| Apr 24, 2015
| 11:57 AM
HARTFORD — Police have a description of a man who went on a glass-smashing vandalism spree at more than half a dozen locations, including the Mark Twain House and Museum, along Farmington Avenue overnight Wednesday into Thursday.
| Apr 24, 2015
| 8:25 AM
A Los Angeles Police Department horse was vandalized with silver graffiti this week while patrolling Venice Beach.
The horse named Charly was working a crime suppression detail at Venice Beach on Tuesday when a suspect marked its hindquarters with...
| Apr 20, 2015
| 1:34 PM
An 18-year-old Posen man has been charged in connection with an April 10 vandalism spree that caused damage to fields at three Oak Forest parks, three schools and the lawns of two houses.
Joseph Biesiada, 14341 Cleveland Ave., is charged with eight...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:42 PM
Feb. 17 was an otherwise quiet evening for Chicago Police District 19 in Lakeview East. The crime incidents report showed a motor vehicle theft in the 300 block of West Barry Avenue, an attempt to cash a counterfeit check at a credit union in the 3200...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 11:12 AM
Is graffiti a legitimate artistic expression accessible to the otherwise excluded, or criminal vandalism that is the scourge of a great city?
Good question. Alas, not one that the Steppenwolf Theatre Company is asking its young audiences.
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:26 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 3:32 PM
A local church has withdrawn its $100,000 offer to purchase the shuttered Lew Wallace High School, dashing plans to transform it into a community center.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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:28 PM
HARTFORD — When an LGBTQ-focused photography exhibit was set up inside the UConn Student Union last month, members of the university's Rainbow Center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students thought it was a...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Campaign signs sliced, destroyed, alleges Wilmette School District 39 candidate
A relatively quiet Wilmette School District 39 campaign hit a bump in the last 48 hours before the April 7 election, when one school board candidate said she discovered...