CHESTERTON | A foot of water was discovered in the basement of a house, where copper thieves apparently took two sections of pipe and left the water running for hours.
HOBART | Two men stole copper piping from a vacant house for sale in Hobart, police said.
HOBART | A 28-year-old Cedar Lake man stole copper from a Hobart business where he was employed and sold the items for profit, police said.
Editor's note: This is the second in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
VALPARAISO | Having five homes register higher copper levels in the water than is allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not mean Valparaiso's water is unsafe.
About 25 members of the Lansing Copper Muggers fill 40 food boxes for the needy Friday morning at the LARC building.
Assembly-line procedure helped Bill Kuhn, left, and members of the Lansing Copper Muggers fill 40 food boxes Friday for needy families during an event at the LARC building. Local churches and schools provided the club with a list of recipients.
VALPARAISO | Recent tests of water from faucets in older homes turned up five cases of excess copper, a Water Department official said Tuesday.
HAMMOND | The federal government took control Wednesday of $700,000 forfeited in a copper theft case, court records state.
HOBART | A Hobart resident living in the 6000 block of Meadow View Lane told police an attached outdoor air conditioning unit had been cut from home.
Two Michigan City men were arrested and charged with a host of offenses Sunday after allegedly stealing copper train signal wire from South Shore train tracks in eastern LaPorte County, officials said.
GARY | Police caught a man who they say broke into a home Tuesday morning but quickly admitted he was wrong for doing so.
NICTD is asking for the public's help in finding the parties responsible for more than $100,000 in thefts of copper from the commuter rail line's properties.
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