Archive for November, 2012

Woman attacked in Olympia church parking lot

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OLYMPIA, Wash. – A 38-year-old woman was assaulted Saturday night in the parking lot of an Olympia church, and her attacker got away after she fought back, police said. Officers responded to the scene, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 1116 Yew Avenue NE, at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday after receiving a […]




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Nun faces grand larceny charge tied to casino gambling

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A nun with a casino gambling problem will be charged today with stealing more than $100,000 from two churches where she worked in Orleans County, The Buffalo News learned late Sunday. The felony grand larceny charge will be filed against Sister Mary Anne Rapp, who in recent years has been assigned to St. Mary Catholic […]




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Family Members of Man Slain Outside Church Speak Out

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Officials joined family members of a man shot and killed outside a Westlake district church in an appeal to the public for information about the slaying. Andres Ordonez, 25, of Los Angeles was killed, and a man in his 40s was wounded in the shooting outside the Principe de Paz church in the 3000 block […]




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Witnesses describe deadly megachurch shooting

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SOUTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. —  For the first time since a deadly shooting at a south Fulton County megachurch last month, church members are describing the horrifying ordeal. Billy Mackin and his wife said they watched as a gunman approached a stage at the World Changers International Church and shot another man leading a prayer […]




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FBI joins racial slur probe

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is now part of the investigation into a racial slur that was spray painted on the back of a sign at Divine Restoration Ministries in Mount Clemens on election day. Special Agent Jeffrey Eberle, the acting supervisor of the FBI’s Macomb County office, told a crowd of about 100 people […]




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Graffiti killing: Police seek witnesses in church shooting

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Los Angeles police were looking Monday for anyone with information about a shooting that left a congregant dead when he tried to stop vandals from spraying gang graffiti on a Westlake storefront church. Andres Ordonez, 25, was fatally shot about 6:20 p.m. Sunday when he came out of the evening service at Principe de Paz […]




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Outrage as yobs burn Blackburn church cross

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VANDALS have set fire to a 10-foot cross stolen from a church’s garage. Community leaders said they were ‘disgusted’ and ‘outraged’ that yobs had burnt the wooden cross on land close to Holy Trinity C of E Church in Blackburn. The cross, which was burnt on a bonfire, has been used for more than 30 […]




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Accused church embezzler Melissa Miles facing charges

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DOUGLAS COUNTY – A woman suspected of stealing thousands of dollars from a church pre-school is facing a third-degree theft charge. Melissa Miles, 39 was arrested Thursday while on her way to a Jack-in-the-Box restaurant off of Wolfensburger Road in Castle Rock around 11:30 a.m. A citizen reported her whereabouts to police. She'd avoided arrest […]




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