National Guard mobilized as Kenosha authorities brace for decision on charges in Jacob Blake police shooting

Authorities in Kenosha are bracing for potential unrest as they prepare for prosecutors to announce whether Officer Rusten Sheskey will face charges in the shooting of Jacob Blake in August. On Monday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers mobilized 500 National Guard members to help Kenosha officials. Workers installed temporary fencing around government buildings downtown in the city just north of the Wisconsin border, according to local news outlets. And the Kenosha City Council was scheduled to vote Monday night on a resolution that would give the mayor emergency powers following the announcement, whi…

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