| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:44 PM
The chancellor of the University of California, Davis says someone sprayed painted two large swastikas onto an off-campus Jewish fraternity house.
Linda P.B. Katehi called the graffiti "despicable and hateful" in a statement Saturday, and said she has...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:28 PM
In 2006, Ahmed Rehab, then communications director and now head of the Chicago Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations and I engaged in an online dialogue sparked by the controversy over the violent response in the Muslim world to the...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:50 AM
MANCHESTER — A graffiti vandal who marred several properties in the center of town shorly before the Thanksviging Day road race has been arrested, police said Wednesday.
Frank Baixauli, 21, was arrested without incident in South Windsor and charged...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:04 AM
It's a nuisance for road crews, a hazard for drivers unfamiliar with the area and a pain in taxpayers' wallets.
Now, the Florida Department of Transportation is taking new steps to combat graffiti on overhead signs.
After the latest incident early...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:15 PM
Police are searching for a woman suspected of vandalizing a Buddhist temple in Santa Ana on several occasions in the last three weeks.
Surveillance footage captured the woman throwing glass bottles and damaging the statues of Buddha in front of the Hong...
| 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....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:24 PM
A Westmont man with a reported history of mental illness who authorities said had a cache of weapons and "thousands of rounds" of ammunition at his home was charged Friday with vandalizing a Lombard synagogue.
John White, 40, of Tartan Lakes Drive,...
| 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-...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The following items were taken from Winnetka police reports.
Red marker was used to deface a pedestrian tunnel wall in the 100 bloc of Green Bay Road on Nov. 17.
Company electronic business files belonging to a company in the 1000 block of Green Bay...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:57 PM
DuPage County prosecutors say they are seeking to revoke bail of the man charged with vandalizing a west suburban synagogue because he told his mother he planned to "shoot Jews."
The bail petition was filed during the arraignment Monday of John White,...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Vandals apparently don't like little free libraries in Hinsdale.
Two of the boxes that allow neighbors to borrow books from them free of charge were vandalized Friday. One was located in the 500 block of S. Garfield St. The others, a box for adult books...