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South Shore seeking ID on graffiti offender at E.C. station

South Shore seeking ID on graffiti offender at E.C. station

EAST CHICAGO | Transit police on Monday were seeking the public's help in identifying a man captured on surveillance video allegedly spray painting graffiti at the East Chicago South Shore station Sunday night.

January 13, 2014 11:15 am Photos

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Vandals continue to strike Portage neighborhoods

PORTAGE | Vandals continued to strike neighborhoods in the central section of Portage.

August 13, 2013 12:20 pm
Gary youths gather to restore the city, eradicate graffiti

Gary youths gather to restore the city, eradicate graffiti

Gary Youth Service Bureau volunteers gather their paint buckets and rollers Wednesday before taking Broadway to cover up graffiti.

August 07, 2013 8:45 am

Lansing adopts graffiti, spray paint sales ordinance

LANSING | The Village Board approved Tuesday to an ordinance that makes it an offense to sell spray paint or wide-tipped markers to people younger than 18.

June 04, 2013 10:45 pm

Sheriff's dept. sweep through south suburbs nets guns, revoked FOID cards

A Cook County Sheriff's Police Department sweep through the south suburbs this week ended in more than 22 arrests and the recovery of weapons and revoked FOID cards.

April 26, 2013 12:04 pm

Teens charged in string of Dyer graffiti reports

DYER | Arrest warrants are out for four region teens accused of a host of crimes, including a string of graffiti incidents in Dyer, police said.

February 08, 2013 8:00 pm
‘Art’ festival puts recovery on front line

‘Art’ festival puts recovery on front line

Chris Campagna, a Chicago-based artist lending his time and talents to events such as Chesterton’s “Hooked on Art Festival,” thinks participating in an artistic endeavor can help those struggling through personal hardships.

September 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

HIGHLAND | Police arrested two male juveniles from Munster on Friday in connection with a rash of profane graffiti in the Meadows subdivision.

August 10, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

A garage defaced with graffiti is seen Friday on Azalea Drive in Highland.

August 10, 2012 2:52 pm
2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

Amy Kosior, of Indianapolis, who was staying at her parents' house in Highland while in town to attend a funeral, surveys the damage to her vehicle Friday. In addition to the strip of blue paint, graphic images were spray-painted on the vehicle.

August 10, 2012 2:23 pm
2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

2 boys nabbed in profane graffiti incidents

A woman, who did not want to be identified, paints over graffiti on a garage door Friday on Azalea Drive in Highland. She and others in the Meadows neighborhood awoke to see cars and garage doors vandalized with graffiti.

August 10, 2012 2:23 pm

Some Hobart basketball hoops removed because of vandalism

HOBART | Playing basketball at an outside court is not a slam dunk this summer in Hobart because of vandalism, city and school officials said.

July 01, 2012 6:15 pm

Chicago Heights alderman questions invoice for graffiti removal

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The way in which graffiti is removed in the city came into question during Monday's City Council meeting.

March 23, 2012 9:45 pm

Glenwood grapples with graffiti vandalism

GLENWOOD | Police have taken steps to prevent graffiti since a rash of it occurred in one night earlier this month, officials said.

January 22, 2012 7:15 pm

Lansing police seek help in identifying graffiti suspects

LANSING | The Lansing Police Department is seeking tips about graffiti spray-painted in the 18600 block of Sherman and Williams streets.

December 29, 2011 6:30 pm

Man arrested for alleged vandalizing

VALPARAISO | A man was arrested Monday morning after police said he vandalized three city parks.

August 10, 2011 11:15 am

Graffiti sprayed on Independence Hill lift station

MERRILLVILLE | The Independence Hill Conservancy District may offer a reward for information about recent vandalism at one of its lift stations.

June 21, 2011 12:00 am
Graffiti art preserves Jackson legacy

Graffiti art preserves Jackson legacy

GARY | Gerry Guevara deftly used spray paint to put the final touches on a side of a wall portrait of a young Michael Jackson.

June 04, 2011 7:50 pm Photos

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Other communities had brush with graffiti artist?

HOBART | A 15-year-old self-described graffiti artist apparently hasn't restricted his work to just Hobart.

December 16, 2010 12:00 am
Police: Hobart graffiti artist struck again after being given second chance

Police: Hobart graffiti artist struck again after being given second chance

HOBART | Police had hoped to give a 15-year-old self-described graffiti artist a second chance.

December 15, 2010 12:00 am
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