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RMV extends inspection sticker grace period until end of May

Apr. 13, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — People who have been unable to get their vehicles inspected because of a computer problem with the system will now have until the end of May to get a valid inspection sticker, the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles said Tuesday. Drivers with stickers...

Lincoln man charged with stealing over $29,000 from uncle

Apr. 08, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 22-year-old Lincoln man has been charged with stealing more than $29,000 from his uncle who has dementia. An arrest warrant was issued for Darren McCain in February, but he was just brought to Lincoln this week to face the charges of theft and...

Lost and found: $1M lottery ticket recovered in parking lot

Mar. 23, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

SPARTA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was able to turn his luck around after finding his missing $1 million winning lottery ticket in a parking lot — remaining where he dropped it even on a blustery afternoon. Sparta resident Nick Slatten learned on March 11 that he...

Edmunds: How to sell a car in a pandemic, and do it safely

Mar. 10, 2021 08:13 AM EST

Selling a car privately has long been a way for people to potentially get more money for their vehicle compared to trading it in to a dealership. But it’s always been a laborious process. You need to photograph your car from all angles, create ads, take calls and texts from strangers, and...

Lamar Jackson among the QBs next up for a new contract

Mar. 09, 2021 15:00 PM EST

Now that Dak Prescott got his record-breaking contract, Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield are in line to top it. Baltimore Ravens general Eric DeCosta said Tuesday he’s had conversations with Jackson but the two sides haven’t started official negotiations....

5 things agents wish people knew about insurance

Mar. 04, 2021 06:48 AM EST

Insurance is notoriously complicated, and few people have the time or desire to pore over their policies. But some basic knowledge can go a long way — and that’s where an insurance agent can help, by clearing up some of the most common misconceptions they encounter. ...

Moss Point mayor resigns after pleading guilty to charge

Feb. 24, 2021 18:13 PM EST

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi mayor resigned Wednesday after pleading guilty to a charge of conspiring to defraud the federal government. Mario King had been Moss Point's mayor since 2017. Prosecutors said he and his wife, Natasha R. King, raised money for mental...

Edmunds compares new Escalade, Navigator and Mercedes GLS

Feb. 24, 2021 07:19 AM EST

Among luxury SUVs, the Cadillac Escalade has long made no apologies about being big and brash. Now Cadillac has redesigned the Escalade for 2021 with a new look and an infusion of new technology features. Do these updates make it the best large luxury SUV you can buy? Not...

Police: Fatal car fire in parking lot ruled an accident

Feb. 23, 2021 16:35 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A car fire in a Connecticut shopping center parking lot that killed a man earlier this month started accidentally when the vehicle got stuck in a snowbank and its spinning tires sparked the blaze, police said Tuesday. Police in West Hartford...

New or used? Either way, price hikes squeeze US auto buyers

Feb. 23, 2021 10:25 AM EST

FENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many. Prices of new vehicles far outpaced overall consumer inflation over the...