Vandalism

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington for the second day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. On Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, The Associated Press has found multiple untrue stories circulating on the internet regarding Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 05, 2018 - 2:49 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ NOT REAL: Records Show Dr. Ford Is Not A Licensed...
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This Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 photo shows Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles after it was vandalized by someone who scrawled the words "serial rapist" on it. Cosby was convicted in Philadelphia this year of aggravated indecent assault on a former Temple University employee who is among many women who have stepped forward to accuse the comedian of sexual misconduct. Cosby has denied any wrongdoing. (Basak Sezen via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 3:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized by someone who scrawled the words "serial rapist" with a marker pen. Los Angeles police found the marred sidewalk star early Tuesday, City News Service reported. The graffiti was similar to vandalism that occurred in...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, actor and comedian Bill Cosby leaves the courthouse after he was found guilty in his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Prosecutors in the sexual assault case against Cosby have asked a judge to allow testimony at his sentencing hearing about uncharged criminal conduct. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized by someone who scrawled the words "serial rapist" with a marker pen. Los Angeles police found the marred sidewalk star early Tuesday, City News Service reported. The graffiti was similar to vandalism that occurred in...
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September 05, 2018 - 10:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was vandalized this week by someone who scrawled the words "serial rapist." The graffiti appeared sometime at the end of the Labor Day weekend. City News Service says Los Angeles police officers found the sidewalk star marred by a...
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September 01, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested for vandalizing a New York City firehouse and several ambulances with swastikas and hateful language. City fire marshals arrested 42-year-old Jem Ibrahimov on Saturday after he allegedly returned to the scene of the crime. A Fire Department...
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Voters exit a polling station on primary election day Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
August 29, 2018 - 10:24 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — For all the worries about Russian hackers and other cyber-vandals, voting problems this week in Arizona served as a reminder that one of the biggest threats to fair elections is plain old human error. That appeared to be the case during Tuesday's primary, when dozens of polling...
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Voters exit a polling station on primary election day Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
August 29, 2018 - 5:36 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — For all the worries about Russian hackers and other cyber-vandals, voting problems this week in Arizona served as a reminder that one of the biggest threats to fair elections is plain old human error. That appeared to be the case during Tuesday's primary, when dozens of polling...
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Paint covers the name of Cardinal Wuerl at Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Cranberry Township, Pa. Wuerl, a Roman Catholic Cardinal, and the archbishop of Washington, D.C., has come under fire from revelations in the Pennsylvania grand jury report about his actions while bishop of Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
August 20, 2018 - 10:34 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A sign at a Roman Catholic high school in Pennsylvania named for Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been vandalized with paint. Monday is the first day of school for North Catholic High School. It is part of the Pittsburgh Diocese, where Wuerl was bishop from 1988 to 2006. Wuerl is now...
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FILE - This photo July 25, 2018 file photo shows Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that was vandalized, in Los Angeles. The man accused of smashing Trump's star says his actions were a "rightful and just act." Austin Clay pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
August 15, 2018 - 4:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a "rightful and just act." Austin Clay pleaded not guilty to a felony vandalism charge Wednesday in Los Angeles. Prosecutors say Clay took a pickax to Trump's star on Hollywood...
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A Confederate monument dedicated in 1909 stands in the middle of the square in Tuskegee, Ala., on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Demonstrators once tried to topple the monument and it has been the target of vandals. Yet a Confederate heritage group owns the land, and the memorial has survived generations in a mostly black city known as a landmark of minority education and empowerment. Black graffiti from a vandalism incident that occurred last year is still visible on the base. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
August 09, 2018 - 3:21 pm
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — In 1906, when aging, white Confederate veterans of the Civil War and black ex-slaves still lived on the old plantations of the Deep South, two very different celebrations were afoot in this city known even then as a beacon of black empowerment. Tuskegee Institute, founded to...
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