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Police say 99 people arrested in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La. -

At least three reporters were among the 99 people arrested during a Baton Rouge protest against the police killing of a black man that was captured on a video recording. The vast majority of those arrested, including the reporters, faced a charge of obstructing a highway.
    
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks confirms that WAFB-TV reporter Chris Slaughter was among 91 arrested on that charge.
    
WWNO-FM news director Eve Troeh (TROH) confirmed in a phone interview that staff reporter Ryan Kailath (kuh-LAYTH) was arrested. She says she hasn't spoken to him and doesn't have any information about circumstances of his arrest.
    
Breitbart News reports on its website that its reporter Lee Stranahan was arrested.


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