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August 26, 2011 | 11:01 am

Bey IV, Mackey Get Life Sentences for Murders in Chauncey Bailey Case

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Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey have both been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murders in the Chauncey Bailey case. Bey IV was sentenced to three consecutive life terms, Mackey to two. In June, a jury convicted Bey IV of ordering Bailey’s murder because Bailey was writing a story […]

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June 10, 2011 | 10:56 am

Video: Mother of Yusuf Bey IV; Chauncey Bailey Cousin and Colleague React to Guilty Verdict

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In a somewhat dramatic encounter, the Contra Costa Times caught Dalut Bey, the mother of Yusuf Bey IV, on tape yesterday after the verdict convicting her son of first-degree murder in the Chauncey Bailey case. A cousin and former colleague of Bailey give their reactions as well. You can also hear the reaction of Gary […]

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Bey IV, Mackey Found Guilty of First Degree Murder in Chauncey Bailey Slaying

June 9, 2011 | 11:53 am

Bey IV, Mackey Found Guilty of First Degree Murder in Chauncey Bailey Slaying

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Update 2:15 p.m. Here’s a report from Thomas Peele of the Chauncey Bailey Project that goes into the long history of the case and gives some background on both Chauncey Bailey and the group of journalists who came together after his murder to report on the story. Last month, Peele gave us a primer on […]

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June 6, 2011 | 2:50 pm

No Verdict Again Today in Chauncey Bailey Murder Trial

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The jury in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial has been deliberating since May 23, and will deliberate again tomorrow, it seems. Josh Richman of the Oakland Tribune tweets: #ChaunceyBailey murder trial jury wants readback of all of Devaughndre Broussard’s testimony on Michael Wills’ slaying, so no verdict today. — Josh Richman (@Josh_Richman) June 6, 2011 […]

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Explaining The Chauncey Bailey Murder Case, From the Beginning

May 23, 2011 | 8:53 pm

Explaining The Chauncey Bailey Murder Case, From the Beginning

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Closing arguments are over in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial in Oakland, and the fate of defendants Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey are now in the jury’s hands. (Click here to go to audio interviews and bullet points.) The slaying of Bailey, who was the editor-in-chief of The Oakland Post, and the arrest and […]

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April 20, 2011 | 3:34 pm

Wednesday Weeklies: How to Fish Local; The Recycling Guru; Chauncey Bailey Murder Trial

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This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… Go Fish: S.F.’s Coastal Foraging King Shows How to Fish (and Eat) Locally (SF Weekly) In an age grown acutely aware of the ecological and health problems wrought by industrial food production, the conundrum of what to eat — what Berkeley-based author Michael Pollan famously dubbed the […]

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April 19, 2011 | 12:13 pm

Video: Yusuf Bey IV Allegedly Describing Chauncey Bailey Killing

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Update Apr 20: The judge has allowed large portions of the video to be played to the jury. Original post If you have not been paying attention to the Chauncey Bailey murder case, then you also may not have seen this startling video posted by the Chauncey Bailey Project, which is staffed by a group […]

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March 22, 2011 | 10:13 am

Morning Splash: Prison Abuse Ruling; PG&E Hunt for Pipeline Records; Brown Pushes for Special Election; Evidence in Chauncey Bailey Case

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Prison Abuse Case Ends After Two Decades (San Jose Mercury News/AP) SACRAMENTO — A legal case that has lasted more than two decades and brought systemic changes to California’s prison system ended Monday after a federal judge determined the state corrections department had made sufficient reforms to protect inmates from being abused by guards. PG&E […]

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