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.
After vandals damaged an old copper cross at St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church in the Bridgeport neighborhood, offers of help started pouring in.
Two suburban teenagers are in hot water with the law, after police say boredom led them to ransack a Crystal Lake cemetery.
What started out as juvenile pranks turned a bit more serious in the northern suburbs. Police in Lindenhurst said four teenagers are in big trouble, suspected of going on a holiday vandalism spree.
Are people being targeted by vandals in one suburban neighborhood or are they just innocent victims? That’s the question Elgin police are trying to figure out after several cars were vandalized Monday – and it wasn’t the first time.
Something happened to the pines in the Pine Meadow subdivision in Spring Grove.
Homewood-Flossmoor High School is investigating an act of vandalism that caused damage estimated at several thousand dollars to the south suburban school.
Police in Aurora are investigating a string of vandalism incidents involving smashed windows.
An abandoned home in south suburban Flossmoor has become a symbol of the economic times, and is the center of attention for all the wrong reasons.
Was the vandalism of 51 floats for the Gay Pride Parade this past weekend a hate crime?
Vandals who slashed the tires of 51 parade floats overnight couldn’t put a stop to the 42nd Annual Pride Parade on Sunday along Halsted Street on the North Side.
A brick-wielding suspect in an SUV apparently went on a vandalism spree in north suburban Evanston over the weekend.
Judge castigates Mariusz Wdziekonski, 24, for his hatred and wanting to inflict pain.
Vandals did extensive – though not permanent – damage to Wheeler High School near Valparaiso around midnight Sunday, closing the high school for the day.
An admitted neo-Nazi was convicted Friday of desecrating nearly 70 Jewish graves with swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti in 2008.
For the fourth time this month, vandals have broken the windows at the offices of a Chicago politician. This time, the victim was State Rep. and Cook County Commissioner-elect John A. Fritchey.