash (2/11/2018)
(Arizona) -- A Grand Canyon sight-seeing helicopter crashed at the bottom of a rocky ravine early Saturday evening, killing four people and seriously injuring three...
article 3 die, others hurt in Grand Canyon helicopter crash (2/10/2018)
(Arizona) -- A helicopter operated by a Boulder City-based tour company crashed Saturday evening in the Grand Canyon, killing three and critically injuring four,...
article 'Are ya still alive?' Métis hunter survives 24 hours outside after snowmobile accident, heart attack (2/6/2018)
(Manitoba) -- A Métis trapper survived a mild heart attack and 24 hours in the subarctic cold last month after his snowmobile got caught in metre-deep snow. Normand...
article Company wants to limit damages in casino boat fire to $27,300 — total (2/3/2018)
(Florida) -- The legal maneuvering in last month’s boat fire has begun: Tropical Breeze Casino Cruz, which owns the boat that caught fire and forced 50 people to...
article Rep. Tom Cole safe after train carrying Republican lawmakers derails (1/31/2018)
(West Virginia) -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is reported safe after a train carrying Republican lawmakers derailed in an incident...
article Woman sues company for more than $15K after Port Richey casino shuttle boat fire (1/30/2018)
(Florida) -- A passenger on the casino shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast is suing the company for negligence. Deborah Jero is seeking "...
article Mom who died after casino boat fire had complained of breathing problems (1/26/2018)
(Florida) -- Carrie Dempsey was bubbly and bright. The cheerful "Coupon Queen" led penny-pinching seminars at local libraries and had a warm, fluttering laugh...

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