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Grand Jury Formally Charges Man With Murder of Garland Family

Updated 19 mins ago

A grand jury in Bangor today indicted the man accused of murdering a Garland mother and her two children.

27-year-old Keith Coleman is charged with three counts of murder and is being held without bail.

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Brewer Man Indicted For Sex Crimes

Updated 23 mins ago

A Brewer man has been formally charged with molesting a minor.

21-year-old Kirk Panther is charged with sexual exploitation, sexual abuse of a minor and possession of sexually explicit materials.

Panther is also charged with violating his bail conditions.

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I-395 Overpass Crash in Bangor, Sends Pregnant Woman To Hospital

Updated 2 hours ago

A lot of cars on the road Wednesday morning as many people headed back to work after after the blizzard, but police say there are still some slick spots in many places.

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Waterville Man Arrested For Assaulting Girlfriend

Updated 3 hours ago

Police say a Waterville man has been charged with aggravated assault after attacking his girlfriend last night.

According to police, the woman told them 24-year-old Donrrell Garner had punched her in the face and choked her.

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USPS Service to Continue Wednesday

Updated 7 hours ago

The U.S. Postal Service will resume mail delivery Wednesday.

They canceled services across much of Maine Tuesday due to the blizzard.

The cancellation affected everyone except those with 0-4-7 zip codes which is most of Aroostook county and two towns in northern Penobscot county.

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Power Outages Minimal After Storm

Updated 7 hours ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s utilities are reporting just a couple of dozen customers without power in the wake of a massive blizzard that left two feet or more of snow in its wake in some spots.

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Cleanup Begins After Massive Snowstorm

Updated 7 hours ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine residents are facing frigid temperatures as they begin to dig out their homes and cars after a powerful snowstorm.

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Gray say temperatures will be in the single digits for many Mainers on Wednesday. While the snow has tapered off, strong winds on the coast will make for drifting and blowing snow.

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Plowing The Runway: A Ride with Bangor’s ‘Snow Boss’

Erica Stapleton

Updated 20 hours ago

While all flights were cancelled Tuesday, a crew at Bangor International Airport kept the grounds clear for take-off, all led by the “Snow Boss.”

“Just another day in Maine to me,” says Marty Kelly.  “It’s a blizzard, the winds, but it is what it is.”

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“Open for Business” in Bangor Through Blizzard

Tania Morales

Updated 20 hours ago

Mother nature served up a blizzard in Bangor but that didn’t stop some businesses from opening their doors.

“We just had a guy call who bought some food to bring to his friend’s house. That part has surprisingly worked out. I have four-wheel-drive, which is getting me around. It’s better than people venturing out because it’s getting pretty nasty out there,” says Owner of Moe’s Original BBQ in Bangor, Dewey Hasbrouck.

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State Police Investigate Murder-Suicide in Fryeburg

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 day ago

State police say a man shot his wife to death Monday in their Fryeburg home, then killed himself.

Police were called to the home by relatives and a stand-off lasted for hours.

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Governor Declares State of Emergency

Updated 1 day ago

AUGUSTA – With a severe winter storm bearing down on Maine, Governor Paul R. LePage has declared a State of Emergency and announced that all State offices will be closed today. The storm is expected to bring Winter Storm and Blizzard conditions to all of Maine, as well as coastal flooding to southwest Maine.

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Heart, Spirit and Energy at Special Olympics Maine Winter Games

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 days ago

There are plenty of ways to inspire an athlete.

A welcoming parade….

A pep talk from an Olympic gold medalist…

Or the iconic lighting of the flame of hope, signaling the start of the Maine Special Olympics Winter Games.

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BIA Travelers Already Impacted by Winter Storm

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 days ago

Folks travelling by air were affected by the storm, before it even hit our area.

Several airlines flying in and out of Bangor International Airport cancelled flights Monday.

Airport Director Tony Caruso says all flights for Tuesday are cancelled.

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Mainers Prepare for Upcoming Storm

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 days ago

While we wait for the snow and wind to arrive later tonight, many aren’t waiting around.

As Joy Hollowell shows us, road and power crews are preparing for whatever Mother Nature throws our way.

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Augusta Woman Found Guilty of Felony Assault

Updated 2 days ago

A jury has found an Augusta woman guilty of assaulting her mother.

28-year-old Bobbi Sue Trask, also known as Bobbi Sue Kinney, was accused of choking her mother last April in Augusta.

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University of Maine System to Cut Costs With Integrated Administration

Updated 2 days ago

All seven of Maine’s public universities will soon be managed by one integrated administration.

University of Maine System Chancellor James Page presented the plan to the Board of Trustees in Bangor today.

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Economy to Blame for Closure of Weathervane Restaurants

Updated 2 days ago

Weathervane Seafood Restaurants has closed some of its restaurants in Maine.

The company says current economic conditions are behind it.

Weathervane’s in Brewer, Waterville, and South Portland all closed this morning.

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Porch Fire in Rockland Ruled Accidental

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 days ago

A close call for some residents in Rockland early Saturday morning.

Fire fighters were called to Mechanic Street just before 4 a.m.

According to Rockland’s Interim Fire Chief Adam Miceli, a cigarette tossed from a window got caught behind some shelving, igniting paper and leaves on the covered porch.

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Augusta Armed Robbery

Updated 2 days ago

Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Augusta quick mart on western avenue.

Investigators say a man came into the store around 8:30 last night and demanded cash from the register. the man was believed to have a handgun.

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Early Morning Fire Destroys Home in Glenburn

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 days ago

Fire destroyed a home in Glenburn early Monday morning.

Crews were called to Misty Way around 4 a.m.

The occupants of the home were already outside when crews arrived.

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