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‘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

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.

Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group representing Navajo communities is presenting its case to an international human rights body, saying U.S. regulators violated the rights of tribal members when they cleared the way for uranium mining in western New Mexico years ago.

Tech Company connected to ex-NM house member files federal suit

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The company at the center of the fraud case against former House Representative Sheryl Williams Stapleton claims they are an innocent victim. The owner of Robotics has filed a federal suit to get almost a half-million dollars the feds have seized.

Deputies respond to ‘incident’ at Santa Fe film location

SANTA FE, N.M. — The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that deputies responded to an incident at Bonanza Creek Ranch Thursday afternoon. The ranch is a film location in Santa Fe. A security guard told KOB 4 that the movie set for the western movie “Rust” is currently under lockdown.

Arrest made in gruesome murder on Navajo Nation

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A North Dakota man is facing life in prison after being accused of decapitating a man in McKinley County on the Navajo Nation. The District of New Mexico U.S. Attorney’s Office reports 28-year-old Shilo Aaron Oldrock appeared in federal court on Oct. 15 for the murder charge and