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Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter case has been dismissed. Here's key things to know

Jul. 12, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

A judge's surprise ruling has ended the prosecution of Alec Baldwin nearly three years after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed on the New Mexico set of the film “Rust." The ruling, which came in the trial's fourth day, was a surprise end to case that had already...

Alec Baldwin’s case on track for trial in July as judge denies request to dismiss

Jun. 28, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A court ruling on Friday put an involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin on track for trial in early July as a judge denied a request to dismiss the case on complaints that key evidence was damaged by the FBI during forensic testing. Judge Mary...

A New Mexico State Police spokesperson confirms a second person has been killed in wildfire near Ruidoso

Jun. 19, 2024 20:08 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico State Police spokesperson confirms a second person has been killed in wildfire near Ruidoso.

In the doghouse: A member of Santa Fe's K-9 unit is the focus of an internal affairs investigation

Jun. 08, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — As a puppy, there were high hopes for Ayke to help revive the Santa Fe Police Department’s K-9 program. Now, four years later, the German shepherd is in the doghouse. He has bitten more people than any other dog in the department’s K-9 unit and is the...

Movie armorer appeals conviction in fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

May. 14, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons armorer is appealing her conviction for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” according to court documents released Tuesday. A defense attorney filed the...

New attorney joins prosecution team against Alec Baldwin in fatal 'Rust' shooting

Apr. 18, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An attorney has been added to the special prosecution team that is pursuing an involuntary manslaughter charge against actor Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of the Western movie “Rust,” court officials confirmed Thursday. ...

What to know about the prison sentence for a movie armorer in a fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Apr. 16, 2024 01:17 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons armorer received the maximum sentence of 18 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on a Western movie set, as authorities now turn their focus on prosecution of Baldwin himself. A...

Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Apr. 15, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons supervisor was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” during a hearing Monday in which tearful family members and friends gave testimonials that included calls for...