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Judge sets $1M bond on weapon charge; Church shooting suspect to remain in jail on murder charges

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments



CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – A judge set bond at $1 million on a single weapons charge against the suspect in a shooting at a downtown Charleston church, but bond was automatically denied on nine murder charges. Dylann Roof, 21, appeared in bond court at 2:15 p.m. Friday.  Relatives and family representatives of the nine people […]




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Details into Charleston shooting suspect’s background emerge

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments



COLUMBIA, SC (WMBF) – There are new details emerging into what happened in the months leading up to the moment police say Dylann Roof opened fire inside a Charleston church, killing nine people. The 21-one-year-old is from the Midlands area, but Friday morning he was behind bars more than 100 miles away, facing charges in […]




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$1M bond set for suspect in slaying of Phoenix priest

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments



PHOENIX (CBS5) – Bond was set at $1 million for a 54-year-old ex-convict arrested in the shooting death of a 28-year-old Phoenix priest. Phoenix police confirmed Gary Moran, a homeless man with an extensive criminal record, was arrested Sunday night and jailed on suspicion of shooting the Rev. Kenneth Walker multiple times at Mother of […]




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Phoenix police confirm arrest in priest murder

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments



Phoenix police confirmed the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Father Kenneth Walker, a Phoenix police spokesman said Monday morning via social media. Investigators arrested a 54-year-old man with a history of aggravated assault and misconduct involving weapons on suspicion of killing the 28-year-old priest found dead in a rectory near downtown Phoenix […]




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Phoenix priest killed, another wounded in attack

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments



A 28-year-old priest was shot and killed and another wounded at a Catholic church Wednesday night near the state Capitol, a Phoenix police spokesman said. Police were responding to a burglary call shortly after 9 p.m. near 16th Avenue and Monroe Street at the Mater Misericordiae (Mother of Mercy) Mission, Sgt. Steve Martos said. The […]




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Three dead after shootings at Jewish-related sites

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments



OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) – Three people are dead after shootings at Jewish-related locations in the Kansas City area. Authorities confirm that a suspect is in custody. One of the dead was killed in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City. A second person died at Village Shalom. Authorities also […]




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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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Sister: Man, wife gunned down at church ‘died fighting for his baby girl’

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments



TYLER COUNTY — At a time when church-goers should have filled the parking lot of Mount Carmel Baptist Church near Colmesneil on Sunday morning, it was blocked by crime scene tape as Tyler County investigators continued studying clues in the Saturday murders of a Zavalla couple. Nathan Maddox, 35, and Krystal Maddox, 30, were at […]




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Eureka priest killed; suspect arrested

| January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments



EUREKA — Gary Lee Bullock, the wanted suspect in the recent killing of Father Eric Freed, was found in a Briceland area house today and is currently being held by Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies in the greater Garberville area, according to Chief Andrew Mills of the Eureka Police Department. Sgt. Bill Nova of the EPD […]




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Lake Charles pastor shot to death during church service

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments



LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – A pastor was shot and killed during a church service on Friday night in Calcasieu Parish. According to Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers, it happened around 8:20 p.m. at the Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center at 307 Deshotel Lane in Lake Charles. Myers said Pastor Ronald J. Harris […]




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FBI weighs role in Coos Bay chapel bomb investigation

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments



COOS BAY — The Coos Bay Police Department has released an artist's rendering of a man it says is a person of interest in the fire and attempted bombing at The Prayer Chapel Tuesday night. The sketch, drawn from eyewitness accounts, depicts a white man in his mid-50s with a shaved head. Police said was […]




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Woman pleads guilty to thefts from Columbia Baptist Association

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments



A Dothan woman charged with stealing from the Columbia Baptist Association pleaded guilty on Wednesday… and was then arrested a short time later on additional charges. Attorney Matt Lamere said his client, 52-year-old Tonya Renee Woodward, entered what's referred to as a blind guilty plea, which means there was no agreement for sentencing. Woodward pleaded […]




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Defendant in Ottawa County church bombing-plot case to claim insanity

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments



A man who is accused of plotting to destroy dozens of Ottawa County churches will mount an insanity defense, according to a pleading filed Wednesday by his attorney. Gregory Arthur Weiler II, 24, was ruled mentally incompetent on April 3 by U.S. Magistrate Paul Cleary and was committed to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility […]




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