Vandalism

March 03, 2017 - 4:47 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A Rochester cemetery has been targeted in the latest in a string of anti-Semitic incidents around the country. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle newspaper reported that ( http://on.rocne.ws/2m0MbSo ) toppled and defaced headstones were discovered at Waad Hakolel Cemetery...
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March 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "restore a sense of security and peace to our...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "restore a sense of...
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Northeast Philadelphia Police Detectives Nick McReynolds, left, and Thomas Walsh look over headstones that were vandalized at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. More than 100 headstones have been vandalized at the Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri, authorities said. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
February 27, 2017 - 6:41 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Money is being raised to repair and restore more than 100 headstones that were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia while police hunt for the person who toppled them. A man visiting Mount Carmel Cemetery on Sunday called police to report that three of his relatives'...
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FILE - This Oct. 26, 2016 file photo shows the vandalized Hollywood Walk of Fame star of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. An attorney for James Lambert Otis, who admitted causing the damage, says he pleaded no contest to felony vandalism Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. He was sentenced to three years of probation, 20 days of community labor and to pay $4,400 for the damage. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
February 21, 2017 - 6:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been sentenced to three years of probation for vandalism. An attorney for James Otis says he pleaded no contest to the felony Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Attorney Mieke ter Poorten says Otis...
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