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New rules about guns on movie sets fail in California

May. 19, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — New rules about how and when actors can use guns while filming failed to pass the California Legislature on Thursday just months after a gun actor Alec Baldwin was holding went off and killed a cinematographer on a movie set in New Mexico. Democrats in the...

Actor Fred Ward, of 'Tremors,' 'The Right Stuff' fame, dies

May. 13, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Ward, a veteran actor who brought a gruff tenderness to tough-guy roles in such films as “The Right Stuff,” “The Player” and “Tremors,” has died. He was 79. Ward died Sunday, his publicist Ron Hofmann said Friday. No cause or place of death was...

Film producers defend safety in Alec Baldwin shooting

May. 11, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A film production company is contesting sanctions by New Mexico officials for alleged workplace safety violations on the set of “Rust,” where actor and producer Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer in October, according to filings posted Wednesday by state...

Wyoming defamation lawsuit against Alec Baldwin is dismissed

May. 05, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit over online harassment filed against actor Alec Baldwin by the family of a Marine who was killed in Afghanistan, saying the Wyoming court did not have jurisdiction over the case. An attorney for the family said...

Videos show aftermath of film-set shooting, Baldwin reaction

Apr. 26, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico sheriff investigating the fatal film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin described complacency, disorganization and neglected safety measures in the making of the low-budget movie “Rust.” Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan...

Police release videos in probe of Baldwin film-set shooting

Apr. 26, 2022 00:45 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Law enforcement officials released a trove of video evidence Monday in the ongoing investigation of a fatal October shooting of a cinematographer by actor and producer Alec Baldwin on the set of a Western movie. Data files released by the Santa Fe County...

New Mexico fines film company over Alec Baldwin shooting

Apr. 20, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico workplace safety regulators on Wednesday issued the maximum possible fine of nearly $137,000 against a film production company for firearms safety failures on the set of “Rust” where actor and producer Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer in October. ...

Safety failures in accidental movie-set shooting by Alec Baldwin prompt maximum fine by state workplace regulators

Apr. 20, 2022 12:11 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Safety failures in accidental movie-set shooting by Alec Baldwin prompt maximum fine by state workplace regulators.

Alec Baldwin wants Wyoming defamation lawsuit dismissed

Apr. 05, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

Alec Baldwin is asking a federal judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a Wyoming woman who said she received hateful social media messages after the actor shared on social media a photo she posted of demonstrators at former President Donald Trump's rally in January 2021 and made a...

Today in History: April 3, Unabomber arrested

Apr. 03, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 3, the 93rd day of 2022. There are 272 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 3, 1973, the first handheld portable telephone was demonstrated for reporters on a New York City street...