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Bailey murder trial postponed Thursday because of attorney illness

Bailey murder trial postponed Thursday because of attorney illness

OAKLAND — Testimony in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial was postponed Thursday morning because prosecutor Melissa Krum was ill. Trial is scheduled to resume Monday morning before Alameda County Superior Court Judge Thomas Reardon; the trial is not held on Fridays.

Defense attorney: Broussard is lying about Bailey murder to protect a ‘cousin’

Defense attorney: Broussard is lying about Bailey murder to protect a ‘cousin’

OAKLAND — Admitted killer Devaughndre Broussard is lying about Your Black Muslim Bakery member Antoine Mackey’s alleged role in three murders to protect another man he considers his cousin, Mackey’s lawyer contended Wednesday.

Man testifies that Yusuf Bey IV borrowed his white van the morning of the Bailey killing

Man testifies that Yusuf Bey IV borrowed his white van the morning of the Bailey killing

OAKLAND — A man who lived at Your Black Muslim Bakery testified Wednesday that Yusuf Bey IV arranged to borrow his white van for other men he didn’t see a few hours before the August 2007 early-morning shooting of journalist Chauncey Bailey.

Commentary: Chauncey Bailey killer’s bizarre court behavior

Commentary: Sitting in court during the triple murder trial of the men accused of killing journalist Chauncey Bailey is a surreal experience.

Bailey witness Broussard can’t remember specific ‘kill’ order from Yusuf Bey IV

Bailey witness Broussard can’t remember specific ‘kill’ order from Yusuf Bey IV

OAKLAND — Admitted killer Devaughndre Broussard testified under cross-examination Tuesday that he couldn’t remember if former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV used the word “kill” in ordering a homeless man shot to death in 2007.

Devaughndre Broussard’s credibility on trial in Chauncey Bailey murder case

Devaughndre Broussard’s credibility on trial in Chauncey Bailey murder case

OAKLAND — Defense attorneys on Tuesday continued their assault on the credibility of the prosecution’s star witness in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial, delving into his background at Your Black Muslim Bakery and focusing on past crimes the man admitted to.

Bailey’s confessed killer says he turned against Bey IV who abandoned him

Bailey’s confessed killer says he turned against Bey IV who abandoned him

OAKLAND — Journalist Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer told jurors Monday he turned against his friends and cooperated with authorities in the murder trial because he was hurt and felt abandoned following his arrest for the shooting, saying, “No one came to holler at me.”

Bailey’s confessed killer said he turned against his friends in anger over how they treated him

Bailey’s confessed killer said he turned against his friends in anger over how they treated him

OAKLAND — Journalist Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer told jurors Monday that he agreed to turn against his friends and cooperate with authorities because he felt hurt and abandoned after the way they treated him following his arrest for the shooting. “They broke the contract we had,” Devaughndre Broussard said in his third day of testimony in the journalist’s murder trial.

‘Make sure he dead,’ Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer says he was told

‘Make sure he dead,’ Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer says he was told

OAKLAND — Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer spoke in graphic detail Monday about how he shot the journalist more than three years ago. “Where did you aim?” prosecutor Melissa Krum asked. “At his face,” Devaughndre Broussard replied.

Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer testifies Monday in graphic detail about shooting the journalist

Chauncey Bailey’s confessed killer testifies Monday in graphic detail about shooting the journalist

OAKLAND — As testimony resumed in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial Monday, the journalist’s confessed killer Devaughndre Broussard spoke in graphic detail about how he shot Bailey more than three years ago. Monday’s testimony was delayed by about an hour because of problems transporting Broussard from North County Jail.

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