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Men admit to breaking windows at Deer Park High School, sheriff’s office says

Spokane County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men suspected of breaking numerous windows at Deer Park High School earlier this month.

UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020

Four teens arrested for vandalizing construction area at Lewis and Clark High School

Surveillance video caught four teens vandalizing the new construction area of Lewis and Clark High School early Friday morning.

UPDATED: Wed., May 6, 2020

Pullman Islamic Center appears to have been vandalized

The Pullman Islamic Center appears to have been a victim of vandalism Tuesday.

UPDATED: Wed., May 6, 2020

Spokane police seek vandals who damaged cars at downtown Toyota dealership

Spokane police are seeking four suspects who caused almost $60,000 damage at a downtown car dealership parking lot on Monday

UPDATED: Fri., April 17, 2020

Vandals destroy tree memorializing Anne Frank in Coeur d’Alene park

A park maintenance crew discovered the tree in two pieces Wednesday morning, snapped near the base of the trunk. They believe it was vandalized the previous night and have filed …

Downtown Lewiston businesses damaged by vandalism

Police say several businesses in downtown Lewiston had windows broken by a vandal over the weekend.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

EWU president vows to keep campus safe after racist vandalism in Cheney

After a racial slur was found painted on a car in Cheney earlier this week, Eastern Washington University President Mary Cullinan reaffirmed the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion Thursday.

Till memorial, others taking security steps amid vandalism

A commission behind a memorial for teenage lynching victim Emmett Till in Mississippi was forced to get a new sign with a glass bulletproof front and add cameras and alarms …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 17, 2019

Washington State Patrol probes vandalism at state Capitol

The Washington State Patrol is investigating after a light fixture was shattered and a knife was lodged in the door of where the state Supreme Court convenes.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

Man jailed on suspicion of vandalizing Spokane police cars and Knitting Factory

Bobby Risenhooven, 51, also known as Bobby Risenhoover, of Cheney is charged with two counts of first-degree malicious mischief for the damage to the police vehicles and one count of …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018

Spokane’s ‘Bush elm’ had a difficult life

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

Man suspected of smashing downtown Spokane charity heart with stick has bail set at $20,000

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

Police arrest man suspected of smashing third heart sculpture

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

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.

McCarthy says office was vandalized by thieves who threw ‘boulder,’ stole equipment

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.

Couches, mattresses set on fire after Cougar win

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 …

Clarkston teens must pay $13,000 each for tearing up baseball field

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

Salish School of Spokane vandalized

Vandals caused about $450 worth of damage to the Salish School of Spokane on Saturday.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

New Portland arrivals find ‘Go back to California’ graffiti

Oregonians have spent decades blaming Californians for increased traffic and other problems.

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.

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 …

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

‘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

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.