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Update: Still No Sign of Homicide Suspect in St. Francis

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 2 months ago

A man is on the run and a woman is dead is St. Francis. Police are actively searching for, 38-year-old Jesse Marquis, who they say is armed and dangerous.

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UPDATE: Police on Scene of Standoff in Ellsworth

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 2 months ago

After more than 12 hours in a standoff, shots have been fired.

The Bangor Police Tact Team tried to introduce gas into the camper and the suspect fired out two rounds. No one was injured. Police are now waiting for the State Police “Bear Cat,” and armored vehicle.

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Mock Crash Sends Nokomis Students Important Message

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 months ago

“It gave you that weird feeling in your stomach like something was wrong,” says Nokomis Regional High School senior Lindsay Mower.

Students took part in a mock crash with local agencies.

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LePage & Cutler Say Michaud Could Have Done More To Prevent VA Scandal

Rob Poindexter

Updated 2 months ago

President Obama announced Friday Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has resigned amid widespread troubles in the VA healthcare system. Now, the VA scandal seems to have found its way into Maine’s gubernatorial race.

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Bangor Woman Found Guilty of Killing Her Husband

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 months ago

A woman from Bangor is guilty of brutally killing her husband nearly three years ago in a jealous rage.

Justice E. Allen Hunter issued the verdict Friday afternoon for 50-year-old Roxanne Jeskey.

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Fire Destroys Plymouth Home

Updated 2 months ago

Fire destroyed a house in Plymouth earlier today.

Crews were called to the home on Old Farm Road around 8 this morning,

Authorities say no one was in the house at the time.

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Fire Rips Through Eddington Home

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 months ago

An Eddington home is destroyed after a Thursday night blaze.

Eddington Fire Department was called in to the home on Riverside Dr. just before 9 p.m.  Several neighboring departments responded, as well.

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UPDATE: Deputies Identify Man Killed in Corinth Crash

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 months ago

One man died and two women were seriously injured in a two car crash Thursday afternoon in Corinth.

According to deputies, 64-year-old Milton Young of Charleston was driving on Main Street and crossed the center line hitting another car head on.

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Three Injured in Fatal Corinth Accident

Updated 2 months ago

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Traffic has been slowed due to a fatal car accident on Main St. in Corinth.

Three people were taken to the hospital after the two vehicle crash, one of them has been reported dead after arriving at the hospital, according to our reporter on the scene.

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Winterport May Combine Municipal Offices

John Krinjak

Updated 2 months ago

Winterport is looking at combining its municipal offices into one new facility.

Residents will have the chance Thursday night to sound off on the various plans on the table.

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Cutler Turns In Signatures For November Ballot

Updated 2 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler is turning in more than 5,500 signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

On Thursday, Cutler delivered the signatures of Maine voters to the Secretary of State’s office, where they will now be reviewed.

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Live-In Milford Firefighter Stops Intentionally Set Fire

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 2 months ago

Fire officials believe a nighttime fire in Milford was intentionally set. They showed us the garage door was clearly forced open.

“There’s no other reason for the fire in that area,” explains Milford Fire Chief, Chris Matson.

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Local Police Officer Subject of DA’s Investigation

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 2 months ago

A Hampden man who has worked for local law enforcement for decades is now the subject of an investigation.

Hampden Police say they received a tip on April 1st that something inappropriate was happening in the home of one of their part time officers. The man also is a full time dispatcher at Penobscot Regional Communications Center. Director Jim Ryan says that employee has been placed on administrative leave.

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VERDICTS IN: Bangor Triple Homicide Trial

Updated 2 months ago

It began last month with jury selection, the trial of accused killers Nicholas Sexton and Randal Daluz ended in Bangor Wednesday.

There was a buzz in the courtroom as family members and friends of the victims, legal teams, law enforcement, and spectators who had been there from the beginning, waited for the moment the long-awaited outcome was delivered.

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Local VA Patients, Officials Respond to Scandal

John Krinjak

Updated 2 months ago

National headlines about the scandal at Veterans Affairs have led many to believe the system is broken.

But here in Maine, many say the VA healthcare system is both efficient and transparent.

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Augusta Apartment Fire Ruled Arson

Updated 2 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Investigators say a blaze at an Augusta apartment building appears to have been intentionally set.

The two-alarm fire at the five-unit Cedar Court building was reported at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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Maine Illustrator/Author Reflects on Maya Angelou’s Death

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 months ago

Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died.

She gained acclaim for her first book, her autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” making her one of the first African-American women to write a best-seller.

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Jury Returns For Fifth Day In Bangor Murder Trial

Updated 2 months ago

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Bangor jury will begin its fifth day of deliberating in the trial of two men charged with killing three people before burning their bodies in a car after a drug dispute.

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Body of Olympic Snowboarder’s Father Found in Camden Lake

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 months ago

The father of Olympic Snowboarder Seth Wescott died, after wardens say he suffered a medical emergency and fell into Megunticook Lake in Camden.

According to authorities, 71-year-old James Wescott fell into the water while rowing with a friend Tuesday morning.

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Bangor Jury Completes 4th Day of Deliberations in Triple Murder Trial

Updated 2 months ago

A jury in Bangor has now completed their 4th day of deliberations in a triple murder trial.

Randall Daluz and Nicholas Sexton are charged with murder and arson.

The jury was quiet all day until just after 4:30 when they passed a note saying they weren’t unanimous on one of the defendant’s charges.

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