Archive for September, 2012

Man accused in Plymouth church arson held for psych evaluation

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments



PLYMOUTH, Mass. –  A young Plymouth man is being held for psychiatric evaluation after he was arrested not once but twice for allegedly breaking into the St. Bonaventure Catholic Church parish center and setting small fires there, The Enterprise reported. Henry Mahon, 19, will return to Plymouth District Court Oct. 11 for a hearing to […]




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Plea agreement reached for man accused in downtown Flint church attacks

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



FLINT, MI — A man who authorities allege was involved in two attacks at a downtown Flint church reached a plea agreement with prosecutors today. Albert Eugene Haymer, 49, pleaded guilty in front of Genesee Circuit Judge Archie Hayman to one count of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer. He also acknowledged habitual offender second-conviction status as […]




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Young Plymouth man under hospital evaluation after church arson arrest

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



PLYMOUTH —  A young Plymouth man is being held for psychiatric evaluation after he was arrested not once but twice for allegedly breaking into the St. Bonaventure Catholic Church parish center and setting small fires there. Henry Mahon, 19, will return to Plymouth District Court Oct. 11 for a hearing to determine whether he’s too […]




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Vandals deface two Bangor synagogues

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



BANGOR, Maine — A vandal or vandals spray painted offensive graffiti on the front staircases and pillars of two Bangor synagogues on York Street early Friday night. Both Beth Israel Synagogue and Beth Abraham Synagogue were defaced sometime after 7 p.m., according to Bangor police. The graffiti included swastikas — with the arms bent clockwise […]




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Church Collection Theft Suspect Attempts To Steal from Nun’s Vehicle

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



The man accused of stealing hundreds of dollars in Sunday church collections from St. Catherine of Siena Church in Riverside has been busted for attempting to steal items from a car owned by a nun in Wilton. Angelo Younger, 47, of North Carolina was arrested on Friday, Sept. 14 at 11:55 a.m. and charged with […]




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Memorial services recall the civil rights death toll of Sept. 15, 1963

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



BIRMINGHAM — About 80 people gathered at Kelly Ingram Park today for a memorial service and the laying of six wreaths to remember the six Birmingham youth killed on Sept. 13, 1963, during one of the most violent days of the civil rights movement. "Sometimes tragedies have to happen for us to unite," said Myrna […]




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Snellville man charged with kidnapping wife from church

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



CONYERS — A Snellville man was charged with kidnapping Sunday afternoon after he allegedly went to a church where his estranged wife was in attendance and forced her to leave with him. The suspect, Matthew Ryan Boutelle, 24, of 4620 Calleigh Way, Snellville, was arrested by the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the […]




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Church book keeper admits theft

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



A Carson City woman admitted to stealing more than $75,000 from a Douglas County church and may face additional charges in the capital. Tracey L. Taylor, 45, was arraigned in Douglas County District Court on Monday where she pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement. The charge carries a maximum sentence of up to 10 […]




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Church shooting defendant seeks public defender

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



Mahmoud Yousef Hindi, the doctor accused of fatally shooting two men during a homeowners association meeting, formally pleaded not guilty in Jefferson Circuit Court on Monday and requested that a public defender be appointed because he is indigent. And Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Frederic Cowan ordered that Hindi continue to be held without bond at […]




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Judge warns disgraced Stourbridge church treasurer he WILL be sentenced next week

| September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments



A JUDGE has ruled an accountant who stole more than £525,000 from a Stourbridge church and religious charity where he worked as treasurer must be sentenced for his crimes as scheduled on September 26. Judge Martin Challinor at Wolverhampton Crown Court rejected a request from barrister Jas Mann on behalf of 57-year-old Stephen Methuen for […]




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Organ stolen from church in SW Philadelphia

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments



SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA – September 9, 2012 (WPVI) — Members of a church in Southwest Philadelphia were getting ready for service when they realized someone stole their church organ. The theft happened at the New Fellowship Faith Baptist Church on 70th Street and Woodland Avenue. Church officials say a side window was busted open and a […]




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Criminal investigation expands in Cordell boy’s death in church fight

| September 12, 2012 | 0 Comments



CORDELL — The criminal investigation into the death of a 12-year-old boy who died after a fight at a Cordell church has been expanded, a prosecutor said Friday. District Attorney Dennis Smith said an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation report concerning the death of Lane Madison was delivered to his office about six weeks ago. […]




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Mahmoud Hindi pleads not guilty in Springdale church shooting

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments



Mahmoud Hindi, the man accused of fatally shooting one man and critically injuring another at a homeowners association meeting Thursday night, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Saturday morning. The charges include murder, assault and wanton endangerment. Jefferson District Judge Angela McCormick Bisig denied his lawyers’ request to lower his bond from $1 million to […]




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2 Springdale church shooting victims known for helping neighbors

| September 10, 2012 | 0 Comments



The two victims of Thursday night’s shootings at a homeowners association meeting were outgoing men who enjoyed living in their subdivision and especially helping its residents, neighbors and relatives say. David Merritt, 73, was killed, and Marvin Fisher, 69, was in critical condition Friday night at University Hospital. Merritt’s wife, Vivian, said in a brief […]




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Doctor confessed to fatal shooting at Springdale Community Church, police say

| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments



A doctor charged with shooting one man to death and critically wounding another during a homeowners association meeting at Springdale Community Church Thursday evening confessed to the crimes, a Louisville Metro Police official said. Mahmoud Yousef Hindi, 55, was charged Friday with killing the president of the Spring Creek Homeowners Association and wounding a member […]




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