Hi there,

If you think Democracy Now!’s reporting is a critical line of defense against war, climate catastrophe and authoritarianism, please make your donation of $10 or more right now. Today, a generous donor will DOUBLE your donation, which means it’ll go 2x as far to support our independent journalism. Democracy Now! is funded by you, and that’s why we’re counting on your donation to keep us going strong. Please give today. Every dollar makes a difference—in fact, gets doubled! Thank you so much.
-Amy Goodman

Non-commercial news needs your support.

We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

Please do your part today.


Judge Sentences Armorer of Alec Baldwin Western “Rust” to 18 Months for Death of Halyna Hutchins

HeadlineApr 16, 2024

In New Mexico, a judge sentenced Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the weapons handler on the film “Rust,” to the maximum sentence of 18 months in prison for the involuntary manslaughter of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. Alec Baldwin, the star and producer of “Rust,” fired the loaded prop gun that killed Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza during a rehearsal in 2022. Baldwin will face his own manslaughter trial in July.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation