Today’s Top Stories

Police Looking For St. Francis Shooting Suspect

Updated 3 months ago

ST. FRANCIS, Maine (AP) — Maine authorities are still searching for a St. Francis man wanted in connection with the shooting death of his girlfriend.

Police say 38-year-old Jesse Marquis is considered armed and dangerous.

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Rollover Accident on I-95 in Old Town

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

State police responded to a rollover on I-95 in Old Town Tuesday morning.

Officials say they received a couple of calls around 8am for a vehicle operating erratically between the Broadway and Hogan Road exits in Bangor.

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DJ Dana Wilson on Trial for Child Porn

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

A local DJ and former Maine Sports Hall of Famer was on trial today on child pornography charges.

Dana Wilson is accused of possessing child porn on computers found in his home in Brewer.

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Troopers Believe Speed a Factor in Fatal Crash in Corinth

Updated 3 months ago

A man is dead following a crash on the White Schoolhouse Road in Corinth Sunday night.

State Police say 27 year old Jonathan Mabe of Corinth had left a home about a mile from the crash scene.

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One Missing Mt. Rainier Climber Has Maine Connection

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Six climbers missing on Mount Rainier in Washington State, including one with a connection to Maine, are believed to be dead.

Searchers detected pings from the climbers’ emergency beacons Saturday three thousand feet below where the group was last heard from.

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Man Killed in Sherman ATV Crash

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

An ATV crash has left a man dead in Sherman

Wardens say 38-year-old Bryon Jacobs from Stacyville was driving an ATV with a 16-year-old passenger, also from Stacyville, when the crash happened.

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Air National Guard Members Receive Walking Sticks

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Members of Maine’s Air National Guard who served overseas received a very special honor today in Bangor-and they, in turn, honored a man who has done so much for veterans in our state.

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UPDATE: Police Identify Dirt Bike Operator Killed in Dexter Crash

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

A Ripley man was killed in a crash involving a car and a dirt bike in Dexter Saturday night.

Dexter police say 19 year old John Russell was operating a dirt bike traveling south on Route 23 around 10:00 PM when it veered into the northbound lane and struck a car head on.

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UPDATE: Victim of Fatal Crash in Hermon Identified

Updated 3 months ago

A man was killed in a car crash on Route 2 in Hermon Saturday night.

According to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, a car hit a tree just before 9 Saturday night near the Pine Tree Industrial Park.

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Ellsworth Man Shot, Ending Police Standoff

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

An Ellsworth man was shot Sunday morning by a police officer, ending an 18-hour all-night standoff with police.

State police spokesman Steve McCausland says trooper Scott Duff shot 50-year-old Jeffrey Barnard around 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Tanker Truck vs. Train in Bucksport

Updated 3 months ago

A tanker truck collided with a train in Bucksport, Saturday.

Emergency responders at the scene are saying we’re lucky, the accident could have been much worse.

Police say A tanker truck hauling clay was turning into the Bucksport Mill and failed to yield to an oncoming train.

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Maine Democrats Gather for Convention in Bangor

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Today was day two of the Maine Democratic Convention.

The convention is being held this year at the Cross Center in Bangor.

This afternoon’s speakers included U.S. Senate candidate Shella Bellows.

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

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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