Latest Vandalism Stories

2009-10-03 14:54:09

A man will spend at least a month in jail and face stiff probation conditions for keying a car owned by a millionaire in Palo Alto, Calif., a judge says. Santa Clara County Superior Judge Joyce Allegro said in addition to probation and his jail sentence on vandalism charges, Howard Herships must complete psychiatric counseling and three months of anger management classes for scratching millionaire Steve Kirsch's car, the San Jose Mercury News reported Friday. Kirsch will also receive $5,000...

2009-09-18 12:04:45

Four suburban Milwaukee students who were suspended for toilet papering their high school campus have asked to have their suspensions revoked, officials say. Dean Schultz, interim director of instruction for Shorewood schools, is deciding whether to uphold the one-day suspensions or expunge them from the senior boys' records, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Friday. The school district says it has notified both students and parents that the annual tradition of toilet-papering Shorewood...

2009-01-07 19:48:46

A Minnesota man said vandalism at his home allegedly perpetrated by a former friend is proving costly months later. Andrew Thompson said Portlyn Miller, 21, entered his St.

2008-09-26 15:00:14

By SHARPE, Marty THE hidden health effects of graffiti vandalism are the subject of a $36,000 Government-funded study being carried out by Hawke's Bay District Health Board.

2008-07-27 09:00:29

By Brian Ojanpa, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Jul. 27--ST. PETER -- Gang-related graffiti vandalism has flared up once again in St. Peter.

2008-07-10 00:00:13

By Jeremy Pawloski, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 9--A self-proclaimed nihilist group hurled paint-filled lightbulbs at a business owned by Jeff Kingsbury, then posted its opposition to his political views on an anarchist Web site, the Olympia city councilman said today.

2008-06-24 09:03:07

By Philippa Weighell GRAFFITI-BUSTING chemical kits are to be issued by Richmondshire District Council to help residents tackle vandalism against their own property.

2008-06-19 09:00:00

By SHAWN DAY By Shawn Day The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH When vandals tagged the seawall at 48th Street last month, city workers quickly pulled out a pressure washer to blast off the spray paint. It didn't work. So the crew ordered a batch of gray paint on May 21 and waited.

2005-08-19 19:12:48

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fashion company Ecko Unlimited sued New York City and Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday after the city barred the company from holding a street party featuring artists spray-painting graffiti on replicas of subway cars.

2004-11-26 18:00:05

LAFAYETTE, La. - The busiest shopping day of the year turned out to be a sticky affair.

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