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Several South Columbus churches vandalized

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments



COLUMBUS, Ga. – Reverend Darrion McCoy arrived to church early Sunday morning and found that a large rock had been thrown through one of the windows at his church. “Why would they do this to the church?” asks Rev. McCoy. “I just don't understand why they would vandalize the church.” Twelve Disciples Baptist church was […]




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Investigation into assault at church uncovers similar attack

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments



The Tulsa police investigation into a female church employee attacked nearly a week ago has not yet turned up a suspect, Sex Crimes Division Sgt. Mark Mears said. But it did turn up a similar case that had occurred nearby in late March. Mears said the department has received only a few Crime Stoppers tips […]




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Church rape suspect agrees to plea deal

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments



TAMPA (FOX 13) – The defendant started off the day in a dark suit, ready for trial. But after wrestling back and forth with his attorneys, Demetrius Morris changed into an orange jail jumpsuit and took a plea deal. The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to raping a 70-year-old Tampa pastor in October of 2012. Hillsborough assistant […]




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Tulsa Police Seek Suspect Who Assaulted Woman In Church

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments



TULSA, Oklahoma – Tulsa police are looking for a man who assaulted a woman inside a church Tuesday morning. The man asked to see the pastor and as the woman unlocked the door to let him in, he picked up a metal folding chair, bashed her over the head, ripped at her clothes and dragged […]




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Pastor prays for church shooting victim, attacker

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments



TORONTO – This past Sunday, I witnessed what I have never witnessed in my church before. A loyal member of our church and mentor of our youth, Tyrone Darling, was stabbed by a stranger before my own eyes. I was shocked and saddened by what had happened. When I made Canada my home in 1989 on a […]




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Lakewood Church warns members about identity fraud following $600,000 theft

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments



HOUSTON – Lakewood Church is warning members they could be targeted by identity thieves in the wake of a $600,000 theft from a safe in the church office discovered Monday. Houston police said about $200,000 in cash was taken. Tuesday church officials sent out an email to members warning that those who donated another $400,000 […]




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South Los Angeles shooting: 1 killed, church security guard injured

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments



LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A man was killed and a church security guard was injured Wednesday night when a gunman fired at them in South Los Angeles. The shooting happened in the 8800 block of South Vermont Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. outside of the 88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ. Police said […]




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Man shoots sister-in-law at church, commits suicide

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments



The victim of an early morning shooting inside a Putnam County church is in critical but stable condition after surgery, according to Melahn Finley, spokeswoman for Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Etta Medley, 61, was shot in the abdomen by her brother-in-law, Tommy Meadows, 64, inside Double Springs Community Church near Cookeville, according to Putnam County […]




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Sister: Man, wife gunned down at church ‘died fighting for his baby girl’

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments



TYLER COUNTY — At a time when church-goers should have filled the parking lot of Mount Carmel Baptist Church near Colmesneil on Sunday morning, it was blocked by crime scene tape as Tyler County investigators continued studying clues in the Saturday murders of a Zavalla couple. Nathan Maddox, 35, and Krystal Maddox, 30, were at […]




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Eureka priest killed; suspect arrested

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments



EUREKA — Gary Lee Bullock, the wanted suspect in the recent killing of Father Eric Freed, was found in a Briceland area house today and is currently being held by Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies in the greater Garberville area, according to Chief Andrew Mills of the Eureka Police Department. Sgt. Bill Nova of the EPD […]




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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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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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