| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:17 PM
A $2,000 reward is being offered after an atheist banner installed to counter a Nativity scene was vandalized again in an Arlington Heights park, officials said Monday.
"We're very disappointed, obviously, that this would happen in a very progressive...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Windows were shattered and an outdoor Christmas tree along the Oakland harbor was destroyed Thursday evening during protests demanding an end to police brutality.
No arrests were made, but Oakland police said 10 to 15 vandals used rocks and a skateboard...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
A marked Baltimore police patrol car was vandalized during a house call in Southeast Baltimore's McElderry Park neighborhood Monday night.
The car, parked in the 200 block of N. Lakewood Ave. in front of William Paca Elementary School at about 10 p.m.,...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Lehigh Township police said Wednesday they expect to make an arrest soon in a vandalism at a district judge's office.
Police said the incident happened at the office of District Judge Robert Hawke at 4330 Lehigh Drive. In a news release issued Wednesday,...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Saturday, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office sent out a media advisory, alerting people to be on the lookout for a duo accused of vandalizing street posts in Lake Worth.
But the advisory has raised some eyebrows — the two people deputies are...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Lehigh Township police said a man charged with breaking windows at a district judge's office left a key piece of evidence behind when they found his house keys at the scene, according to court records.
Christopher Steven Smith, 27, of Allen Township...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:00 PM
An atheist group's banner near a Nativity scene in Arlington Heights has been repaired, according to the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
Tom Cara, president of the atheist group's Chicago chapter, said the 3 1/2 by 7 foot vinyl banner that read "Are...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Like his art form, New York graffiti icon John "Crash" Matos is more complicated than the spray-painted subway cars that were dismissed as vandalism in his 1970s heyday.
Take, for instance, his signature tag, Crash. As a rebellious South Bronx 13-year-...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:39 AM
Oregon proved to be too much for Florida State at the Rose Bowl, dropping the defending national champions, 59-20, in a semifinal game of the College Football Playoff.
Returning home to Tallahassee, Fla., instead of receiving a warm welcome from...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:01 PM
One adult and three juveniles were arrested after they broke into Boynton Beach High School and trashed it, according to a Boynton Beach police arrest report.
Police said Tydarius Floyd, 18, of Boynton Beach, and the unidentified juveniles broke into the...