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Violence follows grand jury decision in Ferguson

Good morning from Gray. Here's a look at some of the stories you will want to catch before you leave the house on 12 News Today.

Weather Watch: Wednesday will be a busy travel day as folks head to their Thanksgiving destinations. Our weather team will let you know what to expect ahead of your departure.

Plus, we are tracking the latest from Ferguson, Missouri following a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer accused of killing an unarmed black 18-year-old. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says the fabric of the Ferguson, Missouri community has been torn apart by violence that followed the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict a white officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old. Belmar says the protests have been much worse than the violence that followed the August shooting. Locally, a protest is scheduled for this afternoon. It starts at 4:30 at the John Marshall Courthouse.

Right now, Chesterfield students are preparing to return to class, less than 24 hours after news of a threat at Matoaca High School. Police don't believe the threats are credible. Officers say, a student made some type of threatening comment but again, they don't think it's credible and say students should report to class as normal.

This afternoon, UVA's Board of Visitors is planning to discuss the university's sexual assault policies. The university is responding to a Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape at a UVA frat house.This morning, a former child actor and alumni --- is planning a dramatic protest. Lisa Jakub, who starred in "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Independence Day," says she has plans to burn her diploma if the university doesn't change it's policies by January 12th.

Join us for these stories and more, plus breaking news as it happens on 12 News Today from 4:30-7am. We are up to the minute, the minute you're up.

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