Copper Theft A Possible Factor In Metro Detroit Freeway FloodingScrap metal thieves are adding to the delays in getting water cleared from flooded roads.
Suspected Scrap Metal Thief Injured In Roof CollapseDetroit fire officials say a man trying to strip scrap aluminum off a vacant house on the city's west side was injured Monday when the porch roof collapsed on him.
Gov. Snyder Signs Bill To Block Scrap Metal Thefts. "By damaging traffic signals, street lights and road signs, these criminals endanger Michiganders," the governor said.
Scrappers Leave Old Detroit Police Precinct A Complete EyesoreNo place is safe from scrap metal thieves in Detroit -- not even police precincts.
After Millions Spent On Repairs, I-94 Is Dark Again Thanks To Copper ThievesCopper thieves are at it again in metro Detroit.
House Panel OKs Bills To Curb Sale Of Stolen ScrapA Michigan House committee has approved legislation to monitor the sale of scrap metal and other frequently stolen materials.
Detroit Man Caught Stealing Copper From Light PolesAn alleged copper thief is behind bars after he was caught in the act.
Bi-Partisan Support For Bill To Thwart Metal Thieves"We have people stealing farm machinery, copper plumbing from homes, air conditioners from schools and copper from our wind turbines in the area," said GOP Rep. Paul Muxlow.
Man Arrested In Scrap Case Involving Rail CrossingAuthorities say they arrested a man for trying to sell counterweights off railroad crossing arms to a Detroit business that deals in scrap metal.
Thieves Targeting Closed Detroit Fire StationsAt least a half-dozen fire stations across the city have been broken into and stripped of what can be sold for scrap.