Tag: Church

Lykens church broken into, computer used to view pornography, police say

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



A break-in reported over the weekend at a church in Lykens may have been committed solely to use a church computer to view pornography, police said. The break-in was discovered at the Faith EC Church at 543 Center St. in Wiconisco Township, when the church opened for services early Sunday, according to a state police news release issued late Tuesday. Police […]




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Teens sought in theft of vehicle from church with baby inside

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



ST. PETERSBURG —  Detectives are looking for two teens they say stole a vehicle from a church parking lot in south St. Petersburg while a baby was strapped inside. According to St. Petersburg police, the victims were unloading tables and chairs from their 2013 Toyota Highlander around 2:15 p.m. Sunday at Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, […]




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Escaped inmate captured in Cantonment church

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



An Escambia County inmate who escaped from a road prison work site in Cantonment was captured Monday night after an approximately 10 hours on the run, according to a county spokesman. Nolan Ray McDaniel, 25, was reportedly working in the area of Jacks Branch Road and Schifko Road when he escaped on foot, county spokesman […]




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Woman allegedly bares breasts in worship service

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



A woman was arrested during the Sunday morning worship service of a Cordova church congregation after parishioners said she was baring her breasts. Deputies were called to the Cannon Bridge Road Church of God just before noon after receiving complaints the woman was causing a disturbance. Parishioners said the woman was in church when she […]




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Attacker caught on camera at church

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



SEREMBAN: The CCTV at the Church of Visitation here has captured some footage of a man who is believed to have assaulted two Catholic nuns at the entrance to the premises. “Based on our CCTV recordings, a passing motorcyclist made a U-turn at about 6.05am and rode into Gate 2, a minute after the sisters […]




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Church badly damaged in ‘arson attack’

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



The fire broke out at Whiteabbey Methodist Church on the Shore Road on Saturday night and caused extensive damage to the kitchen at the rear of the building. Reverend Pauline Lorimer told UTV she believes the incident, which was discovered at around 11.30pm, was started after people broke into the church and set a number […]




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Security stepped up at Barnoldswick church after vandalism

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments



A CHURCH is set to install security cameras and lighting after a spate of attacks by vandals. Windows at Holy Trinity Church, in Gisburn Road, Barnoldswick, were smashed during the latest attack – the fifth in 18 months. Church warden Mark Williams said it looked like the windows had been smashed by youths playing football […]




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New details released in cyber attack that defrauded Adventist Church of half a million U.S. dollars

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments



New details have been released in the ongoing investigation of a sophisticated cyber theft that defrauded the Seventh-day Adventist Church of approximately US$500,000 during the span of a four-week period late last year.  Church leaders say a compromised password appears to have allowed online scammers to hack into the Gmail account of a church employee […]




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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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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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