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.
Suspect Charged After Bolingbrook Mayor's Home VandalizedPolice found the graffiti – described as “anarchist symbols and swastikas” – Wednesday morning at Roger Claar’s residence.
Ravenswood's "Happy Garage" Art Installation VanadalizedOwner of a Ravenswood art installation is looking for the suspects who vandalized the piece.
Plea Deal In Loop Synagogue Vandalism: 2 Days In Jail, Restitution, Psych TreatmentStuart Wright, 32, also must seek treatment for his diagnosed schizophrenia, according to court records and his lawyer.
Vandals Hit Northwest Side Church On Three Separate OccasionsIt started three weeks ago with a statue of the Virgin Mary, in an outdoor area known as the grotto.
Vandals Deface LGBT Monument In Abraham Lincoln National CemeteryElwood Police are investigating vandalism to a monument honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.
Vandalism At Naperville Deli Leads To Hate Crime InvestigationNaperville Police are searching for someone spray painted an anti-Semitic message on the sidewalk outside Schmaltz Deli on Sunday.
Vandals Target Alderman's Office, Gentrification Of NeighborhoodA rock had been thrown through the window, and the word “gentrifier” sprayed on the brick wall beside it, First Ward Ald. Joe Moreno says.
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.