Tagging

A beautiful new mural is ruined by taggers. (credit: CBS)

Inspiring New Mural Is Destroyed By Graffiti Vandals

The artist recently painted and donated the mural which usually starts at about $10,000.

10/02/2014

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Getty House, LA Mayor’s Official Residence, Vandalized

The Getty House, the official residence of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, was vandalized over the weekend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/12/2014

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Suspected Tagger Fatally Shot In Pomona Alleyway

Authorities say an 18-year-old man was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related shooting in Pomona.

01/12/2014

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Vandalism Suspect Critically Injured In Pico Rivera Deputy-Involved Shooting

Authorities Sunday said one man was critically injured in a deputy-involved shooting in Pico Rivera.

08/04/2013

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$2.3M Learjet Reportedly Tagged At Van Nuys Airport

Officials are investigating the tagging of a $2.3 million Learjet at Van Nuys Airport.

07/13/2013

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3 Arrested After LADOT Officer Attacked Near Dodger Stadium

Investigators say officers were directing traffic at an intersection outside the venue when a group of six tagged a DOT vehicle and got into an altercation with an officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2013

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Popular Hiking Spots Closed At Joshua Tree Due To Rampant Tagging

Acts of graffiti have become so pervasive at Joshua Tree National Park’s most popular hiking spots that officials have had to close them to the public, and they blame the big bump in vandalism on social media.

04/13/2013

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Man Accused Of Tagging Burbank Parks He Was Paid To Keep Graffiti-Free

A man has been accused of tagging public parks in Burbank he was paid to keep graffiti-free.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/09/2012

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Police: Tagger Declared Brain Dead After Fall From Building

Police say a 19-year-old man tagging a three-story building in the Westlake district fell to the ground and was declared brain dead Thursday morning.

10/11/2012

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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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Glendale Man, 21, Held For Allegedly Causing At Least $10K Tagging Damage

A 21-year-old Glendale tagger was arrested for allegedly causing almost $10,000 in damages in the San Fernando Valley, including Burbank, police announced Thursday.

01/05/2012

A shot of generic graffiti. (credit: AP)

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

A smart phone might reveal where you live. (credit: AP)

Uploading Images From Smartphones Can Reveal Your Child’s Exact Location To Strangers

If you’re like many folks, posting pics of your kids on line is no biggie. It might seem harmless, especially if you don’t print any information along with the photo on various social media, right?

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2011

A graffiti attributed to secretive British artist Banksy depicting Charlie Brown figure starting a fire on the side of a burned-out building on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.  (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Art Or Vandalism? LA Sues To Curb Profits For Celebrity Taggers

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.

03/15/2011

A shot of generic graffiti. (credit: AP)

City Begins Graffiti Tracking Program Friday

A citywide graffiti tracking program begins Friday in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2011

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