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Church Arson

String Of Church Fires Confounds Missouri Communities

Riverfront Times | Benjamin Hart | Posted 11.05.2015 | Black Voices

The arsonist delivered his first message at the side door of a small church on a darkened street. Liquid chemicals splattered across the entranceway. ...

Arsons At 6 Black Churches In St. Louis Area Are Linked

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.21.2015 | Black Voices

Six fires set at predominantly African-American churches in and around St. Louis are linked, according to authorities investigating the alleged arsons...

Black Churches In Four States Have Been Destroyed By Fire In The Past Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.30.2015 | Religion

At least four predominantly black churches have caught fire in the last week, including at least three that have been the subject of arson, the Southe...

Man Found Guilty For Church Arson On Obama Election Night

Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion

By Jack Flynn Religion News Service SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (RNS) Breaking a two-day deadlock, a federal jury convicted a white man, Michael F. Jacques, o...

Trial Opens In Massachusetts Black Church Arson Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Jack Flynn Religion News Service SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (RNS) After two accomplices pleaded guilty, the sole man to stand trial for torching a blac...

Volunteers Flock To Rebuild Church Torched By Arson

Religion News Service | By Stephanie Barry / The Republican | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Stephanie Barry / The Republican Religion News Service SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (RNS) The Rev. Hillary Chrisley has traveled throughout the deep South, ...

Retired Postal Worker Arrested In Connection With Three-Alarm Fire At Edgebrook Lutheran Church

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police have arrested a 61-year-old man in connection with an extra-alarm fire Sunday night at the Edgebrook Lutheran Church on the Northwest Side that...