Tag Archive | "Scrap"

WANTED: Scrap Metal Thieves

They knew they were taking stuff that didn’t belong to them, but what they scrap metal thieves didn’t know is they were being recorded.   Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Scrap metal theft bill passes state Senate, heads to governor’s desk

A bill toughening up laws against illegal scrap metal theft is on its way to Gov. Rick Snyder after the Senate voted 31-6 Thursday in a compromise bill hammered out with the House of Representatives. Full News here – freep

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Detroit Packard plant the 'epitome' of city's illegal scrap metal epidemic

Detroit Packard plant the 'epitome' of city's illegal scrap metal epidemic … Virgil Smith, a Detroit native, has seen the impact first hand. He's pushing new legislation that would focus on strengthen already stringent requirements for scrap buyers, and focus on what Smith believes is at the core of the issue, a lack of law […]

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Committee to hold hearing on scrap metal thefts in Detroit

A Senate Economic Development Committee hearing will take place Thursday in southwest Detroit to hear about the problems and potential solutions to scrap metal thefts affecting … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Nolan Finley: Wayne County in talks to scrap partially built jail in Detroit

Wayne County is working on a deal with the state to bail itself out of its wildly over-budget new jail project and instead take over and renovate a state prison in Detroit. Full News here – Detroit News columnists RSS from The Detroit News

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Pontiac schools pulled into toilet paper scrap

Pontiac — A state representative charged Friday that education funding cuts have left the Pontiac School District without basic supplies, including toilet paper. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Farmington Hills man’s thriving scrap metal business brings jobs to Melvindale

Despite the tough Michigan economy over the past year, one Farmington Hills man has grown his company … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Capital of Scrap: Dying Detroit looting itself – Detroit Video

US car manufacturers received bailout money and are now reporting profits, but the financial recovery of America’s car makers is not filtering down to the streets of the country’s once-booming automotive capital. Detroit increasingly looks like a ghost town with its residents literally surviving on scraps, while once it was a city that symbolized America’s […]

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