Archive for May, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Tiller Shooting Suspect in Custody

| May 31, 2009 | 2 Comments



Eyewitness News has confirmed the suspect in the shooting of Dr. George Tiller is in custody in the Kansas City area. Wichita police say the man was arrested along the Turnpike near Gardner, KS at around 2:00 Sunday afternoon. http://www.kwch.com/global/story.asp?s=10451609




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BREAKING NEWS: Abortion doc George Tiller gunned down at church

| May 31, 2009 | 1 Comment



WICHITA, Kan. – The attorney for George Tiller says the late-term abortion provider was shot and killed at his church in Wichita, Kan. Attorney Dan Monnat says Tiller was shot as he served as an usher during Sunday morning services at Reformation Lutheran Church. Monnat said Tiller's wife, Jeanne, was in the choir at the […]




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Abortion provider George Tiller shot to death at church; police search for suspect

| May 31, 2009 | 0 Comments



WICHITA – A search is ongoing for the suspect in this morning's fatal shooting of George Tiller, the Wichita doctor who became a national lightning rod in the debate over abortion. Tiller, 67, was shot just after 10 a.m. in the lobby of Reformation Lutheran Church at 7601 E. 13th, where he was a member […]




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Remembrance: Wedgwood Baptist Church shooting anniversary a time to share stories of healing, hope, faith

| May 31, 2009 | 0 Comments



How often we measure our lives by significant days. Our birthdays, wedding anniversaries, holidays — we pause to reflect upon the past, whether we are where we want to be and what we might do to make the future brighter. The Israelites would stack "Stones of Remembrance," visible signs of the good things the Lord […]




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New York plot adds to concerns for Jewish institutions

| May 30, 2009 | 0 Comments



The arrest of four men accused of plotting to attack two Bronx synagogues underscores the threat to Jewish targets by individuals or small groups, several experts said. Like the shooting at a Los Angeles Jewish community center 10 years ago, the attack on the Seattle Jewish federation building in 2006 and the suspect targeting Jews […]




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Community galvanizes to help preschool

| May 30, 2009 | 0 Comments



People of various faiths are helping a Camarillo Jewish preschool, the target of anti-Semitic graffiti, pay for a surveillance and security system. Last week workers installed cameras outside and a security system inside the Gan Camarillo Preschool in Old Town.   http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2009/0529/faith/019.html




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Investigators say 4th suspect may have been involved in Springfield church fire

| May 29, 2009 | 0 Comments



SPRINGFIELD – Investigators are probing whether a fourth suspect was involved in torching a predominantly black church on the eve of the U.S. presidential election, according to a federal prosecutor. Three men were arrested last January for setting the Macedonia Church of God in Christ on fire before dawn on Nov. 5 to denounce President […]




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Woman charged with stealing from church

| May 29, 2009 | 0 Comments



EDWARDSVILLE – For the second time this year, a woman has been charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing cash from Trinity Lutheran Church in Edwardsville. Elizabeth R. Klaas, 36, of the 400 block of Buena Vista Street, Edwardsville, was charged Thursday in Madison County Circuit Court with stealing $5,000 from the church, 600 Water […]




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Whatever Happened To: 1999 Wedgwood Baptist Church Shooting

| May 28, 2009 | 0 Comments



FORT WORTH, Texas – The nation's most deadly church shooting took place at a Fort Worth church. Seven people were killed at the Wedgwood Baptist Church in 1999. Years later, FOX 4's Heather Hays talks to the survivors who looked the gunman in the eye. http://www.myfoxdfw.com/dpp/news/fox_4_features/whatever/Whatever_Happened_To…_Churc




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Fire in basement of Agios Panteleimonas church

| May 26, 2009 | 0 Comments



(ANA-MPA) – A fire broke out in the basement of Agios Panteleimonas church in Acharnon avenue in Athens at about 9 pm on Tuesday.   http://www.express.gr/news/news-in-english/173093oz_20090526173093.php3




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Two dead, 14 injured in Nepal church blast

| May 24, 2009 | 0 Comments



Two people were killed, including a teenage girl, and 14 wounded when a bomb exploded yesterday in a Roman Catholic church packed with worshippers on the outskirts of the Nepalese capital, police said. A Christian leader said the attack, the first on a Christian church, marked the "saddest day" in the history of the religion […]




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At least 11 wounded in fight in Vienna temple

| May 24, 2009 | 0 Comments



VIENNA – Worshippers of Indian origin armed with knives and at least one gun fought one another in a temple in the Austrian capital on Sunday, and at least 11 were wounded, police and ambulance staff said. Police spokesman Michael Takacs said the brawl occurred in Sikh temple, but Mohnder Ram, a worshipper who said […]




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Minister enters plea in theft of $50,000

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Presbyterian minister charged with stealing $50,000 from his former church in Simpson County faces a possible prison sentence. Sixty-five year old Richard Bridges entered an Alford plea on Friday under which he maintains his innocence but acknowledges evidence against him would likely result in a conviction.   http://www.wztv.com/template/inews_wire/wires.regional.ky/26b90106-www.fox17.com.shtml




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Fire burns church: More suspicious blazes occur in Hinton

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



HINTON — Fires that destroyed a historic church and two houses early Friday were the latest in a string of suspicious blazes in town, officials said Friday. The historic Cayman Baptist Church and an adjoining house on State Street were destroyed by the flames, which began around 1 a.m. Cayman Baptist Church was built around […]




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Colo. Springs pastor indicted on theft charges

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



A grand jury has indicted a pastor accused of embezzling money from an Episcopal church in Colorado Springs before breaking from it and joining another congregation. Police said a 20-count indictment of theft charges against the Rev. Donald Armstrong was handed down Wednesday. Armstrong is free on bail.   http://www.examiner.com/a-2030637~Colo__Springs_pastor_indicted_on_theft_charges.html




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