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Car thefts are on the rise in Baltimore County and the surrounding region with 1,500 car thefts and 170 carjackings in the city of Baltimore so far this year even though auto theft has declined in the city from a year ago.

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Video: Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise

Police have seen a spike in thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles in recent years, especially in California, according to a new video report based on data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

Cataytic Converter Theft Rises

Thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles has increased, especially in California, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Rising Parts Costs Drive Vehicle Thefts

Thefts of vehicles in the U.S. rose again last year by more than 4%, according to preliminary 2017 crime data from the FBI. Many of the vehicles that are recovered are missing wheels and rims or other key parts.

Five Charged After Texas Chop Shop Raid

Five people with ties to the Aryan Brotherhood gang were arrested on multiple charges, including auto theft, following a raid of an alleged chop shop in San Jacinto County, Texas, according to reports.

How to Avoid Theft and Break-Ins

Fleet vehicles can be attractive targets for thieves. The good news is that some preparation and common-sense techniques can go a long way in deterring vehicle thefts and break-ins.

N.J. County Records 450 Carjackings in '13

The 450 carjackings in Essex County, N.J., in 2013 set an all-time record for a county that includes the crime-ridden city of Newark and an upscale shopping center that draws suburbanites.