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Saleem Bey, relative of Black Muslim Bakery leader arrested when he didn’t show up to testify in Bailey murder trial

Police arrested former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV’s brother-in-law, Saleem Bey, Thursday for failing to appear as subpoenaed earlier this week to testify in Bey IV’s murder trial.

Life history of key witness won’t be presented in Chauncey Bailey murder trial

Life history of key witness won’t be presented in Chauncey Bailey murder trial

OAKLAND — The life history of the man who confessed to killing journalist Chauncey Bailey won’t be used as evidence to explain his behavior and willingness to join the former Your Black Muslim Bakery, Judge Thomas Reardon ruled Tuesday. “I’m not sure the relevance is anything more than marginal,” Reardon said.

Chauncey Bailey murder trial delayed by alternate juror’s illness

Chauncey Bailey murder trial delayed by alternate juror’s illness

The Chauncey Bailey murder trial has been delayed until next week after an alternate juror called in sick Tuesday. Judge Thomas Reardon delayed proceedings in the case to Monday, because court is closed Thursday for Cesar Chavez Day and the trial is not conducted on Fridays.

Broussard bursts into laughter describing 2007 slaying

Broussard bursts into laughter describing 2007 slaying

OAKLAND — The main witness in the Chauncey Bailey murder trial recounted in chilling detail Monday what he said were murders of two men in July 2007 and how he later hunted Bailey before assassinating the journalist on a street corner, allegedly at the order of Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV.

Breaking news: Broussard bursts into laughter describing 2007 slaying

Breaking news: Broussard bursts into laughter describing 2007 slaying

OAKLAND — Devaughndre Broussard burst into laughter before jurors Monday as he described how he shot and killed the relative of the man who had killed Yusuf Bey IV’s brother.

Breaking news: Broussard says work at bakery marked by death threats, no paycheck

Breaking news: Broussard says work at bakery marked by death threats, no paycheck

OAKLAND — Yusuf Bey IV threatened to kill people who jeopardized security work by members of his Your Black Muslim Bakery, Devaughndre Broussard told jurors Monday morning. Broussard said he left the bakery in March 2007 because of Bey IV’s threats and because he wasn’t being regularly paid.

KQED’s host Belva Davis discusses Chauncey Bailey murder trial

KQED’s host Belva Davis discusses Chauncey Bailey murder trial

Testimony began Monday in the trial of Your Black Muslim Bakery CEO Yusuf Bey IV and Antoine Mackey for their alleged participation in the murder of Oakland Post editor Chauncey Bailey in 2007. The Chauncey Bailey Project’s lead reporter, Thomas Peele, discusses court developments and what to expect in coming days with Belva Davis, host of This Week in Northern California on KQED-TV.

Confessed gunman Broussard takes the stand

Confessed gunman Broussard takes the stand

OAKLAND — Devaughndre Broussard, the admitted killer of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey, struggled through testimony Thursday against former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, the man he says ordered him to commit two slayings.

Chauncey Bailey killer tells about life at Your Black Muslim Bakery

Chauncey Bailey killer tells about life at Your Black Muslim Bakery

OAKLAND — Devaughndre Broussard, the admitted killer of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey, struggled through testimony Thursday against former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, the man he says ordered him to commit two slayings.

Chauncey Bailey killer struggles with testimony

Chauncey Bailey killer struggles with testimony

OAKLAND — Devaughndre Broussard, the admitted killer of Oakland Post Editor Chauncey Bailey, struggled through testimony Thursday morning against former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV, the man he says ordered him to commit two murders.

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