Metal theft

Dog electrocuted by exposed wires in LA park

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say copper thieves may be to blame for the death of a dog that was electrocuted when he stepped on an electrified utility box cover in a Los Angeles park.


Metal thieves find markets at illegal scrap yards

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Metal thieves who have stripped wires from streetlights and statues from parks have found markets at illegal scrap yards in Southern California, authorities said. With copper prices soaring, California authorities reported […]



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