Archive for May, 2011

Hastings woman charged after attempted theft at South St. Paul church

| May 31, 2011 | 0 Comments



A 35-year-old Hastings woman, Katherine Anne Obinger, faces two felony charges – theft and a controlled substance crime in the fifth degree – after a May 24 burglary at a South St. Paul church. According to the criminal complaint, South St. Paul police responded to a burglary in progress at a church there. It had […]




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Upset, man attempts suicide in church

| May 31, 2011 | 0 Comments



Man tries to set himself on fire in an Amboli church because his five-year-old daughter was being denied admission in a school Upset at his daughter being denied admission in a school because of late payment of fees, the father of a five-year-old attempted to immolate himself in the middle of a prayer service in […]




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2 Suspects Caught In Mililani Church Stabbing

| May 30, 2011 | 0 Comments



HONOLULU — A 23-year-old victim was last listed in serious condition after trying to end an argument at the Mililani Presbyterian Church Saturday afternoon. According to the Honolulu Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division, two suspects, a 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old man, were arrested and face felony assault charges. The charges stem from an argument […]




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Thieves steal from church

| May 30, 2011 | 0 Comments



ALEDO — Thieves climbed atop an Aledo church last week and stole copper wiring, leaving behind thousands of dollars worth of damage — and an item that may lead to their identification. Parker County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a theft of property call Thursday in the 16200 block of Old Weatherford Road in Aledo.   […]




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Reward of $10,000 for Information in Mosque Arson

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



Joint Press Release San Francisco Field Division At The Frontline Against Violent Crime For Immediate Release May 25, 2011 www.atf.gov Contact: Pete Smith Stockton Police Department Office: (209) 937-8209 Cell: (209) 403-0545 [email protected] Contact: Helen Dunkel, Special Agent, PIO Office: (925) 557-2815 Cell: (925) 202-8135 [email protected] Contact: Paul Willette, PIO Stockton Fire Department Office: (209) […]




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Teen Pleads Guilty in Attempted Robbery of Nun

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



The 18-year-old Detroit man accused of attempting to rob a 74-year-old St. Clare of Montefalco nun in February pleaded guilty in Wayne Circuit Court Thursday to assault with intent to rob while armed. Raylon Vandie Wright will be sentenced before Judge Bruce Morrow on June 16, said Maria Miller, spokeswoman for the Wayne County Prosecutor's […]




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No law on church worker checks

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



Since a Temecula assistant pastor was arrested last month and charged with raping a 16-year-old choirgirl, revelations about his criminal past have raised questions about church hiring practices. At least one church member and a victims' advocate say the pastor, who had been convicted in 2008 of sex with a 15-year-old from his previous church, […]




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Indian-origin man gets life term for killing wife in church

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



New York: An Indian-origin man, convicted of going on a shooting spree and killing two persons including his estranged wife in a Clifton church in New Jersey, has been awarded a double life sentence without parole by a judge. Joseph Pallipurath, 29, drove from California to New Jersey in 2008 and shot to death two […]




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Police say ex-banker stole from Rock Hill church

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



ROCK HILL —  A former Rock Hill banker who went to prison amid a financial scandal that rocked a bank and took down a city councilman now faces charges that he took money from a local church. Robert M. Yoffie, 61, convicted nine years ago of willful misapplication of bank funds, now faces petty larceny […]




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Lawsuit: Spring Lake Park church failed to protect children against sex abuse

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



A 21 year-old Blaine man who says he was sexually abused at the age of 15 by his youth group leader at a Spring Lake Park church is suing its religious leaders. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in Hennepin County District Court on the man’s behalf by attorneys with Jeff Anderson & Associates, names defendants Emmanuel […]




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Burglars Stealing Silver Sefer Torah Crowns Busted After Investigation By Metropolitan Police & Shomrim London NW

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



During the last 4 months, at least 10 shuls in North West London have been targeted by burglars, who are specifically targeting the silver on Sifrei Torah. The burglars seem to be well informed as to where the shuls are located in the area. During three of these burglaries, Sifrei Torah have been broken apart […]




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Hate attacks on home of rabbi

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments



The Leicester Hebrew Congregation rabbi's house and car have been targeted by antisemitic vandals in three nocturnal attacks over the past three weeks. Bricks twice shattered windows of Rabbi Shmuli Pink's shul-owned property, half-a-mile from the city centre synagogue. On another occasion, a brick was thrown through his car window. Rabbi Pink said that although […]




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2011 National Hurricane Preparedness Week: Safety Tips

| May 28, 2011 | 0 Comments



NOAA NHC Director Bill Read offers some tips of what to do before, during and after the storm.  




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Man arrested in Arlington pastor’s slaying is not indicted

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments



FORT WORTH — A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict one of two men arrested in the investigation of the attack inside an Arlington church in March that left a pastor dead and his assistant badly injured. The other man, Steven Lawayne Nelson, was indicted on a charge of capital murder and attempted […]




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2011 National Hurricane Preparedness Week: Get A Plan!

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments



FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate explains the importance of having a hurricane plan.  




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