Social Work UNLV Lecturer’s Calling

Ivet Aldaba-Valera was the first person in her family to graduate from both high school and college. The 33-year-old UNLV lecturer is now pursuing her Ph. D in public policy at the school and has used her degree in social work to engage with the young Latino and Latina community of Las Vegas. (Madelyn Reese/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @MadelynGReese

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North Las Vegas OIS (Jan. 21)
North Las Vegas police provide information on an officer-involved shooting Monday night near Lake Mead and Fifth. (Mike Shoro/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
SHOT Show: Testing firearms at Boulder City range
SHOT Show attendees on Monday tested the latest firearms at Boulder City Rifle and Pistol Club. The show officially opens at Sands Expo & Convention Center on
Aptiv Self-Driving Car
Aptiv has a fleet of 75 autonomous vehicles on Las Vegas roads, 30 of which are involved with Lyft.
Golden Edge: Golden Knights Fall for the Third Time in Five Games
The Vegas Golden Knights lose to the Minnesota Wild 4-2. Dave Schoen, Adam Hill, and Ben Gotz report from T-Mobile Arena.
Golden Knights after their loss to the Wild
Vegas Golden Knights head coach Gerard Gallant says the team needs to be tougher in certain areas and the players assess their loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Who can understand hospital price lists?
Lists of costs for procedures, drugs and devices are now posted the websites of hospitals to comply with a new federal rule designed to provide additional consumer transparency. Good luck figuring out what they mean.
37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade in downtown Las Vegas
The 37th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, themed "Living the Dream: One People, One Nation, One Dream," took place in downtown Las Vegas Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas Nation: Raiders meet with players gearing up for Senior Bowl
Jon Gruden and the Raiders coaching staff are all set to coach the 70th annual Senior Bowl this Saturday. Michael Gehlken reports on the first meeting with the coaches and player before the first practice which will take place tomorrow.
Cris Cyborg says fans want to see her rematch Amanda Nunes
Former UFC women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino speaks on losing her title, her hopes for a rematch with Amanda Nunes and what she'd do if the UFC chooses to drop the women's 145-pound division.
Profense demonstrates M134
Profense, a U.S. military contractor, shows off the M134 gun used by armed forces. Profense demonstrated the weapon Monday at SHOTShow’s industry day at Boulder City Rifle and Pistol Club. Profense is not an exhibitor at the civilian- and law enforcement-focused tradeshow.
People in Mesquite deal with a massive power outage
People in Mesquite respond to a major power outage in the area on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Gallant: The Wild had our number last year
Head coach Gerard Gallant says the Minnesota Wild had the Golden Knights number last year. Tuch talks about the playoff hopes of the Golden Knights and Schmidt chimes in on team's tenacity.
Noah Robotham on UNLV's upcoming stretch
UNLV guard Noah Robotham talks about the next six games. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Barber sets up shop in grandfather’s old shop
Andres Dominguez’s new barber shop is filled with memories of his grandfather, who ran the El Cortez landmark for more than 30 years. (John Przybys/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Group helping stranded motorists during power outage
A group of Good Samaritans are offering free gas to people in need at the Glendale AM/PM, during a massive power outage near Mesquite on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
New MLK freeway onramps
How to navigate the trio of new freeway onramps from Martin Luther King Boulevard. (Mick Akers/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
MLK Jr. Day Parade Draws Crowds
Crowds gather around Freemont street to celebrate the accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr.
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U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen falls at Las Vegas parade
U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen of Nevada fell and injured her wrist at the Martin Luther King Day parade in Las Vegas on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Nathan Asselin/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Local astromers host super blood wolf moon viewing
The Las Vegas Astronomical Society paired with the College of Southern Nevada to host a lunar eclipse viewing Sunday night. Known as the super blood wolf moon, the astronomical event won't occur for another 18 years. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Spoken word at Peace Week performance
Detrick Miller Jr. performs a spoken word piece at the Extending the Dream performance for Peace Week at the West Las Vegas Library Theater. Also, a sampling of several of the dancing performances. (John Hornberg/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Pacquiao-Broner fight recap
Adam Hill recaps the action from the Manny Pacquiao-Adrien Broner fight and discusses whether or not Pacquiao could face Floyd Mayweather again.
Golden Edge recap: Golden Knights vs. Penguins
Review-Journal reporters Ben Gotz and David Schoen discuss the Golden Knights’ 7-3 win over the Penguins at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday.
Noah Robotham on UNLV's win
UNLV guard Noah Robotham talks about the victory over San Jose State. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sign Spinning World Championship - VIDEO
The sign spinning world championship took place in Las Vegas at the Freemont street experience. The top 10 sign spinners in the world competed for the grand prize of $5000 dollars.
Marvin Menzies on UNLV's win over San Jose State
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies recaps Saturday's victory over San Jose State. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas Curling Club going strong
Las Vegas Curling Club officials Brad Whitlock, Nick Katinski discuss the local club which operates out of Las Vegas Ice Center. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Governor Steve Sisolak Talks Minimum Wage, Teacher Pay and the Cannabis Industry - VIDEO
Newly elected Governor Steve Sisolak talks with Review-Journal reporters about increasing the minimum wage, Nevada's budget for 2019 and increasing teacher's pay.
Big City Showdown: Bishop Gorman Vs Findlay Prep Highlights - VIDEO
Bishop Gorman beats Findlay Prep in the Big City Showdown 59-55.
Tate Elementary shows academic progress after categorical funding
Students at Tate Elementary in Las Vegas has benefited from a program to boost education funding in targeted student populations, known as categorical funding. One program called Zoom helps students who have fallen below grade level in reading. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
The third annual Women’s March in Las Vegas
The third annual Women’s March in Las Vegas. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @btesfaye
Students hear from entrepreneurs at MLK Tech Summit
The first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Technology Summit took place at Zappos headquarters in downtown Las Vegas Friday. The event included a series of panels meant to showcase minority technology leaders. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Real Estate Millions: Say Yes To The Nest
Real Estate Millions: KB Smart Home
Inside Look at UNLV Fertitta Football Complex - Video
UNLV football head coach Tony Sanchez gives the Las Vegas Review-Journal an inside look at the Fertitta Football Complex. UNLV football's new home will include a player's lounge, barber shop, underwater treadmill, and a state-of-the-art weight room. The complex, which has been a big tool in the recruiting process, is scheduled to be finished by this year's Spring Showcase
UNLV welcomes San Jose State to the Thomas & Mack
UNLV returns to the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday The Rebels will play San Jose State But Mbacke Diong is not expected to play for second straight week UNLV looks to bounce back from a loss at Air Force Coach Marvin Menzies will try to lead the way for the Rebels
Pacquiao-Broner weigh-in highlights
Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner weigh-in and faceoff one last time before their welterweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena taking place on Saturday, Jan. 19.
First former felon to work for Nevada Department of Corrections
After his father died, Michael Russell struggled for years with drug addiction. When he finally decided to change for good, he got sober and worked for years to help others. Now he is the first former felon to be hired by the Nevada Department of Corrections. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
Gerard Gallant talks new tech
The Golden Knights coach discussed the new iPad technology expected to be available to coaches after the All-Star break.
Gerard Gallant talks after practice Jan. 18
The Golden Knights coach talked about the team’s upcoming three-game stretch, injuries and the power play.
Golden Edge: Golden Knights Gala - Knight to Remember - VIDEO
The Golden Knights organization recently held its first ever gala to raise money for the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation. The event welcomed celebrity chefs, master mixologists, the Golden Knights themselves, and even the new Nevada governor.
Campus Village next to UNLV gets demolished
Demolition of Campus Village shopping center, on Maryland Parkway across from UNLV, begins to make way for new development.
Nye County Sheriff's Office warns of a phone scam - Video
Nye County Sheriff's Office warns of a phone scam.
Video shows officers waiting in hallway during Las Vegas shooting
Two Las Vegas police officers hold their position in the Mandalay Bay hallway one floor beneath the Oct. 1 gunman as rounds are fired into the concert crowd below.
Radio troubles hampered Las Vegas police on Oct. 1, RJ investigation finds
Body cam video from Oct. 1 shows a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer using his radio to summon medical aid for shooting victims near the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.
Police Update on Fremont Street Shooting
Lt. Ray Spencer gives an update regarding a homicide investigation that occurred in front of a bus stop near Fremont Street and Casino Center, involving a security officer and another male.
Extreme weather closes Scenic Loop in Red Rock Canyon
High winds and flooding closed the Scenic Loop in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area Thursday. Minor flooding across Highway 159 caused drivers to slow, but didn't close the road. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Nevada Politics Today: Kieckhefer signals that Republicans don’t support Sisolak’s tax hike
Gov. Steve Sisolak shouldn’t count on Senate Republican support for his desired tax hike. Collective bargaining for state workers would drive up costs, and Nevada should expand Opportunity Scholarships. That’s according to Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, R-Reno.
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Sisolak talks health care, gun control at State Of State speech
Governor Steve Sisolak delivers his State of the State speech where he talked about Healthcare and gun control. Political reporters Colton Lochead and Bill Dentzer go over the highlights from Sisolak's speech.
State of the State Address Highlights - VIDEO
Highlights from the State of the State Address given by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak.
Nevada State of the State Address 2019
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak gives Nevada's 2019 State of the State Address
Pacquiao-Broner Press Conference Highlights
Boxers Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner deliver their final statements to the media at a news conference prior to squaring off in their welterweight championship bout set for the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Jan. 19, 2019.
Adrien Broner snaps on Al Berstein at news conference
During a press conference at the MGM Grand on Wednesday to promote his welterweight championship bout against Manny Pacquiao, Adrien Broner snapped on broadcaster Al Berstein.
Vegas Nation Stadium Show: Retractable Field Update - VIDEO
Much like the Arizona Cardinals field, the Raiders will also be playing on a field tray that can be retracted in order to maintain real grass. Vegas Nation host Cassie Soto and Las Vegas Review- Journal reporter Rick Velotta discuss the latest updates regrading the Las Vegas Stadium as well as the groundbreaking of the Raiders headquarters in Henderson.
Public Release- Jason Beck, 20, of Pahrump arrest for multiple charges - VIDEO
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Golden Edge: Golden Knights Put up Record Amount Shots but Fall Short - VIDEO
The Vegas Golden Knights lose to the Winnipeg Jets 4-1. In the second period the Knights put up a record number of shots on goal but still go back to the locker room down 2-0. David Schoen reports from Winnipeg.
Pacquiao-Broner Grand Arrivals
Fight week for the Jan. 19 boxing pay-per-view event between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner got underway in Las Vegas when the fighters arrived at the MGM Grand and spoke to fans and media. Pacquiao will put his WBA welterweight world title on the line in the main event airing on Showtime and taking place live at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Golden Edge Mailbag: Will Brandon Pirri be an official Knight? - VIDEO
Ben Gotz and Adam Hill go over the Golden Knights fans reactions to Jonathan Machessault not making the NHL all star roster and Brandon Pirri potentially joining the Knights.
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Artist Joshua Vides created a "White Wedding" chapel for Billy Idol's Las Vegas residency
Artist Joshua Vides created a "White Wedding" chapel for Billy Idol's Vegas residency (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Time lapse video of fog covering the Strip
The Las Vegas Strip is shrouded in fog Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Thick fog blanketed Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday
Thick fog blanketed Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday. The National Weather Service.forecast called for a 50 percent chance of rain. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Gerard Gallant on Winnipeg
Gerard Gallant talks about continuing to play good hockey in Winnipeg. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tony Spilotro's Las Vegas home for sale — VIDEO
The former Las Vegas home of Chicago mob enforcer, Tony Spilotro, is now for sale. Spilotro, who was portrayed by Joe Pesci in the film Casino, is the original owner of the home at 4675 Balfour Drive, built in 1974. (Samia DeCubas/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Try the Burning History cocktail at Zuma In Las Vegas
Try the Burning History cocktail at Zuma In Las Vegas (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Raiders Headquarters Groundbreaking Ceremony - VIDEO
The Raiders make Henderson their new home with a groundbreaking ceremony. Derek Carr and many other players past a present came together to celebrate the new location. Cassie Soto and Ed Graney report from Henderson, Nevada.
Nevada Preps Preview: Big City Showdown - VIDEO
Nevada Preps hosts Elaine Emerson and Ben Gotz go over the high school basketball matches to watch and the big city showdown games.
Harry Reid Brags About Abusing His Power - The Right Take - VIDEO
Harry Reid once risked his life to take on mob bosses. He’s now bragging about having successfully imitated their tactics during his political career.
Snowstorm Brings 7 Inches To Lee Canyon
A snowstorm brings seven inches to Lee Canyon with more expected throughout the week. (Lee Canyon Resorts)
Rain At Red Rock Canyon
Rain falls at Red Rock Canyon and over the Las Vegas Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (Eric Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Rebel Nation: UNLV Looks to Continue Winning Streak - VIDEO
The UNLV Runnin' Rebels are 3-0 in conference play for the first time in 20 years and look to extend that streak against Air Force on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss UNLV's shocking win over New Mexico, Mbacke Diong's injury and what it is going to take to get a win over the Falcons.
Raiders Henderson Practice Facility Render - VIDEO
Video of the Raiders practice facility that will be built in Henderson Nevada.
Bishop Gorman Beats Clark 70-55 In Boys Basketball - VIDEO
The Bishop Gorman Gaels defeat the Clark Chargers 70-55.
UNLV heads to Air Force on a roll
UNLV heads to Air Force having won three games in a row The Falcons come off a 14-point victory over San Diego State UNLV looks to build on its victory at New Mexico last week Kris Clyburn has lifted his game and elevated the Rebels But UNLV could be without Mbacke Diong because of an ankle injury
Golden Edge Mailbag: Will Brandon Pirri be an official Knight? - VIDEO
Ben Gotz and Adam Hill go over the Golden Knights fans reactions to Jonathan Machessault not making the NHL all star roster and Brandon Pirri potentially joining the Knights.
Tourists enjoy rain in downtown Las Vegas
Tourists break out the umbrellas. But Brian Herting of Lincoln, Nebraska, dons shorts and a T-shirt, as he makes his way through downtown Las Vegas. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Gallant on facing Winnipeg
Gerard Gallant talks about trying to take 2 points in Winnipeg. (David Schoen/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Mount Charleston Gets Heavy Snow, Fog
Mount Charleston saw heavy snow today, and fog in lower elevations as a cold front swept across the Las Vegas Valley. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Former Raider James Harris says fans will follow the team "to the moon" - VIDEO
The Oakland Raiders will play in Las Vegas when their team's move is completed in 2020. Former Raiders' defensive end and Las Vegan, James Harris, says fans will follow and support the team "to the moon".
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