I've never heard of coyotes damaging a hive but I'm willing to listen.
As for damage that I've seen, I could see claw marks, paw prints, stuff smashed, and just plenty of signs to say that it was bear and nothing else. I even had a frame with a clear paw print in it somewhere...
In town: (2008/Cambria County)
I believe that this one clinches it though: (2007/Somerset County)
Male caught in PA Game Commission trap.