What to know about the prison sentence for a movie armorer in a fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

[ad_1] SANTA FE, N.M. — A movie weapons armorer received the maximum sentence of 18 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on a Western movie set, as authorities now turn their focus on prosecution of Baldwin himself. A New Mexico judge on Monday found that … Read more

Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie to be sentenced for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

[ad_1] SANTA FE, N.M. — A movie weapons supervisor is facing up to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” with her sentencing scheduled for Monday in a New Mexico state court. Movie armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed was convicted in March … Read more

Chicago shooting kills 8-year-old girl and wounds 10 people including small children, police say

[ad_1] CHICAGO — Eleven people standing outside a family gathering Saturday night were shot including a young girl who was killed in what Chicago police believe was gang-related violence on the city’s South Side, police said Sunday. Four victims were children. An 8-year-old girl was shot in the head and died, while a 1-year-old boy … Read more

Pakistani police search for gunmen who abducted bus passengers and killed 10

[ad_1] QUETTA, Pakistan — Pakistani police are searching for gunmen who killed eight people after abducting them from a bus on a highway in the country’s southwest, a police official said Saturday. Earlier, the same attackers killed two people and wounded six in another car they forced to stop. According to the police official, the … Read more

Facing likely prison sentences, Michigan school shooter’s parents seek mercy from judge

[ad_1] PONTIAC, Mich. — The parents of a Michigan school shooter are asking a judge to keep them out of prison as they face sentencing for their role in an attack that killed four students in 2021. Jennifer and James Crumbley are scheduled to appear in court Tuesday for the close of a pioneering case: … Read more

Plea talks ongoing for 3rd man charged in killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay

[ad_1] Prosecutors and defense lawyers are exploring the possibility of a plea deal for the last of three men charged in the 2002 killing of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay, both sides said Thursday, less than six weeks after two co-defendants were convicted. The talks just began, and it’s unclear what federal prosecutors might be … Read more

Dorm shooting places North Carolina university on lockdown; 1 hospitalized

[ad_1] RALEIGH, N.C. — A student was hospitalized after reports of a shooting at a residence hall at North Carolina Central University, a university spokesperson said. Police were called to Lawson Street Residence Complex at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the university in Durham. The school was placed on lockdown, and … Read more

New trial denied for ‘Rust’ armorer convicted in fatal shooting of cinematographer by Alec Baldwin

[ad_1] ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico judge on Friday rejected an effort by a movie set armorer to challenge her conviction of involuntary manslaughter in the 2021 fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust.” After hearing brief arguments during a virtual hearing, Santa Fe-based Judge … Read more

Takeaways: AP investigation reveals Black people bear disproportionate impact of police force

[ad_1] PATERSON, N.J. — Black people accounted for a disproportionate number of people who died after being restrained, beaten or shocked with stun guns by police officers in the United States, according to an investigation by The Associated Press. The investigation, led by AP with FRONTLINE (PBS) and the Howard Centers for Investigative Journalism, found … Read more