Tuesday, 14 January 2014 10:15

Richard Shahan seeks $30,000 bond

A veteran Southern Baptist children’s minister and facilities director accused of murdering his wife is asking a judge to allow him to post bail.

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Attorneys for Richard Shahan hope to arrange a hearing to seek his release on bond next week.

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Wednesday, 08 January 2014 13:57

Pastor charged with murder is on way to Alabama

Authorities in Tennessee have released accused minister Richard Shahan to authorities in Alabama, where he is being transported to face charges of murder in the July death of his wife, Karen Shahan.

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Tuesday, 07 January 2014 13:02

Pastor murder suspect waives extradition

Police in Jefferson County, Ala., have 10 days to come to Nashville, Tenn., to pick up Richard Shahan, a former children’s pastor charged with his wife’s murder.

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Monday, 06 January 2014 11:50

Interim pastor supports arrested minister

“I tend to believe that he’s innocent,” the interim pastor of First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., said of Richard Shahan, a former associate pastor charged with killing his wife.

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Friday, 03 January 2014 11:16

Attorney: Minister wasn’t trying to flee

An Alabama Baptist minister didn’t know he was charged with murdering his wife before Homeland Security nabbed him trying to leave the United States, his attorney says.

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Monday, 16 December 2013 13:13

Minister held in wife’s death leaving U.S.

Richard Shahan, whose wife, Karen, was found slain in their Alabama home in July, plans to serve three years as a missionary in Germany.

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Friday, 09 August 2013 12:02

Minister in custody in Ala. murder

Richard Shahan, pastor to children and families at First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., is being held without charges in the July 23 murder of his wife.

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The interim pastor at First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., said in his Sunday sermon that the senseless murder of a beloved church member and staff member’s wife holds lessons that are timeless and unchangeable.

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Thursday, 25 July 2013 15:38

Service set for slain minister’s wife

First Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., released a statement Thursday afternoon about a staff member’s wife found dead Tuesday in her home.

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