Police: Law encourages thieves to steal old cars

Monday, February 18, 2013 | 5:58 p.m. CST; updated 9:56 p.m. CST, Monday, February 18, 2013

ST. LOUIS — A revised law that allows the sale of older cars without a title has prompted thieves to steal them for scrap because it's more lucrative and easier than selling other metals, according to St. Louis-area police officials.