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  • Witness: Man yelled about God after church killing [‘Will Of Allah’ (NOT God)]

    04/01/2013 7:21:37 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 43 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 4-1-13 | ap
    ASHTABULA, Ohio—Witnesses say the 25-year-old man accused of walking into an Ohio church and fatally shooting his father after an Easter service Sunday was yelling about God and Allah after the killing. Police say Reshad Riddle walked into the Hiawatha Church of God in Christ in Ashtabula and killed his father, 52-year-old Richard Riddle, with a single shot from a handgun Sunday afternoon. Associate Pastor Sean Adams told The (Ashtabula) Star Beacon newspaper that worshippers started screaming, ducking down and calling 911 on cellphones after the shooting. ""It was terrifying," Adams told the newspaper. "The children were screaming and people...
  • Suspect says shooting 'will of Allah'

    03/31/2013 6:19:05 PM PDT · by hout8475 · 39 replies
    Children screamed in terror and hid under the pews at Hiawatha Church of God in Christ on Sunday, witnesses said, as an Ashtabula man was shot and killed by his son just after the Easter service.

    10/23/2005 1:07:17 PM PDT · by diefree · 188+ views
    June 6, 2005 Angels come to you in mysterious ways! I was having some problems and God knows my life has been filled with misery and sorrow from the murder of my father, and I had spoken with a Police Officer there about my situation, we sat and talked for at least an hour, I can't even remember the time, I lost track because he was so interesting to talk to, I told him how I felt about myself, my self worth and how my self esteem was gone and gone forever, we then started discussing my website and how...
  • Faith takes root; people spot Mary

    11/21/2003 8:52:08 PM PST · by Aliska · 4 replies · 92+ views
    Ashtabula Star Beacon ^ | November 21, 2003 | Bill West
    ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Holding her child, she gazes off to her left, just past the office at Ridgeview Burial Park. An apparent image of the Virgin Mary holding the Christ child in the side of a tree has captivated a neighborhood often distracted by funeral processions, mourners, township workers and lawn mowers. But in the shade of the tree, where autumn leaves rest, there is calm and peace. For a few, there is faith. “It’s very hard to describe it, but I feel she’s there,” said Shirley Mauro of Ashtabula Township, who along with her husband, Pete, took photographs of...