Police Arrest Two Journalists Covering Ferguson Protests

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Aug. 13 2014 9:35 PM

Police Arrest Two Journalists Covering Ferguson Protests

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Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Two journalists were briefly taken into custody on Wednesday as the standoff between police and protestors in Ferguson, Missouri, over the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer continued into the night. The Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post’s Ryan Reilly described their arrest.

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