David Yonke| Religion News Service

Stories by David Yonke| Religion News Service

Exonerated inmates push Ohio to scrap the death penalty

TOLEDO, Ohio — Three men who were sentenced to death only to be exonerated years later have a message for … Continued

Cancer diagnosis gives second life to Carman’s music career

When Christian music veteran Carman found out on Valentine’s Day that he had terminal cancer, he thought God just might … Continued

Mosque arsonist Randolph Linn sentenced to 20 years

TOLEDO, Ohio — An Indiana truck driver and former Marine was sentenced to 20 years in prison and ordered to … Continued

Judge rejects bid to withdraw guilty plea in mosque arson

TOLEDO, Ohio — A federal judge on Thursday (March 21) denied an Indiana man’s request to withdraw his guilty plea … Continued

Racing reverend puts faith into 750-horsepower dragster

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Until his recent retirement, the Rev. Dale Schaefer spent most Sunday mornings wearing vestments and leading … Continued

‘Extreme Makeover’ family has a call to ‘change the world’

TOLEDO, Ohio — Aaron and Jackie Frisch had more than their 15 minutes of fame when ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home … Continued

Toledo mosque hit by arson

TOLEDO, Ohio — Muslim worshippers are reeling from an arson fire at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, but are … Continued