Las Vegas police have said the deadly crash on the Las Vegas Strip was "possibly" intentional, but have ruled out terrorism.
The driver mounted the pavement in two areas, police officials said, once by the Paris Las Vegas hotel and again just a short distance away.
The driver who hit pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip drove off after the accident, according the Las Vegas police.
The accident occurred when a woman drove "up onto the sidewalk", Peter Boffelli from the Las Vegas police department told a news conference
Asked if the woman had driven off after the accident he said, "from what we understand, yes she did drive off", but he added that she had since been detained and was being tested for alcohol and drugs.
A total of 37 people were injured in the accident on the Las Vegas Strip, according to traffic and fire officials.
Seven of those were in a critical condition.
One person was killed in the accident.
One person has been killed in a "major accident" on the famous Las Vegas Strip, close to where the Miss Universe pageant was held, Reuters reported a hospital spokeswoman as saying.
Las Vegas police have said they are responding to a "major accident" near the casino where the Miss Universe pageant was held.
Reports suggested a car ran into a crowd of pedestrians outside the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
The number of those injured was unclear, but the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper said it could be as many as 27 people.
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has struck the US state of Nevada, near the town of Helene 90 miles northeast of Las Vegas, the US Geological Survey has said.
Reuters report that the quake was quite shallow at a depth of only 12 miles.
There has been no reports of damage or casualties, authorities have said.
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Oscar-winning actor Ben Affleck was banned from playing blackjack at a Las Vegas casino because he was "too good," a source close to the 41-year-old Good Will Hunting star said.
Affleck was on a short break in the city with his wife Jennifer Garner when he was stopped earlier this week by security guards at the Hard Rock Casino.
They told him he had to stop playing blackjack because "you are too good," the source said.
He was told he could play other games at the casino.
Celebrity news website TMZ reported Affleck had been banned for life from the casino for counting cards, a legal gambling strategy of using probability to predict the next hand.
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LG Electronics has unveiled a fitness wristband to monitor the user's heartbeat, calorie consumption and movement, as well as incoming phone calls and music controls.
The Lifeband Touch measures performance via fitness apps and a touch screen.
It can also be combined with earphones that measure blood flow signals from the inner part of the ear to monitor heart rate and oxygen consumption.