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Surveillance cameras show Oak Cliff church school burglary

| September 17, 2011 | 0 Comments



DALLAS — A Dallas parochial school is cleaning up this weekend after thieves ransacked several classrooms. It is the second major blow for St. Cecilia Catholic School, which is still recovering from a large fire. Walking the halls brings pain for Estella Castillo. "All of the things we have here is to educate the children," […]




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Man kills Security Officer and charges into Church

| September 1, 2011 | 0 Comments



DALLAS – A Dallas security guard was fatally shot when a bank robbery suspect was able to grab his gun during a scuffle late Wednesday morning. The guard, identified by police as Lionel Newell, 55, was transported to a nearby hospital where he died. One witness on the scene in the 3500 block of South […]




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Threats Against Priests Prompt Fort Worth Diocese Warning

| August 19, 2011 | 0 Comments



Priests in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth have been cautioned to watch out for their safety after two local churches received threatening phone messages. Diocese spokesman Pat Svacina said the two messages were left on church answering machines about 30 minutes apart on Monday, Aug. 8. One message was left at a Catholic […]




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Prosecutors seek death penalty for alleged killer of Arlington pastor, prompting mixed feelings in congregation

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON, TX— It is a difficult decision to reconcile for members of First Baptist Arlington, who are coping with the reality that Tarrant County prosecutors will seek the death penalty in a murder case close to their hearts. "I have conflict inside of me because I am a Christian minister," Senior Pastor, Dr. Dennis Wiles, […]




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Thieves sought in vandalism at seven churches in Parker County

| July 10, 2011 | 0 Comments



Parker County authorities have appealed for help in identifying thieves who stole air-conditioning units and vandalized seven local churches in the last three months. Thieves have stolen the units or destroyed them and damaged church property, the sheriff's department said. The most recent theft occurred Wednesday at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Aledo when suspects […]




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Man arrested in Arlington pastor’s slaying is not indicted

| May 27, 2011 | 0 Comments



FORT WORTH — A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict one of two men arrested in the investigation of the attack inside an Arlington church in March that left a pastor dead and his assistant badly injured. The other man, Steven Lawayne Nelson, was indicted on a charge of capital murder and attempted […]




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Thieves Steal A/C Units From Oak Cliff Church

| April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments



An Oak Cliff church is looking to come up with tens of thousands of dollars to replace air-conditioning units stolen just before the Easter weekend. All six A/C units at David's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church next to the Dallas Executive Airport disappeared in the same night. Whoever stole them knew what they were doing, even […]




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Kingsland Baptist church vandalized

| April 23, 2011 | 0 Comments



KINGSLAND, Texas (KXAN) – Authorities on Friday were investigating the burgalry and vandalism of the First Baptist Church in Kingsland,‎ in which a glass door was shattered, several locked doors were kicked in, laptop and sound equipment were stolen and the church safe was taken. The safe was found later in the day on a […]




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‘Suspicious’ Fire at Colonial Hills Baptist Church interrupts service

| March 21, 2011 | 0 Comments



TYLER — Around 11:30 Sunday morning, the congregation at Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Tyler had just settled into their seats to listen to the pastor's sermon. But this Sunday, something was a little off… "We were already distracted while he was talking and preaching because everyone kept leaving from the balcony and we kept […]




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Violence in Mexico Keeps Missionaries Close to Home

| March 16, 2011 | 0 Comments



A Plano church that has spent years working in Mexico has refocused its missionaries because of drug wars there. Bruce Dicus, a youth pastor, did not miss a missionary trip to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, in 17 years until two years ago. "I miss going there," he said. "Serving God with your hands is one aspect." […]




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Slain Baylor Seminary Graduate Remembered As “Gentle Spirit”

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



WACO (March 4, 2011)—While police in the Dallas suburb of Arlington were looking for leads Friday in the attack that left Baylor seminary graduate the Rev. Clint Dobson, 29, dead, and ministry assistant Judy Elliott, 67, severely injured, those who knew the young minister were trying to come to grips with the loss. "We are […]




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Few Details in Arlington Pastor Clint Dobson’s Death

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON, Texas – Police are releasing little information about the death of a 29-year-old Arlington pastor and the serious injury of a church secretary, but say they are doing all they can to find whoever is responsible. Pastor Clint Dobson was found dead inside NorthPointe Baptist Church Thursday afternoon, and his assistant Judy Elliot was […]




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Mourners gather at Arlington church to remember slain pastor

| March 4, 2011 | 0 Comments



Stunned congregants and neighbors gathered Friday morning at Northpointe Baptist Church to mourn the Rev. Clint Dobson, slain a day earlier by an attacker who remains at large. “It’s a place of worship,” said Kenneth Lemuel, who lives in the neighborhood and was dropping off flowers at the North Arlington church. “You would never expect […]




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One Dead, One Injured In Arlington Church Homicide

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington Police are investigating a homicide at a North Arlington church. The incident happened around 4:oo Thursday afternoon at NorthPointe Baptist Church in Arlington. The church is located in the 2000 block of Brown Boulevard, near the intersection of Green Oaks Blvd. and Ballpark Way. Police were notified by a 911 call […]




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Pastor Found Dead in Arlington Church

| March 3, 2011 | 0 Comments



ARLINGTON, Texas – A pastor was found dead and a woman said to be a secretary was wounded inside the NorthPoint Baptist Church building Thursday afternoon. Arlington police got a call just after 4 p.m. about an assault at the church in the 2000 block of Brown Boulevard. Responding officers found Pastor Clint Dobson dead […]




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