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Sports Illustrated Reporter Robert Klemko Live Tweets His Ferguson Arrest

08/18/2014 01:23 pm ET | Updated Aug 18, 2014
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Three journalists covering the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, were arrested Sunday night.

Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson ordered the arrests of Financial Times reporter Neil Munshi, Telegraph foreign correspondent Rob Crilly and Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko, according to The Washington Post.

Klemko took to Twitter to capture the chaotic scene, live tweeting his temporary detainment:

Last week, The Huffington Post's own Ryan J. Reilly was arrested in a Ferguson McDonald's while he was covering events in the city. Reilly described the incident as a "dehumanizing process."

Tensions have erupted between police and demonstrators after the Aug. 9 death of local teen Michael Brown, who was shot at least six times by police officer Darren Wilson. Capt. Johnson took command over security operations in Ferguson on Aug. 14 in the hopes of quelling clashes between police and demonstrators, as well as journalists covering the conflict. Johnson ordered away SWAT trucks with sniper posts and even marched with demonstrators. However, unrest on the streets had resumed by the weekend.

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The Toll On Michael Brown's Family

USA Today's Yamiche Alcindor provides an intimate look at how Michael Brown's parents have been dealing with the loss of their son:

Phones constantly ring with reporters asking for interviews or family members offering support. Last week, as demands reached a tipping point, both parents moved into hotels to shield themselves.

In the days leading up to the funeral, Brown's mother continued to cry and spoke in whispers as she tried to explain her feelings.

"They say tomorrow is going to be the hardest day, but I think today was — just seeing my baby laying there, cold," Lesley McSpadden, 34, told USA TODAY. "It did something to my heart. It's too much. It's too much."

Read the rest at USA Today.

08/26/2014 7:44 AM EDT

New Audio Allegedly Captures Moment Michael Brown Was Shot

New audio has surfaced that allegedly captures the moment when Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot dead by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9.

CNN aired the unverified recording on Monday night. Six shots can be heard, followed by a pause, then several more. A private autopsy performed on Aug. 17 at the request of Brown's family found that the 18-year-old was shot 6 times, including twice in the head.

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