Wesley Ernst

Christian Post Correspondent

Local Pastors Ask Cupertino Quarry Gunman to Surrender

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Pastors of several African American churches have asked the Cupertino cement plant employee responsible for fatally shooting three people to surrender to the authorities immediately. Now indentified as Shareef Allman, age 45, the whereabouts of the suspect remains at the moment.

Cupertino Quarry Shooting Manhunt Underway

CUPERTINO – Police are still on the look out for a disgruntled employee of a Cupertino limestone quarry who walked into an early morning meeting and opened fire, killing two employees and wounding six others.

Oklahoma Tornado Wake of Destruction – PHOTOS

"Our hearts go out to those who lost their loved ones in the storms last night, and our thoughts and prayers continue to be with all the families and communities that have been affected," Craig Fugate, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Kansas Governor Signs Two Bills Limiting Abortion

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday signed a bill banning late-term abortion, followed by a second one requiring parental consent for pregnant minors seeking abortion – a move that will likely encourage similar restrictions in other U.S. states.

UCLA Study: Only 3.5 Percent Americans Are Gay

Only 3.5 percent of U.S. adults are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), according to an April 2011 study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles. The report also found that only about 0.3 percent of American adults are transgender.

Glenn Beck Soon to Leave Fox News

Conservative TV commentator Glenn Beck is parting ways with Fox News, according to a joint statement released on Wednesday by Fox and Beck’s parent company, Mercury Radio Arts.

Ivory Coast Violence Threatens UN Peacekeeping Force

As forces loyal to Ivory Coast's internationally-recognized leader, Alassane Ouattara, prepare the final assault into Abidjan to oust the incumbent government under Laurent Gbagbo, United Nations peacekeepers in the city are increasingly coming under fire.