The suspects struck at least 13 of the boxes over a two-day period on the North Side, police said. They usually did their damage in the afternoon or early morning.
Officials at the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago were outraged this week when they discovered a vandal had defaced the two lion statues that grace the museum entrance in Chinatown.
Meghan Heinze, 22, of Gurnee, is charged with 10 counts of institutional vandalism, 10 counts of criminal defacement, and two counts of criminal damage to property, all felonies.
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.
Prosecutors have charged a 17-year-old McHenry boy with another act of vandalism at a Catholic Church in the far northwest suburb.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports the pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church is reaching out to the community and to the person who vandalized his church.
A Lombard man was charged with attempted murder Wednesday night after he allegedly rammed his car into a squad car he thought was occupied.
Police are investigating, reports CBS 2’s Chris Martinez.
Police detectives are trying to find those responsible for defacing the Chicago Police Memorial last week. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has the latest.
They might not be having a cow, man, but property owners in downtown Naperville are being vexed by a vandal with an obvious affinity for the long-running, animated television series “The Simpsons.”
Several businesses along Clark Street were vandalized by rampaging Blackhawks fans following the team’s stunning Stanley Cup victory on Monday night.
It’s not what anyone wants to see when they walk to their car in the morning, but several Bucktown residents found shattered windshields and glass all over the street.
Someone broke into a commercial building in northwest suburban Elgin and committed thousands of dollars worth of vandalism and thievery, police reported.
An outspoken and controversial shopkeeper who has been a fixture in Lincoln Square for the past dozen years has been targeted by a vandal.
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.
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 Roman Catholic Church in Oak Park is the victim of vandalism, after two robberies in recent weeks.
It’s snow-ing again. West suburban Naperville police are investigating an apparent resurgence in graffiti defacements, or tagging, this time clustered around Naperville North High School.
The iconic statue of actress Marilyn Monroe along Michigan Avenue just north of the Chicago River will be removed beginning May 7.