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8:20 am on Monday April 29, 2013

Yarn Zoo Installation vandalized in Conway

A crocheted monkey sculpture that was originally attached to the awning of Rivertown Bistro was maliciously removed overnight and it was found Sunday morning tied by its neck to the front door of the restaurant. The crocheted animal was originally...
8:36 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Vandals strike Penn Center

Flickr User deltaMike The Penn Center was the victim of over $100,000 in damage. The Penn Center, a historical site and one of the oldest schools created for freed slaves, discovered the damage on Monday morning.  The damage was caused to air...
9:20 am on Monday November 28, 2011

Ku Klux Klan recruitment pamphlets turn up in Ladson neighborhood

Image by Live 5 NewsResidents in a Ladson neighborhood were shocked to find pamphlets promoting and inviting new members to join the Ku Klux Klan on their property this past weekend. The Klan's message was sent out loud and clear - they dented a...
5:55 am on Thursday August 18, 2011

8 PowerBars, 3 laptops, and a Gucci letter opener

Image by Flickr user The Master Shake Signal No word if the PowerBars were consumed during the robbery.That headline represent the highlights of a robbery that occurred in late July of the offices of Hellman Yates Attorneys at Law at 145 King Street...
9:40 am on Saturday July 16, 2011

Parking vandalism compounds parking fee woes on Folly Beach's Washout

Image by TheDigitel Tech-savvy parking meters like these make for easy vandalism targets.While West Ashley's Avondale neighborhood has been in the traffic headlines for a lack of parking spaces, Folly Beach has also been getting little love. Only...
7:15 am on Thursday December 30, 2010

Police believe kids are to blame for Summerville vandalism spree

Image by Flickr user tango.mceffriePolice believe that children with a pellet gun are to blame for the 15 counts of vandalism that took place in two Summerville neighborhoods. The windows of 15 cars were shot out late Tuesday night in the Palmetto...
4:33 am on Friday September 25, 2009

Vandalism leads to closure of free Awendaw rifle range

Image by YouTube user avgaspasserImage by 20090925-rifle.jpg The free Twin Ponds Rifle Range near Awendaw has been closed by the US Forest Service after vandals fired bullets out side the range and shot the facilities. 
3:56 am on Friday May 15, 2009

Historic Strawberry Chapel hit by vandals, again

Image by Photo courtesy of Charleston Daily PhotoImage by 20090515-chapel.jpg Strawberry Chapel, you can see more images of the chapel on Flickr.Rural and historic, the Strawberry Chapel has been hit by vandals once again. [gmap markers=blue::33....
12:58 pm on Friday November 28, 2008

Vandals glue locks of downtown businesses

Retailers on King and Market streets found their Black Friday unusually slower, but it wasn't the economy: It was the glue vandals had injected in some 70 retailers' locks. Live 5 News writes that some businesses had unusual responses: One of the...
7:48 am on Monday July 7, 2008

French Quarter residents seek more police patrols

Image by flickr user turketwhImage by 20080707french.jpg The French Quarter is one of Charleston's most popular and beautiful neighborhoods, and the area's residents and business owners want to make sure it stays that way. With bar patrons roaming...