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AMMAN — A tip by her sister encouraging her to visit Amman triggered in curiosity in Palestinian Ashgan Borjas about the nearby capital. Before visiting Jordan, she was not aware of the local art scene hosted in the city. “Once I discovered the number of graffiti, [work] around Amman, it became a major ...
FLORENCE — Officials said unauthorized graffiti is illegal and the city has obtained the approval from a downtown land owner to paint over one that depicts ... Mayor Steve Holt said graffiti is popping up at various locations but that piece at Tennessee Street and Wood Avenue particularly is disturbing.

Boise Police responded to a report of graffiti Sunday morning, according to Boise Police spokeswoman Haley Williams. The spray paint damaged several vehicles, buildings and a utility box. Damage was found around Idaho Street and Whitewater Park Boulevard down Idaho Street and around 27th and ...
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Police are investigating several incidents of graffiti appearing this weekend along US 395 between 10th and 27th Avenues. Police sergeant Aaron Clem said Kennewick doesn't deal with graffiti very often but when it showed up, about half of it is gang-related. Clem said the rest is coming from groups ...
The city of Boulder's open space department had to remove graffiti on Monday from some rocks on Flagstaff Mountain. Boulder resident Scott Gibbons was walking the Ute Trail, very close to the Realization Point parking lot, when he came across the graffiti on Friday. "It's disappointing, but I wasn't surprised ...
SINGAPORE: Two teenagers suspected to be behind the graffiti at a Sembawang multi-storey carpark have been arrested for vandalism, police said in a news release on Tuesday ... It was reported in March that graffiti were found on the walls of three floors of the carpark at Block 361 Sembawang Crescent.

Graffiti depicting President Donald Trump holding a firearm and standing next to injured children laying in a schoolyard was discovered along Tennessee Street in downtown Florence Monday morning. WHNT News 19. Florence business owners were shocked to see graffiti depicting Donald Trump holding ...
BOISE - Boise business owners and residents woke up Sunday morning to find that someone had covered cars, buildings and other property with vulgar graffiti. The graffiti spree spans three blocks along Main and Idaho streets between Whitewater Park and 27th. A man who works in the area who did not ...
A graffiti artist whose work has cost the city thousands was allegedly arrested early Tuesday morning after one of his Instagram followers saw a live post go up, and notified authorities of his location. The anonymous artist, who used the social handle @iwrite4, has been painting his signature tag — a Bart ...
The guys at the 7th Precinct work fast. Local resident Carol Anastasio tells us she sent an email to Officer William Stump on Monday after noticing offensive, anti-gay graffiti on a construction barricade at Broome and Essex streets. By yesterday, the precinct's Neighborhood Coordination Officers had taken ...
Longmont police are investigating vandalism at Sandstone Ranch, where graffiti featuring phrases and symbols was scrawled across the rocks last week. The graffiti at the regional park, 3001 Colo. 119, was first reported Friday, and police responded Tuesday to inspect the damage. Multiple writings and ...
Graffiti was discovered on UW Oshkosh's campus outside of Webster Hall on Friday, March 16 and was found to likely be related to another incident of graffiti that was recently discovered downtown, on the 100 block of High Avenue. Captain of Police Chris Tarmann said the graffiti found downtown was also ...
New York city is spending $10 millions a year to clean off the handwriting on the walls, Mayor John Lindsay announced yesterday, but in spite of the city's best efforts, 63 per cent of all subway cars, 46 per cent of all buses and 50 per cent of all housing projects are “heavily defaced by graffiti.” Although the ...
At about 9 p.m. Tuesday, university officials were made aware of the "racist and discriminatory graffiti," according to Paul McLoughlin, vice president and dean of the college. Campus safety officers were dispatched and an investigation began, he said. Faculty members and staff returned to the campus later ...
Two men spray-painted graffiti on eight French Quarter buildings during a spree in late February, New Orleans police said. Swante Bell, 22, and Leslie Harris, 21, are accused of tagging four addresses in three different buildings in the 900 block of St. Ann Street as well as one building each in the 100 block ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Anti-gun graffiti spray-painted on sidewalks near Vermont's Statehouse before a rally against gun violence is being investigated as vandalism. Police say the image - which included the word "STOP" and a depiction of a rifle - was found painted "all over" the paths outside the ...
One of the most notable finds is an example of Viking “graffiti”—which, though it sounds like a modern hipster trend, actually predates Techno Viking by hundreds of years. As Vikings' moved from place to place, they graffitied words or images along the way that historians have used to track their travels.

A network of graffiti artists have been arrested in Melbourne and are expected to be charged with more than 300 offences. Benita Kolovos. Australian ... Nine Melbourne graffiti artists have been arrested over a spate of attacks on the state's public transport network causing more than $100,000 in damage.
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)-Neighbors living in Richmond's Fan neighborhood are considering taking matters into their own hands when it comes to tackling the ongoing graffiti problem. A resident shared surveillance video with 8News with what appears to be two men spray painting a building along Mulberry ...
Police have carried out a major operation targeting a network of graffiti vandals this morning. A total of nine warrants were executed, with alleged graffiti vandals getting knocks on the door at Truganina, Yarraville, Altona, Tarneit, Seaford, Brunswick and West Footscray. Police say it's in response to more ...
People have carved and scraped their names onto rocks at Pedernales Falls State Park. Pam LeBlanc/American-Statesman. Look at these photos. This is how people treat our state parks. Without much rain lately, flow rates have dropped on the Pedernales River. Some of the channels cut by the river at ...
Vandals scrawled anti-Semitic graffiti on a synagogue in Lakewood as well as on a vehicle parked outside over the weekend, authorities said. Someone spray-painted a swastika on a white pickup truck in front of the Sons of Israel at the intersection of Route 9 and 6th Street, according to police. Several ...
After getting his start in graffiti by using the New York City subway trains “as museums that cross the city,” the artist gave up his Harlem roots to relocate to Paris. In the late Eighties, Perello was surprised to find that artists there were already familiar with his work. In the decades that have since passed, ...
Amazon on the hunt for its next headquarters and shortlisted cities are putting their best foot forward. Chicago, one of the cities included in the running, launched a massive cleanup effort in anticipation of Amazon's visit to scope out proposed sites. This has backfired after the city accidentally removed a graffiti done by a ...
(LAKEWOOD, N.J.) — A New Jersey synagogue's Holocaust memorial has been vandalized for the second time in less than a year. Lakewood police say someone spray-painted several anti-Semitic words and phrases — some misspelled — on the memorial at Congregation Sons of Israel. Similar graffiti ...
An orthodox synagogue was vandalized in Lakewood for the second time in less than a year. It comes days before one of the most important dates on the Jewish calendar. Graffiti was sprayed over the weekend on a Holocaust memorial. The numbers 666, what the bible refers to as "the number of the beast ...
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A 22News viewer alerted us to some disturbing graffiti by the Connecticut River in Chicopee. We had to blur the photo because of how offensive it is. The anti-semitic symbols include a swastika and the letters KKK. The graffiti was spray painted on the water treatment facility at ...
Chesapeake BMX in Severn was vandalized with graffiti depicting male genitalia on the front and side of their building over the weekend. Anne Arundel County Police confirm that officers were called to the company on Donaldson Ave on Saturday to investigate the spray painted images on a garage.
CHICAGO — A Chicago alderman is planning to introduce an ordinance to let property owners protect graffiti as art after a cleanup blitz near a site being pitched to Amazon claimed an unintended target. A work by a French street artist on the side of Cards Against Humanity's headquarters was blasted away as the city ...
Amazon on the hunt for its next headquarters and shortlisted cities are putting their best foot forward. Chicago, one of the cities included in the running, launched a massive cleanup effort in anticipation of Amazon's visit to scope out proposed sites. This has backfired after the city accidentally removed a graffiti done by a ...
Graffiti is a hard crime to solve, but in the weeks that followed, law enforcement branched out to East Chicago and Gary, tracking down old addresses of gang ... Imperial Gangster members or associates — were taken into custody by police on unrelated active warrants since the first graffiti complaint Feb.
Department of Streets and Sanitation workers handled 256 requests for graffiti removal around Lincoln Yards during the month that ended Wednesday, according to city data. Among them was the piece Cards Against Humanity founder Max Temkin invited French street artist Blek le Rat to create on the ...
“A friend on Facebook had posted about the graffiti on Tuesday and I was just leaving work when I saw it,” Larsen said. “We saw so many people complaining but nobody doing anything about it, so we figured we better go and clean up our own backyard. That, and Cherry Springs is one of our favorite spots ...
Getting graffiti off historic buildings and structures in St. Augustine takes special care, techniques that have been important because of recent vandalism downtown. “You need professionals that are experienced with these special techniques and well-versed in these unique materials to do the actual removal,” St. Augustine ...
Graffiti discovered in an Aquinas High School restroom on Tuesday led to a threat investigation. Aquinas President Ted Knudson told News 19 that the graffiti depicted a shooting with stick figures. It was discovered by a maintenance worker. School officials made the decision to contact police who ...
With some 20, 000 students, the campus at Diablo Valley College is normally bustling with activity, but not Thursday. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Laura Anthony. Thursday, March 22, 2018 04:44PM. PLEASANT HILL, Calif. (KGO) --. With some 20, 000 students, the campus at Diablo Valley College is normally bustling with activity, ...
One of the first impressions one gains when walking by the remains of the one-time City Methodist Church in downtown Gary is that the structure has been heavily vandalized and tagged with graffiti. Yet an official with the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago suggested that the city, in its efforts to turn ...
A work by a French street artist on the side of Cards Against Humanity's headquarters was blasted away as the city dramatically stepped up its graffiti cleanup near some proposed sites for Amazon's HQ2 before the company's visit to Chicago this week. (Max Temkin, Renee Barry photos).
Normal activities were canceled as a precaution after "graffiti threatening the use of a firearm" was found on the campus, according to the Contra Costa Community College District. Classes at DVC's San Ramon campus will continue as usual, according to the college. Further information was not available.
London's Graffiti War Comes to Brooklyn – Banksy's anti-capitalist mural in Brooklyn has been covered in spray paint. Nearby, a woman was heard shouting “Robbo's revenge!” prompting speculation that the vandalism was an act to avenge the late British street artist “King Robbo,” who famously feuded ...
Students at James Logan High School in Union City were released early on Friday after being locked down for a second straight day. (KGO-TV). KGO. Friday, March 16, 2018 05:17PM. UNION CITY, Calif. (KGO) --. Students at James Logan High School in Union City were released early on Friday after being locked down for ...
OSHKOSH (WLUK) -- Campus police at UW-Oshkosh are asking for the public's help after a building was tagged with graffiti. The UW-Oshkosh Police Department posted on its Facebook page. Photos show graffiti on the Webster Residence Hall building. Police say an officer noticed the graffiti Friday ...
Thai graffiti artists lionise slain panther Graffiti artists spray paint a mural of panthers, in protest against the illegal wildlife poaching by construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta, in Bangkok on March 16, 2018. Bangkok graffiti artists painted a mural on March 16 of panthers seated at a (AFP/Lillian Suwanrumpha) ...
The activity sounded innocent enough. Students throughout the non-sectarian, private college prep school were invited to write feminist graffiti on Jamir's whiteboard in honor of the month. The activity was meant to be ongoing. It was Thursday, March 1, first period. "Raise girls and boys the same way," one ...
Somehow, some way, Banksy—the world's most famous anonymous practitioner of street art—managed to slip into New York City without notice and left behind a mural he created for the famed Bowery Wall in conjunction with graffiti artist Borf. Typically for artists who court controversy, Banksy and Co.
On the wall of a handball court in Brooklyn is a distinctive piece of art created by the graffiti artist Jason Williams, who goes by the name Revok. It looks a bit like a staff in musical notation, squiggling and twisting up and down the wall. H&M chose to feature Williams' artwork as the backdrop in a shoot to ...
On Halloween, a production firm that H&M had hired wrote a letter to the city's parks department asking if it needed to pay royalties to use the graffiti in an advertising video. That same day, a department official wrote back, saying that the city had not sanctioned the mural (“This graffiti should NOT have been ...
What film critic Pauline Kael meant when she said, in the title of her famous book, "I Lost It At The Movies," was, of course, that she found it there. And so did the Blain kids. They found it at the movies, more specifically, at Hamilton's historic Westdale Theatre, where four of them worked in the 1960s and early ...
Today's problem: A reader wrote: “The building at 624 57th St. has graffiti on the east side of the building. It has been there for many months now since the demolition of the parking garage. It doesn't look very good when you are driving north on Sixth Avenue and you look over and can see all the graffiti on ...
SAN RAMON (KRON) - Three incidents of hate speech graffiti were found at a San Ramon high school on Thursday, according to San Ramon Unified School District spokeswoman Elizabeth Graswich said. They happened at California High School. The first message targeted the Jewish community.


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