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Vandalism

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  • Outdoor classroom vandalized in Elmhurst

    Outdoor classroom vandalized in Elmhurst
    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...
  • Lake Zurich police reports: Vandals hit Red Bridge Road, and more

    Lake Zurich police reports: Vandals hit Red Bridge Road, and more
    The following items were taken from Lake Zurich police reports. A water pipe was reported damaged May 30 in the 500 block of Red Bridge Road. $99.98 worth of merchandise was reported stolen May 30 from a business in the 500 block of South Rand Road....
  • Smart cars once again targets of car-tipping in San Francisco

    Smart cars once again targets of car-tipping in San Francisco
    San Francisco officials are once again faced with the problem of car-tipping. Two ultra-compact Smart cars were "tipped over" early Friday in the neighborhoods of Cole Valley and Twin Peaks, said Police Officer Gordon Shyy. The pint-sized, two-door...
  • Graffiti turns to painting with owners' permission

    Graffiti turns to painting with owners' permission
    Andrew Spear is midway through painting a 20-foot-tall mural on the side of Orlando's Little Saigon when a man heading to the restaurant stops him. "Hey, this is [expletive] awesome!" the stranger says. "You rock!" He's followed by a string of...
  • L.A. councilman calls for stiffer penalties in graffiti cases

    Frustrated by tagging in his San Fernando Valley district, a Los Angeles city councilman called this week for new measures to crack down on graffiti vandals, especially when murals are defaced. Councilman Paul Krekorian introduced a motion Friday...
  • La Cañada Crime: Obscenity etched onto hood of BMW

    La Cañada May 27 Vandalism: 2100 block of La Cañada Crest Drive. A man came to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station to report that, sometime between 11 p.m. the previous day and 7 a.m. that morning, someone had etched an obscenity into the...
  • Arab town in Israel latest hit by rash of hate crimes

    Arab town in Israel latest hit by rash of hate crimes
    Schools, businesses and services were shuttered Wednesday in Fureidis the day after the Arab town became the latest community in Israel to be vandalized in a rash of hate crimes. Worshipers arriving at a mosque early Tuesday found its outer walls marred...
  • Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]

    Privacy fence kicked down in Aberdeen [Harford police blotter]
    Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report: Aberdeen Derrick J. Ware, 29, of the 100 block of West Inca Street, was arrested on a bench warrant Tuesday in a case in which he is charged with second-degree assault. Randy Bowens, 47,...
  • Some high school senior pranks go too far, resulting in arrests

    Taking naps in weird places. Leaving cars where they don’t belong. Using water and plastic wrap in downright annoying ways. All normal senior pranks. Peeing in the hallways? Not so much. This week's end-of-year celebration involving urination at...
  • Waukegan and Gurnee houses of worship vandalized

    Waukegan and Gurnee houses of worship vandalized
    Nearly a dozen houses of worship in Gurnee and Waukegan have been vandalized over the past week, with an obscene “hateful message” scrawled in red on at least two buildings, officials announced Wednesday. Police are asking the public for...
  • Police: Suspect arrested in church vandalism

    Police: Suspect arrested in church vandalism
    Police have announced the arrest of a 17-year-old who is accused of vandalizing a McHenry Catholic church where a statue was smashed this week. The head of six-foot-tall statue of St. Patrick that stands at the entrance to St. Patrick Church was...