With additional reporting by Rebecca Thomas
Late Monday night, St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced that officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for his role in the August shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
What ensued in the following hours -- and, in many ways, what has ensued in the nearly four months since the shooting -- was a bit of a whirlwind. Protests popped up across the country, from Ferguson to New York, with angered and saddened residents taking to the streets to voice their frustrations. Brown's family put out a statement, as did Wilson. President Obama addressed the nation. And that's just a slice of the fallout from the decision.
Admittedly, it's a lot keep up with. To help you do that, we've run down what you should know from the last 24 hours, with some additional context of how we got here. (Be sure to click the links for more info.)