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.
Association President On Illegal Scrapping: "We Need Payment Control"There is growing pressure on Lansing lawmakers to pass a measure that would crack down on illegal scrapping.
Copper Thieves Hit Detroit Church, Leave Water Gushing, Destroy Interior [VIDEO]As Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan appeals to Lansing lawmakers for tougher rules to crack down on illegal scrappers, one Detroit church has become the latest victim of copper theft.
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.
Copper Thieves Target Shuttered Highland Park Water PlantAn empty police cruiser used as a decoy and security cameras monitored by the police department failed to help protect Highland Park's shuttered water plant from ruthless copper thieves.
Copper Thieves Target Vacant School In PontiacOakland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a break-in at a vacant school in Pontiac.
Left In The Dark: Copper Thieves Rob Detroit Freeways Of LightThe Michigan Department of Transportation says one-fifth of the lights along freeways in Metro Detroit aren't working -- and copper thieves are mainly to blame.
Man Electrocuted Trying To Steal Copper From PoleDetroit police say a man who was apparently trying to steal copper from a transformer on a DTE Energy pole was electrocuted.