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Mar 6, 2013 at 6:35 PM
Corvallis Police say over a dozen catalytic converters have been stolen from Toyota pick up trucks in the area since mid February.
Jul 4, 2012 at 4:12 PM
The metal bread racks are valued at more than $1,000. Police think the two men could be responsible for several other metal thefts throughout the Clackamas County area.
Feb 21, 2012 at 5:02 PM
Metal thefts at two Eugene schools over the holiday weekend caused thousands of dollars of damage for one of those schools - and forced a preschool to cancel classes until at least next Monday.
Jan 18, 2012 at 1:07 PM
A Beaverton man faces allegations he bought scrap metal at his Albany business in violation of Oregon laws intended to deter metal theft.
Jan 18, 2012 at 1:07 PM

ALBANY, Ore. - A Beaverton man faces allegations he bought scrap metal at his Albany business in violation of Oregon laws intended to deter metal theft.

Myung Jei Kim, 53, of Beaverton was booked into the Linn County Jail Tuesday at...
Jul 28, 2011 at 11:21 AM
St. Vincent de Paul recycles copper and sends it overseas, a thriving export business for the non-profit organization. But there is a downside to the metals market: metal theft.
Jul 27, 2011 at 3:37 PM
Investigators said thieves stole about 600 feet of copper wire, now worth about $1,400 on the open market. The crime follows the price of metals.
Jul 26, 2011 at 10:07 PM
JUNCTION CITY, Ore. - A stolen copper phone line left 200 residences in Junction City and Cheshire without phone service on Tuesday. Residents had to report emergencies by cell phone - or in person.  CenturyLink (formerly Qwest) customers whose...
Jul 26, 2011 at 10:48 AM
A stolen copper phone line left 200 residences in Junction City and Cheshire without phone service on Tuesday.
Nov 9, 2010 at 5:31 PM
The rig pulled from the Oregon Coast waterway might contain clues to possible metal thefts, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.
Jun 12, 2009 at 6:06 PM
The Legislature has taken another stab at stopping thieves who steal metal and sell it for quick cash.
Jan 22, 2009 at 1:25 PM
The proposed legislation would require scrap metal businesses to obtain a certificate to operate and be responsible for keeping more complete records about the metal they receive and the sellers.
Jan 8, 2009 at 11:11 AM
The text of Mayor Kitty Piercy's State of the City speech Jan. 7, 2009, at the Hult Center.
Dec 30, 2008 at 10:06 AM
Take a look at the year in review on KVAL.com. Which story line tops your list? Vote in our online poll. Is your top pick not on our Top 13 list? Make your case by posting a comment and joining the discussion.
Nov 27, 2008 at 10:07 AM
The nation's housing bust and economic downfalls have greatly increased the number of homes being foreclosed and taken by banks. The bank typically hires a real estate agent to resell it, but someone has to come in and clean up after the last residents.