NYPD: James Ryan Charged With Hate Crime For Spray Painting Swastikas In Lower ManhattanThe 39-year-old was taken into custody Thursday on charges of criminal mischief as a hate crime and aggravated harassment.
NYPD: Cars Damaged, Vandalized In Middle VillageThey tweeted photos showing a car's windshield broken and an expletive spray-painted on another car.
Teddy Roosevelt Statue Vandalized Outside Museum Of Natural HistoryBuilding security called police shortly after midnight, saying three people sprayed the statue with some kind of paint.
TikTok Under Fire Over 'Devious Licks' Viral Challenge Inspiring Students To Vandalize School BathroomsThe challenge has spread here locally, with districts from New Jersey to Connecticut reporting thousands of dollars in damage while issuing warnings to students and parents.
Video Appears To Show Man Attempting To Set Queens Church On FireThe church pastor confronted the man, who appeared to retrieve what he threw then walked away.
Vandalism On Land Formerly Occupied By Dowling College Has Local Residents Fuming At Company That Bought The PropertyA once-historic gem on Long Island's South Shore is being picked apart and damaged by vandals.
New Hyde Park Mayor Rips 'Idiots' Who Vandalized Sikh TempleVandals hit a Sikh temple under construction on Long Island earlier this week, spray painting messages of intolerance.
NYPD: William Roberson Charged With Vandalizing Black Wall Street Gallery In SoHoPolice said Roberson was seen on video smearing white paint across the gallery's front window on May 31.
2 Statues Destroyed Outside Queens Church, Police InvestigatingThe Diocese of Brooklyn says someone dragged the two statues 180 feet across 70th Avenue then smashed them with a hammer.
Man Wanted For Ripping Down Brooklyn Business's Pride FlagPolice are looking for the man who ripped down a pride flag that was hanging outside a business on Utica Avenue in Crown Heights.
Caught On Video: Vandal Smashes OMNY Screens In SubwayPolice say he's done it at least seven times between May 2020 and June 14 at the Borough Hall and Court Street subway stations.
NYPD: Suspect Caught On Camera Vandalizing Black Wall Street GalleryPolice released surveillance video of a suspect accused of smearing white paint across the front window of the Black Wall Street Gallery in SoHo.
Black Wall Street Gallery In SoHo Vandalized Again, Owner Calls For Greater Police PresenceThe gallery's owner said he decided to leave these acts of vandalism on the glass to remind the community that racism still exists in 2021.
Outrage Fills Elmhurst, Queens After Park's Vietnam Memorial Is Vandalized With Spray-Painted GraffitiCrews were cleaning the wall and memorial inside Elmhurst Park, where the graffiti was spray-painted. One veteran who saw it said it felt like he was punched in the gut.
Brooklyn Man Facing Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Destroying Church's Crucifix, Setting Fire To Yeshiva, SynagoguePolice charged a man with a hate crime for allegedly destroying a crucifix that stood outside St. Athanasius Church in Brooklyn for more than a decade.