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Texas led all states by a wide margin in insurance claims filed for homes, vehicles, and other property that received hail damage from 2016 to 2018, according to a report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

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Resale of Flood-Damaged Vehicles on the Rise

Several thousand vehicles that were flooded and damaged during tropical storm Barry may reappear for sale across the country in the coming months, warns the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Fourth of July Vehicle Thefts Average About 2,000

From 2014 through 2017, an average of more than 2,000 vehicles were stolen on the Fourth of July holiday each year, which ranks the holiday in the middle of the list of highest-risk holidays for vehicle thefts, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Auto Theft Hot Spots Ranked for 2018

While vehicle thefts in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, metropolitan statistical area (MSA) have dropped 28% since 2016, the city continues to have the highest per capita rate of vehicle theft in the nation, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's 2018 Hot Spots report.

Auto Thefts Rise 18% in Dallas

Almost 10,000 vehicles were stolen in Dallas, Texas in 2018 — up 18% from the 7,934 auto thefts in 2017, reports Fox 4 News.

Key-Related Vehicle Thefts

An average of 200 thefts per day occur simply because drivers fail to take the keys with them when they park their vehicle.

NICB Warns Drivers to Lock It or Lose It

From 2016-2018, nearly 230,000 vehicles nationwide went missing due to keys left inside, creating a crime of opportunity for auto thieves, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Auto Theft in New Orleans

In New Orleans, one car is stolen every three hours, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Auto Thefts Spike in New Orleans

Since January, 914 vehicles have been stolen in the city of New Orleans. That's about equal to the total vehicle thefts (913) in the state of North Carolina in 2017.