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Artist Arrested For Vandalizing Torrance ‘Chick-fil-A’

A local street artist has been arrested after he claimed responsibility for a “Tastes Like Hate” message painted on the side of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Torrance.

08/09/2012

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Man Sentenced For Murdering Acquaintance Who Didn’t Want To Join Gang

A 23-year-old man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for killing someone in his group of friends who didn’t want to join the gang they were in.

06/08/2012

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Hateful Graffiti Left Outside UCLA Students’ Westwood Apartment

A hate crime investigation was underway Tuesday night near the UCLA campus after someone wrote anti-Mexican and sexist slurs Monday on the door of a student’s off-campus apartment.

02/28/2012

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Gang Member Convicted In Slaying Of Woman Who Interrupted Graffiti Vandal

A 21-year-old man was convicted today of murder for shooting a Pico Rivera woman to death after she interrupted a gang member spraying graffiti near her home, but the jury acquitted his two co-defendants.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2012

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6 Teenage Girls Arrested In Connection To Graffiti Spree At A Pasadena High School

Police have arrested six teenage girls believed to responsible for vandalizing a San Gabriel Valley high school over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2012

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Police Believe Teen Found Dead Under Freeway Overpass Targeted By Rival Gang Members

Police believe gang members drove up and shot a 17-year-old boy dead while he was tagging a freeway overpass early Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2011

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Campus Studios Vandalized With Swastikas, ‘Devil Signs’ At Valencia Art School

Students were on edge Monday after swastikas and other “hate” messages were found spray-painted in a studio on campus over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

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AT&T Helps Restore Highland Park Mural To Original Glory

A historic mural scarred with graffiti has been restored to its original beauty.

10/23/2011

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Police: Single Vandal Likely Behind Westside Swastika Graffiti

A series of swastikas spray-painted on the Westside were likely done by a single individual, police said Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/19/2011

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Santa Monica Home Covered In Graffiti Art Stirs Controversy

A colorful paint job has some Santa Monica residents seeing red. They’re upset about a new mural that covers the front of a vacant four-story house.

09/10/2011

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Caltrans Replaces Decades-Old Freeway Murals

Four massive freeway murals, ravaged by graffiti and time, have been restored and will be formally unveiled to motorists on Monday.

08/20/2011

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Vandals Spray Paint Anti-Gay And Racist Graffiti In Pasadena Neighborhood

Pasadena police sought the public’s help Friday in the search for the vandals who have been plastering racist and anti-gay graffiti on surfaces in Pasadena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011

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LA Tagging Crew Suspects Arrested In Multi-City Raids

A multi-city raid on members of a South Los Angeles graffiti crew ended in nearly a dozen arrests on Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/20/2011

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LA Judge Rejects Challenge To Graffiti Group Injunction

A Los Angeles judge has rejected a challenge to a new injunction designed to limit the activities of a group of an alleged Los Angeles graffiti group, known as the Metro Transit Assassins, the office of City Attorney Carmen Trutanich announced Saturday.

05/28/2011

At least one man is dead, two critical, in Christmas gang gun violence. (credit: CBS)

Police: Shooting Of Graffiti Suspect Believed To Be Gang-related

Police investigators say a young man scrawling graffiti at a South Los Angeles park was shot twice in what is believed to be a gang-related attack.

05/09/2011

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