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Wedding attack suspect is stepson of recently slain minister

Oct. 13, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a New Hampshire church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday. Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old Luis Garcia who was shot...

The Latest: Church shooting suspect faces additional charges

Oct. 13, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a shooting at a New Hampshire church (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Authorities have announced four additional charges, including attempted murder, against a man who's accused of shooting a clergyman and a bride during a wedding in New Hampshire. Authorities...

Armed men attack Burkina Faso mosque, kill at least 16

Oct. 13, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Armed men stormed the grand mosque in Burkina Faso's northern village of Salmossi, killing at least 16 people and wounding two others, a local official said Sunday. The armed men entered during evening prayers on Friday, according to Ernest Bouma Nebie, a regional official...

Gunman opens fire at church wedding ceremony, 2 people shot

Oct. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday, shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities said. Dale Holloway, 37, has been charged with first...

The Latest: Man charged in New Hampshire church shooting

Oct. 12, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a New Hampshire church (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The New Hampshire attorney general's office says a man has been charged in a shooting that took place during a wedding ceremony. Thirty-seven-year-old Dale Holloway has been charged on Saturday with...

New Hampshire governor says police have responded to a shooting at a church in Pelham

Oct. 12, 2019 12:24 PM EDT
PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire governor says police have responded to a shooting at a church in Pelham.

Germany probes synagogue suspect, pledges better security

Oct. 10, 2019 2:00 PM EDT

HALLE, Germany (AP) — German investigators puzzled Thursday over how the suspect in a botched attack on a synagogue on Judaism's holiest day managed to amass at least 4 kilograms (nearly 9 pounds) of explosives and acquire four firearms, an arsenal they said he planned to use in a massacre. While many...

2 dead in attack targeting German synagogue on Yom Kippur

Oct. 9, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

HALLE, Germany (AP) — A heavily armed assailant ranting about Jews tried to force his way into a synagogue in Germany on Yom Kippur, Judaism's holiest day, then shot two people to death nearby in an attack Wednesday that was livestreamed on a popular gaming site. The attacker shot at the door of the...

Livestreaming site Twitch: Video showing shooting near German synagogue that killed 2 was streamed on its site

Oct. 9, 2019 2:15 PM EDT
HALLE, Germany (AP) — Livestreaming site Twitch: Video showing shooting near German synagogue that killed 2 was streamed on its site .

Man pleads not guilty in deadly California synagogue attack

Oct. 3, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man charged with a deadly Passover shooting at a Southern California synagogue has pleaded not guilty to murder. John Earnest entered pleas Thursday in San Diego to an updated complaint accusing him of hate crime-related murder, attempted murder and other charges. Prosecutors say the...