Copper Thefts

One day after the Tortorello family closed on the purchase of their Waukegan home, thieves stole thousands of dollars of copper wiring from inside. (Credit: CBS)

Copper Thefts On The Rise At Vacant Homes

Vacant homes, many of them under foreclosure, often still contain something so valuable inside, that thieves are breaking in to steal it.

CBS 2–06/29/2011

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

Copper Thieves Disrupt South Shore Line

Transit agency must scramble to make repairs to avoid commuter delays.