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LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Report: 3 LIRR Workers Accused Of Stealing Thousands Of Pounds Of Copper Wire

Three Long Island Rail Road workers have been charged with stealing thousands of pounds of copper wire from the railroad and selling it for scrap.

03/22/2014

Dix Hills man Robert Mayer, has been missing since June 15. (Credit: CBS 2)

Distraught Family Offering Reward For Information Regarding L.I. Man’s Disappearance

He went to work and never came home, a Long Island family has spent the past two months searching for their father and husband, now a reward has been offered by the heartsick family.

08/05/2013

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

Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. (file / credit: Mario Tama/GettyImages)

Nuclear Plant Supervisor Charged With Stealing Equipment

A maintenance supervisor at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Westchester County was arrested this week, on charges that he stole more than $50,000 of equipment and scrap metals from the plant.

01/12/2013

The heavily polluted Gowanus Canal on March 2, 2010 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Reports: Scrap Metal Company Fined For Letting Debris Fall Into Gowanus Canal

A scrap metal company has been slapped with an $85,000 fine for letting chunks metal fall into the polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, according to a published report.

12/05/2012