Fatal Multi-Car Crash on NM 501/E. Jemez Road Halts Local Traffic for Hours
On February 27, 2024, the Los Alamos Police Department (LAPD) was called to a three-car accident on NM 501/E. Jemez Road near mile marker 7. The LAPD Consolidated Dispatch Center received the 9-1-1 call. LAPD officers arrived at the scene at 7:27 a.m., with the Los Alamos Fire Department (LAFD) following shortly after. The road was closed for several hours for accident response and investigation.
FBI analyst describes damage to Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ gun in armorer criminal trial
New Mexico prosecutors attempting to prove that Alec Baldwin was criminally negligent in the fatal shooting of the “Rust” movie cinematographer must grapple with a complicating piece of evidence: a damaged gun. Baldwin has long maintained that he did not pull the trigger of his prop gun —...
The Cult of Allsup's
As the World Famous Allsup’s Burrito celebrates 50 years, the Land of Enchantment’s most iconic gas station snack seems to know no bounds, continuing to fuel the imaginations of artists, entrepreneurs, and hungry travelers. IT FELT LIKE THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE. For 17-year-old Daniel McCoy Jr., a...
47 dogs, five horses removed from house in Placitas
47 dogs and five horses have been rescued from a Placitas home. “We received a call from a concerned neighbor. Animal Control went out there and discovered that there were a large amount of dogs,” Sandoval County Undersheriff Joe Gonzales said. “We didn’t know the amount. But we started to look into that situation. Because there were a few circumstances regarding care of the animals, we obtained a warrant and served that warrant. The initial warrant, we were able to receive 21 dogs and the investigation continued after that.”
'Rust' Armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed Is Now on Trial for Involuntary Manslaughter
On Oct. 21, 2021, at 1:49 p.m., "Santa Fe County emergency crews were summoned to Bonanza Creek Ranch in response to a shooting that would leave the entertainment industry reeling," reported the Los Angeles Times. The cast and crew for the movie Rust were preparing themselves to film a scene that involved actor and producer Alec Baldwin firing a gun. "I guess I’m gonna take this out, pull it, and go, ‘Bang!" said Baldwin while putting his hand on top of a Colt .45 revolver in its holster.No one could have predicted what happened next, when a bullet tore through...
WED: Expert says "Rust" gun wouldn't malfunction, APS unveils new magnet program, + More
Expert in Old West firearms says gun wouldn't malfunction in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin - By Morgan Lee, Associated Press. Courtroom testimony by an independent gun expert Tuesday cast new doubt on Alec Baldwin's account that his gun went off without pulling the trigger in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during a 2021 rehearsal on the set of the Western movie "Rust."
Prosecutors say Hannah Gutierrez’s story changed over time in interviews with investigators
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Jurors are getting a detailed account of what Rust armorer Hannah Gutierrez told investigators in interviews. Prosecutors said her story about the events surrounding the deadly movie set shooting changed over time. On Wednesday, prosecutors were on a second day of questioning the lead case investigator of the case who interviewed […]
Santa Fe, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Monte del Sol Charter School basketball team will have a game with The Academy For Technology And The Classics on February 29, 2024, 18:45:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Roger Deakins Shares His New Mexico Views
The cinematographer discusses three of his New Mexico photographs ahead of a Santa Fe photo exhibit, book signing, and film screening. AFTER A LONG DAY ON SET—or when the weather isn’t cooperating—Roger Deakins, the two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer behind The Shawshank Redemption, A Beautiful Mind, The Big Lebowski, Skyfall, and 1917, grabs his Leica and goes for a drive. “On the set, there might be 100 crew members, and it’s quite an intense, collaborative process,” he says. “I love going out with my camera, by myself, where it’s my decision when I take a picture or if I don’t take a picture. It’s a far more personal experience.”
Firearms expert: Gun wouldn’t malfunction in fatal shooting by Baldwin
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Courtroom testimony by an independent gun expert Tuesday cast new doubt on Alec Baldwin’s account that his gun went off without pulling the trigger in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during a 2021 rehearsal on the set of the Western movie “Rust.”
Footage of ‘Rust’ armorer Hannah Gutierrez’s interviews with sheriff’s office shown to jurors
(SANTA FE, N.M.) -- Jurors in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Hannah Gutierrez saw footage of the "Rust" armorer being interviewed by law enforcement hours after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was fatally shot on the set of the Western. "I wish I would have checked it more," Gutierrez said of the...
Expert Says Gun Wouldn't Malfunction in "Rust" Shooting
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Courtroom testimony by an independent gun expert February 27th cast new doubt on Alec Baldwin's account that his gun went off without pulling the trigger in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer during a 2021 rehearsal on the set of the Western movie “Rust.”
‘Rust’ Trial Gets Heated as Defense Faults Incomplete Sheriff’s Investigation
SANTA FE, N.M. — The “Rust” trial boiled over in hostile bickering between the prosecution and the defense on Wednesday, after the defense poked several holes in the Sheriff’s investigation.'Rust' Armorer Told Detectives She Checked Dummy Rounds 'Most of the Time' Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the film’s armorer, is on trial for involuntary manslaughter in the October 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The prosecution has argued that Gutierrez Reed unwittingly brought live ammunition on set. Cpl. Alexandra Hancock, the lead investigator on the case for the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office, testified Wednesday that there is no “direct” evidence of that...
Santa Fe (NM) Inventor Tries to Get Momentum for “Air Mover” He Says Can Help Firefighters
Feb. 24—In a demonstration video, Santa Fe inventor Wayne Darnell’s high-velocity mobile “air mover” looks like a giant fan, one capable of pushing the raging fire in front of it back — and even extinguishing it. Imagine how easy it would be to get rid...
Valles Caldera visitor data shows busiest months
JEMEZ SPRINGS (KRQE) – Valles Caldera National Preserve offers unparalleled scenic views, fantastic geology, and a perfect getaway near Albuquerque and Santa Fe. But the preserve can also get busy, so when is your best chance to visit? Data from the National Park Service shows that in 2023, October was the busiest month, with over 11,000 […]
Los Lunas, February 29 High School Baseball⚾ Game Notice
The Bernalillo High School baseball team will have a game with Valencia High School on February 29, 2024, 18:30:00 CST. Want to throw HARDER? Earn yourself a scholarship? Then this is the Program for You!.
Chama Peak Land Alliance Brings Funding to Area
Chama Peak Land Alliance (CPLA) will receive $3 million for ecological forestry projects in the watersheds draining into Heron and El Vado Reservoir. These watersheds supply crucial drinking water for Albuquerque and Santa Fe, numerous tribes and rural communities throughout New Mexico, but they are at risk of severe wildfire.
Toppers Fall To Elkettes 44-47 In District Title Game
Janae Velarde and Jasmine Valdez battle for the ball in the second period of the district title game between the Toppers and Pojoaque Elkettes. Monday night. The game was played in a neutral gym, the Española Del Valdez Gymnasium. The Toppers ad Elkettes are longtime foes, and the games are always close and filled with action and this game was no exception. The Toppers came out hot and led the first quarter 12-5 and the second 19-15. At the end of the third quarter the score was tied 31-31. The Elkettes outscored Toppers in the fourth quarter 47-44 to win the game and district title. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com.