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Appellate justice says change of venue major issue in Chauncey Bailey murder appeal(0)

October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers for a pair of men convicted in the 2007 murders of journalist Chauncey Bailey and two other men argued before a state appellate panel on Wednesday that their clients deserve new trials, but the justices appeared more interested in a point they barely raised: Should the sensational trial have been moved out of Oakland?

Appellate justice says change of venue major issue in Chauncey Bailey murder appeal

Judge sets bail at nearly $5.5 million for members of Oakland’s Black Muslim Temple

HAYWARD — A judge on Thursday set a combined bail of nearly $5.5 million for seven people charged in a massive fraud scheme allegedly run out of a Black Muslim temple in Oakland.

Seven arrested in raid on Black Muslim Temple in Oakland

OAKLAND — In sweeping charges alleging public contract fraud, forged real estate deals and identity theft stretching from Alameda to Orange counties, authorities on Tuesday arrested a Black Muslim minister, his mother and five others, saying they ran a wide-ranging scam through a private security firm that falsely claimed its guards were retired Navy SEALs and its leader a former FBI agent.

Former Your Black Muslim Bakery member takes a plea deal

Clockwise from upper left: Yusuf Bey IV, Yusuf Bey V., Tamon Halfin, Richard Lewis (Carrie Ching/CIR) By Thomas Peele, The Chauncey Bailey Project OAKLAND — A member of the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery whose conviction and life prison sentence stemming from the 2007 kidnapping and torture of a woman was overturned by an appeals […]


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