Police in Ferguson Tear-Gassed a Camera Crew, Then Dismantled Their Equipment

Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Aug. 14 2014 10:51 AM

Police in Ferguson Tear-Gassed a TV Camera Crew, Then Dismantled Their Equipment

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Police taking down Al-Jazeera equipment.

Courtesy of KSDK

Remarkable footage from St. Louis station KSDK shows a SWAT team in Ferguson, Missouri, overnight firing tear gas at a TV camera crew from Al-Jazeera, then dismantling the crew's equipment after they've fled.

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Courtesy of KSDK

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Courtesy of KSDK

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Courtesy of KSDK

Police in Ferguson arrested two reporters and a St. Louis alderman Wednesday night, reportedly for being too slow to leave a McDonald's in the first case and getting out of a car in the second.

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