Archive for September, 2012

One person dead, another critical in shooting at Springdale Community Church

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments



LOUSIVILLE — One person was killed and another critically injured when a gunman opened fire during a homeowners association meeting at Springdale Community Church in eastern Jefferson County Thursday evening, Louisville Metro Police said. The suspected gunman, whose name has not been released, was subdued by a retired Louisville police officer who was at the […]




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Pa. church’s ex-CFO gets 2-7 years in $900k theft

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A finance executive who linked her $900,000 embezzlement from the Philadelphia archdiocese to the church's sex-abuse scandal was sentenced Friday to two to seven years in prison. Anita Guzzardi, 42, said she succumbed to gambling and shopping addictions after feeling betrayed by the church over the priest sex-abuse scandal. Guzzardi had worked […]




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26-year pastor at Heritage Baptist Church allegedly confesses to stealing more than $100,000

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, MI — A Kentwood pastor has allegedly confessed to embezzling more than $100,000 from his church over the last several years, according to court documents. Etheridge Henry Moore, 58, a 26-year head pastor Heritage Baptist Church in Gaines Township, was arraigned on one count of embezzlement over $100,000 before Judge Steven Servaas […]




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Windsor Police Taser Man During Assault at Downtown Church

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



Windsor Police have arrested a man who attacked a man of the cloth at a Downtown Windsor church yesterday. Police were dispatched to St. Alphonsus Church at 85 Park Street East at 12:47pm for a male in the Church causing a disruption. Officers arrived at the Church and observed a large group of people exiting […]




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Deadly church shooting film debuts in Daingerfield

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



DAINGERFIELD — The faith of a small town congregation has only grown stronger the past 32 years since a routine Sunday morning turned into an unimaginable horror. Members of the First Baptist Church on Webb Street in Daingerfield had gathered to worship June 22, 1980, when Alvin Lee King III, 45, broke through the doors […]




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Tracking program helps Glenpool church recover stolen electronics

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



GLENPOOL – Don't be surprised if Pastor Joe Jones sinks his teeth into Apple stock. A tracking application of the MacIntosh computer maker, along with the persistence of a parishioner-policeman, enabled Jones to locate and retrieve about $12,000 worth of computers and other electronic equipment that were burglarized this week from his Glenpool church. "Let's […]




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Police: Pearland man took sexually explicit photo of teen at local church

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments



HOUSTON – A 44-year-old Pearland man is facing charges after investigators say he took a nude photo of a teenager in the sound room of a local church. Medger Chauncey Duckens is charged with promotion of child pornography. According to court documents, the victim told investigators she’d been involved in a relationship with Duckens since […]




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