Tag: mass shooting

Shooting at Wisconsin Sikh temple

| August 5, 2012 | 46 Comments



(CNN) — At least two people were wounded, one critically, and one person appeared to have been killed Sunday in an incident at a Sikh temple in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Carolyn Bellin, a spokeswoman for Milwaukee's Froedtert Hospital, said one of two men brought there from the incident was in surgery […]




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Compton pleads guilty to church shooting

| April 19, 2010 | 0 Comments



A local woman entered guilty pleas this week to several charges in connection with a church shooting in Newport in March 2008. Under the terms of a negotiated plea agreement between defense and prosecution attorneys, Janet Lee Compton, 54, of 152 Circle Road, was sentenced by Circuit Judge Ben W. Hooper II to time served […]




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Teens who planned shooting spree at church sentenced to 2 years jail time

| December 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



WINNIPEG – Two Winnipeg teenagers who conspired to set a city high school alight with Molotov cocktails and shoot those who tried to escape will spend two more years in jail. The 17-year-old boy and his 18-year-old girlfriend — who can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act because they were minors at the […]




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Candles lit at Jewish centre for Mumbai attacks victims

| November 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



MUMBAI — Faith leaders on Tuesday gathered at a Jewish religious and cultural centre in Mumbai to light candles to those who died in last year's deadly terror attacks on the city. The candles were lit after a moment of silence to remember the six people who were killed at Chabad House on November 26-29, […]




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Victim’s widow defends prosecution in church shooting

| November 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



EDWARDSVILLE – A former top prosecutor is offering his services free of charge to prosecute the accused killer of the Rev. Fred Winters, but the victim's widow is saying she would rather leave the matter to the current authorities. Don Weber, a former state's attorney and assistant state's attorney in Madison County, has written letters […]




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Gunshots Fired into Lubavitch Yeshiva in Miami

| November 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



(IsraelNN.com) Gunshots were fired Monday night at the Lubavitch Rabbinical Seminary in Miami, Florida, hitting a glass door and shattering it, just as a student was standing nearby. No one was injured and police were called immediately. Authorities are apparently expressing reluctance to categorize the attack as a hate crime, and are instead considering it […]




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Winnipeg teens plead guilty to shooting plot at schools, church

| September 30, 2009 | 0 Comments



WINNIPEG — In a case police have described as "almost surreal," two troubled Winnipeg teens have admitted to planning a random shooting rampage inside three Winnipeg-area schools and a church. The 17-year-old boy and his 18-year-old girlfriend — who can’t be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act because they were both youths at the […]




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Video: Wedgwood Pastor on Shooting 10 Years Later

| September 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



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Video: Wedgwood Baptist Church 10 Year Shooting Anniversary

| September 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



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Sept. 16, 1999: Gunman kills 7 in Fort Worth church

| September 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



Editor’s note: This report appeared in the "Star-Telegram" on Sept. 16, 1999. FORT WORTH — A long-haired man dressed in jeans and a black jacket, who witnesses said was spouting obscenities and demeaning worshippers for their religious beliefs, invaded a Wednesday night church service and opened fire randomly, fatally shooting at least seven people, wounding […]




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WEDGWOOD REMEMBERED: Shootings, 10 years ago, gripped pastor’s grief, theology

| September 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



FORT WORTH, Texas (BP)–Just a day removed from preaching his mother’s funeral after "praying her into heaven" with his two sisters, Al Meredith sat on a dock near his boyhood home in Michigan, watching a freighter pass by and thinking to himself, "When I get back to Fort Worth, I’m going to need time to […]




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Further evaluation may be ordered in church shooting case

| August 25, 2009 | 0 Comments



NEWPORT-Circuit Judge Ben W. Hooper II on Monday granted part of the state’s motion for another mental health evaluation of a local woman who is charged in connection with a church shooting in Newport in March 2008. Judge Hooper permitted prosecutors to designate a mental health professional to examine 54-year-old Janet Lee Compton, but instructed […]




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Insanity defense sought in NJ church shooting

| August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



PATERSON, N.J. (AP) – His lawyer plans to use an insanity defense for the California man accused of gunning down two people in a New Jersey church. Joseph Pallipurath appeared in court Monday with his attorney, who told a judge his client can’t afford to pay for expert witnesses. Attorney Harley Breite says he’s seeking […]




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Holocaust denier charged in DC museum shooting

| June 11, 2009 | 0 Comments



WASHINGTON – An 88-year-old white supremacist was charged with murder Thursday, a day after officials said he left a signed anti-Semitic screed in his car outside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, then gunned down a security guard who opened the door to let him in. Guard Stephen T. Johns was shot to death Wednesday by […]




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Remembrance: Wedgwood Baptist Church shooting anniversary a time to share stories of healing, hope, faith

| May 31, 2009 | 0 Comments



How often we measure our lives by significant days. Our birthdays, wedding anniversaries, holidays — we pause to reflect upon the past, whether we are where we want to be and what we might do to make the future brighter. The Israelites would stack "Stones of Remembrance," visible signs of the good things the Lord […]




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