Today’s Top Stories

Local Police Officer Subject of DA’s Investigation

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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Jurors Adjourn in Bangor Triple Murder Trial

Updated 3 months ago

A Maine jury in the trial of two men charged with killing three people and burning their bodies in a car in Bangor in 2012 has adjourned and prepares for a fifth day of deliberations.

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LePage and General Campbell Set Record Straight On 133rd Controversy

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 months ago

Despite what’s been previously reported, LePage and Brigadier General James Campbell seem to be on the same page when it comes to restructuring Maine’s National Guard. They both say they’re adamantly against it but their opinions might not matter a whole lot in the final outcome.

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Bail Set For Oakland Man Accused of Attacking Twin Toddlers

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Bail has been sent at $50,000 cash for an Oakland man accused of brutalizing twin toddlers a few weeks ago.

25-year-old David Devine is charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

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Brewer Police Hope Public Can Help Solve Robbery

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Police in Brewer are asking for the public’s help tracking down a convenience store robber.

Officials say yesterday around 4pm they were called to the Gulf convenience store on North Main Street.

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UPDATE: Frankfort Fatal Car Crash

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the Frankfort man killed in a car crash Sunday night.

They say 21-year-old Zachary Callahan was ejected from the vehicle on the Loggin Road and died at the scene..

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Bangor Police Searching for Car Thief

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 months ago

Bangor police are searching for a suspected car thief after he led officers on a high speed chase.

Officers were called to the Ramada Inn on Odlin Road around 7:45 p.m. Monday night.  According to police, a hotel guest went into the lobby to check in, and left his car unlocked with the keys inside. When he came back out, his vehicle was heading onto Route 2.

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First Old Town Memorial Day Parade in 60 Years

Updated 3 months ago

It’s been more than 60 years since Old Town has celebrated Memorial Day with a parade.

Monday, people of all ages lined the streets for the procession.I

It started at the high school and came down Main Street.

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Skowhegan Police Searching for Convenience Store Robber

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 months ago

Police in Skowhegan are looking for a man they say robbed a convenience store with a knife and stole the clerks car to get away.

Police say a man walked into the Irving station on madison avenue in skowhegan at around 2:00 Monday morning.

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Body of Caribou Teen Found in Aroostook River

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Game Wardens recovered the body of a teenager in the Aroostook River in Caribou Monday morning.

The Warden Service says 18-year-old Wayne Estabrook of Caribou was attempting to swim across the river while picking fiddleheads Sunday evening.

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Severe Weather Warning for Aroostook and Washington Counties

Updated 3 months ago

From Natl Weather Service: THE TORNADO WARNING FOR EXTREME NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON AND

SOUTHEASTERN AROOSTOOK COUNTIES HAS EXPIRED AS OF 2PM…

DOPPLER RADAR IS NO LONGER INDICATING A POTENTIAL TORNADO. THEREFORE

THE TORNADO WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER THIS STORM

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Solon Man Killed In Quatar Among Those Honored In D.C. Memorial Day Event

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 months ago

Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women in uniform who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Servicemen like Evander Andrews.

Andrews was born in Solon, raised by his father’s side working on the family farm. The oldest of four children, he grew up fiercely protective of his three younger sisters before graduating from Carrabec High School in 1983, not sure of exactly what he wanted to do.

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Memorial Day 2014 Parades

Updated 3 months ago


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