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Rust Armorer Looks to Take Advantage of Baldwin's Win

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed argues she should go free due to 'prosecutorial misconduct'

(Newser) - Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed says she deserves to be freed from prison, or else granted a new trial, due to "egregious prosecutorial misconduct" that resulted in actor Alec Baldwin's own involuntary manslaughter case being dismissed . Her lawyer filed a motion for a new trial or dismissal of her...

Judge in Baldwin Case Saw 'Signs of Scorching Prejudice'

Actor thanks supporters after involuntary manslaughter case is dismissed

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin on Saturday issued his first public comment since a New Mexico judge dismissed his involuntary manslaughter trial the day before. "There are too many people who have supported me to thank just now," the actor wrote in an Instagram post that included a photo of him...

Judge Permanently Ends Baldwin's Manslaughter Trial

Charges cannot be brought against actor again

(Newser) - A New Mexico judge on Friday threw out the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin in the middle of his trial and said it cannot be filed again. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer dismissed the case with prejudice based on the misconduct of police and prosecutors over the withholding of evidence...

Prosecutor: Baldwin 'Did His Own Thing,' Ignored Gun Safety

Actor's attorney says he was merely 'an actor, acting'

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial is underway in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with the actor accused in the on-set shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Baldwin fired the gun that killed Hutchins, but he maintains that he should not be held accountable for firing what was supposed to have...

What to Know About Alec Baldwin's Rust Trial
What to Know About
Alec Baldwin's Rust Trial

What to Know About Alec Baldwin's Rust Trial

Jury selection begins Tuesday in New Mexico in death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins

(Newser) - Nearly three years after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed on the New Mexico set of Rust, Alec Baldwin is going on trial over her death. Jury selection begins Tuesday, with opening statements expected Wednesday, and the projected end the following Friday, reports the AP . A last-minute ruling dealt...

Baldwin Trial Now Imminent After Judge's Ruling

It's set to start in early July after judge denied actor's request to dismiss the case over damaged evidence

(Newser) - 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 Marlowe Sommer sided with prosecutors...

Prosecutors Have a Long List of Baldwin's Alleged 'Horseplay' With Gun

They say he was often reckless on set of 'Rust'

(Newser) - Before the shot that took Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins' life in 2021, prosecutors say Alec Baldwin "engaged in horseplay" with the revolver that would ultimately kill her. Prosecutors say in a new court filing that they plan to introduce evidence that Baldwin's "erratic and aggressive behavior during...

Alec Baldwin, Wife, 7 Kids Are Getting a Reality Show

Despite the fact that actor's manslaughter trial looms

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin's big-enough-for-a-baseball-lineup family is getting its own reality show, despite the fact that the actor is soon to go on trial for manslaughter . Also starring in the series will be his wife, Hilaria (whose biggest scandal to date has to do with whether or not she's Spanish...

Judge Rules on Baldwin's Ask Over Dropping Criminal Charge

Actor loses bid to nix manslaughter charge, meaning 'Rust' trial is on track for this summer

(Newser) - A New Mexico judge has rejected a request by Alec Baldwin to dismiss the sole criminal charge against him in a fatal shooting on the set of the movie Rust, keeping the case on track for a trial this summer. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer on Friday upheld an indictment charging...

Prosecutors: Rust Armorer Slammed 'Idiot' Jurors in Phone Calls

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed will be sentenced Monday

(Newser) - Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer on the set of Rust who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, called the jurors in her case "idiots" and "a--holes" and complained about the incident's negative impact on her own life and modeling career, prosecutors...

Prosecutors Rail Against Alec Baldwin in New Filing

They claim he had 'no control' over his emotions on the set of 'Rust'

(Newser) - A new filing in the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin reveals some of what prosecutors plan to argue as they push for the actor to be held accountable for the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the New Mexico set of Rust in 2021. Baldwin, they argue in...

First Rust Trial Backs Up a Key Point for Alec Baldwin

Armorer expert says it wasn't Baldwin's job to check the safety of the gun

(Newser) - The trial and conviction of a movie armorer in connection with a fatal shooting on the set of the Western movie Rust has given Alec Baldwin and his legal team an unusual window into how his own trial could unfold. A New Mexico jury deliberated less than three hours Wednesday...

Jury Finds Armorer Guilty in Film Set Shooting by Baldwin

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed convicted of involuntary manslaughter

(Newser) - A jury convicted a movie weapons supervisor of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of the Western movie Rust. The verdict against Hannah Gutierrez-Reed assigns new blame in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in...

Testimony Gets Tense at Trial Over Fatal Shooting on Film Set

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed is on trial for involuntary manslaughter

(Newser) - Testimony at trial Monday turned emotional and argumentative as an eyewitness recounted the fatal 2021 shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal and described gun misfires, crew members walking out, and a "ludicrous" pace of work, the AP reports. Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, who was the...

Alec Baldwin Faces New Charges in Movie Shooting
Alec Baldwin
Not Guilty

Alec Baldwin Pleads Not Guilty

Actor faces new involuntary manslaughter charges in death of Halyna Hutchins

(Newser) - Avoiding a formal arraignment, Alec Baldwin entered a not guilty plea in New Mexico on Wednesday to the new involuntary manslaughter charges against him in the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins. The actor was then released on his personal recognizance, People reports. The conditions of his release include prohibitions on...

Alec Baldwin Returns (Briefly) to SNL
Alec Baldwin
Returns (Briefly) to SNL

Alec Baldwin Returns (Briefly) to SNL

Actor appears not as Trump but as himself in a cameo during a Timothee Chalamet sketch

(Newser) - A Saturday Night Live mainstay returned to the show this week, though it was a quick visit. Alec Baldwin was back for the first time in three years, reports CNN , and it wasn't to resurrect his impersonation of Donald Trump. Instead, Baldwin appeared as himself in a sketch about...

New Mexico Prosecutors Want to Charge Baldwin Again

They say 'additional facts have come to light' in 2021 'Rust' shooting

(Newser) - Six months after involuntary manslaughter charges against Alec Baldwin were dropped in a " stunning turnaround ," there has been another turnaround from special prosecutors in New Mexico. Special prosecutors Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis are seeking to recharge Baldwin in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set...

Defamation Suit Against Baldwin to Be Refiled

Family accuses actor of setting social media followers on fallen Marine's sister

(Newser) - A lawyer for the family of a Marine killed in Afghanistan said Thursday that a new version of a lawsuit accusing actor Alec Baldwin of unleashing his social media followers against them will soon be filed. A federal judge had dismissed the original lawsuit but invited the family to rewrite...

Lawsuit Against Baldwin From Marine's Family Dismissed

He called fallen Marine's sister an 'insurrectionist'

(Newser) - A $25 million defamation lawsuit against Alec Baldwin from the widow and sisters of a Marine killed in the 2021 suicide attack at Kabul's airport has been dismissed—again. The actor donated $5,000 to the family of Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum after the attack. He was sued...

Prosecutors: Rust Armorer Was Likely Hungover

Prosecutors level new accusations against Hannah Gutierrez-Reed

(Newser) - The weapons supervisor on the film set where Alec Baldwin shot and killed a cinematographer was drinking and smoking marijuana in the evenings during the filming of Rust, prosecutors are alleging, saying she was likely hungover when she loaded a live bullet into the revolver that the actor used. They...

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