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First Witnesses Take the Stand in Triple Murder Case

Updated 8 months ago

The first witnesses took the stand in Bangor Friday in the trial of two men accused in a triple murder.

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

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More Troubles For Waterville Humane Society After Ringworm Outbreak

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

“Shelter Strong.”

That’s the positive attitude the Waterville Humane Society is trying to keep after a ringworm outbreak shut it’s doors.

The shelter is still closed, but they’re hoping to open up the dog side of the their operations Monday.

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Brewer Police Investigate Suspicious Device

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 8 months ago

Police in Brewer responded to a report of a suspicious object in the Hannaford parking lot along Wilson Street Thursday night.

They arrived on scene just before 9 pm.

The Bangor Police Bomb Squad, along with a K-9 unit, was called in to take a look.

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Deer Isle Accident Knocks-Out Power

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 8 months ago

Police say a Sullivan teen is responsible for an accident that knocked out power to 1,100 Emera Maine customers.

He was driving along Route 15 in Deer Isle when he lost control.

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Marijuana Care Giver and Roommate Accused of Selling Pot and Heroin

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 8 months ago

A pair of suspected drug dealers from Unity were arrested Thursday.

51-year-old Robert Hubbard is a Certified Care Giver under the Maine Medical Use Marijuana Program.

He’s accused of selling the drug illegally.

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Jury Selection Ends and Triple Murder Trial Begins in Bangor

Updated 8 months ago

A triple murder trial has begun Bangor.

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

The state began the opening statements by going over what they believe happened that night in August 2012.

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Home Destroyed in Monmouth, Investigators Say Fire Was Set

Updated 8 months ago

A Monmouth man is homeless and fire investigators say the blaze that destroyed his home was intentionally set.

Firefighters responded to the fire during the early hours of  Wednesday morning in a rural part of the town.

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FBI Agent Who Killed Al Brady in Bangor Shootout Dies at 106

Catherine Pegram

Updated 8 months ago

The retired FBI agent who took a bullet during the Brady Gang shoot out in downtown Bangor in 1937 has died.

Colonel Walter Walsh died at his home in Virginia Tuesday at the age of 106.

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Bangor Triple Murder Trial Begins

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 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 8 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

Updated 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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

Updated 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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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