Stars stunned by ‘mismanaged set’ in fatal prop-gun shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun he’d been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances and production crews have quickly stepped up safety measures.

‘Rust’ assistant director had previous gun safety complaint

A prop maker alleges the assistant director of ‘Rust’ neglected gun safety on a TV series set in 2019. SANTA FE, N.M. — On Thursday ‘Rust’ Assistant Director handed actor, Alec Baldwin, the gun that ended up killing the film’s director of photography, Halyna Hutchins. According to an ABC report, Assistant Director, Dave Hall, had a […]

Gallup police seeking person of interest in Sunday trailer park homicice

GALLUP, N.M. – The Gallup Police Department released details regarding a person of interest in a Sunday trailer park shooting. Police are looking for Melford John, 38, who is suspected of shooting and killing Eli William Yazzie, 41, of Sanders, Ariz., and injuring an unidentified man.

UNM professor Lee Drake plays role in aiding Afghan refugees

Lee Drake, an adjunct anthropology professor at the University of New Mexico, recently received national attention for the work he’s done in aiding Afghan refugees, specifically for the role he played in helping 9-year-old Asma’s family get help.