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Fireworks, superstars ring in the new year in Las Vegas

Jan 01, 2019 - Associated Press Financial Wire

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Tens of thousands of people rang in the new year across Las Vegas, watching fireworks launch from the top of some of the city's iconic casino-resorts, attending superstar performances at various venues and participating in a celebratory midnight toast.

Officials estimated more than 300,000 people gathered on the Las Vegas Strip for a celebration anchored by an eight-minute fireworks show, while thousands more convened in the area's downtown entertainment district to enjoy ...