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2nd Brother Gets Life For Oakland Thanksgiving Killings

The second of two California brothers convicted of the Thanksgiving killings of three Oakland family members has been sentenced to life in prison.


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Oakland Man Gets Three Life Terms For Murdering In-Laws

An Oakland man was sentenced Monday to three consecutive terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole for fatally shooting three in-laws at an apartment complex on Thanksgiving Day 2006.

CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011


Oakland Brothers Convicted Of 2006 Thanksgiving Triple Murder

Two Oakland brothers were convicted Tuesday of three counts of first-degree murder and other charges for killing their brother’s wife and two of her family members on Thanksgiving Day 2006 in what a prosecutor said was a misguided act of revenge.

CBS San Francisco–05/31/2011


Oakland Triple-Murder Suspect Barred From Trial Over Outbursts

A judge on Thursday barred a man accused of fatally shooting three in-laws at their Oakland apartment on Thanksgiving Day 2006 from his own trial unless he agrees not to disrupt court proceedings anymore.



Man Accused In Oakland ’06 Triple-Murder Cannot Be Own Lawyer

A man accused of fatally shooting three in-laws at their Oakland apartment on Thanksgiving Day 2006 can no longer represent himself because he has repeatedly engaged in misconduct in front of jurors, a judge ruled Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

Witness Describes ’06 Oakland Thanksgiving Triple Murder

A witness in a triple-murder trial testified Monday that an in-law interrupted his family’s Thanksgiving Day dinner at their home in Oakland in 2006 by firing a hail of bullets that struck his brother and mother.

CBS San Francisco–02/14/2011

Trial Begins In ’06 Oakland Thanksgiving Family Massacre

Opening statements began Tuesday in the trial of two brothers accused in the Thanksgiving Day massacre of three in-laws at the family’s Oakland apartment in 2006.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011