As authorities continue to investigate the fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal film scene in New Mexico, questions are being raised about how the tragedy was able to occur on set. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed when Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on the set of the western movie Rust on Thursday.
Three abandoned children have been found near the skeletal remains of their nine-year-old brother at a block of flats in Texas. Authorities said the youngsters, aged seven, 10 and 15, were discovered at an apartment complex west of downtown Houston on Sunday. Heartbreaking. @HCSOTexas units are at an apt complex at 3535 Green Crest, near
Actor James Michael Tyler, best known for playing Gunther in Friends, has died at the age of 59. Tyler died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday morning, a statement from his manager said. The actor was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2018, which later spread to his bones. “If you met
A selection of Picasso paintings have fetched more than $100m (£726m) at an auction in Las Vegas. Eleven works by the Spanish artist, and a selection of other pieces, were sold at the Sotheby’s event at the Bellagio hotel on Saturday. It came two days before Picasso’s 140th birthday, which is on 25 October. Image:
The recording of a 911 call has revealed the chaos and panic on a film set after a cinematographer was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin. Script supervisor Naomi Mitchell tells the operator “we need help immediately” after Halyna Hutchins was struck in the chest on the set of the Western movie Rust in Santa
The husband of the cinematographer fatally shot by Alec Baldwin on a film set has spoken about his “enormous loss” in an emotional tribute. Halyna Hutchins, 42, died on Thursday after she was shot in the chest with a prop gun on the set of Rust, near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Court documents have since
The death of a cinematographer when Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun is not the first time the American movie star has made headlines for reasons not related to his acting. Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed and Joel Souza, 48, injured when Baldwin fired the weapon while filming a western, called Rust, in Sante Fe,
Tributes have been paid to a cinematographer who died after Alec Baldwin fired a prop firearm on a film set. Halyna Hutchins, 42, died after Baldwin discharged the gun while filming his new Western movie Rust in New Mexico. She was airlifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital where she was pronounced dead, authorities
Dental records show that the human remains found at a Florida wilderness park are those of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiance. The 23-year-old had been named a person of interest in the killing of Ms Petito, who was reported missing on 11 September by her parents while the couple were on a road trip. The
Staff at Netflix’s headquarters in Hollywood have staged a walkout in protest at the release of a controversial special by the stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle. Chappelle, one of the biggest names in American comedy, has been accused of making anti-transgender comments in the hour-long special The Closer. But Netflix has refused to remove the special
Nikolas Cruz has pleaded guilty to the murders of 17 people killed in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida. The 23-year-old entered his pleas in a courtroom in front of a dozen relatives of victims after answering a long list of questions from Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer aimed at confirming his mental competency.
A ransom of $1m (£720,000) is being demanded for each of the 17 American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti. The country’s justice minister, Liszt Quitel, said talks are under way with gang to release the group, who were kidnapped over the weekend outside Port-au-Prince. They were taken by a gang called 400 Mawozo, who
A woman was raped onboard a train in Philadelphia while as many as 10 people stood by or possibly filmed the incident on their phones instead of dialling 911, police have said. A 35-year-old homeless man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman shortly after 9pm on 13 October on a train run by Southeastern
Donald Trump has been questioned under oath as part of a lawsuit where protesters allege they were violently attacked by his security guards. The former US president testified at Trump Tower in New York City for several hours on Monday, and video of his deposition will be played before a jury if the case goes
A US senator accused of jeopardising America’s central pledge at the COP climate conference has told Sky News he rejects the accusation but says coal power plants in the state he represents will not be shut down. Speaking outside his congressional office on Capitol Hill, Senator Joe Manchin said: “I am not watering anything down.
A statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee that was removed from a park in Dallas is now on display in a golf course in West Texas. The bronze sculpture of both Lee and a soldier on horseback was removed from the park in Dallas in 2017, and later sold in an online auction. It
Former US President Bill Clinton has been discharged from hospital in California after being treated for an infection. Mr Clinton was seen walking out of the University of California Irvine Medical Centre at around midday on Sunday, after spending five nights at the facility. The ex-commander-in-chief had been admitted on Tuesday for the infection, which
A man who was 13 when he killed a four-year-old boy has been granted parole. Eric M Smith was convicted of second-degree murder in 1994, and jailed for nine years to life. A year earlier, he had lured Derrick Robie into the woods and struck him on the head with a rock in the New
The most sweeping measure in US President Joe Biden’s signature climate change legislation is likely to be dropped because of opposition from a senior figure within his own party. The Clean Energy Performance Programme, known as CEPP, would pay utility companies that switch from fossil fuels to renewable or clean energy sources and fine those
Former US president Bill Clinton has remained in hospital for a second day, where he has reportedly been recovering from a urological infection. The 75-year-old was visited by his wife, Hillary Clinton, at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. He went to the hospital on Thursday after suffering from fatigue and has received both