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Vacaville Pastor Accused of Arson Firebomb, Vandalism, Harassment

A Vacaville pastor was arrested on arson charges Friday, after a Molotov cocktail was thrown into a home occupied by six sleeping people, including …

Elk Grove man in church bomb plot not guilty by reason of insanity

A former northwest suburban man who was accused of plotting to blow up churches in Oklahoma has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.<p>Gregory Weiler II, 25, of Elk Grove Village, was arrested in Oct. 2012 for gathering materials to make 50 Molotov cocktails and plotting to bomb dozens of …

Ex-Fullerton pastor sentenced for sexual battery of church member

A former Fullerton pastor was sentenced Thursday to four months in jail, lifetime sex offender registration and three years probation for sexually battering an 18-year-old female church member.<p>A jury earlier found Joseph Angel Olvera, 55, guilty of two misdemeanor counts of sexual battery, …

Crime

North Carolina church shooting leaves boy, 12, critically injured

Police in a North Carolina town are searching for a shooter who sprayed a church playground with gunfire, hitting four youths playing basketball and critically wounding a 12-year-old boy.<p>The Reverend James Gailliard at Word Tabernacle Church in Rocky Mount said the shooting took place Monday …

Man held in alleged Molotov cocktail attack on El Monte church

A 28-year-old El Monte man has been arrested on suspicion of using Molotov cocktails to spark a fire at a church, police said Wednesday night.<p>A cross at the New Hope Community Church was set ablaze Tuesday afternoon and received minor damage before the flames were doused by firefighters, according …

Crime

Woman Charged for Role in Alleged Church Burglary

A Horsham woman has been charged in connection with an alleged burglary at Riverside Community Church.<p>A 47-year-old Horsham woman has been charged …

Hammer Blow to Face Didn’t Stop Dravko Gligoric’s Attack on Group Placing Crosses on Carolina Church

Church members at an unnamed house of worship in Charlotte, N.C., say that they were forced to lock themselves inside the building over the weekend when a man attacked and threatened to kill them. The chaotic scene has left at least one parishioner petrified to return to the church.<p>The incident …

Clarksville Man Charged in Church and Elementary School Burglaries

Police linked the man to the burglary of a garden center and a restaurant too, all in Clarksville.<p>Police charged a Clarksville man in a string of …

Waynesboro Police Investigate Guitar Thefts from Church

<b>Waynesboro Police Department Press Release</b><p>The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred from a city church within the last …

Donation box theft at local church

(WXYZ) - Macomb County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a local church after it was discovered someone stole from the donation boxes.<p>Last …

Identity Theft

Arrest Made in Church Arson Case

A man has been arrested on suspicion of setting fire to a church in Spring Valley, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department confirmed …

OMG PD: Pastor Pulls Gun on Repo Man in Church Parking Lot, Police Say

This week's stories include a pastor who pulled a gun on a man who showed up at church to repo his Lexus, an incident of hit-and-run on a police …

Nun Robbed of Her Purse in South St. Louis

<b>ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) –</b> A man wielding a screwdriver robbed an elderly nun Thursday morning outside a church on the city’s south side.<p>A priest at St. …

Arson investigation underway after church fire

Updated:Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:58 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:58:18 GMT<p>Only two days before preview night at Comic-Con kicks off and the streets of downtown …

Woodstock resident charged with church burglary

WOODSTOCK – A Woodstock resident was charged with stealing numerous pieces of musical equipment from a church.<p>Joseph E. Schuch, 20, of 231 Burbank …