Tag: homicide

$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 Police release suspect description in priest attack

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments



PHOENIX (KSAZ) – Phoenix Police are still investigating the murder of one priest and the assault on another. 56 year-old Father Joseph Terra made a 9-1-1 call Wednesday night after he was brutally attacked at the rectory at the Mother of Mercy Mission. "My assistant chased him, he's ben beaten, right now he's beaten," said […]




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After Phoenix attack, priests to focus on forgiveness

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments



Today and Sunday, some of the Valley's Catholics will file into pews, seeking the kind of comfort they can only find in community. Across the city, priests who would normally compose homilies about Father's Day and the mystery of faith celebrated on Trinity Sunday will instead talk about the shooting death of one priest and […]




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Phoenix mayor: Priest’s killing ‘strikes at our core’

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments



PHOENIX (CBS5) –  The Rev. Kenneth Walker was a simple man, but one who served his Catholic parish in downtown Phoenix faithfully in the two years since he was ordained. But his service to the congregations of Mother of Mercy Mission Catholic Church was cut short when he was gunned down in the church during […]




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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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Gunman Enters Jewish Museum in Rampage, Kills Four; Attack Presumed Anti-Semitic

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments



Three people were killed on-site and another fatally wounded when a gunman attacked the Jewish Museum in the center of Brussels on Saturday, authorities said.  "Two women and one man are dead, a third person is in hospital," Interior Minister Joelle Milquet said at the scene, shortly after the attack. "We don't yet know if they were tourists […]




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After nun’s death, MCA seeks security boost at Seremban church

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments



KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — MCA is urging authorities to improve security outside the Seremban church where a nun suffered an eventually-fatal beating during a robbery last week, saying that the incident was not isolated. Citing reports of other incidents of snatch theft in the vicinity, MCA Syariah Law and Policy Implementation Special Task Force […]




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Man shot dead behind Uptown church

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments



Crime scene tape stretched across the grassy backyard of an Uptown church Wednesday, blocking the site where New Orleans police said a 24-year-old man was shot to death on a sunny afternoon. The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was found dead behind New Divine Outreach Ministry at 2800 Milan Street, on the corner […]




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‘In the Midwest we thought we were safe’

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments



Two shooting incidents in the Kansas City area, which left three dead, have cast a dark shadow over the Passover celebrations of the local Jewish community in the quiet Midwestern city. "It's pretty traumatic," said David Wainestock, who rushed to the Jewish Community Center to retrieve his 16-year-old daughter who had been among the people […]




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The profile of a killer: ‘We are slaves to the Jews’

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments



"White people, unlike Jews, have no power at all. We don't have leaders, we don't have unity, we don't have power at all," Frazier Glenn Miller said in an interview in 2012, revealing a little of the anti-Semitic beliefs of the man who murdered three people in two Jewish centers in the suburbs of Kansas […]




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Southwest Missouri man under scrutiny in fatal shooting of three at Johnson County Jewish centers

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments



Three people died Sunday when a gunman opened fire outside the Jewish Community Center and a senior living facility in Johnson County. Police arrested the suspected shooter, a man in his 70s with a beard, outside Valley Park Elementary nearby by 2:45 p.m. He smiled and reportedly made anti-Semitic statements as he was led away. […]




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South Los Angeles shooting: 1 killed, church security guard injured

| February 8, 2014 | 0 Comments



LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A man was killed and a church security guard was injured Wednesday night when a gunman fired at them in South Los Angeles. The shooting happened in the 8800 block of South Vermont Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. outside of the 88th Street Temple Church of God in Christ. Police said […]




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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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