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Journalist Trey Yingst arrested during Ferguson, Mo., protests
Journalist Trey Yingst arrested during Ferguson, Mo., protests

A journalist’s arrest during a protest near the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters early Sunday drew renewed attention to disputes over 1st Amendment rights in the wake of a white police officer's killing of an unarmed black man. Trey Yingst, a reporter with News2Share, was accused of unlawful assembly and taken into custody, according to St. Louis County police. News2Share publishes stories by freelance reporters online.  A police summary notes that Yingst was among a group that was obstructing traffic at South Florissant Road and Compton Avenue. "The group of subjects were gathered on the street and sidewalks at that intersection. The on-scene commander engaged...

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