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  • Vaccine opponents continue efforts against California law

    Opponents of California's new law to boost vaccination rates among schoolchildren by strictly limiting exemptions are continuing to fight the legislation online and in public protests, even after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law this week....
  • FBI looks into fiber-optic vandalism in Northern California

    The FBI is working with police to catch vandals behind nearly a dozen fiber-optic cable cuts in Northern California in the past year. The latest snips occurred Tuesday, when someone sliced at least three fiber-optic cables in an underground vault in...
  • FBI investigating vandalism of Bay Area fiber-optic cables

    The FBI is investigating the severing Tuesday of a cluster of high-capacity fiber-optic cables in the Bay Area that disrupted phone and cable service and slowed Internet access to customers in Northern California. A vandal was believed to have entered an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Swastikas placed on Israeli flag in Homer Glen

    Swastikas placed on Israeli flag in Homer Glen
    Will County sheriff's police are investigating an act of vandalism in which two swastikas were spray painted last month onto the flag of Israel, a police spokeswoman said. The homeowner on June 13 found the black swastikas on the flag that was flying on...
  • Police Log: Calls include reckless driver, shoplifting, assault

    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
  • Statue of Confederate Gen. Lee vandalized in Virginia

    A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has been vandalized in Virginia. According to media reports, police received a report early Tuesday that the words "Black Lives Matter" had been painted on the base of the statue, which depicts Lee on horseback....
  • Statue of white supremacist, former SC governor vandalized

    Authorities are investigating the vandalism of a statue of a segregationist South Carolina governor as the state grapples with heightened tension over Confederate symbols in the wake of a massacre at a black church. Red paint was seen dripping Tuesday...