Two Men Plead Guilty In Wire Thefts Tied To Indiana, IllinoisPolice have said the men were spotted in September coming out of the Cook County Forest Preserve in Calumet City, Illinois. They were arrested with a large amount of copper wire.
Copper Wire Thieves Hit 5 Bucktown Businesses In One WeekIn less than one week, five Bucktown businesses have been targeted for copper wire.
Bronzeville School Cancelled After Vandals Cut Copper Wiring Twice In Several DaysA Bronzeville school was left in the dark by a vandal or vandals who gutted copper wiring twice within four days, causing about $20,000 worth of damage.
Man Charged With Stealing Copper Wire From South Side Metra Rail YardA south suburban man was charged Tuesday with stealing $1,500 in copper wire from a Metra rail yard on the South Side.
Man Electrocuted While Taking Down Copper Wire In Brighton ParkAn autopsy has ruled that a man died of accidental electrocution when he was shocked by copper wires he was trying to take down in the Brighton Park neighborhood.
City Worker Accused Of Swiping Copper Wire From Midway Airport A City Of Chicago worker stands accused of stealing 500 feet of copper wire from Midway Airport.
750 Feet Of Copper Wire Stolen From U Of C Construction SiteBurglars made off with a load of copper wire that would stretch across 2 1/2 football fields at the construction site for a new arts center at the University of Chicago.
Man Trying To Steal Copper Wire Killed By Downed Power LineAn unidentified man apparently trying to steal copper wire in a southwest suburban park was killed Wednesday night when a power line fell on him.