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By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 28, 2015 at 5:31 p.m.



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RENO, Nev. (AP) — The minister of a Reno church says he's already ordered a replacement for a sign that was damaged in what may have been a racially motivated act of vandalism. The Rev. Neal Anderson says the "Black Lives Matter" sign was vandalized within 24 hours of when he put it up Wednesday outside the Unitarian Universality Church of Northern Nevada in south Reno. Police are investigating.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are seeking witnesses and two assailants after a man was shot and killed at a home in southwest Las Vegas. Police were called to a report of gunfire a little after 10:30 last night. The victim was found in the garage, and was pronounced dead at University Medical Center. Police say the assailants appeared to be in their 20s.

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno police have arrested a 29-year-old arson suspect in connection with a car fire in a Walmart parking lot. Police say Antonio Castrollen has been charged with third-degree arson. His bail was set at $5,000. Investigators say a security camera at the Walmart on the south side of town implicated him in the fire that fully engulfed a Lincoln sedan yesterday.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins, who abruptly resigned this month, says he's likely to run for North Las Vegas mayor in 2017. The outspoken, cowboy hat-wearing Democrat told KNPR that he would definitely run for mayor, assuming that the state doesn't take over the debt-ridden city.

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