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7 sent back to Canada after using library lawn to enter US

Jul. 08, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Seven people apprehended after entering Vermont illegally from Quebec by driving across the lawn of a library built in both the United States and Canada were immediately returned to Canada, the U.S. Border Patrol said Thursday. Surveillance videos...

Data show Virginia traffic fatalities rose in 2020

Jul. 03, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Data show deaths in car crashes rose statewide last year, even as Virginians drove less due to the coronavirus pandemic. Crash fatalities increased by 2% from 827 in 2019 to 847 in 2020, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported, citing data from the...

Police, Trump supporters sued over Texas highway incident

Jun. 24, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Civil rights organizations and people who were part of a Biden campaign caravan last fall that was surrounded on a Texas highway by Trump supporters filed two federal lawsuits Thursday, including allegations that local law enforcement failed to respond to efforts to...

Judge: No car show trip for man arrested in Capitol riot

Jun. 18, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said he won't allow an Arkansas man arrested after he was photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot to travel for a classic-car swap meet. U.S. District...

Auto show back in Detroit next year with focus on outdoors

Jun. 17, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The head of Detroit's big international auto show says it will return to the Motor City next year, but with smaller indoor displays, and more emphasis on experiencing vehicles and technology outside. The North American International Auto Show was canceled...

Striking Alabama coal miners say they're targets of violence

Jun. 09, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

BROOKWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Miners striking against an Alabama coal company say they're being targeted on the picket line. In a video on YouTube, a red truck can be seen hitting one picketer, while another view shows a black truck driving through a line with one striking...

Everything in New York is bigger, even its Van Gogh exhibit

Jun. 09, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive, immersive exhibition celebrating artist Vincent van Gogh has leaned on some Broadway talent for a little razzle dazzle during its visit to New York City. Producers of “Immersive Van Gogh” have tapped Tony-nominated and Emmy-winning set...

Asian food truck in Utah damaged with racist graffiti

Jun. 07, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

LAYTON, Utah (AP) — Police are seeking information about an Asian food truck in Utah that was damaged with racist graffiti, but it's too early to know if it will be investigated as a hate crime, officials said Monday. The World Famous Yum Yum Food Truck shared photos of...

Reno lowrider art shines on magazines covers, at auto museum

Jun. 05, 2021 04:22 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Richard Lopez was a sophomore in high school when he got his first car. He traded his home stereo system to get it. “You’ll laugh,” said Lopez. “It was a 1971 Datsun 210.” That little blue box on wheels was just the...

Hobby-car builder seeks tiny victory in Hot Wheels contest

May. 22, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Paul Kalenian is still playing around with Hot Wheels cars as he nears his 70th birthday. Only it’s not the same tiny toy that generations of children rolled across the floor. It’s a self-constructed adult version that exudes both a modern and...