Teens Terrorize Hyde Park; Vandalizing Cars, Harassing Halloween Revelers, Robbing U Of C StudentsLarge groups of teenagers and young adults created chaos in Hyde Park on Halloween, vandalizing dozens of cars, harassing people attending a holiday street festival, and robbing University of Chicago students.
Bronzeville School Cancelled After Vandals Cut Copper Wiring Twice In Several DaysA Bronzeville school was left in the dark by a vandal or vandals who gutted copper wiring twice within four days, causing about $20,000 worth of damage.
Scooters Set On Fire, Thrown Into Ocean By People Fed Up With ClutterDockless scooters may be a free way to get around California, but many locals are allegedly choosing to destroy the shareable vehicles instead.
Trolley Museum To Get Back On Track With DonationsVandals broke into a barn at the museum then broke out windows and scratched up the inside of the train cars.
Volunteers To Repair A Chinatown Mural For The Second Time This WeekEarlier in the week, several artists spent 15 hours removing a nearly identical tag on the mural.
Man Charged With Vandalizing Police Cars On Lower Wacker DrivePatrick Vaughan, 24, has been charged with one count each of felony criminal damage to government property and felony possession of a controlled substance.
Man Charged With Spray-Painting Swastikas On Gravestones, Churches, HomesA southern Illinois man is facing more than 20 charges in a string of hate-fueled acts of vandalism over the Memorial Day weekend.
Man Vandalizes Six Chicago Police VehiclesThe vehicles were parked there while officers attended a police department ceremony inside the Hyatt Regency.
DuPage County Sheriff Candidate's Campaign Billboard VandalizedCampaign dirty tricks are being reported in DuPage County in the race for the GOP nomination for Sheriff.
Nearly-New Mural Defaced At The Music Box TheaterThe Music Box Theater's nearly-new mural is no more -- defaced beyond repair by someone armed with spray paint.
16 Taxis Vandalized In 4 Days On North SideSomeone has been targeting taxi cabs parked on the street by breaking passenger-side windows and, in some cases, stealing items from within, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.
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.
Gay Lincoln Square Couple's Home Vandalized With Hate Messages“We’re going to keep fighting for people who are disenfranchised and disempowered, and not allow bullies to win,” Jeff Zacharias said.
Woman Charged With Spraying Swastikas On Bolingbrook Mayor's HomeRachel Tuszynski, 29, has been charged with a hate crime, threatening a public official, criminal damage to property, and more.