Stars stunned by ā€˜mismanaged setā€™ in fatal prop-gun shooting

136 Views  Ā LOS ANGELES (AP) ā€” As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun heā€™d been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say theyā€™re baffled by the circumstances and production crews have quickly stepped up safety measures.

Major Action Movie Filming in Downtown Las Cruces

67 Views  Ā LAS CRUCES – Several downtown streets and parking lots will be closed at various times from Oct. 23, 2021 to Oct. 30, 2021Ā forĀ filmĀ productionĀ of a major action movie inĀ Las Cruces.

‘Rust’ assistant director had previous gun safety complaint

184 Views  Ā A prop maker alleges the assistant director of ‘Rust’ neglected gun safety on a TV series set in 2019. SANTA FE, N.M. ā€”Ā 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, […]

Gallup police seeking person of interest in Sunday trailer park homicice

54 Views  Ā GALLUP, N.M. ā€“ The Gallup Police Department released details regardingĀ a person of interest inĀ aĀ Sunday trailer park shooting.Ā 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

70 Views  Ā Lee Drake, an adjunct anthropology professor at the University of New Mexico, recently receivedĀ national attentionĀ for the work heā€™s done in aiding Afghan refugees, specifically for the role he played in helping 9-year-old Asmaā€™s family get help.