Antonio Armstrong, a pastor and former Texas A&M and Miami Dolphins linebacker, and his wife, Dawn, dearly loved each other and their three children, including the 16-year-old son, who allegedly shot them to death and would often bragged about his "attractive" girlfriend on social media.
The teenage son of Antonio and Dawn Armstrong, both 42 and who were shot early Friday in their home in Houston, Texas, was identified by local media as Antonio Armstrong Jr., or A.J. Armstrong, who has been charged with double homicide and will be tried as a juvenile.
A note found lying near the gun that was used in the shooting, said, "I've been watching you." Police have not disclosed who wrote the note – one of the parents or the son. more >>
A 38-year-old man fatally shot his 36-year-old wife as she came out of her church in Chicago, Illinois, after Sunday service, and then shot himself to death. Both were found dead on the scene.
The shooting took place shortly after the morning service ended at Second Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church on the West Side of Chicago on Sunday afternoon, the Rev. Kenneth Giles, the church's pastor, said, according to Chicago Tribune.
The woman, identified as Trinyce L. Sanders-Wilson, attended the service and was just leaving when she was shot, Giles added. "I think they were probably estranged at this time. I think there was probably some things going on between the two of them." more >>
The father of a 16-year-old Pakistani Christian girl who was sexually assaulted by Muslim attackers in Sheikhupura, Punjab, has said that he sees no hope in his quest to find justice for his daughter, criticizing the country's legal system.
"Obviously the police will not implicate them," Nasar Masih said of his daughter's rapists, according to Christians in Pakistan.
Masih's daughter was reportedly raped by 23-year-old Muhammad Iqrar and his accomplices on July 7. The father managed to break into Iqrar's house after hearing his daughter's cries, though the attackers fled the scene of the crime. more >>
Just before Bishop Hezekiah Walker performed his song "Better" at the funeral of slain police officer Montrell Jackson, the gospel musician asked for prayers.
Jackson, 32, was "intentionally targeted and assassinated" along with police officer Matthew Gerald and sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola who were shot and killed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 17. Before the police killing, national protests ignited after a black man named Alton Sterling was killed by two Baton Rouge police officers while selling CDs outside of a convenience store on July 5.
Walker, the gospel singer who also heads the Love Fellowship Tabernacle in Brooklyn, New York, took to Instagram to announce that he would be singing at Jackson's funeral. more >>
A San Diego police officer was fatally shot and another was wounded on Thursday during a traffic stop as a suspect was taken in custody, local media reported and the department said on social media.
The officers, members of the department's gang suppression unit, were shot during a traffic stop at about 11 p.m. local time in Southcrest, a southeastern neighborhood of San Diego, the San Diego Union Tribune reported.
The officers were taken to hospitals after the shooting. One of the officers was shot multiple times and died and the other was undergoing surgery early Friday, the newspaper reported. more >>
A beloved Louisiana priest left his parishioners in shock Wednesday after he was arrested by state police for allegedly possessing more than 500 images of child pornography.
Fr. Felix Broussard, who has been pastor of the St. Bernard Catholic Church in Breaux Bridge for the last two years, was arrested and booked at the St. Martin Parish jail, according to local news station KLFY. He was later released on $25,000 bond.
A KATC report said earlier this month police received a complaint alleging that a computer Broussard had primary access to contained images indicative of child pornography. During the course of the investigation, more than 500 images of child pornography were identified on the computer. Broussard was then placed under arrest and booked. more >>