Yellow tags marked the location of evidence at the 2010 shooting on Sacramento Street that killed Gary Ferguson Jr. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson has denied a defense motion for a new trial and sentenced Brandon Wallace, 27, to 118 years to life in prison for a 2010 shooting in […]
Yellow tags marked the location of evidence at the 2010 shooting scene. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The attorney for a 27-year-old man found guilty earlier this year of a 2010 murder in Berkeley has filed a motion for retrial and plans to bring in new testimony from a convicted accomplice in the case to dispute her client’s guilt. Coleon Carroll […]
Yellow tags marked the location of evidence at the 2010 shooting scene. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel After less than two full days of deliberation, an Alameda County Superior Court jury found Brandon Wallace guilty Monday morning of first-degree murder, attempted murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in a 2010 Berkeley double shooting that has been slow to […]
There was drama, intrigue and tears at the trial this week for the cold-blooded murder in South Berkeley of Gary Ferguson.
Yellow tags marked the location of evidence at the 2010 shooting scene. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel A Berkeley murder trial launched Monday morning with the attorney for defendant Brandon Wallace arguing that investigators were too quick to zero in on him when he showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound after a fatal shooting […]
Carroll, seen here in jail, in 2011. His social media accounts have remained active during his incarceration. Photo: Coleon Carroll/FB One of two men charged in a fatal shooting in 2010 outside a Berkeley barbershop, which left a second man critically injured, entered a no contest plea this week in connection with a lesser charge just before the case […]
Sacramento St. memorial to Gary Ferguson Jr. The day after Berkeley resident Gary Ferguson Jr. was gunned down on a busy section of Sacramento Street, friends and family set up a makeshift shrine in his memory. Ferguson, 35, was killed around 8:43 am Tuesday Oct. 26 as he walked near Johnson’s House of Style on […]
Police examine bloody clothing left on ground after shooting One man was killed and another was seriously injured Tuesday in a mid-morning shooting on Sacramento Street near Russell. Two men were walking on the street near a neighborhood hang out called Johnson’s Barbershop around 8:43 a.m. when they were shot by two assailants, according to […]