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TV-5 Personalities Share Laughs with Trick-or-Treaters

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 9 mins ago

TV-5 Anchor / Reporter Terry Stackhouse and TV-5 Meteorologist Jessica Conley shared a fun evening with trick-or-treaters in Bangor.


Reminders for Absentee Voters

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 hour ago

The Secretary of State with a reminder for people who have voted absentee.

He says ballots can’t be withdrawn once they’ve been returned to town and city clerks.

He also says a voter’s decision to change his or her mind is not good cause to declare a vote invalid.

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“Super Heroes” Donate Services For Service Dog

Tania Morales

Updated 2 hours ago

A lawn care crew from Somesville figured goofing around on Halloween might not sit well with all customers, so they decided to turn it into a charity event.

“Donate what we could. The guys are donating their time and 100% of the proceeds go to the Molly Fund,” says Jensen Rich, of Clean Cut Lawns, dressed as Captain America.

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Spook-tacular Display at St. Joseph Hospital Pumpkin Contest

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 hours ago

Some creative carving was on display at St. Joseph Hospital in Bangor Friday.

Every year, employees team up with others in their departments to take part in a pumpkin and costume contest.

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North Anson Man Charged in Double Fatal Crash in Embden

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 hours ago

A North Anson man has been formally charged with manslaughter in a Embden crash that killed his passenger and another woman.

According to court documents, deputies say in February 25-year-old Mark Schobel passed a vehicle in front of him on Route 16 and collided head-on with another vehicle.

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Investigators Search 40-Year-Old Crime Scene in Unsolved Murder

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 19 mins ago

Ellen Choate of Philadelphia was 23-years-old when she went missing in 1975 while moving to the Newport area.

In July of 1977, police found her body in a shallow grave off what is now called County Woods Road.

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Halloween Treat for New Parents of Twins

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 hours ago

It’s all treats – no tricks –  for a couple from Levant this Halloween.

They’re celebrating the birth of their twins.

Madison and Mason were born at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor Friday.

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Court Rules: Kaci Hickox Can Travel Without Restrictions

Updated 21 mins ago

A judge has rejected the state’s attempt to limit her movements as a medical worker who has treated Ebola patients

Judge Charles LaVerdiere says Hickox must continue daily monitoring and coordinate travel with state officials so monitoring can continue.

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Candidates For Governor Prepare For Final Push Before Election Day

Rob Poindexter

Updated 14 mins ago

Election day is now only 5 away and most polls show the two front-runners in the race in a dead heat.

Democratic candidate Mike Michaud began his day at a rally in Portland, trying to motivate women to get to the polls Tuesday. Michaud’s message since day one has been clear.

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Bangor Fire Chief On Leave To Continue Getting Paid Until End of Contract

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 hours ago

Bangor’s Fire Chief will continue to get paid and stay on non-disciplinary administrative leave until his contract is up in December, this according to the city manager.

Chief Scott Lucas has been on leave since September 13th.

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Waterville Police Looking For Smash & Grab Burglars

Rob Poindexter

Updated 29 mins ago

Police in Waterville are looking for two people involved in a series of smash and grab vehicle burglaries last week.

The crimes happened in the parking lot at the Alfond Youth Center on North Street.

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Mental Health Experts Testify in Norris Trial

John Krinjak

Updated 15 mins ago

Testimony has wrapped up for the week in the Leanna Norris murder trail.

She pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the killing of her young daughter.

On the stand her mother says Leanna Norris had given 2-year-old Loh Grenda Benadryl before, and was aware of its effect.

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Public Invited to “Heroin Alert Program” Monday

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 6 hours ago

The Brewer Police Department says to stop substance abuse problems there needs to be more than just enforcement.

There also needs to be more treatment programs in the area, and more education to help people make good choices.

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Investigators Searching in Newport for Clues to Cold Case Homicide

Updated 7 hours ago

Maine State Police confirm investigators are searching in Newport, looking for additional clues to a cold case homicide.

According to the state police website, Ellen Choate went missing en route from Philadelphia to Bangor, in June of 1975.

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Judge Rejects Bid to Force Quarantine on Fort Kent Nurse

Catherine Pegram

Updated 7 hours ago

A judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of a nurse in Fort Kent.

Kaci Hickox defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Bangor Police, DEA Make Significant Drug Bust, Three Arrested

Updated 7 hours ago

A traffic stop in Bangor resulted in three arrests and the seizure of a large amount of cocaine and heroin.

Bangor police say they found 34-year-old Timothy Thorpe of Dedham carrying a small amount of crack cocaine when the stopped him near Hogan Road.

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$435K to Hancock, Washington Counties to Help Homeless Vets

Catherine Pegram

Updated 9 hours ago

A grant for $435,000 is on the way to Hancock and Washington counties to help homeless veterans.

The Veterans Administration is giving the money to the Washington Hancock Community Agency

The agency will use it to prevent at-risk veterans and their families from losing their homes, as well as those who currently don’t have a place to live.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Profile: East-West Highway

Catherine Pegram

Updated 9 hours ago

In our profile of the candidates for governor, we asked all of them: “Do you support the construction of an East – West highway in Maine? Why? Or why not?”

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Gubernatorial Candidate Profile: Wind Power

Catherine Pegram

Updated 9 hours ago

All this month, we’re profiling the three candidates running for governor – Independent Eliot Cutler, Republican Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud.

We asked them the same series of questions.

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Maine Asks Court to Isolate Quarantined Nurse

Updated 9 hours ago

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) – Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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