Post-Ferguson Charges Against Journalists Dropped

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St. Louis County, Mo., is dropping charges against two reporters who were arrested in 2014 while covering protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post and Ryan Reilly of the Huffington Post were arrested by police who were clearing a McDonald’s in which the reporters were working alongside other journalists. Almost a year passed before formal charges of trespassing and interfering with a police officer were filed against the . . .

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