Archive for October, 2012

911 Call: Forest Hill pastor beaten to death inside church

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments



911 calls made from inside the church.   Read more about the crime: http://blog.congregationalsecurityinc.com/2012/10/forest-hill-pastor-beaten-to-death-inside-church/#.UI9PXIbitI0




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Forest Hill pastor beaten to death inside church

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment



FOREST HILL – A longtime Baptist pastor was fatally beaten inside his Forest Hill church Monday morning, and the suspect later died in the back of a patrol car, according to police and MedStar. Pastor Danny Kirk was apparently inside Greater Sweethome Missionary Baptist Church, 7312 Forest Hill Drive, about 11:15 a.m. when a vehicle […]




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Sources: Police almost let church shooter go

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



COLLEGE PARK, Ga. —  Deputies booked Floyd Palmer, 52, into the Fulton County Jail on Wednesday night, arrested and charged with fatally shooting a man during a prayer service Wednesday morning at World Changers Church International in College Park. Channel 2 Action News was there as investigators took Palmer into custody at Lenox Square Wednesday […]




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Suspect arrested in World Changers church shooting

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



Police arrested the suspect Wednesday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a man at World Changers Church International in College Park. Floyd Palmer, 52, was arrested at Lenox Square in Buckhead just before 4 p.m., according to the U.S. Marshal’s Service. He was wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of Greg McDowell, 39, Wednesday […]




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1 dead in shooting at Creflo Dollar’s megachurch

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – Fulton County police say a man was shot and killed on Wednesday morning as he lead worship services inside World Changers International Church. The shooting suspect, who has been identified as former church employee Floyd Palmer, remains on the loose. Cpl. Kay Lester says Palmer, 52, may have left the scene […]




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Man shot dead at Creflo Dollar’s World Changers Church

| October 24, 2012 | 0 Comments



A man shot Wednesday morning at World Changers Church International in College Park has died, according to Fulton County police. Police confirmed earlier that one man was shot around 10:30 a.m. and transported in critical condition to South Fulton Hospital where he later died. Channel 2 Action News said the victim was a member of […]




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Trial for capital murder of Arlington pastor continues Tuesday

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



FORT WORTH — Defense attorneys challenged evidence and evidence collection Tuesday in the capital murder trial of Steven Nelson, the man accused of killing Arlington preacher Clint Dobson. Tuesday morning, defense attorney Bill Ray challenged a crime scene tech about the location of a trash can and a coffee cup, and asked whether she tested […]




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Sikh Temple Shooting Video Shows Wade Michael Page On Rampage

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



OAK CREEK, Wis. — A white supremacist who killed a half-dozen people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last month chased down the first police officer on the scene, pumping round after round into him as he lay wounded behind a parked car, video released Monday showed. Oak Creek Police Chief John Edwards played […]




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Former employee embezzled a million dollars from New York diocese

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



A devout New York Catholic referred to in media reports as an “evil little old lady” has admitted she swindled a million dollars from the Church and now faces up to four years in jail. Anita Collins from the Bronx has accepted a negotiated plea deal for embezzling from the Church according to reports. Collins […]




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Vandals strike Jerusalem church

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



JERUSALEM (AP) — Vandals scribbled anti-Christian graffiti on the outer walls of one of Jerusalem's best-known churches early Tuesday morning, Israeli police said. Extremist Jewish West Bank settlers are suspected. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the perpetrators defaced a wall leading to the Church of the Dormition. The century-old structure is built on the site […]




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Man admits attack at St Barnabas Church, St Paul’s Cray

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



A 56-YEAR-OLD man has admitted he was the masked attacker who smashed up a St Paul’s Cray church and assaulted pensioners rehearsing in the church hall. Six people were taken to hospital after the attack by Malcolm Holland at St Barnabas Church, Rushet Road on July 31. And car windows, the windows of the vicarage […]




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Sikh Temple Shooting Victim’s Son Asks FBI To Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



WASHINGTON — The son of a massacre victim at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin asked the Obama administration on Wednesday to begin collecting statistics on hate crimes against Sikhs. Harpreet Singh Saini, 18, told a Senate hearing he wanted to give his late mother "the dignity of being a statistic." Saini's mother, Paramjit Kaur Saini, […]




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Santa Rosa: Two churches among three buildings hit by Molotov cocktails

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



SANTA ROSA — Three buildings — including two churches — were struck by Molotov cocktails within minutes of each other late Sunday night, a Santa Rosa Fire Department inspector said today. Someone threw a Molotov cocktail at a building that is part of St. Rose Church at 398 10th St. around 10 p.m., fire inspector […]




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Former business manager at Wyoming Catholic church pleads guilty to embezzlement

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



GRAND RAPIDS, MI — James Kulfan, the former business manager at St. John Vianney Catholic Church accused of embezzling from his employer, pleaded guilty today to two felonies. Kulfan, 55, pleaded guilty to two counts of embezzlement — one for taking what police say was more than $135,000 from the church from late 2009 to […]




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Hearing waived in Lebanon church arson

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments



A 55-year-old woman is headed to trial on charges she set a fire at a Lebanon church in April. A preliminary hearing was waived Thursday at Central Court for Sandra Jones, no known address, who was charged with two counts of arson. Her formal arraignment is scheduled for Oct. 31, with a trial set for […]




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