Feds Look Into Racist Graffiti Incidents At NorthwesternThe FBI is stepping in to help Northwestern University police after at least four incidents of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti on the Evanston campus.
Burglars Break Into Humboldt Park Restaurant Weeks After Being Tagged By Graffiti
Graffiti Vandals Tag Old County Hospital As "Air City"Someone managed to get inside the massive century-old building, and make their way to the top of the eight-floor hospital, where they must have negotiated narrow ledges to paint “Air City” in huge letters.
Swastika, Racist Graffiti Reported At Northwestern University LibraryUniversity police said a swastika and disparaging remarks about African Americans were scrawled in pencil in a men’s restroom at the library, on Northwestern's Evanston campus, and the incident prompted a campus-wide e-mail alert from university President Morton Schapiro, issued Tuesday.
Feds Side With Sara Lee Workers Subjected To Racist TauntsThe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigated the Texas plant, which closed in 2011, for two years after dozens of employees filed complaints against Chicago-based Sara Lee, which has since morphed into Hillshire Brands.
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.
IDOT Crews Block Kennedy Traffic To Remove Graffiti From SignState officials on Friday tried to deflect blame for a major traffic jam on the inbound Kennedy Expressway, while apologizing to commuters for any inconvenience when two lanes were shut down to clean graffiti from a highway sign at Division Street.
Candlelight Protest Held Outside Recently Vandalized River North Nightclub A River North nightclub where racist graffiti recently appeared was the scene of a candlelight protest Wednesday night.
Aldermen Back Tougher Fines For GraffitiThe 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.
Rahm Emanuel Proposes Higher Fines For Graffiti Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to increase fines and penalties for graffiti vandals
CTA Cameras Helping Catch More VandalsThe 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.
Teen Charged With Defacing Statues In Grant ParkThe 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.
Taggers Deface Statues In Grant Park Art InstallationVandals struck overnight in Grant Park, defacing a popular art installation of human figures in the park near the corner of Michigan and Jackson.
Police Identify Suspect Who Vandalized Mosque, ChurchesThe mayor of Waukegan said Thursday an arrest is imminent in a spate of vandalizations of north suburban houses of worship.