Church

Brooklyn church statue vandalism
NYPD
February 25, 2019 - 8:49 am
Police are looking for a man who they say casually picked up a statue at a Brooklyn church and tossed it in a garbage can.
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Google Street View
January 25, 2019 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer has pleaded guilty to stealing $600,000 from a Harlem church that he represented in a real estate transaction. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. says John Shasanmi of Wilmington, Delaware, put money from the Second Providence Baptist Church into his personal...
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Google Street View
January 07, 2019 - 6:09 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut say someone painted a swastika on the door of the Cathedral of St. Augustine, the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport. Bridgeport police say they discovered the vandalism Friday, and no suspects have been identified. Bishop Frank...
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Cops are looking for a woman who stole a woman's purse during a church service in the Bronx.
NYPD
December 12, 2018 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Most people think of the holidays as a time for giving, but a woman in the Bronx had a different idea. RELATED: US tourist helps stop thief who tried to steal Magna Carta | Thief in Mexico tries to steal hearse, with body inside | Brooklyn thief electrocuted by subway rail...
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NYPD
December 05, 2018 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD has apprehended a man who on Monday allegedly attempted to rape a woman in front of a Washington Heights church, police said. UPDATE on WANTED FOR ATTEMPTED RAPE @NYPD33Pct in #Manhattan (164th/ St. Nich) on 12-3-18, around 11:30 PM has been apprehended @NYPDSVU . #...
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November 07, 2018 - 5:51 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- The longtime pastor of a New Jersey Catholic church has resigned amid an investigation into $500,000 missing from church funds. The Rev. Douglas Haefner's decision was made public in a letter sent Thursday to the parishioners of St. Matthias Church in Franklin Township...
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Dreamstime
September 06, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) -- New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood has subpoenaed all eight Roman Catholic dioceses in the state as part of her office's investigation into the church's handling of sex abuse allegations, the Associated Press reported, citing a law enforcement source familiar...
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