Tag: Arson

Fire burns church: More suspicious blazes occur in Hinton

| May 22, 2009 | 0 Comments



HINTON — Fires that destroyed a historic church and two houses early Friday were the latest in a string of suspicious blazes in town, officials said Friday. The historic Cayman Baptist Church and an adjoining house on State Street were destroyed by the flames, which began around 1 a.m. Cayman Baptist Church was built around […]




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Plots against Jewish targets in U.S.

| May 21, 2009 | 0 Comments



NEW YORK (JTA) — Lone attackers or small, independent groups with no formal ties to wider terrorist networks have planned several plots against Jewish targets. March 1, 1994 — Lebanese-born Rashid Baz opens fire on a van carrying 15 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbinical seminary students on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing Ari Halberstam, 16, and injuring three others. […]




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Vandals cause $40k in damages to church

| May 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



UPDATE: Grand Junction Police say the extent of damage is estimated at 30 to 40 thousands dollars. Every room except two were virtually destroyed. Vandals took baseball bats to every TV, set off fire extinguishers, sprayed graffiti and broke almost all the glass in the building. The vandals also burned the American flag and the […]




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Kid sets church on fire while 50 people inside

| May 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



Police on Tuesday were continuing their investigation into an aggravated arson where a boy or girl apparently set a fire inside a church while 50 parishioners were socializing in the basement after Sunday worship services.   http://www.suntimes.com/news/24-7/1582747,w-youth-church-fire-naperville-052009.article




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San Luis Obispo man arrested for vandalizing a local church

| May 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



An arrest has been made in the vandalism at the United Church of Christ Congregational Church on Los Osos Valley Road that has occurred over the past couple of weeks. Details are listed below in a press release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department.   WHAT: ARREST FOR ARSON / HATE-MOTIVATED VANDALISM WHERE: 11300 […]




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