| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A 26-year-old former Mokena man is charged with criminal damage to government-owned property in connection with vandalism to four granite veterans memorial monuments in New Lenox.
Brian Sundstrom, of Bourbonnais, allegedly smashed four of the five...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:03 PM
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Swastikas were spray painted on a Jewish fraternity house at Emory University in Atlanta hours after the solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, school officials said on Monday.
The Nazi symbols were painted on the exterior of the Alpha...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The broken pieces of a cherished war memorial were removed this week, but the ill feelings created through a deliberate act of destruction linger.
New Lenox police are seeking the perpetrators of an act of "vandalism" that left four of five granite...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Actress Daniele Watts of “Django Unchained” fame said she did not regret refusing to hand over her ID to police investigating a call about indecent exposure over the weekend in North Hollywood.
“It’s because I believe in...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The murder of a rabbi and vandalism at South Florida synagogues this year underscore the need for religious communities to work closely with law enforcement, the Anti-Defamation League said.
"We want people to be proactive about security, and to try and...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Anti-Semitic vandalism has struck Miami-Dade County again.
Following a summer of local anti-Semitic incidents, two synagogues were recently desecrated with hate symbols — Temple Beth Tov-Ahavat Shalom in West Miami, which was vandalized with spray...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The following items were taken from Palos Heights police reports:
Someone forced entry into a house in the 13400 block of Westview Drive between 8 and 11:45 a.m. on Sept. 9. Items from the home were taken.
A 42-year-old Crestwood woman was charged...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:27 PM
SOUTHINGTON — The reward for turning in a vandal or vandals being sought by the town has increased 500 percent, from $200 to $1,000, town officials said Friday.
The $1,000 reward is for finding out who defaced newly installed...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Lehigh University officials said Friday they have resolved a graduate's civil rights complaint alleging the school mishandled race-related incidents.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights had "no finding" of any violation by the...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:05 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Tyrone Keith Sterrette, 35, of the 200 block of Perrywood Court, was charged Tuesday with second-degree assault.
Aberdeen police report:
Jatierra Janae Briggs, 18, of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Vandals sprayed racist graffiti on cars, garages and a home along several blocks of the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
The vandalism occurred over the weekend in the 10000 and 11000 blocks of Esmond, Hermosa and Prospect...