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1HomePageMap small mw 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

While Illinois businesses and consumers contend with some of the most-restrictive COVID-19 rules in the country, neighboring states are lifting restrictions and opening up further.

Amy and Tony Perrino were sitting in their Willoughby Hills, OH, living room around 10:30 p.m. Sept. 27, 2018, planning a vacation on Amy’s tablet, when Tony got an emergency call from an employee.

A man in Detroit has been accused by federal authorities of fraudulently receiving COVID-19 relief money and using it to buy several cars.

Wheels and batteries were stolen overnight June 7 from cars being repaired to donate to veterans at Galen's Auto Body in Columbia, MO.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will allow restaurants, bars and gyms to reopen at limited capacity starting June 10.

The Illinois attorney general’s office has responded to more than 2,000 calls during the pandemic it said were focused on things such as social distancing violations, but a lawyer representing businesses challenging the governor’s executive orders said that goes too far.