Standing Tall Foundation Removes Statue Of Rev. John Smyth, Accused Of Sexual Abuse, From Maryville AcademyThe plot thickens with a remarkable whodunnit. Our mystery doesn’t involve a human victim though, but a statue.
Statue Of Disgraced Rev. John Smyth Gone From Maryville Academy, But No One Is Saying Where It WentThe bronze statue came to symbolize pain for grown men who have accused Smyth of sexually abusing them when they were children.
Protesters Knock Down Controversial 'Silent Sam' Confederate Statue At UNC CampusStudents, faculty and alumni have called the statue a racist image and asked officials to remove it, though some argued it was a tribute to fallen ancestors.
Statue Honoring Chris Cornell To Be Erected In SeattleThe announcement comes on what would have been Cornell's 54th birthday.
Giant Jeff Goldblum Statue Appears In LondonThe #JurassicJeff hashtag on Instagram and Twitter is filling up with mentions.
Statue Of Poet Gwendolyn Brooks To Be Unveiled On Her BirthdayA statue of poet Gwendolyn Brooks will be formally unveiled Thursday at the South Side park named in her honor.
Christopher Columbus Statue In Little Italy Defaced Again On Columbus DayRed paint was splattered on the statue in Arrigo Park, and the words “mass murderer” and “decolonise” [sic] were sprayed on the sidewalk.
Man Charged With Defacing Christopher Columbus Statue In Arrigo ParkSomeone spotted three males defacing the statue at 12:05 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of South Loomis, according to Chicago Police.
"Cattle Thief" Rustles Calf Statue From Yard On North SideFor about 8 years, life-sized fiberglass sculptures of a cow and calf have greeted neighbors in Steve Satek and Dean Hervochon’s front yard.
Church Statue Knocked Down, Left Headless; Pastor Asks, 'Why?'The destruction occurred at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 4949 W. Patterson Ave., in Chicago's Portage Park neighborhood. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Bronzeville Residents Want To Build Monument To Ida B. WellsActivists hoping to erect a monument to civil rights pioneer and suffragette Ida B. Wells have raised more than $2,400 through a crowdfuding effort, hoping to build a statue at the former public housing site that once bore her name.
Ronald McDonald Statue Decapitated Outside Broadcast MuseumWorkers arriving for work Tuesday morning saw the statue of the beloved McDonald's icon had been decapitated when they got to the museum, according to museum founder Bruce DuMont. Staff at the neighboring Tortoise Club had rescued the statue's head after the statue was vandalized.
Ernie Banks Statue Moved To Daley Plaza For Public MemorialFans of "Mister Cub" Ernie Banks crowded into Daley Plaza on Wednesday, after his statue was installed as a public tribute to arguably the most popular Cubs player of all time.
Pope John Paul II Honored With Statue At Maryhill CemeteryThe free-standing column shows the late pope in carved marble relief over a background view of Chicago, along with blue and gold mosaics of religious icons, and is visible from the road alongside Maryhill Cemetery in Niles.
Irv Kupcinet Statue Removed From Wacker Drive For RepairsA statue of legendary Chicago newspaper columnist Irv Kupcinet is missing from its perch on Wacker Drive, but all is well, it’s just getting some repairs.