The Corner

Police Handcuff Photographers in Ferguson

Police officers in Ferguson just cuffed two men with cameras standing at the QuikTrip on West Florissant Street. When asked what’s going on, a police officer says the men did not keep moving after repeated requests by police. Police officers tell me people must keep moving and there is no place where people may stand still or congregate. Protesters are still being allowed to march up and down the sidewalks at this moment.

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National Security & Defense

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