Across St. Louis, Mo., a series of fires at Black churches have people in the region asking questions and raising concerns that these buildings are under attack. Over the past 11 days, five Black churches have reported blazes.
Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic Black church in South Carolina, was the seventh to be torched by flames since the June 17 Mother Emanuel AME church shooting tragedy. As local and federal investigators ponder the rash of church fires across the Deep South, the burning of Mout Zion AME Tuesday night (Jun. […]
In the days since the Charleston church shooting tragedy in South Carolina, a number of Black church fires have been reported across the South. While an actual cause of some of the blazes has yet to be officially confirmed, many think that the Black church fires are the work of an arsonist.
Three little letters got a mother in Kentucky in all kinds of trouble: BBQ. Lamonica Anganette Hill was arrested Monday (Oct. 15) for setting her apartment on fire while her son slept in his room. The mother living in Lexington, is facing attempted murder and and first-degree arson charges for starting a blaze, which she […]
Benjamin Haskell pleaded guilty today to charges of church arson. Haskell, along with Michael Jacques and Thomas Gleason were accused of torching the Macedonia Church of God in Christ in Springfield, Massachusetts. The crime happened on the eve of President Barack Obama’s win on November 5th, 2008. Haskell admitted that they set the church on […]
How many people have become disgruntled and irritated when they come home from a long day at work, expecting a meal, but find no food ready or even being cooked? For Guy Edward Jones, 60, a missed meal from his wife resulted in him burning down the house. He must have figured that he’d cook […]