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Report: Hamas Planned Church Bombings on Christmas

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments



Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood planned a series of bombings at Egyptian churches, according to a report in the Kuwaiti paper Al-Watan, according to Channel 10 news. According to the report, the attacks were to take place on Christmas. Terrorists in Sinai had succeeded in gathering explosives for the planned attack. Egyptian intelligence reportedly foiled the […]




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Bronx Synagogue Swastika: Rabbi Says Graffiti ‘Particularly Hurtful’ to Holocaust Survivor Members

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments



Kingsbridge Center of Israel Rabbi David Jonas said that swastika graffiti tagged on his synagogue in Bronx, New York, was “particularly hurtful” because of the Holocaust survivors it counts as members, including the shul’s president who discovered the hate crime early on Monday morning. “The act was particularly hurtful given it was on a synagogue, and […]




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Kidnapping of Mount Pleasant teen tops 2013 story list

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments



Each year brings its own set of victories and tragedies. 2013 was no different. From a teen kidnapped from a church parking lot to the destruction of the railroad depot, local readers viewed an active news year. The Daily Tribune staff selected the Tlop 10 stories, choosing the kidnapping of Ruby Zavala on May 5 […]




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Church forced to put up replicas of stolen paintings

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments



A GALWAY church which was left bare after the theft of valuable paintings has had to put up reproductions of the images after the trail went cold. Six of the Stations of the Cross paintings were stolen from St Peter and Paul's Church in Kiltullagh last summer. As the only such items painted by Irish […]




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Family Caught Selling Stolen Church Goods in Front Yard

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



Three members of a Louisiana family have been arrested after they allegedly stole items from a church and sold them at a yard sale at their nearby home. Clariese Jones, Paul Mikell and their daughter Olivia Jones of Slidell, La., admitted to repeatedly burglarizing the El Bethel Apostolic Ministry in Slidell, St. Tammany Police Capt. […]




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Modesto man arrested at church on lewd acts, child porn

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



A Modesto man was arrested at a church over the weekend on suspicion of lewd acts with a child and possessing child pornography. Modesto police were called to CrossPoint Community Church on 12th Street on Sunday for a report of a disturbance, said police spokeswoman Heather Graves. The disturbance involved 29-year-old Albert Stewart, who was […]




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Peshawar church blasts: Death toll spirals to 83 amid grief filled protests

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



PESHAWAR: As the death toll from the Peshawar church blasts mounted on Monday there was a visible escalation in the intensity of protests — with the enormity of the tragedy sinking in more deeply into the national pysche. Some 24 hours after the blasts, enraged Christians took to the streets in several parts of the country […]




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Man Sentenced for Stabbing Girlfriend Outside Grand Island Church

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



A 41-year-old Grand Island man will spend 30-40 years in jail for stabbing his estranged girlfriend at least 20 times outside a church. Hall County Attorney Mark Young says that on May 17, Aslin Nabarro had been drinking since 3 a.m. Young says Nabarro was convinced that his girlfriend, Mirna Medina-Colocho, 33, was cheating on […]




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Man Accused of Stealing $150K from Victory Church Waives Prelim Hearing, Has Bail Reduction

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



James Lee Moody, the Philadelphia man accused of theft and related crimes in connection with $156,041.75 taken from Victory Church in Lower Providence, where Moody was doing accounting work, waived his Wednesday morning preliminary hearing in district court, where a judge also reduced his bail from $500,000 to $99,000, cash. District court judge Cathleen Kelly Rebar at the […]




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Security at synagogues tightened for Jewish festivals this month

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



With Jews in the city expected to attend synagogues in large numbers on September 26 and 27 to mark Simchat Torah (change of cycle of public readings of their holy book Torah), the city police has tightened the security infrastructure around synagogues. Mumbai Police has improved on the security measures in all Jewish centres after […]




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Lake Charles pastor shot to death during church service

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – A pastor was shot and killed during a church service on Friday night in Calcasieu Parish. According to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers, it happened around 8:20 p.m. at the Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center at 307 Deshotel Lane in Lake Charles. Myers said Pastor Ronald J. Harris […]




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FBI weighs role in Coos Bay chapel bomb investigation

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments



COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Police Department has released an artist's rendering of a man it says is a person of interest in the fire and attempted bombing at The Prayer Chapel Tuesday night. The sketch, drawn from eyewitness accounts, depicts a white man in his mid-50s with a shaved head. Police said was […]




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Federations’ security arm stresses awareness on holy days

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments



WASHINGTON (JTA) — Security awareness should be a primary consideration for synagogues during the High Holidays, the security arm of the national Jewish community said. “Synagogue staff, security volunteers and greeters should be on the lookout for suspicious persons and/or activity around their facilities, particularly during services and other gatherings,” the Secure Community Network, an […]




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Dept. of Homeland Security Investigating Downers Grove Man Accused of Murdering Mom

| September 6, 2013 | 1 Comment



A Downers Grove man facing a federal investigation planned to kill his mother and then kill himself, DuPage County prosecutors said. But once the man fatally shot his mother on Thursday, he called 911 and was taken into custody, according to police. Now he's being charged with first-degree murder. Michael Bassaly, 27, was ordered held without […]




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Former worker at Victory Christian Center pleads guilty to child-sex crime

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments



A former Victory Christian Center janitor pleaded guilty Friday to a child-sex crime. Israel Shalom Castillo, 23, had no plea agreement in place with prosecutors and had been scheduled to go on trial next week. He was charged in September 2012 with making a lewd or indecent proposal over Facebook to a 14-year-old girl he […]




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