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Swastikas Spray-Painted on More Than 200 Headstones at Illinois Cemetery

22 days ago   |   By Slate

At least one vandal spray-painted swastikas on more than 200 headstones at a cemetery in Glen Carbon, Illinois. At least nine homes and one vehicle in a nearby neighborhood were also vandalized with Swastikas. “We haven't seen anything of this magnitude in the 30 years that I've been here,” Mark Johnson, the grounds superintendent of Sunset Hill Cemetery, told local CBS affiliate KMOV. Officials say they are working to try and wash away all the swastikas before Monday, when a Memorial Day event was planned to honor the more than 1,300 veterans who are buried there.
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Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

Headstones spray-painted with swastikas in Illinois cemetery

22 days ago   |   By WTAE

The headstones were spray-painted sometime between midnight and 7 a.m. Saturday morning.
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Sheriff: Deputy sexually assaulted 4-year-old, threatened child's mom with...

Sheriff: Deputy sexually assaulted 4-year-old, threatened child's mom with deportation

Officials said the mother is an undocumented immigrant and the deputy allegedly told her if she went to authorities, he would report her. Read more ...

Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Yosemite National Park's giant sequoia trees now have a safer place to grow after $40 million in renovations designed to make the Mariposa Grove more peaceful. Read more ...

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

Shopper charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

A 23-year-old Walmart shopper is accused of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 of the chain's stores across the country. Read more ...

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Police say a gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. Read more ...

‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

‘Gaming disorder' is now an official mental-health condition

For video game addicts, it might be time to hit the restart button. Compulsive game playing is now a mental-health condition, the World Health Organization announced Monday in... Read more ...

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Laura Bush condemns ‘cruel' immigration policy: ‘It breaks my heart'

Former First Lady Laura Bush pleaded for politicians to find a better way of securing the US borders than the current “zero-tolerance” immigration crackdown that so far has... Read more ...

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

Supreme Court sidesteps major rulings in gerrymandering cases

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped major rulings on whether state lawmakers should face curbs on their ability to draw legislative districts purely for... Read more ...

High court to rule on whether voters can decide 'millionaire tax'

High court to rule on whether voters can decide 'millionaire tax'

The proposed constitutional amendment would impose a surtax of 4 percent on any portion of an individual's annual income that exceeds $1 million. Read more ...

Enes Kanter's dad becomes pawn in Turkey's fight with Knicks center

Enes Kanter's dad becomes pawn in Turkey's fight with Knicks center

Enes Kanter's father, Dr. Mehmet Kanter, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by the Turkish government, who issued an arrest warrant for him. The charges are unclear. He... Read more ...

I-93 North closed in Londonderry after tractor-trailer jackknifes

I-93 North closed in Londonderry after tractor-trailer jackknifes

All northbound lanes on Interstate 93 were closed in Londonderry after a tractor-trailer jackknifed. Read more ...