| 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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:21 PM
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....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:52 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:27 PM
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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:54 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Maryland State Police and Harford Sheriff's Office report:
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,...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:24 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:43 PM
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...