Michael Scott Davidson, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Michael Scott Davidson

Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Recent:
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal
Past:
  • RGJ.com
  • Herald-Tribune

Recent articles by Michael:

Nevada’s border states grapple with coronavirus spikes after reopening

Cases are surging in at least 19 states. In the Southwest, health officials are seeing the same concerns. Here’s a breakdown of Nevada and its neighbors. → Read More

Clark County records 80 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

More than 11,000 cases of the disease have been identified statewide, the vast majority of which have recovered. → Read More

This nursing home had COVID-19 patients who were not isolated. 7 died, 38 infected

Nevada health investigators designated Horizon Health and Rehabilitation in Las Vegas as one of four “high risk” nursing homes in the state. → Read More

More than 60 new coronavirus cases reported in Nevada facilities

The Heights of Summerlin reported its seventh death. Nearly 1,000 cases among staff and residents have been reported at more than 50 facilities. → Read More

No terrorism found so far in Nye cell tower inquiry

Nye County authorities have not found terrorism links to cell phone tower downing → Read More

Southern Nevada hospitals to resume elective surgeries next week

Southern Nevada’s major hospitals plan to resume performing “medically necessary” elective surgeries Monday, according to a Nevada Hospital Association letter. → Read More

At least 18,000 public union workers see contracts suspended due to virus

Since mid-March, local governments across the Las Vegas Valley have suspended more than 25 such contracts. → Read More

With Nevada hospitals short on beds, leaders plan for the ‘unthinkable’

A rapid influx of coronavirus patients could inundate Nevada hospitals. An anlysis shows there is only one hospital bed for every 22 people likely to be hospitalized. → Read More

Nevada courts suspending eviction proceedings to help community

A coalition of local advocacy organizations is also calling for a statewide moratorium on evictions and sweeps on the homeless during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Nevada’s delayed repairs to buildings, roads mean taxpayers will pay more

Nevada’s buildings, roads and equipment face delayed repairs and maintenance woes amid continuing budget struggles. And as issues go unaddressed, the eventual costs balloon. → Read More

Census Bureau is hiring: 5K jobs open in Nevada

Census Bureau spokeswoman Misty Slater said, on average, a census taker in Clark County can make between $3,600 to $4,000 in an eight-week period. → Read More

Eviction cases are down for the first time in 10 years. Here’s why.

The number of eviction cases filed in Las Vegas Justice Court fell sharply last year following reforms to the state’s eviction law. → Read More

Nevada Census 2020: What you need to know

Are you prepared to take the 2020 Census? Here are tips for participating in the headcount online, by mail and over the phone. And census takers are still needed. → Read More

Las Vegas cabbie who chronicled nightlife calls it quits

After 15 years behind the wheel of taxicabs, Sin City’s favorite cabbie, who became a social media star by sharing stories from his overnight shift, is hanging up his keys. → Read More

Review concluded added stops wouldn’t sustain Las Vegas Monorail

Loss of ridership due to ride-sharing services was cited in a review of planned extension and construction of two new stops before Gov. Steven Sisolak rejected financing plan. → Read More

Nevada Legal Services offers aid to tenants facing eviction

In August, nonprofit law firm Nevada Legal Services began providing tenants with free consultations on the first floor of the Regional Justice Center. → Read More

Woman found dead in Lake Mead

An unidentified adult woman was found dead Sunday afternoon in Lake Mead at the 33 Hole Overlook north of Boulder City, according to the National Park Service. → Read More

Rapper Fetty Wap arrested in Las Vegas

New Jersey rapper Fetty Wap was arrested in Las Vegas on Sunday morning after punching an employee of a business on or near the Strip, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. → Read More

Las Vegas nude-spa owners evading being served suit, county says

Clark County claims in a court filing that the owners of two adjacent homes advertised as a nude resort have spent months evading being served a lawsuit aimed at shutting them down. → Read More

Southern Nevada housing authority board member losing aid, possibly seat

From 2013 through 2018, Theresa Davis falsely reported that she and her family did not have access to any checking or savings accounts, according documents released Tuesday. → Read More