Ferguson Grand Jury Reaches A Verdict, Announcement Expected Today

All eyes are on Ferguson as the St. Louis grand jury, which has been deliberating on whether or not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, has reportedly reached a decision.

In a case that has sharply divided the Missouri suburb along racial lines, the 12 person group has been tasked with establishing whether there is enough probable cause to bring Wilson to trial. Officer Wilson, who remained quietly married shortly after the shooting, has been on paid administrative leave during the investigation and is allegedly preparing to retire from the force.

Fearing a repeat of the protests and unrest that plagued the city following the initial slaying of the unarmed teen in August, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has already declared a state of emergency, relieving the Ferguson police department in favor of the National Guard.

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