State Laws Not Deterring Thieves From Scrapping In Detroit, Even In ChurchesRegina Brown, a member of Landmark Church of God in Christ, said that their building on John R. near 8 Mile was robbed twice in one week.
Husband And Wife Team Have A Passion For Scrappin' This husband and wife team from Rochester Hills have discovered a whole new live together, thanks to garbage.
Michigan House OKs Metal Theft Bill After DealDetroit Mayor Mike Duggan said the vote was "great news" for his city and other communities struggling with illegal scrappers.
Metal Theft Bill Hung Up Despite Leaders' PushThe legislation would tighten rules in what can be a lucrative scrap metal market, giving police and prosecutors more tools to bolster cases against thieves.
Scrapped To Death: City, Community Leaders Push For Legislation To Ban Quick Buck For Stolen MetalsMichigan ranks 10th in scrap metal theft in the nation and community leaders says it's time to pass laws that will cut off the quick cash for those who steal metal and sell it to disreputable scrap yards.
After Millions Spent On Repairs, I-94 Is Dark Again Thanks To Copper ThievesCopper thieves are at it again in metro Detroit.
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.
'Detropia' Documentary Wins Award At Sundance FestivalThe movie, made in part, by several people native to the metro area, shows the bleaker side of life in the city.