Michael Scott Davidson, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Michael Scott Davidson

Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Past articles by Michael:

Vegas libraries most-checked out books: Start your summer reading.

Las Vegas library data shows which books children, teens and adults checked out the most in the past year. You can browse all 50 titles here, along with information about how to check them out. → Read More

Republicans stress ballot security in race for secretary of state

Seven Republicans are running to replace term-limited Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske → Read More

Las Vegas barely cracks list of top 100 fastest growing areas

2021 was the slowest year of population growth ever recorded according to census data. → Read More

Alpine Motel, site of deadly fire, gets new owners with big plans

New owners of the downtown Las Vegas property plan to turn the Alpine Motel Apartments into modern studio units. Adolfo Orozco sold the building in August 2021. → Read More

Police help ICE seize undocumented immigrants jailed for nonviolent crimes

Critics decried Metro’s actions as non-transparent and contrary to Sheriff Joe Lombardo’s stance that his department focuses on helping ICE capture, deport violent offenders. → Read More

Grim milestone: Nevada roads see deadliest year in a decade

The annual death toll climbed to 330 this weekend, surpassing the former record with almost two months left in the year. → Read More

Tickets for Nevada drivers going over 100 mph jumped 26% in two years

Experts say the deadly crash involving Henry Ruggs is one of hundreds where speed, impairment and an increase in dangerous driving are leading causes. → Read More

Where are hospital and ICU beds available in the Las Vegas Valley?

While hundreds of beds remain open in Nevada, some hospitals have felt more strain in the recent COVID-19 wave. See which ones are close to being full. → Read More

High COVID rates shift from suburbs to north, east Las Vegas Valley

Lower-income and minority communities are once again experiencing some of Southern Nevada’s fastest spread of COVID-19, data shows. → Read More

COVID breakthrough case deaths appeared to spike recently. Here’s why.

Southern Nevada health officials started a new process to identify when fully vaccinated people get COVID-19. It changed the way data was reported. → Read More

COVID’S summer wave hitting younger, healthier Nevadans

A healthy 23-year-old died of COVID-19. He was one of more than 360 new deaths announced statewide so far in August, already the state’s fifth-deadliest month of the pandemic. → Read More

Census: Hispanic, other minorities fed growth in Nevada since 2010

An increase in Hispanic residents spurred growth in Nevada over the past decade, as the state’s white population fell to under 50 percent. → Read More

COVID cases, other factors push Las Vegas hospitals to limit

Treatments postponed early in the pandemic and heat also are playing a role in the historic high counts. → Read More

Which ZIP codes have highest COVID cases in the Las Vegas Valley?

Since the state reopened businesses in early June, summer surge cases have been concentrated in the south and northwest Las Vegas Valley. → Read More

The Siegel Group under scrutiny by House panel for eviction practices

A U.S. House panel is scrutinizing the landlord’s eviction practices during the COVID-19 pandemic following a Review-Journal investigation. → Read More

Latest data shows where Clark County residents may have gotten COVID

The data represents where an infected person traveled in the 14 days prior to them becoming symptomatic or getting tested. Cases have been rising since early June. → Read More

Summer COVID cases concentrated in wealthier suburbs

As the highly contagious delta strain takes hold in the Las Vegas Valley, the disease is spreading fastest in affluent suburbs in the west and south, data shows. → Read More

Delta variant found in Nevada COVID cases has tripled

“The viruses that unvaccinated people are facing right now are the Olympic champions of infecting people, ” said Mark Pandori, director of the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory. → Read More

Their landlord got millions in rental assistance. They faced eviction.

Legal aid attorneys allege Siegel Suites navigated loopholes in Nevada and federal eviction moratoriums during the pandemic. → Read More

2 Nevadans die after rare ‘breakthrough cases’ of COVID

More than 25 Clark County residents have been hospitalized after contracting COVID-19 despite being vaccinated, only a very small percentage with serious outcomes. → Read More