Wisconsin news photographer arrested at Occupy event
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Milwaukee newspaper says one of its photographers has been arrested while covering a rally connected to the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says Kristyna Wentz-Graff texted the newsroom Wednesday to say she was being arrested. Three others were also arrested.
The circumstances of the arrests weren't immediately clear. A Milwaukee police spokeswoman tells The Associated Press she's looking into the matter.
Wentz-Graff was covering a rally near the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Students there had been encouraged to walk out of classes Wednesday in solidarity with the Occupy organization in Oakland, Calif., which had called for a wide-reaching general strike.
The Oakland protests became a rallying point last week after an Iraq War veteran originally from Wisconsin was injured there in clashes between protesters and police.