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Pastor Wants Grandson Charged With Attempted Murder

| July 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

(INDIANAPOLIS) – A teenager who barricaded himself inside his grandfather’s church and held police at bay for four hours in April has pleaded guilty to criminal recklessness, but his grandfather, the Rev. Damon Roach, said the teen tried to kill him and should be charged with attempted murder. The police standoff happened April 5, when […]

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Cuba: Standoff at Havana church as dangerous as Waco

| September 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

A top Cuban church official told CBS News the situation created by a Pentecostal pastor who has barricaded himself along with an unspecified number of followers in his former Havana church is "as dangerous as Waco," the 1993 FBI siege and assault on the "Branch Davidian" sect in Texas. The Cuban government on Sunday issued […]

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Church worker held captive

| November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

A Winnipeg woman has been found not criminally responsible for holding a church worker captive at knifepoint. The woman had been charged with robbery with a weapon and forcible confinement following an incident at the Springs of Living Water Church last May. “It’s clear she suffers from certain psychiatric conditions which caused her to commit […]

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Pastor Holds Congregation Members in Custody

| October 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

LADDONIA – A laddonia pastor is in police custody this morning after he held members of his congregation hostage last night. Komu has learned the pastor of laddonia christian church, finley price cornered victims in the church's annex building. Witnesses say finley was brandishing a firearm. A short time later a man was seriously injured… […]

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Armed thieves seek refuge in church

| March 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Worshippers at the Kentucky Anglican Church in Cave Westmoreland are now breathing a collective sigh of relief after they were held hostage by a gunman who opened fire inside the church. The armed thug and a female counterpart ran into the church as they sought refuge from a machete wielding mob that had earlier chopped […]

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Teens Hold Tulsa Church Hostage For Cell Phone

| March 20, 2010 | 2 Comments

TULSA, OK — A slight disturbance after a prayer meeting at a Tulsa church resulted in two teens in handcuffs. Officers report that a teen held parishioners of the Sheridan Road Baptist Church hostage because someone in the church wouldn't return his cell phone. Officers say the teen and others were blocking the doors, preventing […]

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