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During the pandemic, there have been many stories of people being helped in a time of need. That’s the case for an auto body shop in Machesney Park, IL.

A Cuyahoga Falls, OH, woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly pretended to be a federal agent and then commandeered a man’s pickup truck Sept. 14.

General Motors and Ford Motor Co. are wrapping up production of ventilators, face masks and other life-saving personal-protection equipment, a response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has become known as the “Arsenal of Health.”

Kennedy-King College’s collision program, the only post-secondary collision program within the City Colleges of Chicago, will receive half of the funds raised during the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s (CREF) event, from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at TopGolf Schaumburg.

Five years after turning its ignition, Kansas City-revved BacklotCars is being acquired in a historic $425 million deal.

Just like when your mom kept telling you to close the refrigerator door or not track mud in the house, we keep telling readers car thefts have spiked since the coronavirus lockdowns and they’re only going to get worse.

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