Stories tagged: vandalism
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
The answer to the question: What happened to the elm tree President George H.W. Bush and then-Speaker Tom Foley planted in Riverfront Park in 1989?
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:55 p.m.
A man suspected of smashing at least one public art sculpture with a stick in downtown Spokane had bond set at $20,000 Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
Police arrested a man Wednesday suspected of smashing a third heart sculpture in downtown Spokane, part of an art project meant to raise money for charity.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 6:03 p.m.
Spokane is heartbroken after vandal knocks over pair of fiberglass sculptures meant to raise funds for charity
While millions across the nation were stirred awake on Election Day ready to partake in civic engagement, Spokane instead woke up to a broken heart. Two, in fact.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Two men broke into the Bakersfield, California, office of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Saturday night and stole office equipment, the California Republican said Tuesday.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Fresh off a critical 34-20 win over the 12th-ranked University of Oregon Ducks, Washington State University fans took the Saturday night celebration from Martin Stadium to the surrounding College Hill …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Three Clarkston boys convicted of vandalizing a baseball field in the Clarkston Heights have been ordered to pay about $13,000 each in restitution.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Vandals caused about $450 worth of damage to the Salish School of Spokane on Saturday.
Mon., March 19, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A 20-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he drove onto and damaged the Iowa baseball field made famous by the 1989 “Field of Dreams” movie.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Vandalism, contrary to the group’s claim that they’re performing “public art,” is the artless tantrum of a childish, self-absorbed mind.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
The New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston has been vandalized for the second time this summer.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Officials with a Washington state school district say progress is being made repairing $500,000 in vandalism, and they’re hopeful the academic year will start on time this fall.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Three older teen males have been taken into custody on suspicion of vandalizing the newly-remodeled Salk Middle School on Monday night.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a swastika that was found spray-painted on a vehicle outside a church north of Seattle.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
Oregonians have spent decades blaming Californians for increased traffic and other problems.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Idaho officials say thousands of dollars in donations for an Anne Frank memorial vandalized earlier this week.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
A swastika has been found drawn on the Anne Frank Human Right Memorial in Idaho, but authorities are not sure if it is new or part of vandalism found earlier …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Idaho officials say an Anne Frank memorial was defaced with racist and anti-Semitic language.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
A Spokane family who came to the United States more than a decade ago as refugees has reported that “get out” was spray-painted on their home.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Vandals broke into one of the buildings at the Salish School of Spokane on North Maple Street overnight Thursday and scrawled racial slurs on the walls.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 6:39 p.m.
Police say a Seattle synagogue in the Capitol Hill neighborhood was vandalized with anti-Semitic Holocaust-denying graffiti.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
The Anti-Defamation League and several Jewish community centers across the country got a new round of bomb threats Tuesday, prompting a school in Chicago to evacuate and adding to the …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 8:20 p.m.
Dozens of volunteers from various faiths helped clean up a Jewish cemetery on Tuesday after scores of tombstones were toppled by vandals, as people from as far as Boston came …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
A man who denied firebombing an animal researcher’s laboratory at Michigan State University in 1992 even as he pleaded guilty now admits he carried out the attack and participated in …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
Nearly six months after video captured a group of people toppling a popular sandstone rock formation at an Oregon beach, state police say they’ve been unable to track down the …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
As many as 200 headstones at a Jewish cemetery were toppled over the weekend here in a case that is making national headlines. Anita Feigenbaum, executive director of the Chesed …
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Authorities say a 30-year-old woman is being charged with hate crimes after police say she broke windows and left bacon at a Northern California mosque.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Spokane Police are investigating the vandalism of the Spokane County Republican headquarters as a hate crime.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Days after a prankster scaled a fence and altered the Hollywood sign to read “HOLLYWeeD,” the agency that maintains and secures the Los Angeles landmark says it will explore boosting …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:30 a.m.
A pair of public-use spotting scopes have been stolen from the permanent wildlife viewing blind at Reardan Audubon Lake Wildlife Area adjacent to Reardan.