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  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • Damaged atheist display near Nativity scene now repaired

    Damaged atheist display near Nativity scene now repaired
    An atheist group's banner near a Nativity scene in Arlington Heights has been repaired, according to the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Tom Cara, president of the atheist group's Chicago chapter, said the 3 1/2 by 7 foot vinyl banner that read "Are...
  • Atheist sign near Nativity scene damaged in Arlington Heights

    Atheist sign near Nativity scene damaged in Arlington Heights
    A $2,000 reward is being offered after an atheist banner installed to counter a Nativity scene was vandalized again in an Arlington Heights park, officials said Monday. "We're very disappointed, obviously, that this would happen in a very progressive...
  • Three arrested in vandalism of Berwyn church statues

    Three arrested in vandalism of Berwyn church statues
    Suburban Chicago police have arrested three male juveniles for taking the heads off statues of Mary and Joseph in the garden of a Catholic church during the weekend, officials said on Wednesday. One of the three was heard yelling "Long live Satan!" while...
  • Protesters chain themselves to Oakland police HQ; 25 arrested

    Twenty-five protesters were arrested Monday after they chained themselves to doors and a flagpole at the Oakland Police Department headquarters. The demonstrators were protesting killings by police in New York and Missouri, including the slayings of...
  • Bail for man charged with defacing Lombard synagogue set at $5 million

    A Westmont man with a reported history of mental illness who authorities said had a cache of weapons and "thousands of rounds" of ammunition at his home was charged Friday with vandalizing a Lombard synagogue. John White, 40, of Tartan Lakes Drive,...
  • Blotter: Sidewalk vandalized in Downers Grove

    Blotter: Sidewalk vandalized in Downers Grove
    The following items were taken from police reports: A sidewalk near Wallingford Park was damaged with blue spray paint sometime between Oct. 14 and Oct. 21. Catalytic converters were stolen off of three cars parked in a commuter lot at the Belmont...
  • Prosecutors: Man charged with synagogue vandalism wanted to 'shoot Jews'

    Prosecutors: Man charged with synagogue vandalism wanted to 'shoot Jews'
    DuPage County prosecutors say they are seeking to revoke bail of the man charged with vandalizing a west suburban synagogue because he told his mother he planned to "shoot Jews." The bail petition was filed during the arraignment Monday of John White,...
  • Man in custody after reports of vandalism at Lombard synagogue

    Man in custody after reports of vandalism at Lombard synagogue
    Employees and clergy at a synagogue in Lombard were still a bit shaken Wednesday after the west suburban temple was vandalized in an apparent hate crime. "They’re still a bit rattled," said Rabbi Andrea Cosnowsky of Congregation Etz Chaim, 1710 S....
  • Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school

    Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school
    For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said. According to Wilmette police reports, someone...
  • Blotter: Tunnel wall vandalized in Winnetka

    Blotter: Tunnel wall vandalized in Winnetka
    The following items were taken from Winnetka police reports. Red marker was used to deface a pedestrian tunnel wall in the 100 bloc of Green Bay Road on Nov. 17. Company electronic business files belonging to a company in the 1000 block of Green Bay...