A graffiti artist whose work is displayed in the “Art in the Streets” exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art has been sentenced to six months in jail in Los Angeles for a probation violation.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says its detectives have begun a hate crime investigation after swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti were found at a high school.
Police say there’s been an increase of graffiti and vandalism around a Los Angeles museum that has opened an exhibit on the work of taggers and street artists.
The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office is trying a new legal maneuver to try to stamp out graffiti — it’s charging 10 graffiti writers with violating unfair competition laws because they’re selling works on the strength of reputations built on vandalism.
Authorities have arrested a Los Angeles graffiti artist on an alleged probation violation.
The suit seeks at least $1 million in penalties and a court order barring ten artists from making money off artwork under their street names.
CHP officials said Friday the agency, which is responsible for the governor’s safety, is taking the threat seriously.
Graffiti threatening Gov. Jerry Brown’s life was found in two places in Santa Ana Thursday, according to police.
Investigators say armed graffiti vandals confronted by a Southern California motorist got into their vehicle and chased the man, peppering his car with bullets.
Racist graffiti and swastikas scrawled on garage doors and cars in a Southern California neighborhood are being investigated as a hate crime.