After being retired for seven years, former Bangor Police Chief Don Winslow decided to give police work another shot and run for Penobscot County Sheriff.
“I was fired up about it because law enforcement gets in your blood, and I missed it.”
After being closed for a year, Hospitality House in Rockport has reopened its doors to area homeless.
Now operated by the Knox County Housing Coalition, the revamped shelter takes a more holistic approach to tackling homelessness.
“It’s a world class national park and you know I think that’s evident by the numbers of people that come here from all over the country and all over the world,” says Len Bobinchock.
A state prison inmate accused of stabbing another inmate to death was in court Thursday.
35-year-old Richard Stahursky is charged with murder in the death of Micah Boland at the state prison in Warren Friday.
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The babysitter of a 5-month-old boy has been arrested in the child’s death.
Bangor Police have charged Samuel Moore, 25, of Bangor with manslaughter.
Wednesday police say Korbyn Antworth passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center a day after being transported there from a residence on the Griffin Road in Bangor.
The Bangor Police Department is looking for a man involved in a stolen car chase and accident that happened Thursday morning.
A little before 6:30 a report came in from the Holiday Inn on Odlin Road of a vehicle stolen from their parking lot.
WARREN, Maine (AP) — A Maine State Prison inmate charged with stabbing another inmate 87 times is due in court.
Officials say Richard Stahursky is expected to make his first court appearance on Thursday in Knox County Superior Court. He’s charged with murder in the fatal attack on 37-year-old Micah Boland in the Maine State Prison.
Bangor Police are investigating the death of an infant.
The child passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Wednesday afternoon.
Sgt. Catherine Rumsey says the Police Department’s Criminal Investigations’ Division is looking into the death of the 5-month-old child.
For those convicted of crimes, fines they can’t afford can make it difficult to move forward with life.
Sharon Perkins and Karen Lane each had hundreds in mounting fines.
First the protests, then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is ousted, and Russian Troops move into the Ukrainian region, Crimea.
“It was this spark, to turn to Russia, but there are deep seated feelings of anger and frustration with Ukrainian political leaders,” says Paul Josephson.
A Dover-Foxcroft man’s death Wednesday afternoon is under investigation.
State police say 62-year-old Daniel Neal was found was dead in a Garland home.
We’re told he was staying with family.
West Market Square is getting a makeover.
“This has sort of been a long time coming. It’s something that we’ve been wanting to do for a long time to try to connect the downtown to the waterfront and provide a nice pedestrian path through that whole corridor,” said project manager, Amanda Soucier.
Rockport Police are looking for information about a dead dog.
Police tell us on Monday afternoon, a woman out walking found the remains of a black lab in woods off Mount Pleasant Road.
The head of Maine’s Riverview Psychiatric Center was fired Wednesday.
A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Mary Louise McEwen is no longer in charge of the hospital.
The temperature may not show it, but a true sign of spring is the opening of Gifford’s Ice Cream stands.
Gifford’s Ice Cream will open its five stands for the season next Friday, March 14th.
Bangor police are investigating an alleged assault Tuesday night in Capehart.
Police received a call around 10:30 Tuesday night reporting a stabbing at an apartment on Deer Isle Road.
Flames leveled a three story building in Baileyville Tuesday.
Firefighters were still monitoring hot spots at Fulghum Fibres chip mill along Main Street, late Tuesday night.
It was first reported around 2 pm.
Governor LePage is blasting lawmakers for raiding the state’s rainy day fund in order to pay for a municipal revenue sharing bill passed last month. The governor also told reporters today he has a plan to put that money back.
A Holden man pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and and weapons charges.
32-year-old Nicholas McDonald was in U-S District Court in Bangor.
He was charged with intent to distribute heroin and being a felon in possession of a firearm.