Tag: assault

Two hurt in violent attack at Anna church

| September 29, 2009 | 0 Comments



ANNA, IL (KFVS) – Emergency crews rushed two women to St. Francis Medical Center Monday night after a violent attack in Anna, IL. Police said someone broke into the Anna First Baptist church between 2:00 to 4:15 p.m. and attacked the women. Anna police chief Dale Foster told Heartland News robbery appeared to be the […]




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Man accused of stabbing priest to undergo further psych testing

| September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



SINTON — The man accused of stabbing a Sinton priest will undergo further psychological testing to determine if he is competent to stand trial. David Rodriguez, 36, was indicted by a San Patricio grand jury in July on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge related in the stabbing of Father Shaji Varghese. Varghese […]




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Pastor Making Changes After Woman Was Attacked Inside Church

| September 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



CORPUS CHRISTI – The pastor of the church where an elderly woman was attacked said in light of Sunday’s incident, he’s going to implement some changes. Father Bob Dunn is already meeting with officials from the Diocese of Corpus Christi and looking at ways to better protect his staff and his parishioners. As church volunteers […]




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Woman who stabbed Indian River priest says she couldn’t afford her medication

| August 5, 2009 | 0 Comments



VERO BEACH — The woman who is accused of stabbing a priest at Holy Cross Catholic Church now has a more earthly explanation for her actions. At the time of her arrest on April 26, Josephine Gatchell, 57, said the priest, the Rev. Michael Massaro, was the devil. Now, after months in jail, she blamed […]




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4 teens wanted after church caretaker beaten

| July 31, 2009 | 0 Comments



CALGARY- Police are investigating a disturbing assault that saw a church caretaker pepper sprayed and beaten by teenagers. A group of four, three young men and a young woman, walked from the Elbow River pathway to the church parking lot in the 800 block of MacDonald Avenue S.E. Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. A caretaker […]




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