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Cable news reporters rifle through San Bernardino suspects' personal items on live TV

The suspected San Bernardino shooters' landlord reportedly opened Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik's apartment to the media Friday, allowing networks like MSNBC and CNN to live-broadcast reporters rifling through the couple's personal belongings. The searches raised questions about privacy, proper handling of a crime scene, and the ethics of such a live broadcast.

Though some were quick to blame the media for being intrusive, others also criticized law enforcement's apparent absence at what is apparently still being considered a crime scene (a duffel bag of pipe bombs was found at the home of the couple, who were shot and killed in a standoff with law enforcement hours after a shooting spree that left 14 victims dead).

Update 1:29 p.m.: An FBI spokesperson has told reporters that the crime scene is no longer active. Becca Stanek