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UPDATE: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Has Been Reached, Announcement To Be Made Monday Evening

KMOX News has received word from the St. Louis County Prosecutor’s office that a Ferguson grand jury decision has been reached.

11/24/2014

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Sharpton Organizing Rallies in 25 Cities for Once Grand Jury Decision is Known

The Rev. Al Sharpton says he’ll be with the family of Michael Brown when the grand jury’s decision is released as to whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be criminally charged.

11/19/2014

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Hunter Hayes’ St. Louis Concert Cancelled

Gov. Jay Nixon’s state of emergency declaration has prompted the cancellation of a concert scheduled for Thursday night.

11/19/2014

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National Guard Troops in South St. Louis Not for Ferguson-Related Duty

Maj. Christopher Ash says it is the civil support team doing regularly scheduled training exercises for a biological weapon situation.

11/18/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talks with Rasheen Aldridge, Jr., community organizer and Director of Young Activists United, before the swearing in of the  Ferguson Commission in St. Louis on November 18, 2014. The Ferguson Commission will study the underlying issues raised by events in Ferguson, Missouri  and issuing a report with specific policy recommendations. The sixteen men and women sworn in are made up of business owners, not-for-profit leaders, teachers, lawyers, police officers, activists, pastors and public servants. Aldridge, Jr., is a member of the Commission. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Announces Members of the Ferguson Commission

The Ferguson Commission is to study the underlying issues raised by events in Ferguson and issue a report with specific policy recommendations no later than Sept. 15, 2015.

11/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown during a news conference on Aug. 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (Photo: Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon says Emergency Declaration is a Precautionary Measure

Asked if he declared a state of emergency because he expects a violent reaction to the grand jury’s decision, Nixon said no, and that he hopes there is no violence.

11/18/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon listens to residents and faith and community leaders as they discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on Aug. 14, 2014 in Florissant, Mo. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Nixon Activates Missouri National Guard in Response to Potential ‘Period of Unrest’

Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order activating the Missouri National Guard to support law enforcement during any period of unrest that might occur following the grand jury’s decision concerning the investigation into the death of Michael Brown.

11/17/2014

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Nixon Announces Support of St. Louis Seeking Federal Promise Zone Designation

The Promise Zone Initiative partners local communities with federal agencies to accomplish the shared objectives of creating jobs, growing the economy, expanding access to a quality education, improving public safety, and increasing access to affordable housing.

11/12/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks while flanked by Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., parents of Michael Brown who was killed by police in Ferguson, Mo., during a news conference at the National Press Club, on Sept. 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sharpton: ‘Questionable’ for Nixon to Denounce Violence and Not Address Militarization

Police will work to protect peaceful protesters after a grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown shooting case is announced, but those who cross the line into violence will face consequences, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon warned Tuesday.

11/12/2014

With law enforcement officials near, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon outlines plans that will keep residents and businesses safe once prosecutors announce whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will face charges for fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown, during a press conference in Weldon Spring, Missouri on November 11, 2014. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Nixon Outlines Ferguson Preparations

Nixon said that once the decision is announced, the state highway patrol will work with St. Louis County and city police as one unified command. The National Guard will also be available if needed.

11/11/2014

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