Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the burning of mezuzot in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Holocaust Remembrance Day was a hate crime.
Police in the Morris County, N.J., borough of Mendham said they likely have some solid leads on whoever damaged a church monument dedicated to child sexual abuse victims.
Staffers at the public library in the New Jersey capital city of Trenton have begun rationing restroom supplies, after repeated incidents of vandalism and theft.
The graffiti at the 104-story building appears to target several groups including Muslims, Irish, Jews and women.
With the New York City school bus strike now a week old, it’s starting to get ugly. In the dead of night, buses parked in depot had their tires slashed.
The Greenpoint Monitor Statue, which was built in 1938, depicts a man working on the USS Monitor, the legendary ironclad battleship that was built and stationed in Greenpoint.
Paul Nosak, the owner of a tree removal company, said for the most part, Long Islanders have welcomed him and been gracious. But he said he has gotten threatening a voicemail demanding that he leave.
A few days later, Nosak told CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff, that he found the fuel drained from his truck, and three of his tires slashed, along with several cut air hoses.
An eighth grader told a school counselor that he and a friend had broken a window over the weekend at the office on Staten Island.
Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm was the victim of an act of vandalism at his campaign office and is calling it sabotage.
A Jewish deli was ransacked by vandals who spray-painted ugly messages on the walls. It happened right during the High Holy days.
A New York City police sergeant from a political family has been arrested on charges of vandalizing her boyfriend’s car. Police say Sgt. Damaris Diaz was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief and aggravated harassment charges. She’s the daughter of state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. and the sister of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
It is the first case of vandalism at the cemetery, which was founded in 1838, in 30 years. The oldest memorial that was vandalized belongs to a general that dates back to the War of 1812.
Nassau County Police have launched an investigation into a series of tire slashings in East Meadow on Saturday morning.
On July 3rd, police say vandals destroyed several American flags flying on either side of the Mianus River Bridge in Greenwich. That was bad enough.