Synagogue Hate Crime Suspect An Educated, Suburban AccountantStuart Wright, 31, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly smashing the window of a downtown synagogue and putting swastika stickers on its doors in early February. Three months earlier, he alarmed members when he visited a Pilsen church, one that was a target of racist vandalism six times in 2016.
Vandals Spray Anti-Semitic Graffiti On Synagogue, GaragesCity crews were removing anti-Semitic graffiti from several garages and a small synagogue on the Far North Side on Monday.
Synagogue, Garages Vandalized With Anti-Semitic GraffitiPolice responded to several buildings, garages that were spray painted with racial slurs, profanity Sunday in the West Ridge neighborhood on the North Side.
White Supremacist Serial Killer Executed In MissouriJoseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state's first execution in nearly three years.
Hate Graffiti Scrawled On East Lakeview SynagoguePolice are investigating hate graffiti that was found sprayed on a synagogue and Jewish school in the East Lakeview neighborhood.
Activists Trying To Save 100-Year-Old Synagogue On West SideAn historic West Side synagogue has been from the wrecking ball for at least one more day.