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Gunshots damage car in Skokie Friday morning 2009-03-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 19, 2009, p. 11 Skokie Police Department, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
School closed after vandalism 2007-01-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, January 11, 2007, p. 9 St. Peter's Catholic School - Security, Skokie Police Department, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Three charged in vandalism spree 2004-04-15 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 15, 2004, p. 7 Magdaleno, Christopher, Ruttenberg, Steven L., Wiltgen, Erik, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Computer damage lower than feared 2003-09-11 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 11, 2003, p. 10 Buildings, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Computers, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Dist. 219 computers damaged in flood; Repair bill: $75,000 2003-09-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 4, 2003, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Computers, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Flooded computers to cost Dist. 219 up to $75,000 2003-08-28 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 28, 2003, p. 5 Buildings, Niles North High School, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools), Computers, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Anti-Semitic vandalism of Rep. Schakowsky's office draws FBI investigation 2000-03-09 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 9, 2000, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Schakowsky, Janice 'Jan', Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Hate graffiti scrawled at Schakowsky office 2000-03-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 2, 2000, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Schakowsky, Janice 'Jan', Elshami, Nadeam, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Church sign burned 1998-09-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 24, 1998, p. 4 Churches, Skokie First Church of Christ Scientist, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Cops ask for village-wide effort to stunt growth of graffiti : Vandals warm up to summer climate 1997-07-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 17, 1997, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Police Department, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Graffiti cleanup required of owners 1994-09-29 The village officially declared graffiti a public nuisance. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 29, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 5 Crime and criminals - Vandalism,
Skokie requires graffiti cleanup 1994-09-22 The village officially declared graffiti a public nuisance. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 22, 1994, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Vandalism,
Thrown rock fails to faze furrier 1994-09-22 Tibor Furs in Skokie was vandalized by anti-fur protesters. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 22, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Protests, demonstrations, etc., Tibor Furs, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Hate crime 1994-04-07 Temple Beth Israel was spray painted with a swastika. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 7, 1994, p. 8 Temple Beth Israel, Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandals paint swastika on Temple Beth Israel 1994-04-07 Temple Beth Israel was spray painted with a swastika. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 7, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 1 Temple Beth Israel, Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Park district plan targets vandalism 1992-05-21 A new program, Park Watch, is being instituted to protect local parks from vandalism. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 21, 1992, Sec. 1, p. 1 Park Watch, Skokie Park District, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Residents sought for Park Watch program 1992-05-14 A new program, Park Watch, is being instituted to protect local parks from vandalism. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 14, 1992, p. 6 Park Watch, Skokie Park District, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
All-Faith Walk set to counter anti-Semitism 1991-06-27 The All-Faith Walk of Lights is scheduled as a protest against Anti-Semitism. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 27, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Protests, demonstrations, etc., All-Faith Walk of Lights, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandalism spree has victim waiting 1991-02-21 Amy Feldman feels victimized, both by a pair of juvenile delinquents, and by the Juvenile Court that is handling them. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, February 21, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Juvenile delinquency, Courts, Feldman, Amy, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Skokie car windows smashed 1991-01-10 Vandals broke more than a dozen car windows in northeast Skokie over the last weekend. These incidents caused an estimated $2,000 worth of damage. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 10, 1991, p. 11 Crime and criminals - Vandalism,
Coalition forms in response to anti-Semitic acts 1991-01-03 A broad coalition of Jews and non-Jews met last week to respond to December's rash of anti-Jewish graffiti. Among their initial plans is discussion of a possible Skokie hate crimes ordinance. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 3, 1991, p. 3 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Anti-Semitic vandals hit 5 institutions 1990-12-20 Vandals spray-painted the words "Kill Jews" on a cement stairwell at the Congregation Bnai Emanuh, 9131 N. Niles Center Road, the night of December 15/16. Several other incidents which occurred the same night are believed to be related. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 20, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Congregation Bnai Emunah, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Windows smashed at Jews for Jesus office 1990-12-13 Windows were smashed last week at the Jews for Jesus storefront office, 4550 W. Oakton Street. Jhan Moskowitz, Midwest Director of the group, believes it was done by "people who hate Jesus. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 13, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Moskowitz, Jhan, Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Jews for Jesus, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Gang-type' graffiti turns up 28 times 1990-11-29 Gang-type" graffiti was found on 28 properties in the northeastern Skokie area between November 16 and 26. There were no witnesses. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 29, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Gangs, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Cops arrest 4 men after 'small riot' at theater 1990-07-12 Police arrested four young men after what they termed a "small riot" during a July 3 concert at Centre East. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 12, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 2 Centre East for the Performing Arts, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Youths vandalize Hebrew school 1990-04-26 Two boys from Skokie and one from Lincolnwood were charged with 10 counts each of criminal damage to property. The three youths admitted spray-painting home garage doors, cars, and the Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 26, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Skokie man charged in Glencoe burglary 1989-10-12 Joshua D. Ake, 18, of 4935 W. Crain Street, Skokie was arrested last week on charges of armed violence, residential burglary and criminal damage to property. Ake was taken to the hospital in the Cook County jail for treatment and psychiatric evaluation. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 12, 1989, p. 13 Ake, Joshua D., Crime and criminals - Vandalism, Crime and criminals - Burglaries
Sling shot spree ends in arrest of three youths 1989-04-20 Tasos K. Goufas, 17, of 4800 W. Mulford Street, and two Chicago youths were arrested in connection with a two-day sling shot vandalism spree in which about 20 windows were shattered. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 20, 1989, Sec. 1, p. 1 Goufas, Tasos K., Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandals plaguing nature center 1988-09-15 Since the Emily Oaks Nature Center opened in May, two dozen incidents of vandalism have been reported. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, September 15, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 1 Emily Oaks Nature Center, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Paintings vandalized at OCC's Skokie site 1988-05-19 Student paintings hanging in a hall in the OCC Skokie campus were vandalized on May 11. James Krauss, professor of art and chairman of the art department said he would not "tolerate the gross behavior of someone who decides to wreck another's work. Skokie Review, Thursday, May 19, 1988, p. 3 Oakton Community College, Art, Krauss, James, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandalism stirs vow of unity 1987-11-14 Skokie leaders made a pledge of solidarity to Jewish residents on November 11. There have been several recent attacks on nearby synagogues and Jewish-owned businesses. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, November 14, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Anti-Semitic slogan painted on wall 1987-11-12 Anti-Semitic graffiti was painted on the wall of the Jewish owned company Triangle Printers during the night of November 2. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 12, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 2 Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Triangle Printers, Anti-Semitism, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Halloween vandals deface synagogue 1987-11-05 Anti-Semitic graffiti was spray-painted on an outer wall of Temple Beth Israel on the evening of October 31. Skokie Review, Thursday, November 5, 1987, p. 5 Temple Beth Israel, Crime and criminals - Hate crimes, Anti-Semitism, Synagogues, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Police no closer to solving statue vandalism 1987-10-01 According to Skokie police, the investigation into the vandalism at the Holocaust Memorial Monument four months ago remains an active case. Skokie Review, Thursday, October 1, 1987, p. 3 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Skokie Police Department, Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Search continues for statue vandals 1987-07-09 More than a month after vandals spray painted Skokie's Holocaust Memorial Monument, police continue to search for the vandals. Nearly $50,000 in reward money has not produced any solid information about the incident. Skokie Review, Thursday, July 9, 1987, p. 5 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Camera may eye statue 1987-06-27 The village is considering installing a security system that would set off warning lights at the police department when a person stepped too close to the new Holocaust Memorial Monument. The monument was vandalized hours after it was unveiled. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 27, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Crime prevention, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Surveillance system planned for statue 1987-06-18 A cable television surveillance system will be used to monitor Skokie's Holocaust Memorial Monument to help prevent more vandalism. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 18, 1987, p. 3 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Crime prevention, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Search continues for statue vandals 1987-06-11 Donations to a reward fund set up to help catch the vandals who desecrated the Holocaust Memorial Monument have reached $46,000. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 11, 1987, p. 3 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Emotional impact lingers 1987-06-06 Lerner-Life Community Newspapers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the culprits who vandalized the Holocaust Memorial Monument in Skokie. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, June 6, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Militant group's plan for armed patrols gets cool response 1987-06-04 A New York City based militant Jewish organization announced plans to provide armed patrols for area synagogues in response to the recent vandalism of the Holocaust Memorial Monument. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1987, p. 4 Safety devices and measures, Crime prevention, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Horror returns to haunt Holocaust survivors 1987-06-04 Skokie residents are outraged at the desecration of the Holocaust Memorial Monument on the Village Green. The Skokie Review is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the vandals. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1987, p. 3 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandal attack backfires here 1987-06-04 According to Skokie Mayor Albert Smith, cleanup of a monument to commemorate Holocaust victims may begin today. The monument was desecrated with swastikas on June 1, twelve hours after it was unveiled. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 4, 1987, Sec. 1, p. 1 Art, Holocaust Memorial Monument, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Memorials, tributes, and remembrances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
L trains at swift yard vandalized 1986-07-17 Nine CTA trains were vandalized at the Skokie Swift train yard. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 17, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 2 Transportation, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Paintings ruined 1986-06-19 $60,000 worth of art was defaced during a break-in at a Skokie art gallery. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 19, 1986, Sec. 1, p. 2 Business - Art studios and galleries, Fidelity World Arts, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
The blotter 1984-11-04 No injuries were reported in a pipe bomb explosion at Jane Stenson School on October 31. The blast caused $500 damage and was part of a series of attacks on school property. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, November 4, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 2 Public School District 68 - Buildings, Crime and criminals - Bombs and bomb threats, Jane Stenson Elementary School, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandal's damage comes to $15,000 1984-01-26 $15,000 worth of clothing and merchandise was damaged at Marshall Field & Company on January 18 when someone walked through the store with an uncapped marker. The News, Thursday, January 26, 1984, p. 3 Marshall Field's, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Permanent mess: Lipstick vandals deface 500 garments at Fields 1983-04-07 Vandals ruined $18,000 worth of garments on March 27 when they went through the women's clothing department at Marshall Fields and marked clothes with lipstick. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 7, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 2 Marshall Field's, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandalism still high school woe 1983-02-10 District 219 is dealing with recent vandalism and thefts at Niles North. The News, Thursday, February 10, 1983, p. 4 Balculis, Charles, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Buildings, Crime and criminals - Theft, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Youth free on bond after hearing delayed 1981-08-02 John P. O'Reilly, 17, was escorted into court on July 28 by two officers after he failed to appear on two charges, one in connection with a July 4th vandalism incident. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, August 2, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 2 Crime and criminals - Vandalism, O'Reilly, John P.
Skokie teens charged in vandalism incidents 1981-07-16 Police believe they have halted a recent vandalism spree in southwest Skokie with the arrests last week of four neighborhood teenagers. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 16, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 2 Crime and criminals - Vandalism,
Vandalism stirs anger 1981-07-09 A group of Skokie residents who live in an area where vandalism is on the rise, have decided to press charges against youths who vandalize property and to attend court appearances as a group. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 9, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Fairview Homeowners Action Group, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Village promises Emily Park help 1979-10-07 Village and police officials promise help to neighbors of Emily Park who have complained of noise and vandalism. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 7, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 1 Emily Park, Skokie Park District, Noise, Skokie Police Department, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Charge 2 with vandalism 1979-05-10 2 youths have been arrested in connection with the break-in at Lincoln Junior High School on April 27. The News, Thursday, May 10, 1979, p. 6 Lincoln Junior High School, Public School District 69 - Buildings, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Ordinances 1978-01-26 Ordinance expanding the definition of acts of vandalism to include such acts against library materials. The News, Thursday, January 26, 1978, p. 32 Ordinances, Skokie Public Library - Collection, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Vandalism ordinance 1977-06-30 Ordinance passed holding parents or guardians responsible for vandalism committed by juveniles. The News, Thursday, June 30, 1977, p. 5 Ordinances, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Two synagogues hit by vandals 1971-09-23 Two synagogues are vandalized during holiday of Rosh Hashanah. The News, Thursday, September 23, 1971, p. 4 Holidays and celebrations - Rosh Hashanah, Synagogues, Crime and criminals - Vandalism
Skokie gets tough on vandalism in schools 1971-03-11 Village Trustees approve plan to sue parents of students who vandalize and damage school property. The News, Thursday, March 11, 1971, p. 1 Skokie Board of Trustees, Crime and criminals - Vandalism