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Two CNN Producers Got Arrested Attempting to Get into the Freedom Tower

After a 16-year-old and a couple of lunatic base jumpers were retroactively arrested after making it to the top of New York’s Freedom Tower—the new building at the World Trade Center site—two CNN producers figured it would be a great idea to break into Ground Zero themselves, presumably in an attempt to expose the security flaws at the area. Though they didn’t make into the site, they did get a hot scoop: It turns out, security isn’t that bad. After multiple failed attempts to get through a large fence surrounding the area, they were arrested, and according to the New York Post, charged with “ trespassing, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct.” Police also seized several cameras from the duo. In a statement to the Post, CNN claimed the pair “were not asked to sneak onto the World Trade Center site.” It may not have been the story they wanted, but at least they made the news …

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