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Vandalism

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  • Richmond man charged with vandalizing Confederate monument

    A Richmond man has been charged with vandalizing a monument honoring Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Richmond police say 39-year-old Joseph Weindl is accused of spray-painting an "L'' on the monument's granite base on Friday night. He is charged...
  • Amandaville man wants to restore church damaged in arson

    Six months after someone set fire to the Church of Deliverance United Holy Church in Amandaville, the smoke-charred brick and cinder block building stands abandoned and forlorn on Mary Street, where it has been a landmark for more than 100 years. The...
  • Animal activist pleads guilty to releasing minks from downstate farm

     Animal activist pleads guilty to releasing minks from downstate farm
    A California animal activist pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Chicago to vandalizing a downstate Illinois farm and releasing about 2,000 minks into the wild in 2013. Kevin Johnson admitted teaming up with co-defendant Tyler Lang, driving...
  • Reward offered in Naperville new home vandalism

    Reward offered in Naperville new home vandalism
    Naperville police on Friday appealed to the public for help in finding those responsible for causing hundreds of dollars worth of water damage to two houses being built on the city's far southwest side. Naperville Crime Stoppers is offering a reward...
  • Teen accused of painting swastikas at Stanford student residences

    Teen accused of painting swastikas at Stanford student residences
    Police arrested a 19-year-old man accused of spray-painting hate-fueled graffiti, including swastikas, at Stanford University student housing units. Lucas Joseph Ninow was arrested Wednesday in Mountain View on a warrant for one count of felony...
  • Far-right surges in Croatia as EU disappointment spreads

    It was one of the biggest nights in Croatia's sporting calendar: a European Championship soccer qualifying match with Italy. Seconds after kick-off in a game beamed around the world, a gigantic swastika materialized on the pitch under the shocked gaze...
  • Vandals target Confederate monuments in half-dozen states

    Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan "Black lives matter" on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside government buildings. The...
  • The Latest: Flags on National Cathedral windows targeted

    10 p.m. The dean of Washington National Cathedral is calling for the removal of stained-glass windows that depict the Confederate battle flag. The Very Rev. Gary Hall issued a statement Thursday saying windows in the church honoring Confederate Gen....
  • Street artist Shepard Fairey wanted for felony vandalism in Detroit

    Street artist Shepard Fairey wanted for felony vandalism in Detroit
    How's this for a street-art poster? Wanted: Shepard Fairey for felony vandalism and the destruction of property in Detroit. Maximum jail sentence: five years. An arrest warrant for Fairey — the Los Angeles street artist famous for his "Hope"...
  • Detroit police issue felony arrest warrant for Shepard Fairey

    Detroit police issue felony arrest warrant for Shepard Fairey
    Famed street artist Shepard Fairey, who visited Detroit last month to create the largest mural of his career, faces felony charges of tagging other properties across the city on his own time. A warrant for his arrest was filed in 36th District Court...
  • Richmond monument to Confederacy President Davis vandalized

    Amid calls for Confederate symbols to come down around the South, a monument to Confederacy President Jefferson Davis was vandalized in Richmond, spray-painted with the phrase "Black Lives Matter." The statue is one of several to former Confederate...