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Destiny’s Challenge
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Idaho are trying to find their destiny. That's Destiny as in the girl's name — not their reason for being. Authorities have been interviewing more than a dozen girls named Destiny as they try to crack a vandalism case...
Cameras Installed to Help Fight Yakima’s Graffiti Problem
Yakima continues to battle the area's graffiti problem. Yakima police say they have 20 graffiti cameras positioned in specific areas of the city. The cameras take pictures when they see movement and help police catch graffiti vandals. However the cameras are not checked unless someone complains…
City of Yakima to Change Graffiti Ordinance
For years, the City of Yakima has had a graffiti ordinance that holds property owners responsible for the clean up and fines them if the graffiti is not removed. City Manager Tony O'Rourke says the city council changed the policy Tuesday and created a new system in which property owners ca…
Yakima Finding Ways to Fight Graffiti
In an attempt to get a handle on the ever growing problem of graffiti the City of Yakima will
soon create a hotline and call on volunteers to help wipe out the problem.  City
Manager Tony O'Rourke says the hotline will be created so people can report the
graffiti vandalism...
Union Gap Looking For Help to Clean Up Graffiti
Have you noticed all the graffiti lately? The growing problem in the area has led Union Gap to start looking for a part time employee to clean it up. The job has been vacant for a few months after the city administrator fired the last employee...
Yakima Gets Help in Cleaning up Graffiti
Efforts to clean up the graffiti problem in Yakima are about to improve. Two new employees will be hired next month to only focus on cleaning up the graffiti in Yakima. The city received a $16,000 grant to pay for it. Their focus will be on the neighborhoods around downtown Yakima; however, it&…
Vandalism and Graffiti on Decline in Yakima
Yakima police say graffiti and other cases of vandalism are slowing down in the city. Police records show a 40 percent drop over the last four months. Lower level property crimes like graffiti, broken windows and other mischief fell from 151 incidents in March down to 94 so far this month...

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