At first glance, the cars in a lot off Brooklyn Boulevard may look old or forgotten. But to Kelly Buttler and Cars for Courage, they represent a new chance. So, she was shocked when a thief stole a car directly from their lot.
When you pull into a car wash, even the word sounds cheap: Basic. No wonder they always try to upsell us with names like, “Premium,” “Platinum” or “Ultimate.”
“I bought it because my old car started on fire, so I thought I should get a new one.” – Chris and his Ford Focus
“We enjoy the scenery and the lay of the land.” – Don, Shirley, and their BMW Series 3
“We rode our motorcycle through a buffalo herd this year.” – Rich, Karin and their Damon Intruder Motorhome
“I just thought, what the heck? It’s time to have something fun.” – John and his Chevy Camaro
“On one of our trips, my daughter saw a snake under the car!” – Adrienne and her Toyota FJ Cruiser
“It’s the first car I ever bought on my own.” – Rita and her Honda CRV
It’s day 12 of the state government shutdown and many services remain at a standstill, including parts of auto sales.
Police are investigating after a person was shot in Columbia Heights Tuesday evening, according to Anoka County Sheriff Dispatch.