Recycler Is First Charged Under City's New Scrap Metal LawPolice say they paid in cash, didn't have electronic record keeping
Batteries Stolen from 35 Metro-East School BusesThe batteries weigh roughly 100 pounds and can be sold for $50 apiece at a recycling center.
County Council Passes New Scrap Metal RestrictionsUnder new guidelines, sellers would have to present an I.D. to the dealer and be entered into a registry. They'd also get a check in the mail.
Cell Towers Stripped of Copper; St. Louis County Considers Crack-DownHopes to better keep track of scrap thieves to steal from cars, air conditioners and even phone lines and cell towers.
Theft Suspect Falls 50 Feet at Rock QuarryPolice say they man was attempting to steal scrap metal.
Local lawmaker wants state-wide crackdown on metal thievesLegislation would make it harder for scrap bandits to convert metal to cash
Missouri Lawmaker Seeks to Crackdown on Scrap Metal ThievesRight now, a patchwork of municipalities have passed scrap metal laws.
Springfield Dealing With Surge Of Metal Thefts The City Council voted in March to require scrap yards to report the names of anyone who sells more than $50 in metal.
Copper Theft Bill Waiting for FallA city alderwoman is working to expand the bill over the summer.
Scrap Metal Law in City Put on HoldProperty owners want immediate new law, but alderwoman wants to wait to "get it right."
The Mark Reardon Show - Citation for the Finger, Bachmann, Scrap Metal bill, Akin ExplanationMark hears from Florrissant man who got a ticket for flipping someone off. Reid Wilson tells us what he thinks about Michelle Bachmann's presidential bid. Donner Baringer tells us about a bill that would prohibit scrap metal dealers from dealing in cash. Congressman Todd Akin explains why he correlated liberalism to hatred for God.
Alderwoman Goes After "Organized Crime" Stealing CopperLast year thieves stole $4 million in scrap metal in the city. The new target -- your air conditioner.