Stories tagged: vandalism
Mon., March 19, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Man pleads not guilty to damaging ‘Field of Dreams’ site
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
Kathleen Parker: This statue protest is cowardly and clueless
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.
Holocaust memorial vandalized for second time this summer
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.
School district aims to open on time after massive vandalism
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.
Teens accused of vandalizing newly-remodeled Salk Middle School
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.
Man arrested after swastika painted on car outside church
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.
New Portland arrivals find ‘Go back to California’ graffiti
Oregonians have spent decades blaming Californians for increased traffic and other problems.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
People donate thousands to Anne Frank memorial in Idaho
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.
More anti-Semitic vandalism found on Anne Frank memorial
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 Anne Frank memorial defaced with racist language
Idaho officials say an Anne Frank memorial was defaced with racist and anti-Semitic language.
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
‘Get out’ spray-painted on home of refugee family in Spokane
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.
Racial slurs scrawled on walls at Salish School of Spokane
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.
Vandals target Seattle synagogue, spray-paint with graffiti
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.
Anti-Defamation League, Jewish centers get more threats
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.
Outpouring of community help for vandalized Jewish cemetery
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.
Man admits to Animal Liberation Front attacks at Michigan State, WSU decades later
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.
Police seek new leads in toppling of Oregon rock formation
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.
Up to 200 headstones damaged at Jewish cemetery in Missouri
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.
Arrest made after bacon strips left at California mosque
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 investigate vandalism of GOP headquarters as a hate crime
Spokane Police are investigating the vandalism of the Spokane County Republican headquarters as a hate crime.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Iconic sign could get extra security after ‘HOLLYWeeD’ prank
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.
Spotting scopes stolen from wildlife viewing blind
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.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump’s Hollywood star
Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
Police investigate vandalism of Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has had a rough go of it since the controversial business mogul and reality television star became a Republican presidential candidate.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
GOP office reopens after firebombing in North Carolina
Investigators combed through shards of glass, looked for residue of flammable accelerant and tried to narrow down the overnight hours when someone torched a local Republican Party office by throwing …
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Video shows vandals destroying popular Oregon rock formation
Cellphone video captured a group of people knocking over a popular sandstone rock formation known as the “Duckbill” on an Oregon beach.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Vandals damage Holmberg Park, Whitworth University; reward offered
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest for vandalism to the grounds of Holmberg Park and Whitworth University in the …
Tue., June 28, 2016, 7 p.m.
Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral rethinking open-door policy after vandalism
The Rev. Darrin Connall would hate to close the doors of his church, even on weekends. But a dramatic incident at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral has parisioners wondering how …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
Police arrest suspected Cathedral vandal
Spokane police arrested a 27-year-old man Saturday suspected of vandalizing Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral. James Meier has been charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after he entered the …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Vandalism discovered at sacred Native Hawaiian site
Vandals etched crosses on the crumbling remains of the 180-year-old palace of a former Hawaiian king, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said Thursday.