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.
Jewish Cemetery Takes Extra Precautions After Nationwide Vandalism The director of a Chicago area Jewish cemetery said he is taking extra precautions following vandalism of Jewish cemeteries in Saint Louis and Philadelphia.
Man Charged With Hate Crime In Synagogue Vandalism Out On BondA Pilsen man accused of putting swastika stickers on the doors and breaking a window of a synagogue in the Loop last week has been released from the Cook County Jail after he posted bond Friday.
Veterans Cemetery Vandalized In AltonCaretakers found trash, a broken sign, a missing section marker and more around the site. The vandals have not been caught.
Accused Chicago Loop Synagogue Vandal Held On $150,000 BailStuart Wright was charged with a hate crime and criminal damage to property for allegedly placing several swastika stickers on the front doors and smashing a front glass window at the synagogue, 16 S. Clark St., early Saturday.
Chicago Loop Synagogue Vandalized With SwastikasThe suspect was described as a white male wearing dark clothing and a dark face mask.
Man Charged With Painting Racist Graffiti On Pilsen ChurchA 60-year-old man has been charged with vandalizing the front doors of a Pilsen church earlier this week.
Police Arrest Suspect In Pilsen Church VandalismIt was the sixth time the church has been targeted. But this time, the church was prepared. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Vandals Desecrate Headstones At Lockport Cemtery Over Memorial Day WeekendAuthorities are offering a $5,000 reward to catch the culprits who struck the southwest suburban graveyard.
Coaches' Offices At Whitney Young High School Vandalized
NU Freshmen Charged With Spray-Painting Racist Graffiti In ChapelTwo Northwestern University students have been charged with spray-painting racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti inside a chapel on the school’s Evanston campus late Thursday.
Off-Duty Cop Fires Shots At Catalytic Converter Thief Who Tried To Run Him OverAn off-duty Chicago police officer fired his gun at two suspects Thursday morning, after he caught a man vandalizing a car in Norwood Park.