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New Mexico fines ‘Rust’ for willful gun safety failures

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico workplace safety regulators say they have issued the maximum possible fine against a film production company for firearms safety failures on the set where cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot in October by actor and producer Alec Baldwin. New Mexico's Occupational Health and Safety Bureau on Wednesday announced the nearly $140,000 fine against Rust Movie Productions and distributed a scathing narrative of safety […]

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Movie set shooting death sparks New Mexico gun safety bill for actors

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican New Mexico legislator wants movie actors and other film-set professionals to undergo state-sponsored gun-safety training after the death last year of a cinematographer from a gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin. State Sen. Cliff Pirtle of Roswell on Monday announced he introduced a bill that would require  all acting and film production personnel where firearms are present to complete a safety class offered […]

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Entertainment

ABC’s Stephanopoulos interviews Baldwin about set shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin will talk about the deadly shooting in October on the set of the movie "Rust" in an interview with George Stephanopoulos of ABC News. The interview will air as a prime-time special Thursday on ABC and will stream later on Hulu. Baldwin fired a prop gun that had been loaded with live ammunition. A cinematographer was killed and the film's director was injured. It […]

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Entertainment

Potential legal woes mount after ‘Rust’ shooting tragedy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Experts predict a tremendous legal fallout after Alec Baldwin pulled the trigger on a prop gun while filming "Rust" in New Mexico and unwittingly killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza . In addition to Baldwin, a call sheet for the day of the shooting obtained by The Associated Press lists five producers, four executive producers, a line producer and a co-producer. They, assistant […]

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