No injuries reported but nearby buildings suffer heat-related damage.
“My heart is hurt” says church pastor who catches perpetrators in the act.
The Madison County Coroner says the victim had extensive cardiac disease.
Rowe: “I’ve decided to let him use church law to remove me”.
An East Alton man is charged after police say he broke into a church and discharged several fire extinguishers.
The charge is only a misdemeanor, but if prosecutors are able to win a conviction against Kansas City Roman Catholic Bishop Robert Finn, they could be opening up a whole new front in the national priest abuse crisis.
Profane language, rude behavior or noise in a church could be punishable by up to 6 months in prison and a $500 fine.
Claim Illinois is pursuing law aimed at curtailing group’s efforts.
Crowd Chants “Love conquers all” as protestors sing “God Hates America”.
Ruling favors controversial Westboro Baptist Church, which protests outside soldier funerals.