Protests Over Brown Killing Continue; Decision Not Due Until Mid-November


Protesters in Ferguson, Mo., measure time by counting the number of days police officer Darren Wilson has remained free since killing Michael Brown, says USA Today. After 58 days, almost everyone is waiting for a grand jury to decide whether Wilson, who shot the unarmed black 18-year-old on Aug. 9, will face charges. Businesses have put off repairing looter damage and instead have covered shattered glass with wooden boards.

Demonstrators continue to call for an arrest of the white officer and say anything short of a murder charge will bring chaos. Meanwhile, city officials and police are prepared for the worst as they brace for four days of protest events this weekend. Edward Magee, spokesman for St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch, said, “Evidence is being presented to the grand jury when they are all available to meet. We have a very rough estimate of them being completed in mid-November.”

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