Dozens of people gathered at Husson University to remember a special student whose life they say was taken way too soon.
21-year-old Brooke Locke was found strangled to death last week in her apartment in Bangor.
Many households across the state are without power Sunday afternoon.
Strong winds are to blame, bringing down power lines and causing outages.
The hardest hit areas are Penobscot and Somerset counties, with more than 4,000 outages each.
On this day 50 years ago, November 22nd, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. In a single moment, a nation and a generation was defined.
VASSALBORO, Maine (AP) – State police and the Kennebec Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of a man whose body was found near the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro.
A Calais man has been found guilty of sex crimes against a young girl.
Clifford Thornton, 52, was accused of sexually abusing three girls starting in the 1990′s.
According to First Assistant District Attorney Paul Cavanaugh, a jury found Thornton not guilty of crimes against two of the girls, but guilty of unlawful sexual contact against one girl. The jury began deliberating Thursday and returned verdicts on Friday.
Bangor police have arrested a man in connection with a bomb threat in Pickering Square.
Matthew Strout, 33, of Bangor is charged with Class C Felony Terrorizing.
Police arrested Strout Friday morning.
Maine State Police are investigating the suspicious death of a man whose body was found in Vassalboro.
Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman, Steve McCausland, sent a press release saying the body was found on property adjacent to the Maine Criminal Justice Academy along Route 201 in Vassalboro.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Augusta man charged with fatally stabbing his girlfriend in their apartment earlier this month has waived his right to a bail hearing.
A lawyer for 38-year-old Justin Pillsbury filed the waiver in Kennebec County Superior Court and Justice Michaela Murphy approved it Thursday.
50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
Here at TV5, George Gonyar was on the streets within hours, getting local reaction.
Here’s exactly how it looked 50 years ago.
50 years ago, President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
For the first time in its short history, television news was called upon to provide minute by minute live updates and to show the world indelible images that will never be forgotten.
A standoff, that started as a family dispute, ended peacefully in Harrington Thursday, according to State Police.
After hours of negotiations, a father, Vernon Robinson Sr., and his son, Elliot Robinson, are under arrest.
Adam Kearns was diagnosed with testicular cancer in June.
“He was a wonderful, wonderful dad. He loved being a father, loved being a husband. He was just phenomenal.” said Kim Kearns, Adam’s wife.
Thursday, November 21, TV 5 is hosting its annual Turkey Telethon to help feed hungry families in the area.
During the 5pm and 6pm newscasts viewers can call TV 5 and make a donation.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The company under fire for its poor performance as a provider of non-emergency transportation for people in Maine’s Medicaid program failed to obtain a performance bond as required by its contract with the state.
Police are trying to find out who reported a bomb in downtown Bangor Wednesday night.
Officials tell TV5 that someone called 9-1-1, reporting a bomb in Pickering Square, then disconnected the call before providing any more information.
Tucked away in a warehouse in Brewer is Highland Shoe Company, continuing the fading tradition of Maine-made shoes.
“I would doubt that there are more than 150 people left in the country that actually do true hand sewing of shoes,” says President, Adam Sutton.
The city of Rockland has received work maps for proposed new flood zones.
It’s part of research the federal emergency management agency has had in the works since 2009 across the nation.
There was a fire Wednesday afternoon at Tate’s Strawberry Farm in Corinth.
Firefighters say it started when employees were cutting metal.
Sparks reportedly ignited the grass and the wind spread the fire to the hay barn.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A lawyer hired to represent a Maine man charged with killing his 24-year-old girlfriend says the public is getting only one side of the story.
Defense lawyer James Lawley called the death of Jillian Jones a tragedy and said that it appears that drug and alcohol played a role in her death in an Augusta apartment. He said “a clearer picture” will emerge once he and co-counsel Roger Katz have conducted their own investigation.
“People I think knew more about Dexter Shoe than they did Dexter,” said Deanna Bellatty who worked at Dexter Shoe for 12 years.
It’s a town that once thrived on industrialism.