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Church worker jailed for sex attacks

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments



Perverted church worker Peter Stewart was convicted of sexual assaults on a child "on the clearest and most compelling" of evidence. But despite that he was jailed for his twisted assaults today without showing any remorse. Judge Adele Williams told the 38-year-old his refusal to accept his interest in young boys proved the only person […]




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HCSO: Suspect in Harris County church thefts arrested in Florida

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments



HOUSTON – A woman suspected in a series of church thefts in Harris County, among other crimes, was arrested in Florida on Sunday. Cynthia Gonzalez, aka Cynthia Martinez, has been on the run since June. She’s wanted in Harris County on charges of tampering with government records, credit card abuse and forgery. She’s also wanted […]




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Central Texas Church Fire Believed To Be Work Of Arsonist

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments



TEMPLE (September 6, 2011)—Fire broke out early Tuesday morning at a Temple church and fire investigators were saying they believe the cause was arson. Temple Fire and Rescue units were sent at about 2 a.m. Tuesday to Grace Temple Ministries church, at 801 S. 13th., where the first units to arrive reported smoke and flames […]




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Arson Blamed For Playground Fire

| September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments



Children are forced to find a new place to play after a fire burns down a church playground. It's the work of an arson, and it spread to a neighbor's home. It's almost hard to recognize a once vibrant playground that was part of the Saint Agnes Church on 23rd & Q Street. Recently, a […]




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Queen of Peace Church vandalized again

| September 5, 2011 | 0 Comments



LA MARQUE — For the second time in less than a year, Queen of Peace Church has been vandalized. Parishioners were shocked to find that a mosaic of Our Lady of Guadalupe had been defaced. “With a marker, they had made vulgar references to (Our Lady of Guadalupe), La Marque Police Department Sgt. Reggie Rodriguez […]




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Social Media Personality Commits Suicide In Church Parking Lot

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



GREENVILLE, S.C. — Authorities in Greenville County said Twitter and Facebook personallity Trey Pennington took his own life Sunday morning. Greenville police said around 11:00 a.m. Sunday, they received a call about a man in possession of a gun at Second Presbyterian Church on River Street. Authorities said they found the man, later identified as […]




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Murder in church: Police seek tips on Osborne’s killer

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



BLUEFIELD — During the last days of 1972, much of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph’s front page was focused on former President Harry S. Truman, who passed away Dec. 27 that year; however, the 33rd president’s demise was soon overtaken by another incident, the murder of a Bluefield resident. On the morning of Dec. 28, 1972, […]




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Battle to save historic paintings after lead is stolen from Burton Dassett church

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



A CHURCH built by the Knights Templars in the 1300s faces a massive bill to protect medieval wall paintings after thieves stripped lead off the roof. It is the second time in four years that thieves have targeted All Saints in Burton Dassett. Now parishioners face the prospect next year of not being able to […]




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Church’s Pic Leads To Copper Theft Arrest

| September 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. — A surveillance picture has led to an arrest in the case of a church struck by four copper thefts in two weeks, according the the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. Whitney Baptist Church reported that the copper pipes leading to two of its air conditioning units had been repeatedly cut off by […]




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Member Of Aryan Brotherhood Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime And Attempted Murder Of Disabled African-American

| September 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



Steven Scott Cantrell, of Crane, Texas, pleaded guilty Friday to hate crime charges stemming from a series of racially-motivated arsons in December 2010, including the arson of a historic African-American church as part of an effort to murder a disabled African-American man, the US Justice Department announced. Cantrell, 25, pleaded guilty to damaging religious property […]




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Pasadena church’s air conditioner stolen twice since June

| September 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



A Pasadena church has once again become the victim of theft earlier this week. The Faith Baptist Church, located in the 2600 block of Lafferty Rd., was targeted for their air conditioning unit. Pasadena Police Department Public Information Officer Vance Mitchell said the church had their air conditioner stolen this past June and had to […]




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Church nursery employee charged with felony

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments



A 21-year-old Hailey woman has been charged with a felony for allegedly misusing a co-worker's debit card number to transfer money to the telephone accounts of two inmates at the Blaine County jail. One of the inmates has been incarcerated since March for allegedly stabbing the same woman. Erika M. Ruiz was arrested by Ketchum […]




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Texas Man Set To Plead Friday In Church Fire Arson

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments



MIDLAND (September 2, 2011)–A man prosecutors say torched a predominantly black church in West Texas is scheduled to enter a plea in federal court in Midland on Friday. A statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Midland says Steven Cantrell is a member of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood of Texas. Click here to find […]




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Memphis man says fear was in his heart when he stabbed pastor 91 times

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments



A Memphis man said Thursday he stabbed and bludgeoned a church pastor to death in 2008 because he feared a sexual attack and also feared for his life. Andre Harris told a Criminal Court jury that he became enraged during a struggle with Ronald Paige and that he did not realize he had stabbed the […]




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Carthage Church Targeted Again By AC Thieves

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments



Thieves target a Carthage church and it's not the first time. Now church members are left holding a $10,000 repair bill. Members of Fellowship Tabernacle are building a barrier to stop thieves from hitting again and offering a reward to help find the thieves who ripped out air conditioning units This is the second time […]




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