| 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A local church has withdrawn its $100,000 offer to purchase the shuttered Lew Wallace High School, dashing plans to transform it into a community center.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...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:53 AM
Second of two parts.
No wonder Theresa Burtchaell is sick of the abandoned wood-frame house across the street: She said it's used by everyone from young people for sex after classes to addicts after dark.
"There's a whole lot of horsin' around in there,...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:34 AM
French President Francois Hollande said during a visit Tuesday to a vandalized Jewish cemetery in eastern France that the growing number of acts against Jews and Muslims threatens the country's very foundations.
Hollande spoke in the small Alsatian town...
| 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...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 8:06 AM
Someone smashed the windows of both a Hampton police and Virginia State Police car, and rummaged through other vehicles in the parking lot of an apartment complex overnight, an official said.
The incident happened in the parking lot of the Wilsondale...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 11:14 AM
A report filed with police March 23 indicated that a 2008 Dodge Charger had been "keyed" multiple times over the past month while parked on the 700 block of Park Avenue West. Inflammatory words were scratched into the trunk and on the passenger side of...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 9:00 PM
An attack on two Hispanic men in the parking lot of a Burger King and three vandalism cases — one involving anti-gay slurs and another, a racial epithet — make up all the hate crimes reported in Palm Beach County in the most recent year for...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 9:27 AM
Arbor Street: Marijuana possession was reported in the 900 block at 7:58 a.m. Saturday.
Fair Drive and Newport Boulevard: Vandalism was reported at 9:45 a.m. Saturday.
Anaheim Avenue: Grand theft from a vehicle was reported in the 1700 block...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 12:51 PM
According to its annual "Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents" — released on Monday, March 30 — the Boca Raton-based Florida Region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) stated there were 70 incidents of anti-Semitism in Florida in 2014, marking a...