Artist Shepard Fairey.  (Credit:  John Parra/Getty Images for Goldman Properties)

Graffiti Artist Shepard Fairey, Who Created Obama’s ‘Hope’ Poster, Faces Felony Charges For Tagging Buildings In Detroit

Police say about $9,000 in damage was done to other structures while Fairey was in Detroit to complete commissioned works, including a large mural.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2015

Shepard Fairey in Detroit. (WWJ/Ed Cardenas)

Artist Or Outlaw? City Wants Street Artist Shepard Fairey Back In Detroit To Face Charges For Tagging

Is there a fine line between artist and outlaw when it comes to street art?

CBS Detroit–07/09/2015

Carson Matlock (Booking Photo)

Homeless 19-Year-Old Charged In Royal Oak Graffiti Case

A 19-year-old homeless man who is on probation for drawing graffiti in Ferndale is now facing charges in Royal Oak for similar crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2015

Artwork in the Grand River Creative Corridor(credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ)

Detroit Mayor Apologizes Amid Anti-Graffiti Effort

Tickets given for murals that had been approved by business owners are expected to be rescinded while other tickets may stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2014

During construction this was the staging area west of Newburgh.  FILE (credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ)

Newly Opened Stretch Of I-96 Marked By Vandalism

The perpetrator wrote on the east bound side of the wall near the Columbia Street overpass in the city of Redford.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2014

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Historic Metropolitan Building Gets A Makeover

“It’s a daunting task; there’s a lot of damage to this building.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2014

Three girls from Grosse Pointe Woods stand in court. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

3 Suburban Teen Girls Accept Plea For Defacing Detroit Buildings

Three suburban teenagers will perform 60 hours of community service for defacing two buildings in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2014

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Arraignment For 3 Teens Accused Of Defacing Detroit Buildings

Three teenage girls from Grosse Pointe Woods are scheduled to be arraigned Monday on felony charges of spray painting buildings in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2014

Three girls from Grosse Pointe Woods stand in court. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Adjournment In Graffiti Case For 3 Grosse Pointe Woods Teens

An adjournment was granted until August 4. Both sides are hopeful that a deal will be reached to avoid going to court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

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3 Teen Girls Charged With Defacing Downtown Detroit Buildings

Three suburban teenagers face felony charges for graffiti.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2014