| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:23 AM
A Gurnee woman faces felony charges after authorities said she was responsible for defacing 20 Lake County houses of worship with red spray paint.
Meghan Heinze, 22, appeared in court this morning on charges of criminal defacement to property at a place...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Gurnee police are holding a woman for questioning in the vandalism of nearly a dozen churches and at least one mosque within the village and in Waukegan, Gurnee Police Cmdr. Jay Patrick said.
Authorities had asked for the public’s help in...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:12 AM
An outdoor classroom at an Elmhurst school – created so children can learn about the beauty of the natural world - was vandalized, police said Tuesday.
School officials reported June 4 that they arrived at the school to find a metal arch broken, a...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:06 AM
In what appears to be a case of rash vandalism, several homeowners in Downers Grove reported property damage within the same three-day period.
Police reports show that in all of the incidents between July 10 and July 12, residents discovered their...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Grand theft, unlocked vehicle: 200 block of Foothill Boulevard. A man reported that sometime between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. that day, someone opened the trunk of his unlocked 2013 Kia Optima and took a backpack containing a MacBook...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Newport Boulevard: Commercial burglary was reported in the 2000 block at 12:28 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. Tuesday.
Newport Boulevard: Commercial burglary was reported in the 1900 block at 9:03 a.m. and 9:18 a.m. Tuesday.
Pacific Avenue: Vandalism...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:39 PM
MANCHESTER — Twice this month, vandalism forced recreation officials to close Waddell Pool in order to clear broken glass from the deck and water.
"It's very disappointing that people have to do stupid things like that, and all it really does is...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:57 PM
VERNON — Police say several incidents of vandalism early Sunday may have been the work of two teenagers.
Multiple homes, cars and mailboxes in the Skinner Road area were spray-painted between midnight and 3 a.m. Sunday, police said. Eggs were...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:09 PM
WASHINGTON - A woman was taken into custody Monday after someone splashed paint on two chapels inside the Washington National Cathedral, the third such incident in the nation’s capital in four days.
The Lincoln Memorial was defaced with paint...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:28 AM
After pleading no contest Wednesday to throwing eggs at his former neighbor's home in Calabasas, Justin Bieber is "glad to get this matter resolved and behind him," a representative said.
Under a plea deal reached with the Los Angeles County district...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Justin Bieber will be charged with misdemeanor vandalism stemming from an egging incident at his former neighbor's home in Calabasas, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
The Los Angeles County district attorney plans to charge the pop star with one...