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Union University student charged with murder receives mental evaluation

JACKSON, Tenn. (ABP) — A Union University student charged with murdering his fiancée and staging it to look like a suicide is undergoing mental evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial. Charles Pittman, 21, a Christian ministry major and … Continue reading

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FBC Birmingham works to ‘bear one another’s burdens’

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — First Baptist Church, Birmingham, held a concert Jan. 26 as a step toward normalcy after a tragedy happened more than six months ago with the killing of Karen Shahan, wife of former children and families pastor Richard … Continue reading

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Former Homewood minister Shahan released on bond

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — According to myfoxal.com, Richard Shahan was released on bond the evening of Jan. 17. He was released on a $100,000 bond and required to be under house arrest at his mother’s home in Homewood, as the judge … Continue reading

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Shahan’s preliminary hearing set for Feb. 5

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — The end of the Jan. 16 hearing saw Richard Shahan’s bond set for $100,000, but only under the requirements of home monitoring at his mother’s house in Homewood, as well as electronic monitoring. Jefferson County District Judge … Continue reading

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Richard Shahan seeks $30,000 bond

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Richard Shahan’s attorneys Wendell Sheffield and John Lentine said in a motion filed Jan. 10 that their client has no criminal record and has been gainfully employed throughout his life and are asking a judge to set … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby awaits appeals decision

WASHINGTON (BP) — Hobby Lobby’s hopes for deliverance by July 1 from huge fines under the Obama administration’s abortion/contraception mandate now rest with eight federal appeals court judges. Lawyers representing the chain of arts and crafts stores and the federal government … Continue reading

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Details continue to emerge from abortion doc’s trial

WASHINGTON — The murder trial of Kermit Gosnell entered its fifth week April 15 with new media interest in an abortion doctor who allegedly practiced infanticide in his clinic. Gosnell, 72, faces seven counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of … Continue reading

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Victims speak out about video voyeurism

GOSNELL, Ark. (ABP) — Three witnesses at a recent sentencing hearing for a former traveling evangelist sent to prison for secretly videotaping women in a bathroom in his home went on national television Sept. 18 to raise awareness to the … Continue reading

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