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Vandalism

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  • From monarchs to Gandhi, South African statues vandalized

    Excrement thrown at the statue of British colonialist Cecil John Rhodes began a wave of vandalizing protests in South Africa. Memorials to South Africa's colonial past were defaced by mainly young black protesters, as statues of British monarchs Queen...
  • Church official in Israel says cemetery vandalized

    A Catholic Church official in Israel says a Christian cemetery has been desecrated, with graves damaged and crosses smashed. Wadie Abunassar said some 20 gravestones at the cemetery in Kufr Birim in northern Israel were found vandalized early Wednesday....
  • Police: Man charged with vandalizing synagogue

    Montgomery County police say a Gaithersburg teen has been charged with vandalizing a synagogue. Police announced Wednesday that 18-year-old Sebastian Espinosa-Carranza was arrested and charged with vandalizing Shaare Torah Synagogue last week. A...
  • Windows smashed at Wythe Fire Station in Hampton; Chesapeake man charged, police say

    Windows smashed at Wythe Fire Station in Hampton; Chesapeake man charged, police say
    An 18-year-old Chesapeake man was arrested on a felony vandalism charge after six windows were smashed at the Wythe Fire Station in Hampton last week, an official said.  Police were called to the fire station, at 1430 Kecoughtan Road, just after 10:30...
  • B'nai Sephardim normalizes following vandalism

    B'nai Sephardim normalizes following vandalism
    Rabbi Yehuda Benhamu and the B'nai Sephardim Shaare Shalom congregation in Hollywood are continuing to offer services and special events despite the synagogue being the target of vandals on March 16. In the late evening, one or more people went to the...
  • Masked mourners smash windows in trendy Pittsburgh neighborhood

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania say marchers who were part of a vigil for a man who had recently died put on masks and ran through an upscale Pittsburgh neighborhood, smashing windows on shops and cars. Officials said about 30 people who were...
  • Vandals break out windows in Delaware church

    Delaware State Police say vandals caused considerable damage to a church in Milton. Members of White's Chapel United Methodist Church went to the church Friday and found 11 windows had been damaged. None of the windows was stained glass. Troopers say...
  • Church withdraws bid for Lew Wallace

    Church withdraws bid for Lew Wallace
    A local church has withdrawn its $100,000 offer to purchase the shuttered Lew Wallace High School, dashing plans to transform it into a community center. The move came after five months of negotiations with the cash-strapped Gary school district that...
  • South African university removes statue of colonialist

    Hundreds of South African students cheered loudly Thursday as a crane lifted the decades-old statue of a British colonialist — celebrating the end of what they described as a symbol of white privilege. The University of Cape Town removed the statue...
  • Bowie police step up patrols of commuter lot

    Bowie police have stepped up patrols and posted signs alerting commuters to be careful after a series of car break-ins and vandalism in February and March at the Northview Park & Ride lot on Route 197 near the Regal Cinemas. The free lot, which has...
  • Chop Chop vandalism hearing delayed until April 28

    Chop Chop vandalism hearing delayed until April 28
    A court hearing over a vandalism case in Lakeview — where a woman smeared lipstick on a restaurant window because she found its name objectionable — was postponed on Tuesday until April 28. The case was pushed back in part because the...