According to the federal court officials, a judge denied bail for a Windham man accused of sending poison to a depressed Englishman who used it to kill himself.
Sidney Kilmartin is accused of sending potassium cyanide to Andrew Denton of Hull, England.
When someone loses their job, often times they apply for unemployment benefits.
But recently, scammers have been taking advantage of this and you may be surprised to find out how.
A man from Lubec accused of killing his 12-year-old son is on trial in Machias.
44-year-old Edward Smith is charged with manslaughter, endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A special Maine legislative panel is poised to begin its investigation into a disputed state Senate seat.
The committee, which has been tasked with determining a winner in the District 25 race, will begin its work on Tuesday.
State Police say icy roads and speed were factors in a crash that killed a 19-year-old in Minot Sunday morning.
Marcus Bennett of Lewiston (formerly of Norway) was driving on Center Minot Hill Road around 9:45 am when he lost control going around a curve and slid into the path of an oncoming vehicle. The oncoming car was driven by 51-year-old Donna Wallace of Minot. Bennett was taken to a local hospital where he died. Polcie say Wallace suffered minor injuries.
It’s not too cold to hit the farm – or the farmer’s market that is.
Starting this year, Bangor’s Farmer market is moving inside for the winter.
Many of the vendors from the summer market will be selling products, and there will be some new ones in the mix.
Remember, Honor, Teach.
That’s what Wreaths Across America strives to do in the world’s largest veterans parade.
They started their annual voyage today – in Harrington, Maine – and will reach Virginia December 13th, National Wreath’s Across America Day.
The Rotary Club of Bangor released a statement on the organization’s Facebook page explaining in detail why the annual Festival of Lights parade in Bangor was cancelled and cannot be rescheduled.
State Police say the interstate from exits 167-162 is now open. Several cars had gone off the road Saturday evening due to slippery conditions.
Maine DOT has all their crews deployed to the area to treat the roads.
Maine officials are working to install smoke detectors in homes free of charge.
The State Fire Marshal’s office received 1,000 smoke detectors to hand out from Southern Maine Community College, thanks to a grant. The smoke detectors will be installed by Red Cross volunteers, they started handing them out in Biddeford Saturday.
“Merry Christmas Millinocket!”
It’s one of the best kept secrets in the area…
“There’s a lot of positives here,” explains Shelley Farrington. “Historically, people see the negatives. People come up here, when the news comes up here it’s always the mill, something is going on with the mill or something bad is going on with the town but among all that there’s a lot of good things going on and this happens to be one of them.”
Parades in Ellsworth and Bangor scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled. No make up dates will be scheduled.
People will be going back to work at the Old Town Mill. A bankruptcy court judge approved the sale of the mill to a new operator Friday afternoon in Bangor.
Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire in Augusta that destroyed an 18 unit apartment building and sent seven people to hospitals.
The call to Northern Avenue came in around two Friday morning.
Police have again arrested a Knox man in connection with domestic violence.
37-year-old Christopher Giggey was arrested last month, accused of hitting his girlfriend with her computer and trying to strangle her.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Striking FairPoint workers say they have received a letter urging them to return to work next week.
More than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have been on strike since Oct. 17 in a contract dispute.
Skowhegan police are looking for a man wanted for a robbery on Poplar Street Thursday night.
Authorities say the victim was getting out of his car just before 8 p.m. when the suspect came up and demanded his money and cell phone.
Multiple fire crews were called out to Philips Lake in Dedham early Friday morning.
The call came in a little after 2 a.m. for a building on fire on Pine Trail.
From our affiliate station, WMTW-
Multiple fire departments are responding to a fire at an 18-unit apartment building at 36 Northern Avenue in Augusta.
Augusta Fire Chief Roger Audette tells News 8 there is a partial building collapse and at this time crews are working to put out hot spots.
A Fairfield man is in critical condition Thursday after, police say, he was struck by a car.
The accident happened just after 5 pm, near the intersection of Main and Burrill Streets, in Fairfield.