UNLV roundup: Smith, Godman power baseball victory

Max Smith went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, a double and three runs to lead UNLV past UC Santa Barbara 9-8 in a nonconference baseball game Tuesday at Wilson Stadium.

Golden Knights fall to Bruins in shootout — VIDEO

Boston’s David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout after Golden Knights’ forward Oscar Lindberg was denied on the other end to lift the Bruins to a 3-2 win at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday night.

CARTOON: Welcome to Gitmo!

The welcome home reception for ISIS supporters.

Summerlin-area dancer, 13, no stranger to big stage

Jayna Hughes of the Summerlin area was 2 when she started dancing, she says. It started with ballet, and by the time she was 11, she was hip-hop dancing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” with her dance group Prodigy Dance Crew. On May 4, she’s set to perform in Henderson for the St. Jude Heart of Fashion fundraiser.

Duke’s Zion Williamson injures knee after shoe blows out — VIDEO

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils’ opening possession Wednesday night.

Report says Las Vegas police sergeant grabbed 2 women at party

A Las Vegas police sergeant groped one woman under her skirt and grabbed another woman’s underwear at a Christmas party with fellow officers, according to a newly released report.

Law seeks to require licensure for Nevada group home referral agencies

The bill would impact agencies like Above and Beyond, LLC, which placed a woman discharged from North Vista Hospital into the care of an unlicensed group home, where she was found dead less than 24 hours later.

UNLV faculty: Diverse student body needs diverse literature

Sophie Ladd used a book about love and loss to help her undergraduate UNLV students open up about their feelings after the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting. She read “The Heart and The Bottle,” by Oliver Jeffers. Amanda Melilli, head of the Teacher Development Resources Library at UNLV, added that books by Native American writers and about individuals with disabilities should be more widely available.

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