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Metal thieves

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters in N.J. Why? They want the valuable platinum inside to re-sell. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brazen Metal Thieves In N.J. Set Their Sights On Catalytic Converters

Forget about your hub caps or sound system being stolen. Now thieves have come up with a new item they’re stealing from vehicles.

06/11/2013

The NYPD says it has arrested more than 10 people for stealing scrap metal and other debris in areas of NYC heavily impacted by Hurricane Sandy. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYPD: Metal Thieves Plundering Areas Hardest Hit By Hurricane Sandy

Those who live in the Breezy Point section of Queens are picking through their burned out homes one more time, before the city takes a major step in the area’s recovery.

12/28/2012