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Bailey jurors see grisly photos, confessed gunman

Bailey jurors see grisly photos, confessed gunman

OAKLAND — Jurors in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial flinched — and some looked away — Thursday morning when shown an autopsy photo of a face blasted away by shotgun pellets. Then confessed gunman Devaughndre Broussard took the stand.

Questioning foreshadows blistering attack on credibility of star witness in Bailey murder trial

Questioning foreshadows blistering attack on credibility of star witness in Bailey murder trial

OAKLAND — A day before the prosecution’s star witness — Devaughndre Broussard — is called to the stand in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial, a defense lawyer foreshadowed a bit of what is expected to be a blistering attack on Broussard’s credibility.

Breaking news: Loaded shotguns taken from bakery compound, says officer

Breaking news: Loaded shotguns taken from bakery compound, says officer

A police officer is testifying this morning in the murder trial of journalist Chauncey Bailey that he seized two loaded, sawed-off shotguns from the bedrooms of key players in the case. The men lived in the compound at Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland.

Witnesses take the stand in Chauncey Bailey murder trial

Witnesses take the stand in Chauncey Bailey murder trial

OAKLAND — A woman with her baby grandchild in her car stopped at a red light on First Avenue near Lake Merritt on the morning of Aug. 2, 2007, looked around and said to herself, “Oh, there goes Chauncey Bailey.” Then, she told a jury of seven women and five men, a man with a “long gun” ran “full tilt” across the street. “I said to myself, ‘Oh my God, he has a gun.”

Shotgun shell, videotape among key evidence in Chauncey Bailey murder trial

Shotgun shell, videotape among key evidence in Chauncey Bailey murder trial

OAKLAND – A spent shotgun shell fired from the gun used to kill journalist Chauncey Bailey on Aug. 2, 2007, was found in the bedroom of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV the next day, a prosecutor said Monday during opening statements in Bailey’s murder trial.

Breaking news: Prosecutor says shell from murder weapon found in Bey IV bedroom

Breaking news: Prosecutor says shell from murder weapon found in Bey IV bedroom

OAKLAND — A spent shotgun shell fired from the gun used to kill journalist Chauncey Bailey in 2007 and matching one left at the scene of his killing was found the bedroom of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV on the second floor of the bakery the next day, a prosecutor said Monday.

Breaking News: Jury tentatively seated in Bailey murder trial

Breaking News: Jury tentatively seated in Bailey murder trial

OAKLAND — A jury has tentatively been seated in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial. Seven men and five women were chosen Monday after 18 rounds of peremptory challenges that took about 20 minutes. Five alternates were also chosen.

Chauncey Bailey murder trial expected to begin Monday in Oakland courtroom

Chauncey Bailey murder trial expected to begin Monday in Oakland courtroom

Sometime Monday, after a pool of 109 potential jurors has been whittled down to 12 plus five alternates, opening statements in the murder trial of two men accused of killing Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey are expected to begin in a courtroom four blocks from where Bailey died.

CBS News releases transcripts of Broussard’s 2008 interview with “60 Minutes”

CBS News releases transcripts of Broussard’s 2008 interview with “60 Minutes”

Less than two weeks before the start of the trial of two men accused of killing journalist Chauncey Bailey, CBS News has released a transcript of confessed gunman Devaughndre Broussard’s February 2008 interview on “60 Minutes” that includes dialogue that was not broadcast.

Trial of two men charged with killing Chauncey Bailey on track to start later this month

Trial of two men charged with killing Chauncey Bailey on track to start later this month

OAKLAND — Lawyers wrapped up months of pretrial wrangling in the prosecution of two men charged with murdering journalist Chauncey Bailey and two others Monday, all but assuring that opening statements will begin after the seating of a jury March 21.

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