Vandalism

A tabernacle veil and other parts of the altar at a Yonkers Church were doused with brown paint Wednesday. (Credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

Brown Paint Splashed On Altar At Yonkers Church; Police Investigate

Police said someone poured brown paint on several spots throughout the church, including the tabernacle.

05/30/2014

A rash of tire slashings has been plaguing Woodhaven, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Rash Of Tire Slashings Plagues Woodhaven, Queens

Multiple residents of Woodhaven, Queens have awoken this week to find their tires slashed – with the damage done in a manner that makes repairs impossible.

04/04/2014

Swastika spray painted on playground equipment in Kings Park (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Long Island Park Vandalism Investigated As Hate Crime

A swastika, pentagram, upside down cross and other graffiti were spray painted on playground equipment at San Remo Community Park in Kings Park between 5 p.m. Sunday and 9:30 a.m. Monday, police said.

03/20/2014

Marcella Seachrist's Jeep Cherokee was spray-painted and all four of its tires were slashed. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Grandmother Finds Racist Messages Painted On Vehicle, Tires Slashed

Marcella Seachrist walked outside Monday morning to see offensive language, including the N-word, painted in bright yellow across the passenger side of her 1996 Jeep.

03/18/2014

Vandalized statue at Bellevue Hospital (credit: Don Champion/CBS 2)

Dozens Of Statues Vandalized At Popular Bellevue Hospital Garden

Nearly all of the animal statues and sculptures inside the hospital’s Sobriety and Pediatric Garden were beheaded or damaged.

03/10/2014

Spike Lee

NYPD: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Spray Painted On Brooklyn Home Days After Spike Lee Rant

Just days after Spike Lee went on a rant about gentrification in New York City, police confirm someone vandalized a home next to where the filmmaker used to live in Brooklyn, police said.

02/28/2014

Yonkers Car Vandalism

Windows Smashed On Dozens Of Cars In Yonkers

A search was under way Wednesday night for the vandal or vandals who targeted dozens of cars in Yonkers.

01/29/2014

Mendham Borough Welcome Sign (file / credit: Borough of Mendham)

Man Pleads Guilty To Destroying Monument To Clergy Sex Abuse Victims

A New Jersey man admitted Wednesday to using a sledgehammer to smash a monument of victims of clergy sexual abuse in Morristown.

01/15/2014

Broken glass seen inside a vandalized car in a New Rochelle parking lot. Five cars were found vandalized on Dec. 27, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

5 Cars Vandalized Overnight In New Rochelle Parking Lot

Police in New Rochelle are trying to track down a vandal who smashed car windows and stole cash from cars parked in a lot near Montefiore Sound Shore Medical Center.

12/27/2013

Some of the vehicles that were tagged during an overnight vandalism spree in Bellerose, Queens. (Credit CBS 2)

Queens Residents Wake Up To Find Section Of Town Vandalized

On Friday morning authorities initially discovered 11 vandalized cars. Four of those cars were tagged with swastikas. By the end of the day the count had reached 18.

10/11/2013

Dryers

‘Poopetrator’ Defiles Clothes With Feces At Yale Dorm Laundry Room

A rash of incidents at a Yale University dorm laundry room may lend itself to juvenile humor, but it’s no laughing matter for affected students.

10/06/2013

A flower stands at the South reflecting pool at the 9/11 Memorial during ceremonies for the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on lower Manhattan at the World Trade Center site.  (Photo by Stan Honda-Pool/Getty Images)

L.I. Park Dedicated To 9/11 Victim Vandalized Again

Police discovered the damage at the Kathy Mazza Memorial Park on Elm Avenue in South Farmingdale on Saturday.

10/01/2013

Toms River Vandalism

More Than A Dozen Vehicles Vandalized In Toms River

A string of disturbing acts of vandalism have been discovered in Toms River, N.J.

09/30/2013

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Dutchess County Neighborhood Scarred By Symbols Of Hate

A swastika was spray-painted on a car parked at Old Sylvan Lake Road in Hopewell Junction on Friday night.

09/28/2013

Long Island Bias Vandalism

Swastikas Found Scrawled On 14 Cars On Long Island

Police in Nassau County were searching Wednesday night for an unidentified person who drew swastikas with chalk on 14 cars in Bethpage and Massapequa Park.

09/18/2013

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