Reno, Nevada - It’s no easy task corralling the wild, wild historical elements of the American west into any sort of transportable package. The Nevada LGBT Archives’ Reno National Gay Rodeo — A Queer Celebration of Western Tradition Exhibition wrangles together some of the existing ephemera from a time when the gay community fought to deconstruct both gender and sexual barriers to create the world’s first gay rodeo.

Carson City, Nevada - The Justice Department announced Thursday that Carson City, Nevada, rental property owners Betty Brinson and Hughston Brinson have agreed to pay $36,000 to resolve allegations that they discriminated against families with children in violation of the Fair Housing Act (FHA).

Reno, Nevada - The federal grand jury in Reno indicted Robert Rand M.D. and eight others on felony drug conspiracy and other charges, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.  The indictment replaces the prior criminal complaint, and is required in order for the government to prosecute the defendants on the felony charges.

Reno, Nevada - Marvel Comics and Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today revealed the latest and final edition of the 2014 series of exclusive variant covers of the best Marvel titles with the unveiling of Superior Iron Man #1, drawn by noted Canadian artist Ty Templeton. VIP attendees at the inaugural Wizard World Reno Comic Con, November 21-23 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center, will receive a free copy of the limited-edition book at registration.

Carson City, Nevada - The Bureau of Reclamation, the cities of Reno and Sparks, and the County of Washoe have completed negotiations for a long-term water storage contract to facilitate the storage of water quality credit water in the Truckee River reservoirs.

Reno, Nevada - John Thomas Abrams, 47, aka Buck, aka David George Garnett, aka John McDonald, aka David Blackwell, appeared before a federal magistrate judge today and pleaded not guilty to charges that he kidnapped a 15-year-old boy and girl in California and transported them to Reno with the intent that the girl engage in sexual activity, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

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Reno, Nevada - A Sparks, Nevada resident who was trading laptop computers for sex with minor girls was sentenced today to five years in prison and 10 years of supervised release, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

Reno, Nevada - A California man who used Internet chat rooms to solicit a 15-year-old Reno girl for sex, and then traveled to Reno where he was arrested after attempting to have sex with her, was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison, 15 years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden, for the District of Nevada.

Reno, Nevada - A man who killed another man with a shotgun on the Battle Mountain Indian Colony in Lander County, Nevada, in December 2011 was sentenced on April 21, 2014, to 30 years in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Daniel G. Bogden.