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  • 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...
  • Street artist Shepard Fairey faces arrest warrant linked to tagging

    DETROIT 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...
  • Confederate Memorial in St. Louis park targeted by vandals

    ST. LOUIS More than a century ago, believers in the "Lost Cause" of the Confederacy dedicated a granite monument in St. Louis' Forest Park. Over the years, it largely was forgotten. Back in April, Mayor Francis Slay asked publicly whether it should be...
  • First the Confederate flag: What's next?

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. What's next? The Confederate flag seems to be falling surprisingly easily now. And the spirit of the moment is spreading to other icons of the Civil War, seen now through a different lens cast in the events of Charleston. But where...
  • After Charleston, South revisits its many Confederate images

    Calls to remove Confederate imagery from public places multiplied rapidly across the South and beyond Tuesday, with opponents eyeing state flags, license plates and statues of Civil War politicians and generals. The startling movement, driven by the...
  • Latest on church shooting: Marchers gather in Charleston

    11 p.m. Approximately 200 people, including members of the New Black Panther party, staged a march and rally in front of the Charleston, South Carolina, church where nine people attending a Bible study were shot to death last week. The march began at...
  • 9/11 memorial vandalized; city to install cameras

    9/11 memorial vandalized; city to install cameras
    Outraged that a shrine to one of the worst tragedies in American history had been vandalized, officials here vowed to catch and prosecute those involved, and take steps to ensure such a violation doesn't occur again. The city's 9/11 Memorial at the City...
  • 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...
  • Blotter: School buses vandalized in Arlington Heights

    Blotter: School buses vandalized in Arlington Heights
    The following items were taken from police reports: Arlington Heights Three white school buses parked in a lot at Windsor School, 1314 E. Miner St., were reported damaged June 19 between 1 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. Windshield wiper fluid was poured over...
  • Businesses brace for possible Blackhawks celebrations

    Businesses brace for possible Blackhawks celebrations
    When the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2013, rowdy fans on the North Side celebrated by spilling over police barriers, dancing on cars and smashing windows. If the Hawks win it all this year—not to jinx it or anything—police and local...
  • Vandals target community once again

    Vandals target community once again
    Anti-Semitism has once again reared its ugly head in South Florida. The Fields family recently found the words "[Expletive] Jews" and a drawing of a swastika on their car parked at their home in the predominantly Jewish neighborhood of Pine Tree Drive...