White ex-South Carolina police chief sentenced to home detention in killing of unarmed black man

...Combs was ready to end a four-year ordeal."My client is financially and emotionally exhausted," Fayssoux said.Bernard Bailey's family told the judge he was a good man who stayed out of trouble and was targeted for arrest by an officer who...

Ex-police chief's retrial in shooting death to open in new venue

...new murder trial begins today for Richard Combs, the former police chief of Eutaw ville, in the May 2011 death of Bernard Bailey. Bailey died outside the small community's town hall, which also houses its one-man police department.At the...

Prosecution attacks warrant as former Eutawville police chief's murder retrial begins

...and a gun, Fayssoux said.The case is a tragedy for everyone, but what Combs did was legal, his lawyer said."Bernard Bailey will never go home," Fayssoux said. "Chief Combs' life will never go back to where it was."

White ex-cop charged in killing of black man in South Carolina

...town's sole police officer, was released Thursday. He faces 30 years to life in prison if convicted in the death of Bernard Bailey.Combs' lawyer accused prosecutors of taking advantage of national outrage toward police and the justice system...

Family of man killed by police chief pledges to seek justice

...Police Chief Richard Combs was charged after shooting Bernard Bailey three times in May 2011.In a statement released...dissuaded from our unswerving pursuit of justice for Bernard Bailey."They added, "We thank those who have sincerely...

Jurors begin deliberations in ex-police chief's murder trial

...frequently changed his story to match the evidence and was confident he would never be held responsible for killing Bernard Bailey because he was a police officer."He thought he got away with it because he wears a badge. Prove him wrong...

SC police chief indicted in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

...your ground" motion earlier this week.Combs worked in Eutawville - population 300 and one-third black - when Bernard Bailey came to Town Hall to argue about his daughter's broken-taillight ticket in May 2011. Combs tried to arrest Bailey...

Stanley Bernard Bailey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mr. Stanley Bernard Bailey entered into rest Monday, January 19, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted (today) Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 12...

Ex-SC police chief charged in fatal shooting

...David Pascoe said Wednesday that a grand jury has charged Richard Combs in the May 2, 2011, death of 54-year-old Bernard Bailey.The indictment accuses Combs of unnecessarily using deadly force during a confrontation with Bailey outside the...

Catherine (Kay) B. Caldwell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Chevy Chase, MD, and Roberta Louise Caldwell Humphrey of Summit, NJ; beloved grandchildren, Caldwell Mulherin Bernard Bailey of Washington DC, Larkin Woodward Bailey of New York City, Catherine Stuart Humphrey, Margaret Caldwell Humphrey...