The Committee on Public Safety on Thursday recommended the full City Council approve increased fines for those convicted of graffiti offenses from $750 to a range of $1,500 to $2,500.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to increase fines and penalties for graffiti vandals
The CTA said its hundreds of security cameras have helped police make 60 vandalism arrests through the first three months of 2014 — the same number of graffiti arrests as all of last year.
The boy faces multiple charges, including felony criminal damage to property, for allegedly tagging 18 of 26 life-sized human statues in the “Borders” art installation in Grant Park.
Vandals struck overnight in Grant Park, defacing a popular art installation of human figures in the park near the corner of Michigan and Jackson.
The mayor of Waukegan said Thursday an arrest is imminent in a spate of vandalizations of north suburban houses of worship.
Leaders of a north suburban mosque and a nearby Greek Orthodox church stood in solidarity Wednesday, after their houses of worship were vandalized over the weekend.
Think you’re seeing more graffiti around Chicago? Well you’re not alone.
Police detectives are trying to find those responsible for defacing the Chicago Police Memorial last week. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has the latest.
Gang symbols and graffiti were found on the walls, floors and pews, several of which were pulled from their mounts. An antique organ was also smashed and keys pulled from the instrument.
The mailboxes start out blue. Then, probably after some graffiti is scrawled on them, someone is painting over them in green or black paint.
Several headstones at a cemetery in Evergreen Park were found desecrated with anti-Muslim graffiti this week, and Chicago’s Muslim community is shocked.
A neighborhood in southwest suburban Summit woke up Monday morning to find homes covered in graffiti and cars smashed with bricks – and now police say they have two men in custody.
A Chicago alderman wants a new strategy to fight graffiti.
Police were offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever sprayed graffiti on the Gold Star Families Memorial to fallen police officers near Soldier Field.
A Waukegan alderman is declaring war on a new form of graffiti to infest his community.
Poor Marilyn — even in death people just can’t leave her alone.
Police are investigating after drawings of swastikas, the Star of David and various ethnic slurs were found on several driveways in Tinley Park.
A VFW commander doesn’t quite understand the rationale behind the swastika that was painted onto his garage.