Today’s Top Stories

Bangor Triple Murder Trial Begins

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

A triple murder trial is underway in Bangor.

A jury was seated Thursday morning.

33-year-old Nicholas Sexton and 36-year-old Randall Daluz are both charged with murder and arson.

The prosecution told the jury cell phone records and bullets recovered from the scene of a burning car found with three bodies connects two men to the deaths.

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Driver Hurt After Rollover Accident on I-95S in Carmel

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

A rollover accident closed one lane of I-95 South in Carmel this morning.

Police say 29-year-old Orlando Hernandez-Rivera of Hampden fell asleep at the wheel around around 10:30, hit an embankment and flipped the vehicle.

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Jury Selection Continues in Triple Murder Trial

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 3 months ago

Jury selection is moving slowly for two men accused of killing three people, then burning their bodies in a car in Bangor.

The pool was whittled down Wednesday to 49 jurors.

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1900′s Lombard Restored After 30 Years

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

It’s history rolling to life.

“This machine now will be with us for many years to come,” says Bob Frank, a man who’s been following the Lombard for many years.

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Investigators Release Cause of Garland Farmhouse Fire

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Fire officials have determined the cause of a farmhouse fire that happened Tuesday in Garland.

A two-story farm house on Campbell Road was on fire around noon.

The owner told officials the farm house was being cleared out for remodeling.

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A Runaway Horse and a Lasso: A Night in the Life of Bangor PD

Updated 3 months ago

Bangor police used their cowboy skills this morning to capture a race horse that escaped from its stall at Hollywood Casino Racetrack.

Officers were called to Hammond Street around 1 a.m. for a horse on the loose.

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Update- MMA Students Allowed Back in Dorm

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 months ago

 

A check of a dorm room on the Maine Maritime Academy campus Tuesday afternoon led to an evacuation of the Curtis Hall dormitory.

During the routine check of a room that was going to be empty for the summer, school officials say a suspicious package was found.

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MSSM in Limestone Named Top Public School in Maine

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 3 months ago

Widely known for their potato industry, Limestone is being recognized more and more for the students they’re cultivating at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics.

“These kids are awesome. You get kids from all over the state of Maine just looking for a good education, and they come with a spirit that’s so easy to work with. The biggest challenge is just staying ahead of them,” said math teacher, Peter Pedersan.

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Wind Farm Proposal Divides Clifton Residents

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

A proposed wind farm in Clifton is, once again, dividing residents.

After a series of appeals by opponents and the developer, the State Supreme Court is now reviewing the plan.

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UPDATE: Police Charge Brewer Man With Eluding Officer After Chase

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Police have charged a Brewer man with eluding an officer after a police chase and car crash Monday afternoon.

Charles Fling, 33, was arrested about a half mile from the crash site.

Police were called to Holden after a homeowner reported a burglary and a man on his property with the stolen items.

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Cousins in Court on Attempted Murder Charges

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Two cousins from Dover-Foxcroft were in court today to answer to attempted murder charges.

They were arrested Friday on charges stemming from a shooting last Monday that left a man in the hospital.

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Judge Denies, Again, Separate Trials for Bangor Triple Murder Suspects

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

A judge has denied, for the third time, separate trials for two men accused of killing three people and then burning their bodies in a car in Bangor.

Jury selection began Monday for 36-year-old Randall Daluz and 33-year-old Nicholas Sexton.

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More Charges, Arrests For Series of Veazie, Orrington, Bangor Burglaries

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

More charges and arrests for a series of burglaries in Veazie, Orrington, and Bangor.

William Cushman, 22, of Bangor was back in court  Monday, charged with three home burglaries in Bangor.

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Former Penobscot Nursing Home Employee Charged with Sexual Assault

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

A former employee is charged with gross sexual assault in connection with an incident at the Penobscot Nursing Home in Penobscot.

State police say 22-year-old Sara Comtois of Surry was arrested earlier this month.

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Appleton Man Seriously Injured in Washington Rollover Accident

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

An Appleton man was seriously injured in a crash in Washington Monday morning.

Police say David Fish, 20, was driving on Route 17 when he failed to make a turn.

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Early Morning Barn Fire in Mercer

Updated 3 months ago

 

Fire destroyed a barn in Mercer early Monday morning.

Crews were called to Elm Street around 2:15 a.m.

We’re told all of the animals inside all got out safely.

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Hundreds Lace Up For Autism Walk

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Hundreds of people laced up their walking shoes for the annual Walk for Autism today.

The Autism Society of Maine held four different walks throughout the state today.

They were in Biddeford, Presque Isle, and Farmington–but we’re told by far the biggest turnout was here in Bangor, where more than 500 people walked to raise money and awareness.

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Governor LePage Shares Lobster Lunch with N.C. Governor

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Governor LePage also enjoyed some lobster Saturday while making his campaign rounds.

He took North Carolina Governor, Pat McCrory to lunch at the “Governor’s” Restaruant – a very appropriate location for the two politicians.

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Lepage Wants to go Forward with EBT Photos

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

Despite the Federal Government asking Maine to delay the plan to put photos on welfare benefit cards, Governor Paul Lepage says he wants to go ahead with it.

Washington says Maine is at risk of losing federal funding and facing litigation. The federal government wants to fully review the state’s implementation plan before the state moves forward.

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Senator Rand Paul Stops for Fresh Lobster in Bangor

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

While he was in town for Maine’s Republican Convention, Senator Rand Paul was also able to get a little taste of the state.

The Senator stopped by McLaughlin’s Seafood for some fresh lobster.

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