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Prosecutors Drop Felony Charges for 4 Journalists Arrested During J20 Protests

HeadlineJan 31, 2017

Prosecutors have dropped felony rioting charges against four of the journalists who were arrested during street protests against Trump’s inauguration on January 20: journalists Evan Engel, Matt Hopard, John Keller and Alexander Rubinstein. But journalists Aaron Cantu and Shay Horse are still facing felony charges. Well over 200 demonstrators are also facing the charges, which carry a maximum 10-year prison sentence.

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