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What a difference a year makes!

Back in April of 2014, a red 1999 Corvette was leading Citrus County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office deputies on a high-speed chase of more than 100 mph.

Fast forward to October 2015, and that same Corvette – now painted white with numerous green decals, including a large 911 on the driver’s door – is being used by the sheriff’s office to warn students of the dangers of drugs.

Police Arrest Suspect in Corvette Road Rage Shooting

DeKalb County (Ga.) police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a woman driving a yellow C6 Corvette on Highway 78 in Stone Mountain.

The Corvette driver, Angelina Christiano, 44, suffered a serious gunshot wound in the back and is still hospitalized.

The suspect in the Oct. 12 incident is Jose Dionicio Ovalles, who has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Female Corvette Driver Shot By Mustang Driver in GA Road Rage Incident

A road rage incident involving a Corvette and a Mustang landed the driver of the Chevy sports car in the hospital in Atlanta this week.

Angelina Christiano, 44, was driving in the center lane of Highway 78 (Stone Mountain Freeway) in DeKalb County around 1:30 p.m. Monday with her 25-year-old son in a yellow C6 coupe when she motioned for a late-model black Ford Mustang that had been following closely to pull around her.

Seized C5 Corvette in New York to be Auctioned

Crime definitely didn’t pay for a Batavia, N.Y., man who is in state prison and lost his 1999 Corvette convertible to the Genesee County (N.Y.) Sheriff’s Department after being convicted of drug crimes.

But crime WILL pay for the local Drug Task Force, which will get the proceeds from the sale of the Corvette through a County Highway Department online auction next month.

Couple Arrested For Driving 1982 Corvette with Kids in the Rear Hatch
File Photo Courtesy of CorvetteImages.com

No doubt a lot of parents could have been arrested in the 1950s and 1960s for letting their children ride in the back of their two-seater Corvettes.

I remember one person writing on one of the forums about bolting a car seat in the back of his C2 Corvette to allow his kids to enjoy the car back in the day. I’m sure others didn’t go that far and just let their kids ride in the big area behind the seats in their 1963-67 Sting Rays.

[VIDEO] Driver Assaulted and His Corvette Stingray Nearly Carjacked in Detroit

Imagine driving your Corvette and you have the top off because it’s nice outside. You pull into a hotel parking lot to inquire about a room when suddenly your car is surrounded by a mob and your are punched in the face as they are trying to steal your Stingray.

According to a report on Fox2 Detroit, that happened to a man in Detroit over the Labor Day Weekend.